Aronson, Arnold

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Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Activists


         - Arnold Aronson came to the civil rights movement as a leader of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC), a coalition of national and local Jewish agencies.

1950-1960 - As co-founder of the pioneering Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a driving force behind the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation, longtime President of the LCCR Education Fund, and Program Director for the National Jewish Community Relations Council.

1963 - Joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as one of the ten leaders of the March on Washington.

1998 - Died on February 17th.
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