Charles Langford is born

December 9

On December 9, 1922, Charles Douglas Langford was born. 

Charles Langford famously represented Rosa Parks in her historic Montgomery bus segregation case. Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955 after refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. 

Charles Langford gained higher education from Tennessee State University before receiving his law degree from Catholic University of America. 

Langford devoted his  time to public service. He served in Alabama’s State Senate and State House of Representatives before retiring from [politics in 2002. 

Charles Douglas Langford died in 2007. He was 84 years old.


Sources

The New York Times. (2007, February 20). Charles Langford, 84, lawyer who represented Rosa Parks, dies. The New York Times. Retrieved December 1, 2022, from https://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/20/obituaries/20langford.html

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: