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November 13, 1984


Rev. Martin Luther King Sr., father of civil rights crusader

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Sr., who passed on here Sunday, was the father of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. ''Daddy King,'' as he was known , preached nonviolence to his children, and his son Martin made it the hallmark of his civil rights crusade in the 1950s and '60s.