Person:Dr. James I. Dawson
Dr. James I. Dawson
Photo from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
|Born:||January 14, 1925, Pike County, AL|
|Died:||December 7, 2009, Huntsville, AL|
• "A graduate of Alabama A&M, Tuskegee Institute, and Pennsylvania State University, Dr. James Dawson is a community leader who has worked in many capacities as an educator, an author, a businessman, and a mortician. He currently is a member of the Huntsville City Board of Education, a position he has held since 1988." This caption was written in 2004 and is now out of date. - HMCPL
• Parents: Jesse and Charlotte Vann Dawson
Daughter: Delaris Hamilton married Larry Hamilton - Speakin' Out
Undergraduate degree from Alabama A&M University
Master's degree from Tuskegee University
Doctorate degree from Penn State
AS degree in Mortuary Science from Jefferson State Community College. - Speakin' Out
• "He was a voice of equality and justice for all." - Speakin' Out
• HMCPL - Huntsville Madison County Public Library Digital Archives, Photo and caption.
• Huntsville Times - Article by Challen Stephens, September 3, 2003. Dawson is quoted in the article regarding school segregation.
• Speakin' Out - Obituary (obsolete link - no new link known)