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George Edmund Haynes Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sat Jun, 2016
George Edmund Haynes

Facts of George Edmund Haynes

Date of Birth: 1880 , May-11
Date of Death: 1960
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of George Edmund Haynes

1880 Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
1906 Studied at University of Chicago
1912 Earned his PhD from Columbia University
1910 Founded National Urban League
1910 Founded Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary
1960 Died in United States

Detail Timeline of George Edmund Haynes

May 11 , 1880

Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States

Multi talented and well praised, George Edmund Haynes was born in the early 1980s in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States of America to African and American parents. He was raised in a humble background and his mother was a domestic servant.

1906

Studied at University of Chicago

George received his bachelor's degree from Fisk University. Later on he moved to New York City with his mother. During that time, more than 1.5 million African Americans moved to North with an aim to find more opportunity. There he attended University of Chicago.

1912

Earned his PhD from Columbia University

George Edmund Haynes was a social scientist and an educator. He also continued his doctorate degree at Columbia University and finally earned his PhD in sociology in 1912. He was the 1st African American to earn a doctorate from this University. 

September 29 , 1910

Founded National Urban League

He founded National Urban League and became its first executive director in 1911. This league was founded with an aim to assist African American in their urbanization. He served as its executive director till 1918. 

1910

Founded Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary

During the early 1900s, he also worked as a secretary to the Colored Men's Department of the International Committee. As he is a great scholar, he also founded Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools and worked as its secretary for about a decade from 1910. 

1960

Died in United States

George Edmund Haynes was a social worker and a religious leader. He was a federal civil servant and he was also known for being a co-founder of the National Urban League. He died in 1960 at the age of 80. 

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George was among the first African and American guy who was well excelled in several formats. His popularity was beyond expectation. Besides being such a popular name, his personal profile has been kept secret. Till date there is no any information about his married life and wife. His nationality was American and he was of black ethnicity.

George received his bachelor's degree from Fisk University. Later on he moved to New York City with his mother. During that time, more than 1.5 million African Americans moved to North with an aim to find more opportunity. There he attended University of Chicago. He founded National Urban League and became its first executive director in 1911. He also continued his doctorate degree at Columbia University and finally earned his PhD in sociology in 1912. During the early 1900s, he also worked as a secretary to the Colored Men's Department of the International Committee. As he is a great scholar, he also founded Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools and worked as its secretary for about a decade from 1910. Though Haynes' division had limited funding during the racial riots of whites against blacks, he played an integral part to help the nation's working Negroes. He died in 1960 at the age of 80. His quotes as famous till date. His net worth was unknown.