Washington, Booker T.

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Booker T. Washington
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Name
Washington, Booker T. Gender: M
Booker Taliaferro Washington
born on 5 April 1856 at 14:15 (= 2:15 PM )
Place Rocky Mount, Virginia, 37n0, 79w54
Timezone LMT m79w54 (is local mean time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 16°12' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 24°14 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 25°45'



Biography

American educator who, although born into slavery, went on to become one of the great educational leaders. He worked his entire life trying to improve the life of the Negro and organized the Tuskegee Institute, a school for blacks in Alabama. In addition, he served as the institute's president from 1881-1915.

Died on 11/14/1915, Tuskegee, AL

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Penfield Collection, speculative. Old-file has 12:10 PM. Date confirmed by Diana Rosenberg as the owner of his slave mother had recorded the date in the plantation records.

Biography by Basil Mathews, SCM Press Ltd, London, 1949, p.3.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Meritorious achievement
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of Tuskegee Institute)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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