Father George Clements
Fr. George H. Clements giving Holy Communion, 1973. Photo by John H. White.
George Harold Clements
January 26, 1932
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||November 25, 2019 (aged 87)|
Hammond, Indiana, U.S.
|Occupation||Roman Catholic priest, activist|
|Children||Joey, Friday, Stewart, Saint Anthony|
In June 1969, Father Clements became the first black pastor of Holy Angels Catholic Church on the South Side of Chicago. He was also well known for his involvement in civil rights activities in the 1960s.
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- Retired Chicago priest, Civil Rights activist Father George Clements dies