Washington, Booker T.
|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||16°12' 24°14 Asc. 25°45'|
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
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.
- Traits : Body : Race (Black)
- Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Meritorious achievement
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of Tuskegee Institute)
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book