Myles Horton

Myles Horton bio

Birth Name: Myles Horton

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Savannah

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1905

Date Of Death: January 19, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Myles Horton was born on the 9th of July, 1905. He was famous for being a Civil Rights Leader. American educator and socialist who influenced most of the Civil Rights Movement leaders including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Myles Horton was born in Savannah. He studied folk schools in Denmark to learn about community empowerment. In 1932 he cofounded the Highlander Folk School, which notably trained civil rights leader Rosa Parks prior to her historic role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Myles Horton was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Myles Horton was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Myles Horton 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".


Myles’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Myles Horton was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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Zodiac Sign: Myles Horton was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Myles Horton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Myles Horton had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Myles Horton’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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