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George A. Wiley

George A. WileyAKA George Alvin Wiley

Born: 26-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Bayonne, NJ
Died: 8-Aug-1973
Location of death: Chesapeake Bay
Cause of death: Accident - Drowning

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, National Welfare Rights Organization

Military service: US Army (1st Lt.)

Father: William Daniel Wiley
Mother: Olive Thomas
Wife: Wretha Frances Whittle (m. 1961)

    University: University of Rhode Island (1953)
    University: PhD Organic Chemistry, Cornell University (1957)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: Syracuse University

    National Welfare Rights Organization Founder (1967-71)
    Poverty Rights Action Center
    Congress of Racial Equality Associate National Director (1964-65)
    Congress of Racial Equality Founder and Chairman, Syracuse Chapter (1960-64)

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