Interview with Quaison Payne, July 26, 2023

Collection: Athens Oral History Project

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Description

Quaison Payne was born in 1965 in Athens, Georgia. He attended Fowler Drive Elementary, Lyons Middle School, and Cedar Shoals High School before going to Georgia Tech and earning a degree in civil engineering. Upon returning to Athens, Payne began working with his father and formed a commercial wing to his father’s construction company. He continues to run the family business, and has been instrumental in shaping downtown Athens and constructing buildings across Georgia. In this interview he discusses his education and his professional career, as well as his family, his passion for addressing the issue of affordable housing, police reform, and the people of Athens who made him who he is today.

Date

2023-7-26

Identifier

rbrl361aohp-119

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Duration

76 minutes



Citation

Quaison Payne and Tracy Smith, “Interview with Quaison Payne, July 26, 2023,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed June 12, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL361AOHP/rbrl361aohp-119.

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