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us: Chambers, Julius L. (Julius LeVonne), 1936-2013

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  • Fuller Name

    • Juliue LeVonne
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936-10-06
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2013-08-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mount Gilead (Montgomery County, N.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Charlotte (N.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) North Carolina Central University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan
        • Organization: (naf) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University. School of Law
        • Organization: (naf) NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
        • Organization: (naf) University of Pennsylvania
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    • Occupation

        Civil rights lawyer
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Educators
              (lcsh) Editors
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          • Sources

            • found: nuc88-47322: Seminar in civil rights litigation, 1983 (hdg. on NNC-L rept.: Chambers, Julius LeVonne, 1936- ; usage: Julius L. Chambers)
            • found: Public interest law around the world, c1992: t.p. (Julius L. Chambers, director-counsel, NAACP-LDF)
            • found: New York times (online), viewed Aug. 8, 2013 (in obituary published Aug. 6: Julius L. Chambers; b. Julius LeVonne Chambers, Oct. 6, 1936, Mount Gilead, N.C.; d. Friday [Aug. 2, 2013], Charlotte, N.C., aged 76; civil rights lawyer who endured firebombings of his house, office, and car in winning case after case against racial segregation, including one that led to a landmark Supreme Court decision allowing forced busing)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chambers, Julius LeVonne; lawyer, educator, magazine and journal editor; born 06 October 1936 in Mt. Gilead, North Carolina, United States. He earned his BA from North Carolina Central University (1958), his MA from University of Michigan (1959), his LLB from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1962), and his LLM from Columbia University Law School (1963). He was editor in chief of North Carolina Law Review, counsel for the Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF) of NAACP (1963), director-council of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in New York City (1984), adjunct professor at University of Pennsylvania (1978-1986) and at Columbia University (1984-1992), chancellor of the North Carolina Central University (1992-2001), and member of the Prince Hall Masons. He died August 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina)
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