Journal Article

The Right Reverend Dr. Paul Lionel Puryear, Sr., Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2010, in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the age of 80. Born in Belleville, New Jersey, as the second son of the Reverend Thomas Langston Puryear, Sr., and the Reverend Pauline Sims Puryear, he attended public schools in Newark, New Jersey. He transferred as a high school freshman to the renowned Palmer Memorial Residential School in Sedalia, North Carolina. He became an ordained A.M.E. minister at the age of 18.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Martin, PP; McClain, PD; Simpson, A

Published Date

  • October 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 04

Start / End Page

  • 806 - 807

Published By

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-5935

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1049-0965

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s1049096510001502


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