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Dr Amelia Grace Anderson
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Birth: 1881
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: May 31, 1950
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA

Miss Anderson was born into a prominent African American family that settled in Buffalo around 1832. She was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Syracuse University where she earned a Doctorate in Liberal Arts.
Miss Anderson taught school in Buffalo and was instrumental in the establishment of the Buffalo Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) . She served as secretary of the organization in 1917 and in 1928 she was elected President of the Buffalo NAACP . Miss Anderson was Aunt to the late Ora Louise Anderson Curry (9 Nov. 1920-5 Feb. 2002, first African American teacher at Bennett High School). 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Deleon Todd
Record added: Jun 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7622221
Dr Amelia Grace Anderson
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Dr Amelia Grace Anderson
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Dr Amelia Grace Anderson
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