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Bernard Sidney Odoms, whose powerful example of how to serve God, family and fellow man imprinted itself on the next two generations, died Sunday. He was 87 and lived in Germantown. People must somet...

10/12/2016 10/12/2016

Lt. Col. Haldane King (1921 - 2013)

King Lt. Col. Haldane King USAF (Retired) passed from this world on July 2, 2013 at the age of 91. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8, 1921 the sixth of seven children in the family of Cha...

7/3/2016 7/3/2016

James Robert Stokes (1920 - 2001)

CPL US Marine Corps World War II Reference - Find a Grave memorial

5/28/2016 5/28/2016

Rev. Leroy Cleaver Jr. (1920 - 2010)

Elder Cleaver was the pastor of Jackson Memorial Church of God in Christ (COGIC) for approximately 35 years. He also served as the Superintendent of the Wichita Falls District from 1985 to 2007 and Adm...

3/7/2016 3/7/2016
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Patrick William Butler Pole-Carew Born on 25 August 1913. Son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Reginald Pole-Carew and Lady Beatrice Frances Elizabeth Butler. Married, firstly , Sonia Quilter, daughter of Sir W...

11/30/2015 11/30/2015

Johnnie Lee Aaron (1923 - 1989)

S1 U.S. Navy World War II

11/23/2015 11/23/2015

Parren James Mitchell, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., April 29, 1922; attended Baltimore public schools; A.B., Morgan State College, 1950; M.A., University of Maryland, Colle...

10/14/2015 10/14/2015

Ma3c Doris Miller, Navy Cross (1919 - 1943)


Doris "Dorie" Miller (October 12, 1919 – November 24, 1943) was a Messman Third Class in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He ...

7/10/2015 10/1/2015

Edward William Brooke, III, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1919; attended the public schools of Washington, D.C.; graduated from Howard University, Washington, D....

8/31/2015 8/31/2015

Marion H. Woodard (1920 - 2001)

Updated from Find A Grave Memorial via Constance 'Connie' Woodard by SmartCopy : Jun 30 2015, 17:22:16 UTC Residence: (1930 — Age: 10) Chandler, Lincoln, Oklahoma, USA Updated from Ancestry...

6/29/2015 6/30/2015

Capt. August Martin MP (1919 - 1968)

"The Biafran Hero"

Capt. August “Augie” Harvey Martin (1919-1968). The first African-American to captain a U.S.-scheduled commercial air carrier. He died on a mercy mission to Biafra whilst attempting to la...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

Steven Imes, Sr. (1921 - 1992)

Military details Military branch: US ARMY Rank: CPL Wars: World War II notes Steven Imes in the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Name: Steven Imes Birth Year: 19...

4/28/2015 4/28/2015

LeRoy Pryor, Jr. (1915 - 1968)

"Buck Carter"

From Find A Grave Memorial# 73610296 Pvt. U.S. Army WWII Veteran- Mr. Pryor died at St. Francis Hospital on 9-27-1968. He is the son of Mr. LeRoy & Mrs. Marie {Carter} Pryor Sr. of Peoria, ...

4/7/2015 4/7/2015
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World War ll Veteran, US Navy

10/6/2014 10/6/2014

Last residence: Charleston, West Virginia 25312, USA SSN issuing state: Maryland Updated from MyHeritage Match by SmartCopy : Oct 1 2014, 22:51:05 UTC

9/30/2014 10/6/2014

Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

2/6/2014 2/6/2014

William Lovern Booker (1923 - 2013)

One of the first black military aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen, William L. Booker, has died at the age of 90. Booker's family says he died Nov. 30 at a Kirkland, Wash., nursing home after a ...

12/11/2013 12/11/2013

5/12/2010 1/31/2012

Fred L Rawlings (c.1912 - d.)

5/12/2010 1/31/2012

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in angloph...

1/6/2011 9/22/2011

Willa Beatrice Brown was born on January 22, 1906 in Glasgow, KY. A pioneering aviator, she earned her pilot’s license in 1937, making her the first African-American woman to be licensed to fl...

9/21/2011 9/21/2011

Wilmeth Sidat-Singh MP (1918 - 1943)

Wilmeth Sidat-Singh (February 13, 1918 in Washington DC - May 9, 1943 Lake Huron) was an African-American basketball and football player who was subject to segregation in college and professional spo...

8/31/2011 8/31/2011

Grace Nail Johnson MP (1885 - 1976)

"Grand Dame of Harlem"

Grace Nail Johnson is best known as the wife of poet, essayist, and civil rights activist James Weldon Johnson. She was, however, a powerful and influential advocate for social change in her own right....

7/27/2011 7/28/2011

Paul Leroy Robeson MP (1898 - 1976)

Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an African-American concert singer (bass-baritone), recording artist, athlete and actor who became noted for his political radicalism ...

4/14/2011 6/2/2011

Links "Jamaica Farewell" (original version on Youtube) - Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - A Site of Sites Harry Belafonte at Wikipedia Harry Belafonte AKA Harold George Belafonte at nndb B...

4/17/2008 4/25/2011

Ossie Davis MP (1917 - 2005)

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. During World War II, Davis spent four years in t...

3/11/2011 4/25/2011