Currently alive, at 104 years of age.
1917 – Born on the 11th of March in Careyville, Florida, U.S.A.
1940 – He graduated from Howard University School of Law with a degree of Doctor of Law.
1941 – He earned his Master of Laws degree at Columbia Law School in New York.
1944 – He became legal assistant at the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People) Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
1956 – He served as a General Counsel of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
1972 – He was appointed as a Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.