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us: Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988


  • [The individual was a Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Frederick Douglass
  • Variants

    • us: Patterson, F. D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1901-10-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1988-04-26
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New Rochelle (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Tuskegee (Ala.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Iowa State University
        • Organization: (naf) Cornell University
        • Organization: (naf) Tuskegee Institute
        • Organization: (naf) United Negro College Fund
    • Organization

        (naf) Iowa State University
    • Organization

        (naf) Cornell University
    • Organization

        (naf) Tuskegee Institute
    • Organization

        (naf) United Negro College Fund
    • Gender

        male
  • Sources

    • found: His Chronicles of faith, c1990: CIP t.p. (Frederick D. Douglass) data sheet (1901-1988)
    • found: LC data base, 3/23/89 (hdg.: Patterson, Frederick Douglass, 1901- usage: Frederick D. Patterson)
    • found: NUCMC data from Virginia Union University for John Malcus Ellison papers, 1941-1979 (F.D. Patterson, pres. of Tuskegee)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Patterson, Frederick Douglass; educator, veterinarian, college / university president; born 10 October 1901 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; veterinary medicine major at Iowa State University (1923); master's at Iowa State University (1927); doctorate in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University; PhD in Bacteriology from Cornell University; headed the veterinary division at Tuskegee Institute and later served as director of its School of Agriculture (1928); third president of Tuskegee (1935-1953); as president, founded the School of Veterinary Medicine; convinced the federal government to establish an air base at Tuskegee; convinced the Alabama Legislature to raise Tuskegee's annual appropriation; established the first collaborative effort to raise funds for college scholarships, the United Negro College Fund; developed the College Endowment Funding Plan; convinced insurance companies to lend funds to black colleges at lower market rates; honors include, the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom; died 26 April 1988 in New Rochelle, New York, United States)
  • General Notes

    • [The individual was a Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1989-03-30: new
    • 2015-09-14: revised
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