Albrecht had a very hard life and didn't get
along very well with his stepmother. At the age
of 10 he became a barber's apprentice, which was
a common practice in those days. At the age of
14, when boys in his country were considered
"men", Albrecht moved to London England where
he taught himself to read and write English as
he worked as a barber.
At the age of 20, Albrecht boarded the
Philadelphia in Southampton Southampton-
shire England, UK.
He arrived at Ellis Island 10/29/1904.