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Dr. Rufus E. Clement

(1900-1967)

 
 
Dr. Rufus E. Clement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, March 10, 2018
1. Dr. Rufus E. Clement Marker
Inscription.  Scholar and educator, Dr. Clement served as the first dean of Louisville Municipal College, the segregated branch of the University of Louisville, from 1931 to 1937. Under his leadership, Municipal attracted an extremely strong faculty and soon achieved full accreditation. Dr. Clement left in 1937 to become president of Atlanta University.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
 
Location. 38° 13.214′ N, 85° 45.636′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on W. Cardinal Boulevard near S. 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1911 S 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anne M. Braden (here, next to this marker); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (here, next to this marker); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (a few steps from this
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marker); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (a few steps from this marker); Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Exposition (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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