T. R. M. Howard

Physician

1908 – 1976

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Who was T. R. M. Howard?

Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard was an American civil rights leader, fraternal organization leader, entrepreneur and surgeon. He was one of the mentors to activists such as Medgar Evers, Charles Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, Amzie Moore, Aaron Henry, and Jesse Jackson, founded Mississippi's leading civil rights organization in the 1950s, the Regional Council of Negro Leadership, and played a prominent role in the investigation of the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till. He was also president of the National Medical Association and chairman of the board of the National Negro Business League.

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Born
Mar 4, 1908
Murray
Also known as
  • Dr. T. R. M. Howard
Religion
  • Seventh-day Adventist Church
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Oakwood College
  • Loma Linda University
  • Union College
Lived in
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
Died
May 1, 1976
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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