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Edward R. Dudley

AKA Edward Richard Dudley

Born: 11-Mar-1911
Birthplace: South Boston, VA
Died: 8-Feb-2005
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat, Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First Black US Ambassador

[1] St. Luke's Hospital.

Father: Edward Dudley (dentist)
Mother: Nellie Dudley
Brother: Calmeze Dudley (doctor)
Brother: Hubert Dudley (doctor)
Wife: Rae Elizabeth Olley (m. 1942, one son)
Son: Edward R. Dudley, Jr.

    University: BS Predentistry, Johnson C. Smith University (1932)
    Scholar: Dentistry, Howard University
    Law School: LLB, St. John's University (1941)

    New York State Official New York State Supreme Court (1964-85)
    New York State Official Borough President, Manhattan (1961-64)
    New York State Official Domestic Relations Court, New York (1955-61)
    NAACP Director, Freedom Fund (1953-55)
    US Ambassador to Liberia (1948-53)
    US Official Executive Asst. to the Governor, Virgin Islands (1945-47)
    NAACP Assistant Special Counsel, Legal Defense & Education Fund (1943-45)
    New York State Official Assistant Attorney General (1942-43)
    Pepsi (1942)
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

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