1980's In Memoriam: Alumni

William J. Taggart, B.B.A. 1984, died June 8, 2017. After graduating from Howard, he held numerous leadership positions as a business executive in Atlanta, Georgia. Most recently, he had been named Morehouse College’s interim president. Prior to that, he served as Morehouse’s chief operating officer. Taggart was actively involved in various business and civic organizations, such as being CEO of Atlanta Life Financial Group, a key member of 100 Black Men of America and the Rotary Club of Atlanta. He was 55.




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