In Memoriam: Benjamin S. Grinage

Benjamin S. Grinage


Born in Kentucky and raised in Ohio, U.S. Air Force veteran Ben Grinage became SNCC Project Director for Arkansas, working in Pine Bluff, West Helena, and Little Rock.  He ran for the Arkansas State Legislature in 1965.  After leaving SNCC he worked for the Arkansas Council for Human Relations.  Rev. Grinage died in Little Rock in 1987 and is buried in the Little Rock, ARK Veterans Cemetery.

Benjamin Grinage