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John Payton

John Payton (Associated Press Photo)
John Payton (Associated Press Photo)

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July 19, 2012 "i love the gust book" - payton metts (amarica, TX)
June 21, 2012 "John was a dear classmate during our years together at Pomona College. The twenty-year-old was no different from the man many of you knew. Thoughtful, kind, and immoveable in what he saw as right. My brother, my friend." - Vincent Michael Patella (Albany, CA)
April 20, 2012 "The earth is void of a hero and heaven has gained a servant. I was told of Mr. Payton's death by a friend who gave me the charge to continue the fight for equality. His legacy will continue to transform the lives of many. MY prayers are with Mrs. McDougall and family.Please know that there is someone(Millie Coby) in Milwaukee, WI praying for you daily." - Millie Coby (Milwaukee, WI)
April 16, 2012 "John Payton filled some very big shoes and we are better because of his contributions. My condolences to his wife, Gay McDougall." - Joyce Ladner (Sarasota, FL)
April 15, 2012 "With Sincere condolences and expressions of sympathy.
Officers and members of the
Booker T. Washington High School
Alumni Class of 1965
Atlanta, Georgia" - Saylia Hammonds (Atlanta, GA)
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Obituary for John Payton
NEW YORK (AP) - Civil rights lawyer John Payton, who defended the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy before the Supreme Court and led...
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