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Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), Jr., 1911-1984


  • [Indiviual was a Spingarn Medal awardee (1969) and a Medal of Freedom awardee (1980).]

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  • Fuller Name

    • Clarence Maurice
  • Variants

    • Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), 1911-1984
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19110308
    • Death Date

        19840318
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lincoln University (Pa.)
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Urban League (Saint Louis, Minn.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Baltimore (Md.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1925-1977(Mitchell, Clarence M., 1911-)
    • found: NY Times obit, 3-20-84(Mitchell, Clarence M., Jr.; longtime Washington lobbyist of NAACP; d. age 73; son of Clarence Maurice Mitchell)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 26, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Mitchell, Clarence Maurice, Jr.; civil rights activist, lobbyist; born 08 March, 1911 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States; BA from Lincoln University, Pennsylvania (1932); National Urban League fellow at the Atlanta School of Social Work (1937); attended St. Katherine's Episcopal Church, later member of Sharp Street Memorial Methodist Church; reporter for Baltimore Afro American (1933-1936); executive secretary, Urban League office, St. Paul, Minnesota (1937); field employment assistant, and assistant director of department at the Negro Employment and Training Branch, labor division of Office of Production Management, Washington (1941); associate director of division of field operations (1943), director of field operation (1945), Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC); labor secretary (1946) and director (1950) of the NAACP Washington bureau; lobbied for passage of 1957 Civil Rights Act, 1960 Civil Rights Act, 1964 Civil Rights Act, 1965 Voting Rights Act, 1968 Fair Housing Act, extensions of 1965 Voting Rights Act 1970 and 1975; died 18 March, 1984 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States)
  • General Notes

    • [Indiviual was a Spingarn Medal awardee (1969) and a Medal of Freedom awardee (1980).]
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    • 1988-05-13: new
    • 2020-06-12: revised
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