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Cooper, Chuck


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    • Birth Date

        19260929
    • Death Date

        19840205
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Duquesne University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Minnesota
        • Organization: (naf) Boston Celtics (Basketball team)
        • Organization: (naf) Health and Welfare Association of Allegheny County
        • Organization: (naf) Pittsburgh National Bank
        • Organization: (naf) Harlem Globetrotters
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Community Action Program (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: In our own hands, 1998:container (Chuck Cooper)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 04, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Cooper, Chuck; Charles Henry Cooper; basketball player, civil rights activist, social worker; born 29 September 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States; BS in Education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh (1950); MS in Social Work from the University of Minnesota (1961); first African American drafted into the NBA by the Boston Celtics (1950-1954); traded to the Milwaukee Hawks (1954-1955); played for the Harlem Magicians (1956-1957); social worker, including acting executive director of Community Action of Pittsburgh (CAP) and planning director of the Health and Welfare Association for Allegheny County (1966-1971); first black director of the Department of City Parks and Recreation (1970); urban affairs officer at the Pittsburgh National Bank (1971-1984); honors include inductions into the Duquesne Hall of Fame (1970) and the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (1974); died 05 February 1984 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)
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    • 1999-03-10: new
    • 2015-04-18: revised
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