Tribute to Horatia Nelson

 

Horatia Nelson

 

Chase City, Mecklinburg County, VA

 

Brooklyn, NY

 

Black

 

Congregational

 

James Ellis Dodson, Jr.

 

Chavis

 

Gurney Elliot Nelson, Sr.

 

Gurney Elliot Nelson, Jr., Phyllis Nelson Drayton

 

Beulah Dodson, Chavis Hugo Dodson

 

University of Pennsylvania - Teaching Certificate - c.1919; Ohio State University - BA in English / English Literature - c.1928; Ohio State University - Masters Degree in English - c. 1931

 

Professor

 

Benedict College, Columbia South Carolina

 

Taught English and English literature from the late 1930's through 1954

 

A founder of the alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Columbia, SC; NAACP; USO

 

Numerous

 

International travel, writing poetry, Pickling watermelon rinds, canning fruit