Horace Mann Bond

Historian, Author

1904 – 1972

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Who was Horace Mann Bond?

Horace Mann Bond was an American historian, college administrator, social science researcher, and the father of civil-rights leader Julian Bond. He earned a master's and doctorate from University of Chicago, at a time when only a small percentage of any young adults attended any college. He was an influential leader at several historically black colleges and was appointed the first president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia in 1939, where he managed its growth in programs and revenue. In 1945 he became the first African-American president of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.

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Born
Nov 8, 1904
Nashville
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Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • Lincoln University
Employment
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Lincoln University
Died
Dec 21, 1972

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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