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comedian , volunteer

Dick Gregory, American comedian, volunteer. Achievements include invention of Dick Gregory's Bahamian Diet Drink. Winner Missouri mile championship, 1951, 52; named Outstanding Athlete Southern Illinois University, 1953; recipient Ebony-Topaz Heritage and Freedom award, 1978. Peace and Freedom Party presidential candidate, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

Background

Gregory, Dick was born on October 12, 1932 in St. Louis.

Education

Student, Southern Illinois University, 0951—1953. Student, Southern Illinois University, 1955—1956.

Career

Lecturer universities throughout United States. Nutritionist world-heavyweight boxing champion Riddick Bowe, 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of Dick Gregory's Bahamian Diet Drink.

Works

Membership

Peace and Freedom Party presidential candidate, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

Connections

Married Lillian Smith, 1959. Children: Michele, Lynne, Paula, Pamela, Stephanie, Gregory, Christian, Ayanna, Miss, Yohance.

spouse:
Lillian Smith

child:
Michele Gregory

child:
Lynne Gregory

child:
Paula Gregory

child:
Pamela Gregory

child:
Stephanie Gregory

child:
Gregory

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Christian Gregory

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Ayanna Gregory

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Miss Gregory

child:
Yohance Gregory