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R.I.P. Harry Justin Elam (April 29, 1922 – August 16, 2012)

We from want to send out our condolence to the Elam & Clark Families. R.I.P. to this important man (90 years old!!), Judge Harry Justin Elam (Guru’s father).

Retired Judge Harry Justin Elam was the first African American appointed to the Boston Municipal Court of Massachusetts. Subsequently, Elam became the Chief Justice of this court and later was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court. Prior to his judgeship years, between 1971 and 1988, he was a prominent lawyer in the city of Boston from 1952 to 1971.

More here and here (Check it out!!).

(Harry Elam Jr., Harry Elam Sr., and Keith (“Guru”) Elam on Cape Cod in the 1970s.)

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