Audrey Lattimore Gaston Howard

Published on February 1, 2018  
Audrey Gaston Yearbook Photo

Juris Doctor, 1970

  • First African-American student to enroll full-time at Samford University, entering Cumberland School of Law in 1967
  • First woman appointed to the U. S. Attorney’s Office in the southeast, 1970
  • Appointed courts liaison adviser to the staff of the National Criminal Justice Commission, 1972
  • Served as legislative assistant to U. S. Representative John Buchanan of Alabama beginning in 1975
  • Died in 1989

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