This page was created to acknowledge all of the achievements and accomplishments of family members past and present.

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 ELNORA LORENA GUY BENJAMIN 
 In a 1932 Waterloo Daily Courier newspaper article. Elnora was recognized for being one of the winners in the East High Declamatory Contest. A 1933 newspaper article also speaks on Elnora’s oratorical skills by naming her as the winner of the silver cup at the Baptist Convention the year before.
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DR. DELOIS H. GUY  On March 15, 1969 was hired as an Instructor of Nursing at the Unniversity of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. She was the first African American tenured faculty member at UAB, and in 1980 she became the UASON’s first African-American graduate of the DSN program. She was the Birmingham Black Nurses Association 2010 Legends in White Honoree and was inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame 2013. Dr. Guy is the wife of the late Henry L. Guy.
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HENRY L. GUY  Henry L. "Hoover" Guy was the first African American to work for a major car dealership. He was a transmission specialist. He eventually went on to open his own mechanic shop in Bessemer, Alabama. He also taught auto mechanics at Walker State Technical College in Walker County, Alabama. 
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STEWART J. LEE, SR. was thr first African American franchisee of two Burger King restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama. He gave back to his community by employing members of the community at his stores. He was also a mentor to the young people he employed. Stewart, along with his wife Doris was also owner of "Sweet Daddy's" a neighborhood family store and restaurant.