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Noble Drew Ali
Birth: Jan. 8, 1886
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1929
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Religious Leader. The founder of Moorish Science Temple of America, he was born Timothy Drew in North Carolina. Adopted into the Cherokee Tribe, he worked as a circus magician, then traveled to Egypt where he studied under a priest who recognized him as a "prophet." He established his first temple in Newark, New Jersey in 1913. His Chicago temple was called the Moorish Science Temple of America. Ali taught that blacks are Moabites or Moors, for whom the promised land is Morocco. He died after being beaten by Chicago police. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
Burial:
Burr Oak Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Jul 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9046217
Noble Drew Ali
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Noble Drew Ali
Added by: David M. Habben
 
Noble Drew Ali
Added by: David M. Habben
 
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May Allah be pleased with you
- edward thomas
 Added: Apr. 13, 2016
Salam! Happy Born-day Noble Drew Ali. May your soul rest in paradise.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 8, 2016

- Lance
 Added: Feb. 27, 2015
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