This Day In History: 1958-01-31
Over two0hundred friends and colleagues of Angus M. Harris gathered at the Swiss Chalet to honor his retirement from the Ford Motor Company. He had joined the company in 1916 and had spent the last 19 years of his forty years with the company working in New Jersey. He had been the manager of the Ford Assembly Plant in Edgewater before operations were moved to Mahwah. He had remained manager of the Mahwah plant until his retirement on April 1, 1957. For the rest of 1957 he had served as a consultant to the company. In addition to his Ford duties he had served as a Director of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, a commissioner of the New Jersey Turnpike authority, and was active in several charities.