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Leon Sullivan
Birth: Oct. 16, 1922
Death: Apr. 24, 2001

He was a minister and civil rights leader whose relentless crusade for U.S. divestiture from South Africa helped put an end to the policy of apartheid. His honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award, and 50 honorary degrees. PBS produced a documentary on his life entitled "A Principled Man." 

Cause of death: Leukemia
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 05, 2001
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- bob tarte
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014

- Marvin Leon Green Sr.
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
1964 Rev. Sullivan was a leader in advocating for open housing in Philadelphia. he was the LION of ZION Baptist Church.
- Shirley & Otis Spencer
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014
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