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U. W. Clemon

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Creator:Fair, Bryan K.
Title:U. W. Clemon
Date:2008 Aug. 11

Encyclopedia article about U. W. Clemon (1943- ), Alabama's first black federal judge. Clemon also served as chief judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and before that distinguished himself as a student, a civil rights activist, a lawyer, a state senator, and a civic and church leader.

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Types:Articles | Interactive Resource
Subjects:Clemon, U. W., 1943- | African American judges--Alabama | Judges--United States | United States. District Court (Alabama : Northern District)--Officials and employees | Civil rights workers--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama | African American lawyers--Alabama | Lawyers--Alabama | Legislators--Alabama | African American legislators--Alabama | Civic leaders--Alabama | African American civic leaders--Alabama | Segregation in education--Alabama | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.5206608, -86.80249
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
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