Clara Luper

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Birth Name: Clara Mae Shepard

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: May 30, 1923

Date Of Death: June 8, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Clara Luper was born on the 30th of May, 1923. She was best known for being a Civil Rights Leader. Civil rights leader during the Civil Rights Movement who directly influenced and participated in the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-in. She helped desegregate hundreds of establishments in Oklahoma during the late 50’s and 60’s.

Clara Luper was born in Oklahoma. She attained a B.A. in mathematics and a minor in history from Langston University in 1944. She was an advisor for the Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council, which had a lot of influence on the outcome of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Clara Luper was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Clara Luper 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.

Clara Mae Shepard 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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Clara Luper’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Clara Luper’s parents.

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Esther Cooper Jackson

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Clara Luper kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Clara Luper was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Clara Mae Shepard
NICKNAME: Clara Shepard Luper
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Clara Luper was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Clara Luper was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Clara Luper had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Clara Luper’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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