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Lawyer

Clarence M. Mitchell, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland bar. Recipient Spingarn medal National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1969, American medal of Freedom, 1980. Member President Truman's Committee to Employ Physically Handicapped; United States representative 7th special session, 30th general assembly United Nations, since 1975.

Background

Mitchell, Clarence M. was born on March 8, 1911 in Baltimore. Son of Clarence M. and Elsie (Davis) Mitchell.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland. Doctor of Humanities (honorary), University Maryland., 1979. Postgraduate, University of Minnesota, Atlanta U.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Morgan State College, Baltimore, Georgetown University, 1981, John Carroll U., 1981, Western Maryland. College, Lincoln U., 1965, Howard U., 1976, Boston University, 1979. Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), Temple University, 1975.

Doctor of Humanities (honorary), Western Maryland. College, 1977.

Career

Bar: Maryland. bar. Newspaper reporter. Various government posts including Fair Employment Committee, 1943, War Manpower Commission, War Production Board. Labor secretary National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1945-1950.

Director Washington bureau, 1950-1978, retired, 1978, consultant, 1978-1984. Individual practice law, Baltimore, 1978-1984. Chairman Leadership Conference Civil Rights.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland bar.

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Member President Truman's Committee to Employ Physically Handicapped. United States representative 7th special session, 30th general assembly United Nations, since 1975.

Connections

Married Juanita Elizabeth Jackson, September 7, 1938. Children: Clarence M. III, Keiffer J., Michael B., George D. Bachelor of Arts, Lincoln U., Chester County, Pennsylvania.

father:
Clarence M. Mitchell

mother:
Elsie (Davis) Mitchell

spouse:
Juanita Elizabeth Jackson

children:
Clarence M. III Mitchell

Keiffer J. Mitchell

Michael B. Mitchell

George D. Bachelor of Arts Mitchell

Lincoln U. Mitchell

Chester County Mitchell

Pa Mitchell