Gordon, Quinland Reeves, 1915-2004


Born in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1915, Quinland Reeves Gordon was an Episcopal priest at Church of the Atonement in Washington, D.C. when he was arrested for his participation in the Prayer Pilgrimage Freedom Ride in 1961. As part of the pilgrimage, Gordon, along with fourteen other Episcopal clergymen, traveled from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi where he and the others were arrested in the Trailways terminal on 13 September 1961.

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