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Top Row, Left to Right: Luther Goodwin, John Rector, Robert Brown, Augustus Brown, James Hurd
Bottom Row, Left to Right: Warren Henry, Russel Nagle, Frederick Samuels, Paul Bonseigneur, Unknown
Luther Goodwin attended Bakersfield College from 1936-1940 and was the first African American to win an individual event in any sport at BC - the broad jump and high jump.
He transferred to UCLA and graduated in Law.
He joined the Air force in 1943 and became a 1st Lieutenant in the Tuskegee Airmen where he flew the famous P-51 “Red Tails over Europe and jet planes in Korea.
Upon his return home he became the second African American District Attorney for San Francisco and spent much of his career fighting for civil rights.