Bobby Seale

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Birthday
22, 1936
Birthplace
Dallas, TX
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1936 (age 81)
Birthplace
Dallas, TX

About

Militant leader who co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. He also notably made an unsuccessful bid to be the Mayor of Oakland in 1983.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959.

Trivia

He was one of the original "Chicago Eight" defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot, in the wake of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, in Chicago but was later severed from the case.

Family Life

He second wife was Leslie M. Johnson-Seale, and he has three sons.

Associated With

He was a longtime partner and friend of civil rights leader Huey Newton .