Francis James Grimke Photo

Francis James Grimke

Born: Nov 4, 1852

Death: Oct 11, 1937

Birthplace: South Carolina

Nationality: United States

Francis James Grimke

Date of Birth : Nov 4, 1852
Date of Death : Oct 11, 1937
Birth Place : South Carolina

Francis James Grimke was an American Presbyterian minister in Washington, DC who was prominent in working for equal rights for African Americans. He was active in the Niagara Movement and helped found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909.

Also known as


  • Francis J. Grimké
  • Francis J. Grimke

Spouse


  • Charlotte Forten Grimké
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