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Omega Chapter member of the North Carolina Retired Teachers Association, Benbow Park C o m m u n i t y Watch, and the Flexibles. BROTHER S H A N K L I N of



Columbus, MS, was a member of Mu Delta Lambda Chapter. He was employed as a data system information supervisor with the Illinois State Board of Education. He held degrees from Belleville Area Community College and Sangamon State University. An Air Force veteran, Brother Shanklin was a member of American Legion Post No. 809 and the Consumer Credit Counseling Committee. BROTHER ELBERT JAMES S M I T H was affiliated with Iota

Zeta Lambda Chapter. H e earned degrees from Compton (CA) Junior College, California State University, Dominquez Hills, and the University of California. After his retirement from Rockwell International, he became Assistant Area Personnel Director of Kaiser Permanente. The Atlanta, GA, native served on the Board of the Weingart Urban Center YMCA and the Alumni Association of the USC Business School. B R O T H E R JAMES E.


JR. was a life member of Alpha. He attended Morehouse College and graduated from Springfield College in MA. A native Texan and U. S. Navy veteran, Brother Smith gained nationwide recognition as Director of Minority Affairs and Assistant Director of Corporate Affirmative Action Programs at Sears, Roebuck and Company. He was a member of the Washington, DC, Southeast Settlement House, Dallas County Department of Public Welfare, Dallas Housing Authority, Dallas Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, Chicago

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Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, and among many other organizations, the National Newspaper Publishers Association and the NAACP. He recevied many citations, commendations, and awards for his work with young people. BROTHER SOLOMON was



affiliated with Phi Lambda Chapter. He was an agricultural extension agent before joining the N o r t h Carolina Farm Bureau Federation from which he retired after 36 years of service. He was a product of N o r t h Carolina A&T University. He served on the Raleigh Board of Adjustment, Raleigh Greenway Commission, the Raleigh Planning Commission, and was a member and officer of the Raleigh-Wake Citizens Association. When he ran for a seat on the Raleigh City Council, his campaign slogan was "there when you need me." BROTHER


degrees from Mississippi Valley State University, the University of Wisconsin, and Howard University. During his 22 years in the military, Brother Young was honored with several awards including the Legion of Merit for dedicated service, Army Meritorious Service Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal. In retirement, Brother Young served as a Senior ROTC (high school) Instructor and program counselor for the R E A C H Employee Assistance Program in Hampton, VA.

O m e g a C h a p t e r Listing Allen, Sterlyn Leon Alpha Rho Lambda Arnsby, Clinton H. Gamma Mu Lambda Brown, Donald Gamma Theta Lambda


TOWNSEND was the last living founder of Delta Eta Lambda Chapter. A practicing attorney, Brother Townsend was a 50-year member of Alpha Phi Alpha, a 33rd-degree Mason, president of the local NAACP, and a member of the Salvation Army Board and Topeka Housing Authority. A graduate of the University of Kansas, Brother Townsend was special assistant to the Kansas Attorney General, Regional Counsel for H U D , and Judge Pro Tern for the Topeka Municipal C o u r t . Brother Townsend is listed in Who's W h o in American Politics, Who's Who in Midwest Politics, and Who's W h o in Black America.

Gibbs, Charles Eta Eta Lambda Gibbs, Oscar W Rho Johnson, David Gamma Mu Lambda Johnson, Quincy Leron Beta Delta Kennedy, Leonard L. Rho Snowden, George W Eta Eta Lambda Tarpley, Marvin F. Alpha Delta Lambda Ware, Harold D. Eta Tau


was a member of Delta Beta Lambda Chapter. H e held

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Wofford, Harold Vincent Beta Delta

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