Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Horace Peterson

Horace Peterson

July 10, 1921
Birmingham, AL

July 7, 2001
Lawrenceville, GA

1940-41 Howard College - Homewood, AL (College) Freshmen
1941-42 Howard College - Homewood, AL (College) 
1942-43 Howard College - Homewood, AL (College) 
1946-47 Howard College - Homewood, AL (College)
1947-48 Birmingham Vulcans (SPBL)
1947-48 Goodwater High School - Alabama  (High School) Head coach
1948-49 Bessemer High School - Alabama (High School) Head coach

Peterson served in the U.S. Army during World War 2.

Horace earned a Master's Degree from the University of Alabama and would work for the Bessemer Board of Education for 35 years. He was the principal at Jess Lanier High School until retiring in 1983.

Horace married Sarah Horton (1924-1999) in 1943 and they had one son and one daughter.



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