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Sep 13, 1848

John Robert "J.R." Clifford was born in Grant County

1882

J. R. Clifford founded, edited, and published the Pioneer Press

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1887

J. R. Clifford became first black admitted to practice law before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

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1897

J. R. Clifford elected charter member of the American Negro Academy

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Nov 16, 1898

The case of Carrie Williams v. The Board of Education Fairfax District was tried

1906

J. R. Clifford was chairman of committee on arrangement of the meeting of Niagara Movement

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Oct 06, 1933

J. R. Clifford died

1954

J. R. Clifford remains re-interred at Arlington National Cemetery

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