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Don Nickerson

Don Nickerson, the first African-American man to serve as U.S. attorney in Iowa, passed away Sept. 10. Nickerson was born on Aug. 24, 2951, on a 15-acre farm near Wilmington, Delaware. Nickerson’s education brought him to Iowa State University, where he graduated in 1974 with degrees in journalism and sociology. After graduating, Nickerson stayed in … Continue reading Don Nickerson