David Yeagley

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David Yeagley
BornSeptember 5, 1951[1]
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
DiedMarch 11, 2014(2014-03-11) (aged 62)
United States
Alma materYale Divinity School
OccupationWriter, activist

David Yeagley (September 5, 1951 – March 11, 2014) was a Comanche,[2] classical composer, conservative political writer[3] and activist. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He earned a bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory, a Master of Arts from Emory University, an Artist Diploma from the University of Hartford (Hartt School of Music), and a Doctorate from the University of Arizona. He was the first American Indian ever admitted to Yale Divinity School,[4] where he earned a Master of Divinity degree.[4]

Yeagley wrote for the right-wing online FrontPage Magazine.[3]

In 2011, Yeagley filed a lawsuit against the organization One People's Project for participating in actions that allegedly led to the cancellation of an American Renaissance conference in 2010 where he was scheduled to speak.[5]


  1. ^ "David A. Yeagley - Biographical Summaries of Notable People - MyHeritage". MyHeritage. Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Cotto, Joseph (April 1, 2013). "David Yeagley: An American Indian perspective on political correctness". The Washington Times.
  3. ^ a b Almasy, Steve (August 4, 2004). "Columbus: Intrepid explorer or accidental navigator?". CNN.
  4. ^ a b "Music, dance and arts of Comanches". The Hour. February 9, 1989.
  5. ^ "OCIS Case Summary for Case No. CJ-2011-5510". The Oklahoma State Courts Network.

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