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Philip Martin Lawrence

Philip Martin Lawrence, American coal company executive, sales executive. Named Minority Input Committeeman IRMSDC, Indianapolis, 1984-1985; recipient People's Choice award National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1990; named to Black Enterprise Top 100, New York City, 1985-1990.


  • Lawrence, Philip Martin was born on November 12, 1950 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of William Henry and Pilar Elizabeth (Edwards) Lawrence.

  • Education

    • Student, Southern Indiana University, 1972.


    • Disc jockey WUPS Radio, Evansville, Indiana, 1970-1972. Factory worker Inland Container, 1972-1974. From salesman to sales director Family Record Plan Heritage, 1974-1977, '81-82.

      Senior aides director Community Action Program, 1977-1978. Business development officer City of Evansville, 1978-1980. Restaurant owner Penny Queen, Evansville, 1980-1981.

      Owner, manager ATSCO, Inc., since 1982. Board directors, incorporator ABCDE Corporation, Evansville.


    • Editor (newspaper) The People's Voice, Evansville, 1970-1971.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Board directors National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1972-1975, treasurer, 1980-1982. Board directors Council on Aging, 1979-1983, Outreach Ministries, 1981-1983, Indiana Regional Minority Supplier Development Council, 1982-1986, Mission of Grace, 1983, Private Industry Council, Economic Development, 1985. Elder Grace Lutheran Church, Evansville, 1982-1988, president, 1990-1992.

    Master of ceremonies Black Expo. Beauty Pageant, Evansville, 1983, Black History Talent Review, Evansville, since 1979. Sponsor minority companies attendance National Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Trade Fair.

    Member Rotary.



    Children, basketball, running, jazz.


    • Married Cheryl Darlene Moore, June 7, 1971. Children: M. Demorrio (previous marriage), DeVonna M., Philip M. II, Shane K.
    • father: William Henry Lawrence
    • mother: Pilar Elizabeth (Edwards) Lawrence
    • spouse: Cheryl Darlene Moore
    • children: M. Demorrio Lawrence (previous marriage)
    • DeVonna M. Lawrence
    • Philip M. II Lawrence
    • Shane K. Lawrence
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    Born November 12, 1950
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Southern Indiana University
    • 1970 - 1972
      Disc jockey WUPS Radio
      Evansville, Indiana, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      factor, y worker Inland Container
    • 1974 - 1977
      from salesman to sales director, Family Record Plan Heritage
    • 1977 - 1978
      senior, aides director Community Action Program
    • 1978 - 1980
      business development officer, City of Evansville
    • 1980 - 1981
      restaurant owner Penny Queen
      Evansville, Indiana, United States
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