John M. Anderson

John M. Anderson, Class of 1897. Graduating from Western Reserve University Law School in 1897, Mr.. Anderson partnered with Alexander H. Martin (See above). He later became involved with the Attacks Republican Club but left the group dissatisfied during the 1900 presidential campaign. In 1908, Mr.. Anderson became a charter member of the Cleveland Association of Colored Men. One of the first activities of the Association was to eliminate discrimination in the housing accommodations for African Americans attending the National Education Association held in Cleveland 1908.

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