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Transcript of James Farmer
James Farmer was a civil rights activist born in Fredricksburg,Virginia on January 12, 1920.
His full name was James Leonard Farmer Jr.
Also Known As
James Farmer was known by many names. Some of them are James L. Farmer Jr., just plain James Farmer, and Jim Farmer.
Controbution to Civil Rights
James Farmer organized non-violent marches for Civil Rights.
James Farmer, a principal founder of the Congress of Racial Equality and the last survivor of the "Big Four" who shaped the civil-rights struggle in the United States in the mid-1950's and 60's, died Friday, July 9, 1999 at Mary Washington Hospital, in Fredericksburg, Va., where he lived. He was 79.
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Date of Death
James Farmer died on July,09,1999
By Devon Compton