Frederick Douglass21

     The noted abolitionist was a member of the Howard Board of Trustees during the period 1870-1876.

Rev. Henry Highland Garnet22

     The Rev. Garnet was a member of the Howard Board of Trustees during the period 1867-1869. He was the first African American elected to the Board.

John Mercer Langston23

     During 1868-1875, John Mercer Langston was a Professor of Law in the Howard University Law Department. He served as the Department’s Dean during the years 1870-1875. From 1873 to 1875, Langston was the University’s Vice President and Acting President. He was one of the University’s earliest African American faculty members and executive-level officials.

 

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HUAN 5 
August 2000