People

April 11, 2017
Portrait of John F. Dodson

Professor John LaFayette Dodson

"John LaFayette Dodson was born on April 10, 1837, to Samuel P. Dodson and Rebecca S. Gardner Dodson near Summerville, Georgia. When Dodson was nine years old, he suffered a health condition that disabled his arm—a disability that followed him for the rest of his life."