Perry, Matthew J., Jr.

Perry, Matthew J., Jr.

August 3, 1921–July 29, 2011


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  • Title Perry, Matthew J., Jr.
  • Coverage August 3, 1921–July 29, 2011
  • Author
  • Keywords Lawyer, jurist, civil rights activist, service in the United States Army (1943–1946), chief counsel of the South Carolina Conference of Branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), trial lawyer for some of the most significant U.S. Supreme Court cases of the modern civil rights era, including Edwards v. South Carolina, which established broad legal protections for civil rights marchers, and Newman v. Piggy Park Enterprises, judge on the United States Military Court of Appeals
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 13, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 22, 2022
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