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Bond, Horace Mann (Horace)

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1972 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Educators


1904 - He was born on the 8th of November in Nashville, Tennessee.

1923 - He graduated from Lincoln University (Pennsylvania) at the age of 19.

         - Bond earned the M.A. and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago.

1929 - He married Julia Agnes Washington, a student he met while on the Fisk faculty.

1934 - He became dean at Dillard and chairman of the education department at Fisk University.

1936 - He won the Rosenberger Prize.

1939 - He served as the first president of Fort Valley State University, in Fort Valley, Georgia.

1945 - He became the first African American president of Lincoln University.

1946 - He was harassed at school and was accused of stealing money from his school's charity account.

1957-1966 - He served as dean of School of Education at Atlanta University.

         - Wrote Education for Freedom: A History of Lincoln University; The Education of the Negro in the American Social Order, and The Education of the Negro in Alabama.

1972 - Horace Mann Bond died on the 21st of December.


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