Sidney P. Dones
Sidney P. Dones
|Died||August 2, 1947(aged 58–59)|
|Citizenship||United States of America|
Sidney Preston Dones (1888 -August 2, 1947) was an American businessman involved in real estate, insurance, legal services, and the film business. He studied at LaSalle Extension University School of Law. He was born in Marshall, Texas. He married Lavinia H. Relerford and then Bessie Williams.
At the vanguard of African Amwricans involves in Los Angeles real estate, in 1927 he was jailed for usury.
He joined with other prominent investors to buy and develop a tract of land in Val Verde, California for African Americans.
- Injustice (1919 film)
- Reformation (1920 film)
- The Ten Thousand Dollar Trail (1921).
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- "Indianapolis Recorder 16 August 1947 — Hoosier State Chronicles: Indiana's Digital Historic Newspaper Program". newspapers.library.in.gov.
- Jr, J. Clay Smith (January 27, 1999). Emancipation: The Making of the Black Lawyer, 1844-1944. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0812216857 – via Google Books.
- Bell, Shannon; Quaide, Rustin; Campbell-Page, Theresa (February 1, 2009). "Celebrate African American History Month with the National Register of Historic Places". www.nps.gov.
- "JoinCalifornia - Sidney P. Dones". www.joincalifornia.com.
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