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Clinton B. Fisk

Born: Dec 8, 1828

Death: Jul 9, 1890

Birthplace: York

Nationality: United States

Clinton B. Fisk

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1828
Date of Death : Jul 9, 1890
Birth Place : York

Clinton Bowen Fisk, for whom Fisk University is named, was a senior officer during Reconstruction in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. He endowed Fisk University with $30,000. In addition, he helped establish the first free public schools in the South for white and African-American children.

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