Charles R. Garry

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Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 16, 1991 (82)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 16, 1991 (82)

About

Attorney who represented social and political radicals, including members of the Black Panther Party and Vietnam War protesters.

Before Fame

While growing up and facing discrimination for his ethnic Armenian roots, he was inspired to dedicate his life to help the similarly downtrodden.

Trivia

He was hired as the chief counsel of the Black Panther Party, and defended their member Huey P. Newton in a police officer murder trial.

Family Life

He was born Garabed Robutlay Garabedian in Bridgewater, Massachusetts to Armenian parents that had escaped the genocide in Turkey.

Associated With

In addition to defending Bobby Newton for the Black Panthers, he later represented the party chairman Bobby Seale during the trial of the Chicago Seven.