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Napier, James Carroll, 1845-1940


  • [Individual was a slave.]

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1845-06-09
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1940-04-21
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wilberforce University
        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin College
        • Organization: (naf) Howard University. School of Law
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of the Treasury
        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
        • Organization: (naf) National Negro Business League (U.S.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Fisk University for James Carroll Napier papers, 1848-1939(b. 1845; d. 1940; lawyer, politican, civil leader, of ashville, Tenn; U.S. gov't. official)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 3, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Napier, James Carroll; slave, entrepreneur, lawyer, political figure; born 09 June, 1845 near Nashville, Tennessee, United States; attended Wilberforce University (1864-1866) and Oberlin College (1866-1868), Ohio; law degree from Howard's Law School (1872); was a race leader and politician during Reconstruction era in Tennessee, a Treasury Department clerk in Washington, D.C; a gauger (1879-1881), a clerk (1883-1884), a deputy collector (1885) at Nashville offices; served on Nashville City Council (1878-1889), state Republican Party executive committee, was delegate to six Republican National Conventions; was a member of black cabinet that advised Republican presidents (1891); was a register of U.S. Treasury (1911-1913), lawyer, lecturer, businessman, head of the Nashville Board of Trade, organizer of branch of National Negro Business League (NNBL), cashier at Nashville One-Cent Savings Bank (1903), vice-president (1903) and president (1915-1919) of Booker T. Washington's NNBL; founder of the Nashville's Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School for Negroes, trustee at Meharry Medical College, Fisk College, and Howard University; was a member of the Southern Regional Commission on Interracial Cooperation (1920); died 21 April, 1940 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
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    • [Individual was a slave.]
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    • 2015-08-31: revised
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