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Full Name: Roy Wilkins
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(1901-1981) Journalist, civil rights leader. Roy Wilkins lived the last thirty years of his life at 147-15 Village Road, Parkway Village, Flushing, Queens, New York.
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1901 (Unknown) County
Roy Wilkins was born in Saint Louis, Missouri, on August 30, 1901. 
1951 Queens County
Mr. Wilkins lived the last thirty years of his life at 147-15 Village Road, Parkway Village, Flushing, Queens, New York.  
1931 New York County
Around 1931, Mr. Wilkins moved to New York City and he became editor of "The Crisis," the official N.A.A.C.P. magazine, in 1934. 
1981 New York County
Roy Wilkins died at New York University Medical Center on September 8, 1981. 
1982 (Unknown) County
Standing Fast: The Autobiography Of Roy Wilkins
(Pub: Viking ISBN: 0670142298 / 978-0670142293)
Mr. Wilkins wrote his autobiography, "Standing Fast," in collaboration with Tom Mathews. 
1981 Suffolk County
Roy Wilkins was interred at Pinelawn Memorial Park in East Farmingdale, New York. 

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