John C. Asbury (1862-1941)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 56.435 W 075° 10.294
18S E 485342 N 4421176
Quick Description: A prominent African American Republican who as legislator sponsored a statewide civil rights bill in 1921 that served as a model for future efforts.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/13/2020 11:11:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM12F1K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Long Description:
John C. Asbury (1862-1941)-A prominent African American Republican who as legislator sponsored a statewide civil rights bill in 1921 that served as a model for future efforts. He was a philanthropist, a founder of Eden Cemetery and Mercy Hospital, and editor of the Odd Fellows’ Journal. Asbury resided here.
Marker Name: John C. Asbury (1862-1941)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 4/24/2014

Marker Type: City

Location: 1710 Christian St., Philadelphia

Category: African American, Government & Politics 20th Century, Science & Medicine, Publishing & Journalism

Website: Not listed

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