Julius Red Coleman

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Julius “Red” Coleman

Born in 1923 in Fairest, Texas, Julius’ father moved to Dallas, when he was 12 and started his school at John Henry Brown School. He started working at the age of 12 -delivering newspapers, worked for cleaners and sold Coca Colas. During his time in high school, he was the elected president of the freshman class. He attended University of Texas at Arlington for one semester. He started Crime Stoppers in Dallas. He got married in 1943 and has 9 grand children and 6 great grand children.

Published on Sep 20, 2018
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