Lawson, Edward H[oward].


(1913–?), editor, Opportunity: The Journal of Negro Life, a publica-
tion of the Natl. Urban League (1938–41); special asst. to administrator, WPA (1936–38); field rep. for WMC, WPB, OPM (1941–43); dir., Regions I, II (New England, N.Y., operating primarily out of NYC), FEPC (1943–45); chief of the minorities section, UN, NYC (1946–64); dep. dir., Div. of Human Rights, Office for Political and General Assembly
Affairs, UN (1964–at least 1975). Born in Md.; BA, Rutgers U. (1933).