Tuskegee Institute
CLASS ROSTER
1905

Contributed by Camille A. Killens


ADAMS, MR. ALBERT E. Cairo, Georgia; Trade Certificate (Brick masonry); Retired Railway Mail Clerk; Student Activities: Carried flag in band, Secretary of Georgia Empire State Club.

ASHE, MRS. ALIZE BROOKS, Birmingham, Alabama; Trade Certificate (Sewing); Diploma.

BANKS, MR. EZEKIEL D., Jacksonville, Florida; Diploma.

BERRY, MRS. IRENE J., Birmingham, Alabama; Trade Certificate (Dressmaking); Diploma, Student Activities: Member of Choir, Assistant Circulation Manager, Birmingham News for 25 years; Retired.

BERRY, MR. WILLIAM A., Birmingham, Alabama: Trade Certificate (Engineering); Diploma, Student Activities: Captain of Tuskegee's Champion football team; Captain Baseball team; YMCA, Debating Club, First Lieutenant Company B. Retired U.S.A.Letter Carrier.

EDWARDS, MR. E. EDWARDS, JR., Muskogee, Oklahoma; Diploma; Self-employed for the past 48 years; Student Activities: Varsity baseball team.

EVERETTE, MRS. ELOISE C., Columbus, Georgia; Trade Certificate (Home Economies); Diploma, Graduate Study, Tuskegee Institute and Fort Valley State College, Former Teacher in Muskogee District School System for 30 years; Student Activities: Member of school choir; Retired teacher.

HARRIS. MR. LEON R., Los Angeles, California; Matriculated in Agriculture; Graduate study in correspondence; Student Activities: Secretary of Class during 1904, Chief Reporter and contributor to students' Bulletin which started publication in 1904; Previously employed in railroad work---mechanical department, and public relations for all roads; Retired.

HARRISON. MRS. JULIA W., Natchez:, Mississippi; Trade Certificate (Millinery); Advance study at Chicago Musical College. Student Activities: Tennis. Operated Millinery store for four years; taught in public schools for twelve years.

HEATH, MR. JAMES G., Birmingham Alabama; Diploma; Student Activities: Football. Called to foreign military service; Retired Railway Postal Clerk---43 years.

HOFFMAN, MRS. PEARL D., Birmingham, Alabama; Trade Certificate (Dressmaking); Diploma, Graduate Study, Alabama State Teachers College in Primary Work; Extension Work at Miles College; Teacher for ten years,

MILES, MR. D. Y., Chicago, Illinois; Diploma.

RIVES, MR. JOHN H., Dayton, Ohio; Diploma.

RICHARDSON, MR. CORNELIUS R., Richmond, Indiana; Trade Certificate (Agriculture); Diploma. Graduate Study, Atlanta University, Howard University and L. L. B. Degree, Howard University Law School, 1911. Student Activities: Football Team, Liberty Debating Club, Empire State Club, YMCA, Trinity Church Oratorical Contestant; Student Offices held:, YMCA, Representative, State Club President, Class Prophet, President, Liberty Debating Society, Deputy Prosecutor of Wayne County, Indiana; Secretary, Indiana State Senate, 1942; Member of United States Commission to Virgin Islands, 1928; Current Grand Master, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Indiana, since 1936; Still active in State, National, Racial and present Civic Affairs; Self-employed in active practice of law since 1912.

WEIR, MR. CHARLES H., Nassau: Bahamas; Certificate (Academic and Brickmasonry); Student Activities: Acted as Bandmaster and orchestra leader; member of choir and band. Presently employed as Justice of the Peace, contractor and builder; Choirmaster of Wesley Church. Past Officer of several fraternal organizations.

WHITLEY, MR. JOHN W., Austin, Texas; Diploma.

WILLIAMS, MR. WILLIAM J.. Gary, Indiana; Diploma.

WISE, MRS. DAISY W., Onancock, Virginia; Trade Certificate (Mattress-making); Diploma. Graduate Study, Virginia State College; Student Activities: Natural History and Debating Club. Principal of elementary school, 13 years in Alabama, 23 years in Virginia; Retired 1950.


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