- This article is about the long-time educator. For others with the same name, see Theodore Lawson (disambiguation).
Lawson was the only child of John and Clara Elizabeth Baker Lawson of Bibb County. He earned his bachelor of science at Tuskegee Institute and was put in charge of the Wenonah Vocational and Trade School in 1949. Under his leadership the program grew into a junior college. In addition to having the school named in his honor, Lawson was also awarded an honorary doctorate from Miles College.
- Theodore Lawson at Findagrave.com