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* Brother CLIFTON STANLEY HARDY, the last son of the late D a n i e l a n d I s a b e l l a , w a s b o r n S e p t e m b e r 29, 1896 in Washington, D.C. He was enrolled in the public school system, graduating from the old 'M' Street High School as adjutant of the cadet corps. He entered the University of Illinois where he was one of the founders of Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Subsequently, he became active with chapters in Washington, D.C. and Monrovia, Liberia. With the outbreak of World War I, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army where his fluency with the French language hastened his promotion to regimental translator for the 365th Infantry. Upon termination from military duty, he resumed his education at the University of Chicago where he became the first N e g r o g r a d u a t e from t h e i r S c h o o l of B u s i n e s s Administration (1921.) Brother Hardy was employed by the Chicago Board of Health, heading the Contagious Disease Clinic until returning to Washington in 1937. At the outbreak of World War II, he was appointed Supervising Auditor of government dormitories in the Public Buildings Administration. His next professional move was to Haiti where he established their first automatic laundry. With his later return to the States, the government of the Republic of Liberia summoned him to assume the Post of Chief Auditor. In Monrovia, he helped to write their income tax laws. A respite from these responsibilities found him in Paris where he became a European correspondent for the Associated Negro Press. Here he remained until 1960 when Liberia's President Tubman prevailed upon him to return as advisor to their government on its export-import banking problems. This required him to establish a French Language School as an adjunct to their State Department. For this achievement, the French government not only cited him for service beyond the call of duty, but appointed him an honorary citizen of France. It was not until 1970 that he returned to the States in retirement. After a lingering illness, he died at Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD on November 18, 1987 at age 91. He leaves to mourn his loss, two daughters, Mrs. Betty H. Williams, Ms. Edith L. Hardy and a son-in-law, Mr. George W. Williams, all of Chicago, a g r a n d s o n , Attorney Robert B. Williams and a great grandson, John, of Toledo, Ohio, Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Nettie Vance of Kensington, MD.

* Brother MARSHALL S. HARRIS, 79, of 207 Jones Street, Bluefield, W.V. died March 2, 1988 in a Bluefield hospital. Born in Bedford County, Virginia, he was a son of the late Lenius and Ellen Harris Sr. He attended public schools in Mercer County and was a graduate of Bluefield State College. He was a retired employee of the N&W Railroad Company, the Flat Top National Bank of Bluefield and was a substitute teacher for the Mercer County school system. He was a member of the Alpha Zeta Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the F.&A.A.Y. Masons Bluefield Lodge No. 3, a member and one of the founders of the Hi-Hatters Club and a member of the NAACP. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Bluefield where he served as deacon and was a former chairman and treasurer of the board. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Eula Mae Hopkins Harris, daughter, Mrs. Nokomis Pollard of Attckridge, VA., brother, Lenius Harris Jr., of Bluefield; foster sister, Mrs. Eunice Matthews of Bronx, NY; three grandchildren. Page 46

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Brother PAUL A. HARRIS, SR. passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 2, 1988 at his residence. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama; had resided in Dayton Ohio for 27 years. Brother Harris was a graduate of Fisk University and Meharry Medical College. He was Medical Director for a division of General Motors, member of Gem City Medical Society, Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries, past President of Miami Valley Heart Association; and former Chief of Staff of Medicine at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio. Brother Harris had been an Alpha for many years and was a member of Theta Lambda, Dayton, Ohio.

Brother HENRY HUTCHINS, JR. was the Superintendent of the Mount Pleasant School District in San Jose, where he served since 1979. He was Assistant Superintendent for the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District from 1968-1979. On Thursday, August 27, 1987, a g o o d f r i e n d a n d brother, Hank Hutchins, passed on to Omega Chapter. Hank was a multifaceted man, blessed with intelect, integrity, and intuition. The youngest of two sons born to Henry Sr. and Jessye Hutchins, his early years were spent in Albany, Georgia. A precocious s t u d e n t , and scholar, he c o m p l e t e d his h i g h school e d u c a t i o n in 1948 as class valedictorian. During the next four years, he served in the Air Force, an assignment that took him to Japan, Okinawa, Korea and China. After completing his tour of duty, Hank graduated Summa Cum Laude from Albany State College in 1956, where he received a Baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education. Following completion of a Masters of Arts degree in the History and Philosophy of Education at New York University (1957), Hank enrolled at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. In 1963, he completed his doctoral study and received his Doctor of Education degree in School Administration. A charter member of Kappa Alpha Lambda, Chapter #524, the list of Hank's accomplishments and contributions to public education is extensive, spanning over 30 years of dedicated service and commitment to quality. Whether serving as the Principal of the Hazard Laboratory School (a K-9 school in Albany, Ga.) or as the Superintendent of the Mt. Pleasant School District in San Jose, Ca., he exemplified those ideals and concepts which engendered respect and rapport with those w h o sought excellence. Within the communities where he resided, he was a "change agent", creating new opportunities, o p e n i n g new vistas, building better "bridges" for future leaders. "Some people see things as they are and ask why." Hank saw things that never were, and asked, "why not?" Dr. Henry Hutchins, Jr. 55, of Monterey and the world, passed away, joining his beloved wife Bertha, who died only 2 short years ago. During his lifetime, Hank received many accolades and honors, tributes for his contributions and service to others. One such honor—The Roasting of Hank Hutchins, will long remain in the hearts of those who loved Hank. T h e S p h i n x / S u m m e r 1988

The SPHINX | Summer 1988 | Volume 74 | Number 2 198807402  

This talks about Bro Frederick D. Patterson former Presideent of Tuskegge Institue, was the founder of hte United Negro College Fund. Legacy...

The SPHINX | Summer 1988 | Volume 74 | Number 2 198807402  

This talks about Bro Frederick D. Patterson former Presideent of Tuskegge Institue, was the founder of hte United Negro College Fund. Legacy...