Inductee

Louis Dickerson

The Bridge at Ridgely

Served in the us marine corp.

Served as a secret service agent for president george H.W. Bush

Recipient of numerous awards for his service to the U.S.

 

Bio

Louis Dickerson, Jr. was born in Somerville, TN on 02/28/1947 to Louis and Marie Dickerson. He was an only child. He attended schools at Fayette County Training School. He had three children Sheena, Charles and Angela (who is now deceased). During his early adulthood he decided to join the service. He entered the Marine Corp. on May 2nd 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. He served numerous years with the marines and then became a secret service agent traveling the world to protect our freedom. He worked as an agent for President George Bush, Sr. throughout his presidency. While serving he received the following awards: Purple Heart Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign, Rifle Sharpshooter Qualification Badge. Mr. Dickerson was very good with his money. He did not believe in financing anything, paid cash for everything including his homes and cars. He would absolutely not buy anything that he could not pay cash for, credit was unacceptable to him. He loved Cadillac cars and bought several of them throughout his lifetime. In his free time he enjoyed playing basketball, horseback riding, he had a favorite horse named “Red”, he enjoyed fitness and wellness training. Mr. Dickerson was of the Muslim faith and wanted to travel to Israel, but never got the opportunity. Mr. Dickerson we would like to thank you for your service to our country. We would also like to thank you for devoting your life to ensure we continue to have the freedoms that are so abundant today.

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