Hollis Freeman Price, Sr.

Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (HM1KT0)

Location: Memphis, TN 38126 Shelby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 7.173', W 90° 2.167'

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Hollis Price was the first African-American president of LeMoyne College. In 1968, he guided the college's merger with Owen Junior College. Price was the president of the college for 27 years and upon his retirement became president emeritus. He was the first African-American national moderator of the United Church of Christ, the denomination's highest lay position. In 1975, Price was the first Black to receive the Brotherhood Award from the Memphis National Conference of Christians and Jews. He was among the first three Blacks inducted into the Memphis Rotary Club.
HM NumberHM1KT0
Marker Number4E 141
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 770106 N 3890322
Decimal Degrees35.11955000, -90.03611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.173', W 90° 2.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 10.38" N, 90° 2' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 983-1009 Dr Hollis F Price St, Memphis TN 38126, US
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