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us: Moore, Cecil B. (Cecil Bassett), 1915-1979

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  • Fuller Name

    • Cecil Bassett
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    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Yukon (W.V.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Temple University
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Organization

        (naf) Temple University
    • Organization

        (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Gender

  • Sources

    • found: Willis, A.C. Cecil's city, c1990: p. 12 (Cecil B. Moore) p. 192, etc. (Cecil Bassett Moore; b. W. Va., 2 Apr. 1915; law degree from Temple; d. Feb. 1979)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 1, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Moore, Cecil Bassett; municipal government official, lawyer, civil rights activist, Marine Corps officer; born 02 April, 1915 in Yukon, West Virginia, United States; graduated from Temple University's law school, Philadelphia (1953); passed the bar (1954); served in the U.S. Marine Corps (1942-1951); established criminal defense practice serving North Central Philadelphia (1954); president, Philadelphia chapter of NAACP (1962), reelected (1965); led several campaigns for defending civil rights (1963, 1964, 1965); city councilman as Democrat from the Fifth District, Philadelphia (1975-1979); part of Columbia Avenue, North Philadelphia was renamed as Cecil B. Moore Avenue (1986); died 13 February,1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
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    • 1991-09-03: new
    • 2015-05-20: revised
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