Archibald Henry Grimke

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Birthday
17, 1848
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Feb 25, 1930 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1848
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Feb 25, 1930 (81)

About

Intellectual and journalist who rose to fame as a community leader in the late 19th century. In 1919, he received the NAACP's Spingarn Medal.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard Law School after graduating from Lincoln University.

Trivia

He became an advocate for the rights of African Americans and served as the vice president of the NAACP.

Family Life

He married Sarah Stanley and had a child named Angelina Weld Grimke.

Associated With

He led a protest against President Woodrow Wilson's segregation of federal offices in 1914.

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