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Alvin Williams

Alvin Williams, American author. Recipient Worthy of Praise award United States Navy Department, Charleston, South Carolina, 1945, United States Maritime, New York City, 1946-1989. President The Sentimental Social Club, Savannah, 1938-1943, The Twelve Length Social Club, New York City, 1953-1958. Member M.W. King Solomon Grand Lodge (honorary), M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge (honorary), The Nation of Islam (honorary).

Background

  • Williams, Alvin was born on April 27, 1919 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Henry and Victoria (Neal) Williams.

  • Education

    • Student, Savannah State College, 1942. Student, Machinist School-United States Coast Guard, 1952. Student, Photographic School, New York City, 1960.

      Student, National Maritime School, 1971.

    Career

    • Delaware National Maritime Union, New York City, 1945-1989.

    Works

    • Author: A House Cannot Be Any Better Than Its Head, 1996.

    Membership

    President The Sentimental Social Club, Savannah, 1938-1943, The Twelve Length Social Club, New York City, 1953-1958. Member M.W. King Solomon Grand Lodge (honorary), M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge (honorary), The Nation of Islam (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Baseball, boxing, ice-skating, auto-racing, dance.

    Connections

    • father: Henry Williams
    • mother: Victoria (Neal) Williams
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    Born April 27, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1942
      Savannah State College
    • 1952
      Machinist School-United States Coast Guard
    • 1960
      Photographic School
    • 1971
      National Maritime School