Bolden, Willie, 1938-


Rev. Willie Bolden, b. Dec. 7, 1938 Sumter, South Carolina, son of Charles Bolden and Sadie Mae Bolden. Graduated from high school in Savannah, Georgia, where he met Martin Luther King in 1961 and became involved with the SCLC in Savannah, in St. Augustine in 1964, in Atlanta, and in Marion, Alabama. "Wagon Master" for the Mule Train on the Poor People's Campaign. Earned an MA in education from Harvard in 1972. Worked with the labor movement from 1973-1979. Director of personnel with the Atlanta Public Library until 1983.

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