Timeline: Martin Luther King, Jr. - Part I
Part I: Youth
by David Johnson
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Graduates high school at age 15, enters Morehouse College shortly thereafter.
Receives BA in sociology from Morehouse College at age 19.
Receives degree from Crozer Theological Seminary (Chester, Pa.), enrolls in Boston University Ph.D program.
Marries New England Conservatory music student Coretta Scott; they eventually have four children.
Becomes minister of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama.
Receives Ph.D in systematic theology from Boston University.