Last updated on: 6/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Roger Baldwin, MA Biography

Title:
Founder and first Executive Director of the ACLU
Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

Founded ACLU

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1981
  • Founder and first Executive Director, ACLU, 1920-1950
  • Order of the Rising Sun, Japan, 1948
  • Co-Founder, International League for the Rights of Man (later the International League for Human Rights), 1946
  • Laborer, Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), 1919
  • Jailed, Conscientious Objector, 1918
  • Director, National Civil Liberties Bureau, 1917
  • Executive Director, American Union Against Militarism (AUAM), 1916-1917
  • Founder, Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR)
  • Chief Officer, St. Louis Juvenile Court
  • Sociology Teacher, Washington University, St. Louis, 1906-1909
  • Former Director and Vice-President, National Audubon Society
Education:
  • MA, Harvard University, 1905
  • AB, Harvard University
Other:
  • Died: Aug. 26, 1981