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Shirley Louise Harrington

She was born in Buffalo, NY.
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Rev. Shirley Louise Harrington was born in Buffalo, New York and attended School 47, Masten Park High School and the University at Buffalo where she earned her PhD degree. She also attended Colgate Rochester Divinity where she earned a MasterĂ¢??s Degree in Theology.
Shirley has been active in the community for many years. She belonged to the following organizations: NAACP, Negro Business and Professional Women's Club and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
During her career in education, she taught at Clinton Jr. High School, Woodlawn Junior High School, and the Martin Luther King Elementary School. She held the position of Assistant Director at the State University Educational Opportunity Center; director of the Education Department at the Buffalo Urban League; Executive Assistant to the Director at BUILD Halfway House and the New York State Labor Department. She ran a successful day care center for many years.
Shirley was a founder and member of the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier Inc. and the Black Educators Association.