Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. bio

Birth Name: Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: New Haven

Date Of Birth: November 29, 1908

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was born on the 29th of November, 1908. He was popular for being a Politician. American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the US House of Representatives from 1945 to 1971. He was the first person from New York of African American descent to be elected to Congress.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was born in New Haven. He graduated from Columbia University with a religious education degree in 1931. He sued the House of Representatives and won in the Supreme Court in 1969 after the House refused to seat him due to corruption charges.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Adam Clayton Powell Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Adam Clayton Powell Jr.’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Adam Clayton Powell Jr.’s parents.

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Personal Life

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REAL NAME: Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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