Thomas Montgomery Gregory

Thomas Montgomery Gregory

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 21 Nov 1971 (aged 84)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Glen Ave., Lot 5626
Memorial ID 102277586 · View Source
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Dramatist, educator, social philosopher and activist, historian and a leading figure in the National Negro Theatre Movement
Educated at Harvard. Taught at Howard.
Gregory died after a long battle with leukemia

(Thank you to F.A.G. Member Carole Conrad #46532185 for the above biography information)

He passed away at the Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Father - James Monroe Gregory
Mother - Fannie Emma Hagan

He married Hugh in 1918 and they had 6 children:

Writer/Poet Yvonne Gregory (deceased)
Thomas M Gregory Jr. (deceased)
Hugh Hancock Gregory (deceased)
Eugene Chandler Gregory (deceased)
Mignon Gregory (deceased)
Writer/Producer Sheila Gregory Thomas

Family Members



Thomas Montgomery Gregory
1887 - 1971
His Wife
Hugh Ella Hancock
1896 - 1976

Gravesite Details Interred November 28, 1977

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  • Created by: Sharon Lavash Hawkins
  • Added: 17 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102277586
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Montgomery Gregory (31 Aug 1887–21 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102277586, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Lavash Hawkins (contributor 47124807) .