Founders

Ω Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina

Ω Graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina (Currently South Carolina State University)

Ω Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire

Ω Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa)

Ω Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP, 1915

Ω Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Chicago, 1916

Ω Became the 19th honoree in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage Stamp Series on February 1, 1996


Dr. Ernest E. Just
(1883-1941)

Ω Frank Coleman was born in Washington, D.C.

Ω Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

Ω Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913

Ω Master of Science Degree, University of Chicago

Ω Advanced Training, University of Pennsylvania

Ω Professor and head of the Physics Department, Howard University

Ω U.S. Army Officer, World War I


Professor Frank Coleman
(1890-1967)

Ω Oscar J. Cooper was born in Washington, D.C.

Ω Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.

Ω Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913 Doctor of Medicine Degree, Howard University, 1917

Ω Practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years


Dr. Oscar J. Cooper
(1888-1972)

Ω Edgar A. Love was born in Harrisburg, Virginia

Ω Graduated from the Academy of Morgan College

Ω Bachelor of Arts Degree, Howard University, 1913

Ω Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Howard University, 1916

Ω Bachelor of Sacred Theology Degree, Boston University, 1918

Ω Doctor of Divinity Degree (Honorary), Morgan College, 1935

Ω U.S. Army Chaplain, World War I

Ω Bishop, Methodist Church


Bishop Edgar A. Love
(1891-1974)