WARE Gilbert, 76, of Lexington, KY died Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, KY. Survivors include two aunts, Jean Campbell and Ethel Jones of Hagerstown; numerous cousins, and a dear and loving friend, Gloria (Jenny) Campher. A memorial service will be held in Hagerstown, MD on March 13, 2010. Gil received his BA from Morgan State University (1955) his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University (1962). He taught at Morgan State University, Univ. of Pennsylvania, and Drexel Univ.. After retiring from Drexel in 1999, Gilbert taught at Berea College, Berea, KY and Centre College, Danville, KY. In addition, he was Assistant Director of the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Federal Programs Division (1962-63), Program Executive (Maryland Governor’s Cabinet, 1968-69), Senior Research Staffer at The Urban Institute (1969-70), and Exec. Dir. of the National Bar Association’s Judicial Council (1971-81). His publications include From the Black Bar: Voices for Equal Justice Putnam 1976; and William Hastie: Grace Under Pressure, Oxford Univ. Press 1984.
Source: Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) – Wednesday, February 24, 2010