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us: Crogman, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1931

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1841-05-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1931-10-16
    • Birth Place

        Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)
    • Death Place

        Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Atlanta University
        • Organization: (naf) African Methodist Episcopal Church
        • Organization: (naf) American Negro Academy
        • Organization: (naf) Clark University (Atlanta, Ga.)
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        (lcsh) Educators
          (lcsh) Linguists
            (lcsh) College presidents
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Crogman, William Henry, 1841-1931
        • Sources

          • found: His Talks for the times ... 1896.
          • found: LC data base, 12/13/85 (hdg.: Crogman, William Henry, 1841-1931; usage: W.H. Crogman)
          • found: nuc85-63400: Kletzing, H.F. Progress of a race ... [MI] 1900 (hdg. on WHi rept.: Crogman, William Henry, 1841-1931; usage: W.H. Crogman; William H. Crogman)
          • found: African American National Biography , accessed December 8, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Crogman, William Henry; educator, linguist, college / university president; born 05 May 1841 in Philipsburg, Saint Martin, Leeward Islands; an orphan at age twelve, William Crogman took to the sea when he turned fourteen; enrolled at Pierce Academy in Middleborough, Massachusetts, in 1868; matriculated at Atlanta University; devout member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; became the first black professor in any school sponsored by this denomination; became Professor of Classical Languages; upheld a Christian education as the highest ideal attainable; advocated the establishment of the American Negro Academy (ANA) in the 1890s; became Clark University's first black president in 1903; died 16 October 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
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