Truman Kella Gibson Jr. Net Worth

Truman Kella Gibson Jr. Net Worth is

Truman Kella Gibson Jr. Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Truman Gibson was born on January 22, 1912 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Truman Kella Gibson Jr. He is known for his work on Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion (1998), Dramatic Moments in Black Sports History (1995) and ESPN SportsCentury (1999). He was married to Isabelle Gibson. He died on December 23, 2005 in ...

Date Of BirthJanuary 22, 1912
Place Of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, USA
ProfessionMiscellaneous Crew
Star SignAquarius
1There must be an intelligent awareness of where we stand in the changes going on about us, and we must be prepared to take advantage of these changes and insist on our rights.
1Truman K. Gibson, Jr. was the last surviving member of the "Black Cabinet," of Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, which helped with the struggle to bring civil rights to, and end segregation in the U.S. military.
2During World War II, he worked with the federal government to end discrimination within the U.S. Armed Forces. After the War, he became a boxing promoter.
3Graduated from the University of Chicago in 1932 and obtained a degree from its law school in 1935.
4He sought to persuade the Army to use Black troops in combat and investigated complaints from Black soldiers facing indignities and sometimes violence during their training in the USA.
5He fought racial discrimination in the Army in World War II as a high level adviser in the War Department and later became a powerful pro boxing promoter.


The Negro Soldier1944Documentary short advisor


American Experience2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Joe Louis' Attorney
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dramatic Moments in Black Sports History1995TV Movie documentaryHimself

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The Sweet Science1999TV Series documentaryHimself

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