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 "This web site is a tribute to the American Cotton Farmer, the last eight generations of Jemison cotton farmers, the Jemison Family and a special tribute to Lynn Hawkins Jemison co-owner of Jemison Land & Cattle Company."      

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Jemison History

Business Hall of Fame
Elbert S. Jemison
Elbert S. Jemison, Jr.
Jemison Mansion
Mary Jemison
Robert Jemison, Jr.
Science Hall of Fame
Sports Hall of Fame
William Jemison
William T. Van de Graaff
William T. Van de Graaff


Outstanding Leader

Born October 27, 1895, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He played football at the University of Alabama from 1912 to 1915. He is the grand son of the Robert Jemison, Jr. a renowned Confederate Senator. He was the first Southerner to be named All-American by Parke Davis and by Walter Camp in 1915. He was a punter, a kicker, and a tackle of high regard. He went to West Point and after World War I, "Bully" coached for Xen Scott and Wallace Wade. He went to Colorado College as head football coach in 1926 and stayed through 1939. Then he went on to a distinguished army career and retired as a Lt. Colonel. He passed away April 26, 1977, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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