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Louis Mason, Jr

(1915-1984)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
1. Louis Mason, Jr Marker
Inscription. Through 24 years of public service, Mr. Mason worked tirelessly to increase housing and employment opportunities for minorities. Mr. Mason was an exceptional civil rights leader and human being. He served numerous roles throughout the city: Industrial Secretary for the Urban League of Pittsburgh, Executive Director of the Mayor's Commission on Human Relations, Deputy Director of the Fair Employment Practices Commission, an active member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP, and the first African American to serve as President of Pittsburgh City Council.
 
Location. 40° 26.675′ N, 79° 58.715′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Centre Avenue and Addison Street. Touch for map. Located on right column at entrance to private parking lot on Centre Avenue in Pittsburgh's Hill District. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Studio (here, next to this marker); Freedom House Ambulance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crawford Grill (about 400 feet away); First Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
2. Louis Mason, Jr Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Art Blakey (approx. 0.3 miles away); August Wilson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Louis Mason Jr at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsPolitics
 
Louis Mason, Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 2, 2014
3. Louis Mason, Jr Marker
Marker is mounted on right column, Johnson Studio marker is mounted to left column.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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