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Texas Southern University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1947 as the Texas State University for Negroes.

Location:
Houston, TX

Founding Date:
3-Mar-1947

Motto:
Excellence in Achievement

Team:
Tigers

Enrollment:
11,500

Official Website:
http://www.tsu.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Milton Carroll
Business
c. 1950   Instrument Products, Inc.
Al Green
Politician
1-Sep-1947   Congressman, Texas 9th
Hank Johnson
Politician
2-Oct-1954   Congressman, Georgia 4th
Barbara Jordan
Politician
21-Feb-1936 17-Jan-1996 Gave 1976 Democratic keynote speech
Mickey Leland
Politician
27-Nov-1944 7-Aug-1989 Congressman from Texas, 1979-89
Conrad Murray
Doctor
19-Feb-1953   Michael Jackson's personal physician
Michael Strahan
Football
21-Nov-1971   NY Giants Defensive End
Craig Washington
Politician
12-Oct-1941   Congressman from Texas, 1989-95

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frances Farenthold
Educator
2-Oct-1926   President of Wells College, 1976-80
Toni Morrison
Author
18-Feb-1931   Beloved

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carin M. Barth
Business
c. 1962   President of LB Capital, Inc.
Milton Carroll
Business
c. 1950   Instrument Products, Inc.
Rod Paige
Government
17-Jun-1933   US Secretary of Education, 2000-04
George Williams
Business
c. 1950   Williams Partners, Inc.
Fred S. Zeidman
Business
c. 1947   GOP activist


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