[Newspaper Clipping for Archie H. Johnson, Sr., November 30, 1962] Page: 1 of 4
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More Than 1
MORE than 1;250 persons—of
from every walk of life—jammed
clitirch tycapacity, Saturday aftern
fipflijL, impressive, funeral rites w
Howard Johnson, Sr., 62, who sue
Nov. 22, at 1:45, in Santa Rosa
$allboarer8 Included I. nitcn] era tie
*Henry B. <ion-
Ketftr Omnty Sheriff Bill
Hauck. Other pallbearers were Valmo
C* Bellinger, O. C. Booker* 8. I>.
Kane, Johnnie Johns, Alex Jones, and
J* fit Cavines*.
Honorary pallbearer ia^lttded relig-
lers, professional persons,
Men, and political
*4NN - well- mt'i^he trustees of
Mount Zim Mtst church, Van
&Ott«fclan4t Social £lui>, and Pullman
srti^ £ttl0£J—~a beautiful and mas-
e td the work of the deee-
by the Rev, d
on arid gut^on Funeral home
W#?!lj chiifi* ot trrangements. In-
So far as ^ilW be immediately as-
eertained, the rite* marked the first
been an active pallbearer at the fu-
neral of a jfSegro in the modern South.
Johnson, for nmn# years one of the
city's most import ant and influent
and east side Demo-
said creeds, and
pie, but beau-
ioaf activities?, wa> equally
jm ^ureh, civic, labor, and
intermittently.. ill for
bib being i^and out
(Continued tmm Page Ll
lag in 1M% one year alter the first
local- br&neh wm m% op*-lIe mrvm\
the NAA<T In many mp8<*\Um and
wm president of the Ban Antonio
branch in KK*3-."V4.
It was during Ms admiii juration
thst. an attack wai 1 nunc bed- on Jt®
IJmm school* on military haand
igm&st 'segr* gate<!' clubs, but,
Krfore tbaiT Ili Iflit1 had 'taieii oife"
of a committee that had protected' the
If- wan t hi# prmmt that started
the ball rolling, and led to President';
lse«hower\* pronouncement, la
i^ainst Jim Crow schools on military
eservatiomt The segregated NCO.j
jHufes were also elkul&ated.
and graduate*! from tHmUm Aai.!man. «**\
School! , baa Antonio *EPC mmmitim m
Ho ail *MbsS Mable Green were • ftf the Ptdlfoax? \
married In Two sons# were born r*fn} V.>r, t>< 5'^a.rs, he was active in
" m/"' *«* atiairs of the -Brotherhood of-
, * Ions-time member Fortwfc **4 at hi*
on First Baptist church l°cal pre^jle t._
served, as a member of the f< e ^ i
r(L.„of the courtesy com- «***«<* &****
. MX x^. p4 m mam% es®&€%umK i:acltt4i^;fbat-:
.Yom include the widow, Mrs J
of the h
m many special rolrs
,f^efro«t i the battl#
citizenship for all Amer
,"Zurlv a" two soti* Archie
le for 43 years, hi ioiu-^fcll E
-E | yfc 'pf f
o£ tbrPe great gran<lebii<lwu, ;ui<!
RITES, !'*«« 4.)
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