McCray, John Henry

August 25, 1910–September 15, 1987


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  • Title McCray, John Henry
  • Coverage August 25, 1910–September 15, 1987
  • Author
  • Keywords Journalist, civil rights activist, worked for the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Co., city editor of the Charleston Messenger, started his own newspaper, the Charleston Lighthouse, which was later named the Carolina Lighthouse, cofounder in 1944 of the Progressive Democratic Party (PDP),
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 8, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 15, 2022
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