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Category:Mathew Ahmann

Main Wikipedia article: Mathew Ahmann
English: Mathew H. Ahmann (1931–2001) was the founder and director of the Chicago-based National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice. He was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota and died of cancer in Washington D.C. on December 31, 2001[ref 1] In 1963, he organized the National Conference on Religion and Race in Chicago, an event that "established the civil rights movement as a moral cause", and was one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.[ref 1]


  1. a b Walberg, Matthew (January 7, 2002). Mathew H. Ahmann, 70. Chicago Tribune.

Mathew Ahmann 
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American Catholic layman and civil rights activist
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Date of birth10 September 1931
St. Cloud
Date of death31 December 2001
Washington, D.C.
  • natural causes

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