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Tuskegee Institute

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Tuskegee, AL

Founding Date:
4-Jul-1881

Team:
Golden Tigers

Enrollment:
2500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Benham
Judge
25-Sep-1946   Justice, Georgia Supreme Court
Rich Boy
Rapper
2-Sep-1983   Throw Some Ds
George Eastman
Inventor
12-Jul-1854 14-Mar-1932 Inventor of the Kodak camera
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
Al Green
Politician
1-Sep-1947   Congressman, Texas 9th
Lonnie Johnson
Inventor
6-Oct-1949   Revolutionized the squirt gun industry
Tom Joyner
Radio Personality
23-Nov-1949   The Tom Joyner Morning Show
Claude McKay
Novelist
15-Sep-1890 22-May-1948 Home to Harlem
Albert L. Murray
Author
12-May-1916   Stomping the Blues
Ray Nagin
Politician
11-Jun-1956   Mayor of New Orleans, 2002-10
Ptolemy Reid
Head of State
8-May-1912 2-Sep-2003 Prime Minister of Guyana, 1980-84
Lionel Richie
Singer/Songwriter
20-Jun-1949   All Night Long, former Commodore
Betty Shabazz
Activist
28-May-1936 23-Jun-1997 Widow of Malcolm X
Iceberg Slim
Criminal
4-Aug-1918 28-Apr-1992 Pimp-turned-author
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Comic
8-Jun-1958   A Wayans Brother

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lonnie Johnson
Inventor
6-Oct-1949   Revolutionized the squirt gun industry
Albert L. Murray
Author
12-May-1916   Stomping the Blues

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James E. Bostic, Jr.
Business
c. 1947   EVP at Georgia Pacific, 2001-05
George Washington Carver
Botanist
c. 1860 5-Jan-1943 Crop rotation and peanut butter
Walter S. Gifford
Business
10-Jan-1885 7-May-1966 President of AT&T, 1925-48
Ronald L. Kuehn, Jr.
Business
6-Apr-1935   Chairman of El Paso
Edward Lewis
Publisher
15-May-1940   Founder of Essence magazine
Robert E. Park
Sociologist
14-Feb-1864 7-Feb-1944 Race and Culture
Julius Rosenwald
Business
12-Aug-1862 6-Jan-1932 Sears executive and Good Samaritan
Nina Rosenwald
Philanthropist
?   Sears Roebuck heiress
Booker T. Washington
Educator
5-Apr-1856 14-Nov-1915 Founder, Tuskegee Institute


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