- Born in Portsmith, OH, November 30, 1881.
- Sociologist, Pianist and Organist, Professor, Civil Rights Activist, longtime Colleague of W. E. B. DuBois.
- Oversaw NAACP publication The Crisis (1913-1928) and helped publish The Brownies' Book, a pioneering magazine for African American children.
- Arrested in 1928 New York City sting targeting men having "homosexual sex" in subway bathrooms.
- Fired from The Crisis by W. E. B. DuBois, which ended their collaborations.
- Dill supported himself playing the piano and organ, and he ran a bookstore.
- Moved to Louisville, KY, in 1951 to live with his sister, Mary Dill Broadus: 827 S. Preston.
- Dill worked in Louisville as a doorman at the Grand Theatre: 611 W. Walnut.
- Augustus Granville Dill died at the Red Cross Hospital in Louisville on March 8, 1956. He is buried in the Louisville Cemetery.
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