In Memoriam

Remembering fallen alumni.

Justice Leander J. Shaw, LL.B. 1957 , died Decem- ber 14, 2015. Justice Shaw was a member of the Florida Supreme Court during the Florida recount of the 2000 presidential election. He was one of...

Willie Gadson, B.S.P. 1971 , died May 28, 2015. For more than 37 years, Gadson worked as a hospital pharmacist, serving Norfolk Community Hospital, DePaul Hospital, and Maryview Hospital, where...

Raymond Gray, D.D.S. 1953, died Jan. 25, 2015. Gray was drafted into the United States Army in 1945, where he served as a military police staff sergeant in the Pacific theater. He was honorably...

Houston Kelley, M.D. 1960, died May 20, 2013. After graduating, Kelley moved to Massachusetts, where he worked for Somerville Hospital as a house officer. Kelley was also a medical fellow at the...

Ronald Clarke, B.A. 1972, died Feb. 26, 2015. Shortly after graduating, Clarke taught economics at Howard. Later in his career, Clarke worked at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where he wrote...

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Thomas A. Wright Sr., R.L.B.D. 1954 , died Dec. 9, 2014. He graduated from the Howard University Divinity School with high honors and was president of his class in 1954. For more than 40 years...

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