Very incomplete list!
Hulan Edwin Jack (1906-1986) —
also known as Hulan E. Jack —
of Manhattan, New York
Born in St.
Democrat. Paper box
manufacturer; member of New York
state assembly, 1941-53, 1968-72 (New York County 17th District
1941-44, New York County 14th District 1945-53, 70th District
1968-72); defeated in primary, 1972; borough
president of Manhattan, New York, 1954-61; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from New York, 1956;
in 1960 on charges
of conspiracy to obstruct
justice and violation of the City Charter, over acceptance
of $4,400 from a real estate developer; the indictment was
dismissed, but then reinstated on appeal; a trial,
in June and July 1960, resulted in a hung jury; at a second trial
was suspended, but he was automatically removed from
office as Borough President; indicted
in 1970 on federal charges
of conspiracy and conflict
of interest; tried,
to three months in prison,
ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Sigma; Elks.
Died, in St. Luke's Hospital,
Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., December
19, 1986 (age 79 years, 355
Married to Almira Wilkinson.|
James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) —
also known as James W. Johnson; James William
of Jacksonville, Duval
Born in Jacksonville, Duval
County, Fla., June 17,
principal; author; lawyer;
U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1906-07; Dakar, 1907-08; Corinto, 1908-09; university
ancestry. Member, NAACP; Sigma
Pi Phi; Phi Beta Sigma; Freemasons.
Author of the words to the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which
became known as the "Negro National Anthem".
Killed in a car-train
collision, in Wiscasset, Lincoln
County, Maine, June 26,
1938 (age 67 years, 9
Interment at Green-Wood
Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fleming Adolphus Jones, Jr. (b. 1895) —
also known as Fleming A. Jones, Jr. —
of Welch, McDowell
Born in Gaffney, Cherokee
County, S.C., October
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer;
member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1935-42,
1945-48; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from
West Virginia, 1952.
ancestry. Member, Freemasons;
Phi Beta Sigma; American
Black Democratic member of West Virginia House of Delegates.
of Felix Jones and Emeline (Young) Jones; married, June 15,
1921, to H. Preston Mills.|
Willie F. Logan (b. 1957) —
of Opa-Locka, Miami-Dade
Born in Opa-Locka, Miami-Dade
County, Fla., February
Member of Florida
state house of representatives 103rd District, 1983-; delegate to
Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996;
Independent candidate for U.S.
Senator from Florida, 2000.
ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Sigma; Alpha
Kappa Psi; Alpha
Phi Omega; Urban
Still living as of 2000.
Kevin Murray (b. 1960) —
of Sacramento, Sacramento
Born in 1960.
member of California
state assembly 47th District, 1995-98; member of California
state senate 26th District, 1999-; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from California, 2000,
member of Democratic
National Committee from California, 2004.
ancestry. Member, American Bar
Association; Phi Beta Sigma.
Still living as of 2004.
Edolphus Towns (b. 1934) —
also known as Ed Towns —
of Brooklyn, Kings
Born in Chadbourn, Columbus
County, N.C., July 21,
Representative from New York, 1983-2003 (11th District 1983-93,
10th District 1993-2003); delegate to Democratic National Convention
from New York, 1984,
ancestry. Member, Freemasons;
Phi Beta Sigma.
Still living as of 2014.
Hosea Lorenzo Williams (1926-2000) —
also known as Hosea Williams —
of Savannah, Chatham
County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton
County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb
Born in Attapulgus, Decatur
County, Ga., January
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; walked
with a cane due to wartime injury; ordained
minister; candidate in primary for U.S.
Senator from Georgia, 1972; member of Georgia
state house of representatives 54th District, 1975-85; candidate
of Atlanta, Ga., 1989.
ancestry. Member, NAACP;
Phi Beta Sigma; Elks; Freemasons;
Foreign Wars; Disabled
American Veterans; American
Civil rights leader; active in sit-ins
marches in Savannah and elsewhere; arrested
at least 135 times. As Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "field general"
in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, led the 1965
Selma-to-Montgomery march which helped galvanize support for Black
voting rights. In 1968, he was present at the Lorraine Motel in
Memphis, Tenn., when King was assassinated. Convicted
in 1981 of leaving
the scene of an accident, and jailed
for six months.
Died, of cancer,
at Piedmont Hospital,
County, Ga., November
16, 2000 (age 74 years, 316
Entombed at Lincoln
Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.