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Darwin N. Davis, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1932
Flint
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2006
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Darwin N. Davis Sr., named one of "the bravest generation'' by Fortune magazine for being among the first black executives to fight their way to the top of corporate America. He received a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from The University of Arkansas, at Pine Bluff in 1954. He earned a Master's Degree in Mathematics Education from Wayne State University in 1958, and began teaching Mathematics in the Detroit Public School System. He was a successful teacher. As the result of the Civil Rights Movement, he became a salesman for the Equitable Life Assurance Society of America and became the first African American full Vice President of the Equitable; transferring to the company's New York City headquarters to lead the Marketing Sector of Agency Operations. In 1987, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Equitable's new External Relations Department where he served with distinction until his retirement in 1998.

Death from cardiac arrest.


 
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Row Walker
Record added: Jun 18, 2007
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Darwin N. Davis, Sr
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