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James H. Buford

Obituary: James H. Buford, Longtime Urban League Leader, Dies At 75

Nov 29, 2019
James Buford led the Urban League in St. Louis for more than 30 years.
St. Louis American

James H. Buford, longtime National Urban League leader in St. Louis and nationally, died Friday, Nov. 28, at age 75.

“Jim Buford was a giant in the St. Louis community who served with distinction and honor in countless roles impacting countless people,” Michael Patrick McMillan, current president and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, said in expressing condolences for Buford’s wife, Susan Buford, and family on social media.