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Mays, Benjamin Elijah

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1984 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Clergymen

US Baptist clergyman and educator


dean of Howard University Divinity School 1934-1940


president of Morehouse College 1940-1967


wrote autobiography "Born to Rebel" 1971


acknowledged by Martin Luther King Jr. as spiritual mentor


Spingarn Medal 1982