Category: Pullman Porters

Categories: Illinois, African-American Family History | Porters

"Pullman porters" were men who worked as railroad sleeping car porters for the Pullman Palace Car Company (Chicago, Illinois). Until the 1960s, only black men were employed as Pullman porters.

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Person Profiles (24)

A

abt 1907 Beaverdam, Haywood County, North Carolina - abt 1961
08 Dec 1891 Fulton, Georgia, United States - 17 Apr 1931

B

abt 1898 USA
16 Jul 1882 Laurens County, South Carolina, United States - aft 1950

C

25 Sep 1909 West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States - 19 Apr 1976
1860 Missouri, United States - 1942
04 Sep 1866 Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States - 06 May 1919 photo
05 Aug 1911 New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA - 03 Aug 1970

D

03 Jan 1900 Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States - 06 Dec 1989 photo

E

18 Feb 1900 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

H

01 May 1886 North Carolina, United States - 29 Oct 1953
22 Jul 1870 High Hill, Montgomery, Missouri, United States - 15 Sep 1946

J

abt 1844 Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States - aft 1891 photo
1898 Faceville, Decatur, Georgia, United States

L

abt 14 Jun 1854 Carter, Carter, Tennessee, United States - abt 11 Feb 1921 photo

M

abt 1871 Hampshire, West Virginia, United States - aft 1897

P

abt 25 Mar 1879 Atoka, Tipton, Tennessee, United States - 02 Feb 1926

R

15 Apr 1889 Crescent City, Putnam County, Florida, United States - 16 May 1979 photo

S

abt 06 Dec 1895 Arcadia, Louisiana, USA - 23 Jul 1963
abt 1885 Georgia, United States - abt 1920

T

07 Jan 1915 Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - 1995

U

23 Jun 1903 Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States

W

abt 1878 Tontogany, Wood, Ohio, United States - 10 May 1964

Y

27 Jul 1890 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, United States - 29 Jun 1959




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