Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960

American businessman

George Edmund Haynes was a sociology scholar and federal civil servant, a co-founder and first executive director of the National Urban League, serving 1911 to 1918. A graduate of Fisk University, he earned a master's degree at Yale University, and was the first African American to earn a doctorate degree from Columbia University, where he completed one in sociology. (Source: Wikipedia)