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THE FIRST COLORED Professional, Clerical and Business DIRECTORY OF BALTIMORE CITY 23th Annual Edition, 1935-1936
Volume 513, Page 3   View pdf image (33K)
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Dr. Spencer was born near Lynn,
Susquehanna County, Pa., July 11,
1857. He was educated in the public
schools and at Keystone Academy,
Factoryville, Pa.; Wyoming Sem-
inary, Kingston, Pa.; Illinois Wes-
leyan University, Bloomington, Ill.;
Columbia University, New York City;
Oxford University, Oxford, England.
He went to Japan for educational
work in the Tokyo Anglo-Japanese
College, now named Aoyama Gakuin,
where he spent fifteen years in vari-
ous capacities. Upon his return from
Japan, he accepted the principalship
of the Hudson River Institute at
Claverack, N. Y. It was from this

position that Dr. Spencer was called
to the Presidency of Morgan College
in 1902.
Dr. Spencer is President of the
Maryland Interracial Commission
member of the National Association
for the Advancement of Colored
People, the Association for the
Handicapped, Inc., the Urban League,
the Asiatic Society in Japan, and a
member of the Baltimore Confer-
ence, Methodist Episcopal Church.
Dr. Spencer has spent his life work-
ing with minority races. He is a.
world traveler and a friend to man-
kind.

JOHN OAKLEY SPENCER,
Ph.D., LL.D.

ROBERT P. McGUINN
Attorney-at-Law

Scion of prominent Baltimore fam-
ily, Robert Alexander McGuinn and
Nannie S. McGuinn. Received his
primary education at the Whittier
School, Hampton Va.; secondary at
Voorhies Industrial School, Denmark,
S. C.; collegiate, Virginia Union Uni-
versity; graduate of New York Law
School. At present is Executive
Secretary of the Governor's Commis-
sion on Higher Education of Negroes,
and is known for his activity in the
Republican Party.

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THE FIRST COLORED Professional, Clerical and Business DIRECTORY OF BALTIMORE CITY 23th Annual Edition, 1935-1936
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