MR. C. U. DAVIS
Carrington Lewis Davis was born August
27, 1879, in Green Spring Valley. Baltimore
County, Maryland, After completing the
course of the public. school at. his home he
entered the Academy of Morgan College in
October, 1894, from which department he
graduated in June, 1897. He entered the
Freshman class of the college department the
following autumn and was graduated as Vale-
dictorian of his class in June, 1901, at the
same time winning the Charles W. Baldwin
medal for excellence in English oratory. After
spending one year as instructor at Morgan,
Mr. Davis entered Harvard University in the
fall of 1902 and was graduated in 1904. Dur-
ing his Senior year he was elected a member
of the Harvard Classical Club, being the only
colored man so elected up to this time.
E. BERNARD TAYLOR
E. B. Taylor, a well-known Baltimore
caterer, began his business career as clerk for
the famous caterer, Bowen, while still a school
boy. Notwithstanding the many reverses which
come to every business man. he has mastered
them manfully. He is a man of pleading man-
ner, sociable, businesslike and easy to ap-
proach. Mr. Taylor has always shown a deep
Interest in the welfare of all interests toward
his race and still stands ready to co-operate
with his fellowman.
W. EMMETT COLEMAN
This young man, who has been in charge of
the North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co. in
the State of Maryland, for the last three years,
announces very substantial gains in the in-
surance world. Its phenomenal growth can be
attributed to an unequalled agency force, and
the whole-hearted co-operation of the business
men of Maryland. After a thorough investi-
gation of the affairs of management, Mr.
Coleman states he "Believes that the economic
future of the race is absolutely dependent
upon the extent to which the present genera-
tion make preparation! for the succeeding one.
REV. G. F. BRAGG. D. D.
Rev. G. F, Bragg has been pastor of St.
James Episcopal Church of Baltimore for the
past thirty-two years. He posesses possibly
more strong friends among influential white
people of this community than any other col-
ored clergyman. Wilburforce University con-
fered upon him in 1902 the honorary degree
of Doctor of Divinity. His wise counsel is
always sought for in important issues con-
cerning the race.