C.T. Vivian Funeral

C.T. Vivian Funeral

C.T. Vivian Funeral, Service, Notices, Coffin, Obituary: Cordy Tindell Vivian, who was a close friend and lieutenant of Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement. An American minister, author. Vivian reside in Atlanta, Georgia. He Founded the C. T. Vivian Leadership Institute, Inc. and a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

  • Died: July 17, 2020
  • Details of death: Died in Atlanta at the age of 95.

C.T. Vivian Bio

  • Born: 30 July 1924, Boonville, Missouri, United States
  • Died: 17 July 2020, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Spouse: Octavia Vivian (m. 1952–2020)
  • Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Books: Black Power and the American Myth
  • Education: Macomb High School, American Baptist College, Western Illinois University

Early life

Vivian born in Boonville, Missouri. he migrated with his mother to Macomb, Illinois, and attended Lincoln Grade School and Edison Junior High School. Vivian graduated from Macomb High School in 1942 and Western Illinois University in Macomb, he worked as editor for the school sports newspaper. His first job was recreation director for the Carver Community Center in Peoria, Illinois. There, Vivian participated in his first sit-in demonstrations, which successfully integrated Barton’s Cafeteria in 1947

Age

C.T. Vivian was 95 years old during his time of death. July 17, 2020, he died following an unidentified cause of death

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