Sonnie Hereford, IV

Dr. Sonnie Hereford III and Sonnie Hereford IV walk down 5th Avenue (Governors Drive) from 5th Avenue School. Governor Wallace had kept the schools closed on that day rather than allow them to be integrated. (from Radio Netherlands Worldwide)
 First African-American Student to Integrate an Elementary School in Alabama (1963), Software Engineer with NASA Connected Projects

Born:August 30, 1957, Huntsville, AL
Son of:Martha Ann Hereford
Son of:Sonnie Hereford, III


•  A University of Notre Dame alumnus, Sonnie Hereford IV has a long tenure as the parade coordinator for the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Related Links:

•  Notre Dame Magazine - An autobiographical piece in Notre Dame magazine

•  Radio Netherlands Worldwide - Great 18 minute audio interview with photos (Originally found at

The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  Martha Ann Hereford
•  Sonnie Hereford, III