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Distinquished Bates Alumni Application Form

Found 10 results.

Dr. Jean A. Creek

Class of 1963

Administration & Education, Business & Commerce, Community Service,

Community Activist in A.A.Co.,
Educator, Principal and Administrator in the Baltimore City School System;
Served as President of the Anne Arundel County NAACP; Now an International Business Consultant;


Lonnie C. Brown (late.)

Class of 1956

Business & Commerce

Mr. Brown was a former employee of Wiley H. Bates High School from 1955 until the school closed in 1966 due to desegregation. He purchased property in the Urban Renewal Area of Annapolis' former Fourth Ward in 1975 where established several successful businesses. He was the owner of Brown's Glo-ing Club and L and G Boutique and continued to maintain a Black business presence in what is now known as the Business Revitalization Area in the city of Annapolis.


John Chambers (late)

Class of 1945

Business & Commerce

Owner of Chambers Family Barber Shop: Alderman and the First Black Mayor of Annapolis, MD


Howard Fuller

Class of 1951

Business & Commerce

Owners of H&B Fuller Retail Center Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD


Betty Fuller

Class of 1954

Business & Commerce

Owners of H&B Fuller Retail Center Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD


Charles Hicks, Sr. (late)

Class of 1942

Business & Commerce

Mortician and owner of Hicks Funeral Home


Isaac E. Johnson, Sr.

Class of 1943

Business & Commerce

Owner of the Mulberry Mart


George Phelps

Class of 1947

Business & Commerce

Civic Leader, Law Enforcement, Owner of Phelps Security Company


J. William Swann

Class of 1936 (the first graduating Class of Bates)

Business & Commerce

Freelance Photographer for the Afro-American Newspaper and Bates High School;


George Spriggs

Class of 1955

Business & Commerce, Sports & Athletic Achievement

Professional baseball player with the Pittsburgh Pirates,
Owner of Spriggs Construction Company.

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