Harry E. "Roy" Alban was born October 22nd, 1910 in Licking County Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Ohio State University, was an Army veteran of WWII, and co-founder and president of the Sam Alban Furniture Company. He was also the co-founder of the Newark Downtown Association. Alban was also a member of the Republican National Committee and as well as the 76th Infantry Division Association. He died February 22nd, 1990 and he is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 
- Harry E. Alban obituary. (1990, February 22). The Newark Advocate. Folder Biographies-A, Local History Vertical File, Licking County Library, Newark, Ohio.