Edward "Buck" Buchanan, Ezzard Charles, and Alice Harrell Strickland

Edward "Buck" Buchanan, Ezzard Charles, and Alice Harrell Strickland

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  • Edward "Buck" Buchanan of Norcross, a rags-to-riches-to-rags again businessman who brought electrical manufacturing to Gwinnett and became one of the first automobile builders in Georgia in the early twentieth century.
  • Gwinnett County native Ezzard Charles, who was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1949 to 1951.
  • Alice Harrell Strickland, who became the mayor of Duluth and the first female mayor in the state of Georgia in 1922.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of History and Sociology

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  • Created By: dminardi3
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  • Created On: Jul 22, 2022 - 11:49am
  • Last Updated: Jul 22, 2022 - 11:49am