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Remembering Atlanta Business Icon Jesse Hill, Jr.

Remembering An Atlanta Business Icon: Jesse Hill, Jr. Atlanta businessman And Civil Rights Leader Succumbs Jesse Hill, Jr. May 30, 1926 – December 17, 2012 By John B. Smith, Jr. Jesse Hill, Jr. passed on Monday morning, December 17, 2012 at the age of 86. Hill was born in St. Louis, Missouri on May 30, 1926. He graduated from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics in 1947. It is at Lincoln University where Hill became a member of his beloved fraternity, Omega…

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