Powell was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Bush from 2001 to 2005, the first African American to serve in that position.He was the 65th United States Secretary of State, serving under U. Powell was born in New York City in 1937 and was raised in the South Bronx.Princess Diana (the Princess of Wales, and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry), who was married to Prince Charles, died in a fatal car crash when her limo driver tried to lose the paparazzi that were tailing her car. Halle Berry and ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry are at it again—but this time it’s about their six-year-old daughter’s hair.~ Radio's Connection to the Comstock ~ ~ Early Radio Operation in Nevada ~ ~ Arthur G.Raycraft, Nevada's "Father of Wireless" ~ ~ Amateur Wireless Operation in Nevada ~ ~ America's First Radio Tour ~ ~ Nevada's Earliest Radio Broadcast Stations ~ was a 1922 promotional trek to expose the rural West to the possibilities of RADIO. All non-credited photos and all text on this webpage are property of Henry Rogers/Western Historic Radio Museum and are subject to copyright laws. Mackay is best known in Nevada as one of the "Big Four" of the Comstock, the mining district located in Virginia City, Nevada.His wealth allowed Mackay to move in a different direction after leaving Virginia City - telecommunications was the direction taken. Gordon Bennett Jr., which gave birth to the Mackay-Bennett Cable Company but shortly the name was changed to Commercial Cable Company (1884.) In 1884, CCC laid a transatlantic telegraph cable to directly compete with Jay Gould's Western Union.By 1886, Mackay and Bennett started Postal Telegraph Company for telegraph communications within the USA.
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His parents, Luther and Maud Powell, immigrated to the United States from Jamaica.
Powell was educated in the New York City public schools, graduating from the City College of New York (CCNY), where he earned a bachelor's degree in geology.