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Rev Harold E. "Sonny" Brinson
Birth: Nov. 22, 1930
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1992
Georgia, USA

Pastor of the Emanuel United Methodist Church of Brunswick Georgia
1987-1991

Son of Mamie Brinson, loving husband, father of 4 children, brother of Marion Hughes

Harold and his wife met at a Salvation Army Youth gathering in 1949
They became Officers for the organization in 1953 The family lived in several states where they served in the Church. Living in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Georgia. President Jimmy Carter has been in attendance at their Church.

This bio was created with love and respect.

Thank you Rita Jean for the photo!
Thank you Rhonda, Gannon & company for sponsoring Harold Brinson
"Sonny"


Loved and missed dearly!

In a series of articles in 1960 the New York Post revealed that unemployed
West Virginia coal miners and their families were in dire need of food and clothing. Readers in New York City wanted to know how they could make donations. The publishers sought the cooperation of the Salvation Army, which arranged for eight of its Social Service Centers in New York, New Jersey, Long Island and West Chester County to collect contributions.

Within 12 days The Salvation Army had picked up more than 20,000 pounds of clothing, food and vitamins for the miners. Trucks were then
Donated by the Hudson Transportation Company of New York to haul
the goods to Welch, West Virginia, where they were delivered to Captain
Harold and Mrs. Harold Brinson, in charge of The Salvation Army Corps
there. The Brinsons distributed the supplies to the needy families. It is no
accident that the Salvation Army is often the first relief organization on the
Scene of disaster. The relief program is no helter-skelter affair in which
it's officers simply appear as if by magic and hand out coffee and doughnuts. They act in accordance with detailed and specific orders
set out in a Manuel for Emergency Disaster Service, which establishes a Director of Operations, an Assistant Director, and officers in charge of
Communications, Food Service, Transport, Clothing, Shelter, Casework Service, Public Information, Religious Service and Identifications 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mamie Brinson Dahlberg (1911 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Tammie Eve Brinson (1961 - 1999)*
 
 Sibling:
  Marion Brinson Hughes (1928 - 2013)*
  Harold E. Brinson (1930 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harmony Cemetery
Richland
Stewart County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Dawn Hughes Schrieber
Originally Created by: Lois Hottinger
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60298429
Rev Harold E. Sonny Brinson
Added by: Dawn Hughes Schrieber
 
Rev Harold E. Sonny Brinson
Added by: Christine Thacker
 
Rev Harold E. Sonny Brinson
Added by: Christine Thacker
 
 
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