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Clark, Fred, 1943-

Biography:

"Mr. Clark grew up in the segregated society of Jackson, Mississippi. He was educated in Jackson, attending Smith Robertson Elementary School, Rowan Junior High, Holy Ghost Catholic School, Lanier High, and Jackson State University. His employment has included professional golf caddy, construction worker, teacher, security guard, park ranger, deputized U.S. Marshal, and assistant prison policeman. Most of his life has been and still is centered around the church, community leadership, baseball in Mississippi, family life, education, and politics."--Oral history with Mr. Fred Clark, Sr., University of Southern Mississippi. As a Lanier High School student, Fred Douglas Clark participated in the attempt to desegregate the Jackson, Mississippi Trailways station on July 6, 1961.

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