T.R.M. Howard

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Birthday
4, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
May 1, 1976 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
May 1, 1976 (68)

About

Civil rights activist who founded Mississippi's leading civil rights organization in the 1950s, the Regional Council of Negro Leadership.

Before Fame

He worked as a surgeon after graduating medical school.

Trivia

He mentored many activists and played a prominent role in the investigation of the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till.

Family Life

He was raised by his parents, Arthur Howard and Mary Chandler. He lived with his wife, Helen Nela Boyd.

Associated With

He mentored Jesse Jackson.