Kennon Cheek

Kennon Cheek

Kennon Cheek

Associated Building(s): Cheek-Clark Building;

Other Relationships: Janitor

Birthplace: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Lifespan: 1890/1940

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Staff

Era(s): 20th Century Modernization, The Great Depression, World War II

Involvement(s): Civil Rights, Labor Movement

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Latitude/Longitude: 35.917227, -79.063655

Kennon Cheek (c.1890-1940) was a janitor in Venable Hall and helped found the Janitor’s Association in 1930.

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