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 James Weldon Johnson

Born: June 17th, 1871

Died: June 26th, 1938

Famous For:  African American Composer, Poet, Social Reformer, United States Diplomat

Cause of Death:  Died when his car was struck by a train while traveling in a heavy rainstorm

Burial Place:  Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York


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