From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Jameson, Scott M., III

(born: 1935  -  died: ) 

Scott M. Jameson, III was a basketball player at Kentucky State University (K-State). He and James Goss were co-captains of the team during the 1955-56 season when Jameson was a senior. Both Goss and Jameson's senior sweaters are held in the archival collections of the Center of Excellence for the Study of Kentucky African Americans (CESKAA) at Kentucky State University. Jameson was a sociology major at K-State [source: 1956 Thoroughbred (yearbook), pp. 58, 69, & 117]. He played professional basketball for the Harlem Globetrotters as well as the Washington Generals, a team that traveled with the Harlem Globetrotters [source: within the article by A. Meacham, "Epilogue: Retired St. Petersburg Junior College dean James Goss always took charge," Tampa Bay Times, 04/05/2014, p. 1B]. Scott M. Jameson, III is the son of James and Mary Lucille Warren Jameson; the family of six lived at 313 Hill Street in Frankfort, KY [source: 1940 U.S. Federal Census]. Scott and his twin brother Max were born in Frankfort, KY. The paternal grandparents of Scott M. Jameson, II were Mattie Clay and Scott Maryland Jameson, Sr.; their portraits are available in the Jameson Family Collection at the Center of Excellence for the Study of Kentucky African Americans, Kentucky State University.

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NKAA Source: Kentucky State University yearbooks
NKAA Source: Kentucky State University yearbooks
NKAA Source: Tampa Bay times (newspaper)

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