Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015

 

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Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015

Author: Reginald Walker, Marketing Intern/Wednesday, February 22, 2017/Categories: Lifetime Achievers

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith was deputy director of the Ohio Department of Human Services, Director of the Cleveland Department of Public Health, and assistant professor and Director of Case Western Reserve University's Center for Urban & Minority Health. From 1998 until 2004, Dr. Alford-Smith was director of the Summit County Department of Job & Family Services. Before becoming CEO of the Ohio Girl Scouts, she was CEO of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools and the International Commission on Health Care Professions in Philadelphia.

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Mr. Booker T. Tall - 1987

Mr. Booker T. Tall - 1987 21 February 2017

Mr. Booker T. Tall - 1987

TALL, BOOKER T. (12 Dec. 1928-13 Feb. 1994) had a varied career as a teacher, businessman, and politician, but he is best remembered for a lifetime of work to enhance and honor the positive achievements of African Americans. Born to sharecroppers Booker T. (Sr.) and Julia MacFulton Tall in Hooker Bend, TN, Tall learned early the virtue of industry and thrift. When his family relocated to Akron, OH, in 1943, he held a variety of jobs as a...

Mr. William F. Boyd, Sr. - 1995

Mr. William F. Boyd, Sr. - 1995 21 February 2017

Mr. William F. Boyd, Sr. - 1995

William Francis Boyd was born on February 7, 1915, on East 38th Street and Central Avenue in Cleveland, OH. He moved with his parents, Elmer F. and Cora S. Boyd and sister Lucille in 1917 and lived above his father’s funeral home on East 43rd Street and Central Avenue. The family later moved in 1925 to East 81st Street and Cedar Avenue. William F. Boyd attended Quincy Elementary School and Patrick Henry Junior High School. During the...

Mr. Virgil E. Brown - 1997

Mr. Virgil E. Brown - 1997 21 February 2017

Mr. Virgil E. Brown - 1997

Since January 1979, Mr. Brown has been serving as a commissioner of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He has been serving as president of the board of commissioners since November 1980. He was director of Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in 1972-1979. Prior to that, he was a city councilman, ward 25, in 1967-72. Mr. Brown is married with two children that reside in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born August 12, 1917. His political career started in 1966 with...

Mr. Bracy E. Lewis - 2009

Mr. Bracy E. Lewis - 2009 22 February 2017

Mr. Bracy E. Lewis - 2009

Bracy was one of the first African Americans in the City to break through the banking industry’s “Ivory Tower” to become a Senior Vice President, head of the Private Banking Department and Chairman of a Major Financial Organization’s Contributions Committee. Likewise, through his extensive volunteerism, he has served on numerous boards where he was the first and only African-American to serve. He has made it a personal...

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015 22 February 2017

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith - 2015

Dr. Daisy Alford-Smith was deputy director of the Ohio Department of Human Services, Director of the Cleveland Department of Public Health, and assistant professor and Director of Case Western Reserve University's Center for Urban & Minority Health. From 1998 until 2004

Dr. Linda Bradley - 2015

Dr. Linda Bradley - 2015 27 February 2017

Dr. Linda Bradley - 2015

Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair, OB/GYN & Women's Health In stitute

Dr. Julian M. Earls - 2015

Dr. Julian M. Earls - 2015 28 February 2017

Dr. Julian M. Earls - 2015

Dr. Julian M. Earls is the retired Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio where he served from October 2003 until December 2005. Previously, he served as Glenn's Deputy Director. As Director, Dr. Earls was responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities required to accomplish the missions assigned to the Center. Dr. Earls joined the Monte Ahuja...

Judge Sara J. Harper - 2015

Judge Sara J. Harper - 2015 28 February 2017

Judge Sara J. Harper - 2015

Harper was raised in a public housing project in Cleveland, Ohio. Harper got her undergraduate and law degrees from Case Western Reserve University. Harper worked as a prosecutor for the city of Cleveland in the 1960s. In 1970 she was appointed a judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court by...

The Honorable Jean Murrell Capers - 2000

The Honorable Jean Murrell Capers - 2000 1 March 2017

The Honorable Jean Murrell Capers - 2000

Jean Murrell Capers is a practicing attorney and a retired Cleveland Municipal Court Judge. In 1949, she became the first African-American councilwoman for Cleveland. Throughout her years she worked in Cleveland’s prosecutor’s office, served as an assistant state attorney general, and in 1977, Capers was appointed a Cleveland Municipal Court judge and won the election to...

Remembering Tanya Allmond, BPACF...

Remembering Tanya Allmond, BPACF... 6 May 2019

Remembering Tanya Allmond, BPACF...

BPACF Co-Founder Tanya Allmond a visionary leader in Greater Cleveland. 

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