Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan

Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan (HM2I8O)

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N 40° 0.47', W 75° 9.102'

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(1922-2001)

The "Lion of Zion" led the Selective Patronage Movement, opening thousands of jobs to blacks nationwide. He promoted the philosophy of self-help, creating organizations to educate and train minorities. The Global Sullivan Principles, codes of conduct for equal opportunities and human rights, factored prominently in negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he pastored at Zion Baptist for 37 years.
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HM NumberHM2I8O
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 487052 N 4428637
Decimal Degrees40.00783333, -75.15170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.47', W 75° 9.102'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 28.2" N, 75° 9' 6.12" W
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