1933       Born in Kansas City, Kansas on September 9

1951       Graduates Ward Catholic School, Kansas City, Kansas

               (first African American male to graduate)   

1953       Graduates Kansas City Junior College; joins US Air Force

1955       Jen Instructor, Williams Air Force Base, Arizona

1957       Graduates Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona,

               (B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, cum laude; B57 bomber pilot, Japan)

1958       Chief of Collateral Training, Strategic Air Command, Travis Air Force

               Base, CA (no longer bomber pilot)

1961       Test Pilot Training Program & Candidate for Astronaut Training, Aerospace

               Research Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base (no longer Chief of Collateral

               Training, Edwards Air Force Base)

1962       Appointed to the Astronaut Training School; graduates Aerospace Research

               Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base; receives National Preparedness

               Award; Los Angeles Urban League Astronaut Selection Board

               recommends him to NASA

1963       Assigned to Bomber Operations, deputy for flight test, Aeronautical Systems

               Division, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

1966       Resigns from US Air Force Service

               (no longer and employee at Wright Patterson AFB)

1966-68  IBM Corp

1968-74  Aviation Consultant for DAC Corp, Dallas, TX

               Restaurant Chain - Rib Cage International

               Dwight Development Associates - Real Estate/Land/Construction

1974-78  MFA Program University of Denver, CO (Sculpture)

1978       Hell Bent to create an art career

1980       1. Sculptor & Owner, Ed Dwight Studios Inc., Denver, CO

               2. Mr. Frederick Douglas, commissioned by the National Park Service

1982       Hank Aaron, commissioned by the Atlanta Braves

1987       Arizona State University, Honorary L.H.D

1994       Battle Creek Underground Memorial, commissioned by the W.K. Kellog


1999       Alex Haley | Kunte Kinte Memorial

2001       1. African American History Monument, commissioned by the State of S.C.

               2. International Underground Railroad Memorial, commissioned  by the

                  Detroit 300 Inc. (located in Detroit, MI & Windsor, Canada)

2002       Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at City Park Denver, commissioned by

         the City of Denver

2004       Chicago Blues District, commissioned by the City of Chicago

2006       Dr. Martin Luther King at Anne Arundel Community College

2007       1. The Soldiers Memorial, Campus Main of Lincoln University

                      2. Dr. King at Hermann Park, commissioned by the City of Houston

2010       1. John Hope Franklin Memorial, Tower of Reconciliation, Tulsa, OK

                      2. Inauguration of Hope, commissioned by Doug Morton and Marilyn Brown

                      3. United House of Prayer for all People, commissioned by the Church

                      4. Rosa Parks Memorial in Grand Rapids MI

2011       Dr. and Mrs. King Memorial along the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial HW

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