HISTORICAL RESIDENTS OF DURKEEVLIIE AND SURROUNDING AREAS 

  • A. Philip Randolph - Civil Rights activist (1889-1979)

  • James Weldon Johnson - novelist and Civil Rights activist (1871-1938)

  • Bob Hayes - NFL player, Olympic gold medalist sprinter (1942-2002)

  • Brian Dawkins - NFL player (born 1973)

  • Artis Gilmore - NBA player (born 1949)

  • Charlie Hoss Singleton

  • Mary Singleton

  • Sallye Mathis

  • John Rosemond Johnson

  • Earl and Janet Johnson 

  • this is just a small portion of our residents of note will add more soon