Dorothy R. <I>Rogers</I> Coleman

Dorothy R. Rogers Coleman

Birth
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Dec 1972 (aged 61)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 3AD, Lot 36, Grave 4
Memorial ID 61693322 · View Source
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Dorothy (Rogers) Coleman (1911-1972) was born in Anderson, IN. She moved to Louisville when she married William S. Coleman, an educator with the Civilian Conservation Corps and Executive Director of the Chestnut Street YMCA. They lived in the Russell Neighborhood (305 S. 28th St.) and the Parkland Neighborhood (3225 Dumesnil St.). Together they had three children: Shirley, William, Jr., and Robert. As an African American teacher, Dorothy taught French and English at DuValle Junior High School, a school for African American students. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and a charter member of the Mother Dears Club, an enrichment program for African American children, which later incorporated into Jack and Jill of America.


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  • Maintained by: Jeff Morris
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 15 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 61693322
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy R. Rogers Coleman (14 Aug 1911–21 Dec 1972), Find a Grave Memorial no. 61693322, citing Eastern Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Morris (contributor 47176008) .