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|Popular As||Moorfield Storey|
|Occupation||Civil Rights Leader|
|Born||March 19, 1845 (Massachusetts)|
Moorfield Storey’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Moorfield Storey was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Remembered as the first president of the NAACP, this activist and attorney held office from 1909 until 1929 and also edited the American Law Review and headed the American Bar Association. Ahead of his time, he advocated for the rights of African Americans, immigrants, and Native Americans.
After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, he clerked for the U.S. Senate's Committee on Foreign Relations and went on to establish a successful Boston law practice.
At the turn of the twentieth century, running as an independent, he launched an unsuccessful U.S. Congressional campaign. He was instrumental in overturning a Kentucky segregation law in the 1917 Supreme Court case Buchanan v. Warley.
He spent his life in Roxbury, Boston, and Lincoln, Massachusetts. His marriage to Gertrude Cutts produced five children.
In 1884, he joined the Mugwumps movement in voicing his support for Grover Cleveland over James G. Blaine in that year's presidential election.