Dr. Ernest E. Just (1883-1941)
Ernest E. Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Graduated from the Industrial School of the State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina.
  • Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Awarded the Spingarn Medal by the NAACP, 1915
  • Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Chicago, 1916
  • Became the 19th honoree in the U.S. Postal Service's Black Heritage Stamp Series on February 1, 1996.


Professor Frank Coleman (1890-1967)
Frank Coleman was born in Washington, D.C.

  • Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913
  • Master of Science Degree, University of Chicago
  • Advanced Training, University of Pennsylvania
  • Professor and head of the Physics Department, Howard University
  • U.S. Army Officer, World War I


Dr. Oscar J. Cooper (1888-1972)
Oscar J. Cooper was born in Washington, D.C.

  • Graduated from the M Street High School, Washington, D.C.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Howard University, 1913 Doctor of Medicine Degree, Howard University, 1917
  • Practiced medicine in Philadelphia, PA for 50 years


Bishop Edgar A. Love (1891-1974)
Edgar A. Love was born in Harrisburg, Virginia

  • Graduated from the Academy of Morgan College
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Howard University, 1913
  • Bachelor of Divinity Degree, Howard University, 1916
  • Bachelor of Sacred Theology Degree, Boston University, 1918
  • Doctor of Divinity Degree (Honorary), Morgan College, 1935
  • U.S. Army Chaplain, World War I
  • Bishop, Methodist Church