Lynn, Conrad J.
Lynn, Conrad J.
- [Conrad J. Lynn was a political activist.]
- (edtf) 1908-11-04
- (edtf) 1995-11-16
- (naf) Newport (R.I.)
- (naf) New York (N.Y.)
- (naf) United States
- Organization: (naf) Syracuse University
- Organization: (naf) Young Communist League of the U.S.
- Organization: (naf) Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Organization: (naf) United States. Works Progress Administration (N.Y.)
- (lcsh) Lawyers
- (lcsh) Civil rights workers
- (lcsh) Authors
- (lcsh) Radio journalists
- found: How to stay out of the Army, 1968, c1967.
- found: here is a fountain, c1992: CIP t.p. (Conrad Lynn) data sheet (b. 11/04/08)
- found: NUCMC data from Boston University, Dept. of Special Collections for Conrad Lynn collection, 1940-1977 (Lynn, Conrad; b. 1908 in Newport, R.I.; d. 1995 in N.Y.; attorney, lecturer, civil rights activist, author, and radio commentator)
- found: African American National Biography, accessed March, 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lynn, Conrad J.; lawyer, civil rights activist, political activist, communist; born 04 November 1908 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States; entered Syracuse University (1926); became a member of the Young Communist League (1928) and militant atheist follower of Clarence Darrow; was the first black graduate of Syracuse University law school (1932); became a member of New York bar and practiced law in New York City (1933); taught in Works Progress Administration (WPA); was expelled from Communist Party (1939); was involved in the March on Washington movement (1941), the freedom rides through South (1947) and in political activism (1950s-1960s); stood against McCarthyism, Vietnam War; involved in “kissing case” (1958); was involved in “Harlem Six” case, which had influence over all segments of New York, its legal system (1964); died 16 November 1995)
[Conrad J. Lynn was a political activist.]
- 1979-04-16: new
- 2017-02-28: revised