NYC Honorary Street Names


Professor William H. Pease, Jr. Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 104th Street and 35th Avenue
Honoree: William H. Pease, Jr. was a teacher, a former engineer and an advocate of the study of African-American history. He served in the Army Air Forces as a weather observer during WWII and was stationed for a period in Tuskegee, Alabama. He was the first African-American president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He served more than two decades as an educator at Suffolk County Community College and was the first full-time African-American administrator at the college. (Ferreras)

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