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us: Donaldson, Ivanhoe

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1941-10-17
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-04-03
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
    • Gender

        (iso5218) Male
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Civil rights movements
          (lcsh) Washington (D.C.)--Politics and government
            (lcsh) Business
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Civil rights workers
                (lcsh) Political consultants
                  (lcsh) Local officials and employees
                    (lcsh) Business consultants
                      (lcsh) Executives
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                    • found: Library of Congress Manuscript Division for the (Ivanhoe Donaldson; member, SNCC; in 1968, co-founder, Afro-American Resources, Inc.; visiting lecturer for Afro-American courses, University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1970; advisor, Wash., DC mayor Marion Barry; businessman and political consultant, 2006)
                    • found: Ivanhoe Donaldson, a civil rights activist and political tactician who became a confidant of Marion Barry Jr. and guided his rise to D.C. mayor, died April 3 [2016] at his home in Washington; he was 74; went to the South to assist in voter-registration efforts, eventually becoming a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; became director of SNCC's New York office; between stints helping Barry, Mr. Donaldson held official titles: acting director of the Department of Employment Services and deputy mayor for economic development; left city government in late 1983 to become a vice president at E.F. Hutton, the investment services firm; in December 1985, he pleaded guilty to siphoning off $190,000 from the District government during his years on the city payroll; released from prison after three years, he returned to political and business consulting in Washington until retiring in 2006; born in New York City's Harlem neighborhood on Oct. 17, 1941)
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