Graham, Frank Porter, Dr.

Biography: 

(1886–1972) (D-N.C.), Southern white liberal; first chair, Southern Conference for Human Welfare (1938–48); candidate for chair, FEPC (1943); public member, WLB; wrote WLB ruling in Southport case that as wartime labor policy no employer under board jurisdiction could pay different wage rates to black and white employees for same work; member, Truman’s Committee on Civil Rights; U.S. sen. (1949–50); pres., U. of N.C., Chapel Hill (1930–49); UN mediator (1950?–67).