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Lawyers and Poetry

Hayes G. Dabney



Hayes Dabney was a lawyer who helped start a union. He wrote poetry for his children. He lived in Detroit. For 35 years he worked for the Family Independence Agency. He retired in the 1990s.

Dabney was born in Detroit and served in WW II in various campaings in Europe. He obtained his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Detroit.

So far as we know, Dabney did not publish his poetry.

[Source: Obituary, Detroit Free Press, May 17, 2002]


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