Former TSU President Spearman dies

January 20, 2008 8:54:22 PM PST
Former TSU President Leonard Spearman Senior is being remembered tonight after dying following a stroke. Spearman is remembered for his life-long dedication to learning. He died Thursday after suffering a stroke three months ago.

Spearman served as Texas Southern University's president from 1980 to 1986. He later served as an ambassador to Rwanda and Lesotho. He was 78 years old.

Memorial services are in the works for Friday.

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