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Lincoln University Pennsylvania

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Historically black college founded in 1854 as the Ashmun Institute, renamed Lincoln University in 1866.

Location:
Lincoln University, PA

Founding Date:
1854

Enrollment:
2000

Official Website:
http://www.lincoln.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Head of State
16-Nov-1904 11-May-1996 First President of Nigeria, 1963-66
Romare Bearden
Painter
2-Sep-1911 12-Mar-1988 Collagist
Cab Calloway
Jazz Musician
25-Dec-1907 18-Nov-1994 King of Hi-De-Ho
Langston Hughes
Poet
1-Feb-1902 22-May-1967 The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Roderick L. Ireland
Judge
3-Dec-1944   Justice, Massachusetts Supreme Court
Monte Irvin
Baseball
25-Feb-1919   Negro Leagues player, MLB Hall of Famer
Thurgood Marshall
Judge
2-Jul-1908 24-Jan-1993 First black US Supreme Court justice
Robert Nix, Sr.
Politician
9-Aug-1898 22-Jun-1987 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1958-79
Kwame Nkrumah
Head of State
21-Sep-1909 27-Apr-1972 First President of Ghana

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nnamdi Azikiwe
Head of State
16-Nov-1904 11-May-1996 First President of Nigeria, 1963-66
James Farmer
Activist
12-Jan-1920 9-Jul-1999 Co-Founder, CORE

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Albert C. Barnes
Curator
2-Jan-1872 24-Jul-1951 Barnes Foundation
Marvin Wachman
Educator
24-Mar-1917 22-Dec-2007 Temple University President, 1973-83


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