Jarvis Tyner (McCoy Tyner Brother) Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth

Jarvis Tyner Biography

Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jarvis Tyner is an American activist and the former Executive Vice-Chair of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).

Tyner ran on the Communist Party ticket for Vice President of the United States in 1972 and in 1976.

He has also been a public spokesperson for the CPUSA, presenting its positions against racism, imperialism, and war. in addition, Tyner contributed to the CPUSA’s Political Affairs Magazine and its People’s World.

Jarvis Tyner Age

Tyner was born on July 11, 1941, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. he is 78 years old as 2019. He resides in the Inwood section of Manhattan, New York City.

Jarvis Tyner Family / Brother

Tyner is the younger brother of jazz pianist McCoy Tyner. There is no more information involving the rest of the family. McCoy was best his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and also for his long solo career. McCoy died on March 6, 2020, at the age of 81 years old.

Jarvis Tyner Photo
Jarvis Tyner Photo

Jarvis Tyner Education

Tyner attended West Philadelphia High School, where he graduated from.

Jarvis Tyner Career

At the age of 20 years, Tyner joined the Communist Party USA. He worked in various industrial jobs in the Philadelphia area, He was also a member of the Amalgamated Lithographers of America and Teamsters.

In the years 1967, Tyner moved to New York in order to become the national chair of the DuBois Clubs of America. He would go on to become the founding chair of the Young Workers Liberation League.

Communist Party USA

In the year 1972 and 1976, Tyner was a candidate for vice president of the U.S running with party leader Gus Hall.

Jarvis Tyner Net Worth

Tyner has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.


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