8 Logan Circle, NW
— African American Heritage Trail, Washington D. C. —Belford V. Lawson (1909-1985) and Marjorie M. Lawson (1912-2002) were prominent attorneys. Mr. Lawson helped win landmark civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including New Negro Alliance v. Sanitary Grocery (1938) and Henderson v. Southern Railway Company (1950). Mrs. Lawson advised John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign, and he appointed her to the D.C. Juvenile Court bench. President Lyndon Johnson chose her for the U.S. delegation to the United Nations.
|Placed By||Cultural Heritage, DC|
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|Date Added||Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 9:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323968 N 4308759|
|Decimal Degrees||38.91010000, -77.03023333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.606', W 77° 1.814'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 36.36" N, 77° 1' 48.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near , Washington, D.C. DC 20005, US|
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