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Wilberforce University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Black college founded 1856 in honor of British abolitionist Sir William Wilberforce. Affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Location:
Wilberforce, OH

Founding Date:
20-Aug-1856

Team:
Bulldogs

Enrollment:
1200

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Regina M. Anderson
Playwright
21-May-1901 5-Feb-1993 Climbing Jacob's Ladder
Benny Carter
Jazz Musician
8-Aug-1907 12-Jul-2003 Jazz and big bandleader
Floyd H. Flake
Politician
30-Jan-1945   Congressman from New York, 1987-97
James C. Napier
Government
9-Jun-1845 21-Apr-1940 Founder of Nashville One-Cent Savings Bank
Bayard Rustin
Activist
17-Mar-1910 24-Aug-1987 Organized the 1963 March on Washington
William Julius Wilson
Sociologist
20-Dec-1935   Poverty in America's inner cities

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
W. E. B. Du Bois
Sociologist
23-Feb-1868 27-Aug-1963 Civil rights activist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenneth Blackwell
Government
28-Feb-1948   Ohio Secretary of State, 1999-2007
Mary K. Bush
Business
c. 1949   Bush International
Floyd H. Flake
Politician
30-Jan-1945   Congressman from New York, 1987-97
David Hobson
Politician
17-Oct-1936   Congressman, Ohio 7th


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