Benjamin Hooks

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Birth Name: Benjamin Hooks

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Tennessee

Date Of Birth: January 31, 1925

Date Of Death: April 15, 2010

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Benjamin Hooks was born on the 31st of January, 1925. He was popular for being a Civil Rights Leader. Civil Rights leader, Baptist minister and practicing attorney who served as executive director of the NAACP from 1977 to 1992.

Benjamin Hooks was born in Tennessee. He earned a law degree and set up his own practice in Memphis. He was a suporter of Republican Candidates and even worked in the Nixon administration.

Benjamin Hooks was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Benjamin Hooks was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Benjamin Hooks is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Benjamin Hooks’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Benjamin Hooks’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Benjamin Hooks kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Benjamin Hooks was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Benjamin Hooks
NICKNAME: Benjamin
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Benjamin Hooks was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Benjamin Hooks was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Benjamin Hooks had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Benjamin Hooks’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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