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date: 23 October 2019

Simmons, Roscoe Conkling Murraylocked

(20 June 1878–27 April 1951)
  • William Jordan

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Simmons, Roscoe Conkling Murray (20 June 1878–27 April 1951), orator, politician, and writer, was born in Greenview, Mississippi, the son of Emory Simmons, a principal of a black school in Hollandale, Mississippi, and Willie Murray. He grew up in Aberdeen, Mississippi, and worked for a time as Ohio senator ...

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