J. R. Clifford

J. R. Clifford (HM4M)

Location: Martinsburg, WV 25401 Berkeley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.583', W 77° 58.133'

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Born 1848 in Hardy Co. A Civil War vet., Storer College graduate, teacher and principal at local Sumner School. Published Pioneer Press (1882), first African American paper in state. First of race to pass state bar exam (1887); argued two race discrimination cases before Supreme Court. A founder of Niagra Movement, a predecessor of NAAC_, and its 1906 Harpers Ferry meeting. Died Martinsburg, 1933.
HM NumberHM4M
Year Placed2003
Placed ByWest Virginia Celebration 2000 and the West Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 244568 N 4372001
Decimal Degrees39.45971667, -77.96888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.583', W 77° 58.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 34.98" N, 77° 58' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)304, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 509 W Martin St, Martinsburg WV 25401, US
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