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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

Delegate National Maritime Union, New York City, 1945-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: baseball, boxing, ice-skating, auto-racing, dancing.

Connections

father:
Henry Williams

mother:
Victoria (Neal) Williams