[JPL] did you know?

Jeff Turton jturton at comcast.net
Fri Nov 10 11:42:10 EST 2006


I believe Pat passed away in the late 90's ? I may be wrong about the  
date.

Jeff Turton


On Nov 10, 2006, at 8:41 AM, Derrick Lucas wrote:

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> What ever became of Pat Patrick?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com [mailto:jazzproglist- 
> bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Steve Schwartz
> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2006 6:09 AM
> To: JAZZ PROGRAMMERS
> Subject: [JPL] did you know?
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> Here's some more information on how Deval came to Massachusetts.
> We're lucky to have him.
> No more Mitt!
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> Deval Patrick was born on Chicago's South Side in 1956, into an
> African-American family living on welfare and residing in a one- 
> bedroom
> apartment. His father Pat Patrick, a member of jazz musician Sun  
> Ra's band,
> left his wife Emily, son Deval, and daughter Rhonda in order to  
> play music
> in New York City.
> While in middle school, one of Deval's teachers referred Deval to A  
> Better
> Chance, a national non-profit organization for identifying,  
> recruiting and
> developing leaders among academically gifted students of color, which
> enabled him to attend Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts.
> Patrick graduated from Milton Academy in 1974 and from Harvard  
> University in
> 1978. He then spent a year working with the United Nations in  
> Africa. In
> 1979, Patrick returned to the United States and enrolled at Harvard  
> Law
> School. While in law school, Patrick was elected president of the  
> Legal Aid
> Bureau, where he first worked defending poor families in Middlesex  
> County,
> Massachusetts
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