BORN

April 5, 1856
Hale's Ford, Westlake Corner, VA

DIED

November 14, 1915

Booker Taliaferro Washington

Educator, Author, Orator, Intellectual, African American Leader

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

—Booker Taliaferro Washington

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