Carl Rowan

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Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
Ravenscroft, TN
Death Date
Sep 23, 2000 (75)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
Ravenscroft, TN
Death Date
Sep 23, 2000 (75)

About

20th-century government official and journalist who authored a number of books, including 1952's South of Freedom and 1956's The Pitiful and the Proud, among others.

Before Fame

He received his education from both Tennessee State University and Washburn University.

Trivia

Despite his views on gun control, he shot a person in 1988 for allegedly trespassing on his property. The gentleman was skinny dipping in his pool.

Family Life

He was born in Ravenscroft, Tennessee, and raised in McMinnville.

Associated With

He interviewed court justice Thurgood Marshall in the mid-1980s.