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 Selena <I>Sloan</I> Butler

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Selena Sloan Butler

Birth
Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
Death 9 Oct 1964 (aged 92)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section 18 Block 68 Lot 6 Grave 6
Memorial ID 10332703 · View Source
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Educator. The co-founder of the National Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), in 1911 she founded the National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers (NCCPT). President Herbert Hoover appointed her to the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection in 1929. During World War II, she organized the Red Cross's first black women's chapter of "Gray Ladies." When Congress merged the NCCPT with the National PTA in 1970, Butler was named as one of the organization's founders. Her portrait currently hangs in the Georgia State Capitol.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 16 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10332703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Selena Sloan Butler (4 Jan 1872–9 Oct 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10332703, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .