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Major General Errol R. Schwartz

Errol R. Schwartz, the first black adjutant general for the District of Columbia, was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1952. In 1972 Schwartz arrived in the United States, following his brother and sister who emigrated from Guyana to enroll at Howard University.  Their own quest for higher education motivated Schwartz to begin to investigate enrolling in a college and focusing in engineering.

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