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Morehouse College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Historically Black college founded in 1867 by Rev. Frank Quarles as the Augusta Institute in Augusta, Georgia; it relocated to Atlanta in 1879 to become the Atlanta Baptist Seminary. It changed name to Atlanta Baptist College in 1897 and again to Morehouse College in 1906, to honor Henry Lyman Morehouse.

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Founding Date:
18-Feb-1867

Team:
Maroon Tigers

Enrollment:
3100

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Politician
4-Feb-1947   Congressman, Georgia 2nd
Julian Bond
Activist
14-Jan-1940   NAACP Chairman, 1998-2010
Herman Cain
Business
13-Dec-1945   Godfather's Pizza
Robert C. Davidson, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   Surface Protection Industries
James C. Early
Activist
12-Jan-1947   Smithsonian Institution
Joseph Jerome Farris
Judge
4-Mar-1930   9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-95
Guru
Rapper
17-Jul-1962 19-Apr-2010 Rapper from Gang Starr
Marc Lamont Hill
Educator
17-Dec-1978   Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life
Earl Hilliard
Politician
9-Apr-1942   Congressman from Alabama, 1993-2003
Maynard Jackson
Politician
23-Mar-1938 23-Jun-2003 First black Mayor of Atlanta
Samuel L. Jackson
Actor
21-Dec-1948   Pulp Fiction
Arthur E. Johnson
Business
c. 1946   Senior VP at Lockheed-Martin
Dale E. Jones
Business
1959   Vice Chairman of Heidrick & Struggles
Martin Luther King
Activist
15-Jan-1929 4-Apr-1968 Pacifist civil rights activist
Martin Luther King III
Activist
23-Oct-1957   Former President of the SCLC
Spike Lee
Film Director
20-Mar-1957   Do The Right Thing
Walter E. Massey
Business
5-Apr-1938   Morehouse College president, physicist
John W. Mims
Business
c. 1958   Starwood Hotels
Edwin Moses
Track and Field
31-Aug-1955   Olympic hurdler
Bill Nunn
Actor
20-Oct-1953   Do the Right Thing
Major Owens
Politician
28-Jun-1936   Congressman, New York 11th
Cedric Richmond
Politician
13-Sep-1973   Congressman, Louisiana 2nd
David Satcher
Government
2-Mar-1941   US Surgeon General, 1998-2002
Maceo K. Sloan
Business
c. 1949   NCM Capital Management
Louis Wade Sullivan
Government
3-Nov-1933   US Secretary of HHS, 1989-93
Saul Williams
Rapper
29-Feb-1972   Slam

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
E. Franklin Frazier
Sociologist
24-Sep-1894 17-May-1962 Black Bourgeoisie

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herman Cain
Business
13-Dec-1945   Godfather's Pizza
Dan T. Cathy
Business
1-Mar-1953   President and COO, Chick-fil-A
Robert C. Davidson, Jr.
Business
c. 1945   Surface Protection Industries
Michael T. Duke
Business
7-Dec-1949   President and CEO of Wal-Mart
C. Robert Henrikson
Business
c. 1947   CEO of MetLife
Joel Hyatt
Attorney
c. 1950   Hyatt Legal Services
M. Douglas Ivester
Business
26-Mar-1947   CEO of Coca Cola, 1997-2000
Maynard Jackson
Politician
23-Mar-1938 23-Jun-2003 First black Mayor of Atlanta
Donald R. Knauss
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Clorox
Walter E. Massey
Business
5-Apr-1938   Morehouse College president, physicist
Lawrence M. Small
Government
14-Sep-1941   Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, 2000-07
Louis Wade Sullivan
Government
3-Nov-1933   US Secretary of HHS, 1989-93
John L. Thornton
Business
c. 1954   President of Goldman Sachs, 1999-2003
Gary L. Tooker
Business
c. 1940   Chairman of Motorola, 1996-99

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Doug Williams
Football
9-Aug-1955   Former NFL and USFL quarterback


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