Frazer, Victor O.
- Dorsia Smith Silva
was born in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, one of ten children of Albert Frazer and Amanda Blyden, the latter of whom was a native of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Frazer graduated from Charlotte Amalie High School in 1960, and went on to attend Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Immediately after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from Fisk in 1964, he attended Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C.. In 1971 he obtained his law degree and was admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Due to his strong academic record and legal training Frazer received the Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship which was established in the late 1960s to attract talented young lawyers to the field of poverty law As the recipient of this prestigious award he worked as a legal aid lawyer in ...
A version of this article originally appeared in African American National Biography.