From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Lawson, Daniel C.

(born: 1945) 

Lawson was born in Louisville, KY. After leaving his position as marketing sales manager at Gulf Oil Co., Lawson was appointed assistant transit administrator for the city of Houston by Houston, Texas, Mayor Fred Hofheinz. He left that post to become the first marketing manager for the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority. Lawson was later founder and president of Marketing and Sales Unlimited, Inc. and Lawson National Distributing Co. of Houston, Texas. He was also a noted football player at Oklahoma State University. For more see Profiles of Contemporary Black Achievers of Kentucky, by J. B. Horton.


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Profiles of contemporary black achievers of Kentucky: a brief account of individual Black achievers of Kentucky whose qualities and attainments against the odds of circumstance distinguish them from the unexceptional

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Lawson, Daniel C.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 2, 2023,

Last modified: 2017-07-19 17:51:16