Duncan, John, 1890-

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John Bonner Duncan (1910-1994), graduate of Howard University and Terrell Law School; first African-American to be appointed commissioner of the District of Columbia, 1961.

Appointed, 1967 as assistant to the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior for Urban Relations; consultant in housing development, 1969-1989.

From the description of John B. Duncan papers, 1932-1989 (bulk 1960-1977). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 35899483

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creatorOf National Negro Opera Company. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1958. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Duncan, John B. John B. Duncan papers, 1932-1989 (bulk 1960-1977). George Washington University
creatorOf Duncan, John B. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith National Capital Downtown Committee (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Negro Opera Company. corporateBody
associatedWith President's Council on Pennsylvania Avenue. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington (D.C.). Board of Commissioners. corporateBody
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Washington (D.C.)
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African Americans
African American lawyers
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Birth 1890-10-04

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