James Bevel Rank
About James Bevel
In the 1960s, James Bevel was appointed the leader of the civil rights group known as Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). It was under his leadership that the organization undertook most of their iconic campaigns including the Birmingham Children's Crusade in 1963, Selma voting rights movement in 1965, and the Chicago open housing movement in 1966.
He also headed a number of civil rights associations like Direct Action, and Civil Rights Movement.
Diane Nash (married in 1961)
He left behind 16 children.
He studied at Highlander Folk School.
Bevel’s demise was caused by pancreatic cancer in 2008.
He worked together with fellow civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr.
In 2005, he was charged with incest. Three years later he was given a 15-year jail sentence after he was found guilty of committing unlawful fornication.
He served in the military at some stage in his life.
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F.A.Q. about James Bevel
When is his birthday?
James Bevel's birthday is on October 19, 1936.
In how many days is his birthday?
James' birthday is in 154 days
How old was James when he died?
He was 72 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 19, 2008.
How old would he be today?
James Bevel would be 85 years old if he was alive today.
Where was James from?
He was born in Itta Bena, Mississippi, U.S..
James Bevel's Popularity
James Bevel was a famous American civil rights leader, who was born on October 19, 1936. As a person born on this date, James Bevel is listed in our database as the 100th most popular celebrity for the day (October 19) and the 164th most popular for the year (1936).
People born on October 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. James Bevel is the 3026th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to James Bevel's birthday, James Bevel is the 19871st most famous American.
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