Local leaders inducted into Raleigh Hall of Fame
Posted September 24, 2009 10:47 p.m. EDT
Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker honored the following residents for their contributions to the community:
- Business leadership icon and education advocate Sherwood H. Smith, Jr.
- Historic preservationist Mabel J. Dorsey
- Dr. Powell Graham "P.G." Fox, Jr.
- Civil rights leader Clarence Everett Lightner, who was Raleigh's first black mayor
- Business leader James Marion Poyner
- Karl Grier Hudson, Jr., a business and civic leader and philanthropist
- Margaret Rose Murray, founder of Vital Link Private School for children with disabilities
- Victor E. Bell, Jr., an advocate for civil rights
- Cyrus B. & Carolyn S. King, human rights advocates
- Civic leader Richard Alexander Urquhart, Jr.
- Betty Lee Tiddy Moore & C. Durham Moore, Jr., co-founders of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities
- Rotary Club of Raleigh
- YMCA of the Triangle, Inc.