Rajo Jack

Race car driver, Deceased Person

1905 – 1956

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Who was Rajo Jack?

Dewey Gatson, better known as Rajo Jack or his pseudonym Jack DeSoto, was an American racecar driver. He is known as one of the first African American racers in America. He won races up and down the West Coast of the United States in stock cars, midgets, big cars and motorcycles. Rajo Jack was inducted in the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame in 2003 and the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2007.

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Born
Jul 28, 1905
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Texas
Died
Feb 27, 1956

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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