Shirley Gavin Floyd
Floyd graduated from Parker High School and attended Birmingham-Southern College. In addition to her long career at Lawson State she has served as a business manager for the Civil Rights Activist Committee and been active in the Fourth Avenue Merchants Association.
Floyd ran unsuccessfully as a candidate for District 5 in the 2009 Birmingham City Council election. As a City Council candidate Floyd hoped to promote green initiatives in new construction, to support education, and improve public housing and transit.
- "Birmingham City Council District 5: Shirley Gavin Floyd." (August 18, 2009) Birmingham News
- Shirley Gavin Floyd campaign website