1904-1982Hollis 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.
|Marker Number||4E 141|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 770106 N 3890322|
|Decimal Degrees||35.11955000, -90.03611667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 7.173', W 90° 2.167'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 7' 10.38" N, 90° 2' 10.02" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 983-1009 Dr Hollis F Price St, Memphis TN 38126, US|
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