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JULIAN R. DUGAS

Posted By Cheyney A. Sparks, Monday, April 28, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 05, 2014

JULIAN R. DUGAS, a lawyer and civil rights activist who became a power broker in the administration of former D.C. mayor Walter E. Washington and helped guide the city’s transition to home rule in the 1970s, died April 12 in the District of Columbia. He was 95.

Julian R. Dugas, Esq., was initiated at the South Carolina State University, the Alpha Lambda of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., May 14, 1938, where he served as Polemarch.  In 1956, he was elected Polemarch of the Washington Alumni Chapter, where he served for many years.  Brother Dugas served as Corporation Counsel for the District of Columbia and was a fierce advocate to the rights of the citizens of Washington, DC. His legal legwork was credited with securing greater rights for tenants and debtors.

He was a special assistant to the president of Howard University, where he taught law for decades. He remained active in his private legal practice until his death and belonged to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Washington.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Thelma Chisholm Dugas of Washington; four sons, Julian R. Dugas Jr. of Las Vegas, John F. Dugas of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Edwin H. Dugas and Michael C. Dugas, both of Washington; a grandson; and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral for Dr. Julian R. Dugas will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Dunbarton Chapel, Howard University School of Law. Visitation or viewing from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and funeral at 11:00 a.m. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to the Julian R. Dugas Scholarship Fund, Office of Development, Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness St., NW, Washington, DC 20008.

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