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

Dawson, Howard Preston, Jr.

(born: 1916  -  died: 1961) H. Preston Dawson, a horse trainer, was born July 20, 1916 in Kentucky, the son of Howard Preston Dawson, Sr. and Nettie B. Baker Dawson [source: West Virginia Deaths Index]. Preston Dawson died in Wheeling, WV, and is buried in Springfield, KY.

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