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James Joseph Lawson

food company executive.

James Joseph Lawson, American food company executive. Member Akron Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Lawson, James Joseph was born on January 27, 1888 in Campbell, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Gustav and Nancy Lawson.

Education

Student Johnson Bible College, Kimberly Heights, Tennessee, Hiram (O.) College.

Career

Founder, Lawson Milk Company, Akron, O., 1922. Company sold to Consolidated Foods Corporation, Chicago, 1958. Now chairman Lawson Milk Company div. and director corporation Pioneer gallon jug cash and carry in retail stores.

Established Lawson Baptist Foundation, 1960.

Membership

Member Akron Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Mary Stewart, December 11, 1920. Children: Richard James (deceased), Jean Ann (Mistress.

father:
William Gustav

mother:
Nancy Lawson

spouse:
Mary Stewart

children:
Richard James Lawson (deceased)

Jean Ann (Mrs Lawson