Walter E. Fauntroy

U.S. Congressperson

1933 –

85

Who is Walter E. Fauntroy?

Walter Edward Fauntroy is the former pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and a civil rights activist. He is also a former delegate to the United States Congress and was a candidate for the 1972 and 1976 Democratic presidential nomination, as well as a human rights activist. His stated life work is to advocate public policy that "declares Good News to the poor, that binds up the broken hearted and sets at liberty them that are bound" in the United States and around the world.

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Born
Feb 6, 1933
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Walter Fauntroy
Spouses
Religion
  • Baptists
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Virginia Union University
  • Dunbar High School
  • Yale University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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