Frank Kameny Net Worth: How Rich was the Activist Actually?

Frank Kameny, or Franklin Edward Kameny, was an astrologer and LGBT rights, activist. The current value of Frank Kameny’s net worth is unknown. His net worth is to be between $1 million and $3 million.

Full Name                                          Franklin Edward Kameny
Date of Birth May 21, 1925
Born Place New York City, United States
Profession Politician, Scientist, Astronomer, Activist
Net Worth Under Review
Died on October 11, 2011, at the age of 86

Early Life

Kameny was raised to Ashkenazi Jewish parents on May 21, 1925, in New York City. He attended Richmond Hill High School before enrolling at Queens College. Before completing his studies, he was conscripted by the United States Army. During World War II, he served in the Armed forces and then proceeded to Queens College. Where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 1948.

Kameny then went to Harvard University to study astronomy for his master’s and Ph.D.

Frank Kameny Net Worth and Career

Kameny joined the Army Map Service as an astronomer in 1957. But, after refusing to reveal his sexuality, he was sacked a few months later.

The US Civil Service Commission was then sued by Kameny for wrongful dismissal. His legal concerns stemming from his sexual orientation are the first on record.

Kameny was a key organizer of public rallies for LGBT rights in the United States throughout the 1970s. He fought the American Psychiatric Organisation’s definition of homosexuality as a mental disease during this time. The Civil Service Commission officially overturned its anti-LGBTQ.

His efforts resulted in a significant shift in equal rights policies in the USA. Kameny was discharged from the service in 2009. President Barack Obama praised him for his support of the LGBTQ community.

Kameny also is a politician also to that. In 1971, he ran for Congressman as the first homosexual candidate. He ran for a non-voting congressional delegate in the District of Columbia’s election. Democrat Walter E. Fauntroy, so, beat him.

Personal Life

Kameny managed to make a public appearance while suffering from heart problems. On September 30, 2011, in Washington, D.C., he gave his farewell address to an LGBTQ group.

He finds dead at his house on October 11, 2011. Arteriosclerosis-related cardiovascular disease was the cause of mortality.

Frank Kameny Net Worth

Frank Kameny’s precise net worth is unknown. His net worth is to be between $1 million and $3 million.

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