TANNER, JOHN THOMAS, 1820-1899

Biography:

Businessman, public servant. Born– Aug. 25, 1820 in Madison Co., Ala. Parents– Samuel and Margaret Tanner. Married– Susan Owen Wilson, Nov. 26, 1846. Children– Seven. Education– attended school in Athens, Ala. Clerk in Athens; in cotton business in New Orleans and Shreveport, 1842-1847; merchant in Athens, 1847-1861; for 25 years with North and South Railroad (L&N); U.S. revenue collector, 1866-1867; real estate and immigration agent; mayor of Athens for five consecutive terms; member of the  Board of Trustees for Athens Female College, 1842-1892; president of the Board, 1880-1892..  Helped organize the Alabama State Temperance Alliance, 1881;  nominated 1886 as Prohibition candidate for governor, and in 1888 for vice president. Died June 15, 1899.

Source:

Tanner’s History of Athens….

Elva Bell McLin, Athens State College: A Definitive HIstory, 1821-1991.  Huntsville:  Athens State College Foundation, 1991.

Publication(s):

History of Athens, and Incidentally Limestone County, Alabama, 1825-1876. University, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1978.

TARRY, ELLEN, 1906-2008.

Biography:

Author of children’s books; Journalist, educator, social worker, civil rights activist. Born– September 26,1906 in Birmingham. Married. Children– One. Education– attended Alabama State College and Bank Street College Writer’s Laboratory in New York City.  Taught at Slater School, Birmingham; columnist, Birmingham Truth [newspaper]; feature writer for Amsterdam News. Served as deputy assistant to the Regional Administrator for Equal Oportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development. Worked for Friendship House, an interracial justice center in Harlem, and co-founded Friendship House of Chicago.  Died September 23, 2008.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 73.

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Picture books for children;

Hezekiah Horton. New York; Viking, 1942.

Janie Belle. Garden City, N.Y.; Garden City Publishing, 1940.

(with Marie Hall Ets). My Dog Rinty.  Viking, 1946; new edition, 1964.

The Runaway Elephant.  Viking, 1950.

Adult books;

Katharine Drexel; Friend of the Neglected. New York; Farrar, Straus, 1958.

Martin de Parres, Saint of the New World. New York; Vision Books, 1963.

The Other Toussaint…. Boston; St. Paul Editions, 1981.

Pierre Toussaint; Apostle of Old New York.  Pauline Books, 1998.

Saint Katherine Drexel; Friend of the Oppressed.  Pawling Books and Media, 2000.

The Third Door; the Autobiography of an American Negro Woman. New York; McKay, 1955; new edition, University of Alabama Press, 1993.

Young Jim; the Early Years of James Weldon Johnson. New York; Dodd, 1967.

TATE, ALBERTA HINDS, 1896-1986.

Biography:

Art educator. Born–1896,  Albertville, Ala. Parents– Thomas J. Hinds and Elizabeth C. Hinds. Married– Robert Lee Tate. Education– attended Lulie Compton Seminary [a private girls' school in Birmingham] and Martha Washington College. With sister Gladys Hinds opened in Birmingham the Hinds School of Music, Drama and Dancing; both also worked at Maxwell Field in Montgomery. Died May 1986.

Source:

SCRIPSIT.

Joint_Publication(s):

Howdy Soldier! (Letters from the Gal Back Home). New York; M. S. Mill Co., 1944.

TATUM, EDITH BRITTAIN CRENSHAW, 1877-1955

Biography:

Musician, writer. Born– Sept. 2, 1877 in Greenville, Ala. Parents– Edward and Sarah Edith (Brittain) Crenshaw. Married– George Hamlet Tatum, Feb. 21, 1900. Children– One. Education– studied in homes of her father and her aunt; studied voice and piano under William Battenhausen; did further study with German master, Ignaz Maschles.  Died February 13, 1955.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. IV.

Publication(s):

The Awakening of Iseult. Atlanta; Oglethorpe University Press, 1933.

Body Servant.  Atlanta: Banner Press, 1940.

Designs for Living. Dallas, Tex.; Kaleidograph Press, 1947.

Hills of the Spirit. Dallas, Tex.; Kaleidograph Press, 1945.

In a Chinese Garden and Other Poems. Dallas, Tex.; Kaleidograph Press, 1937.

Orchestra of Space, Wind and Trees. Atlanta, Ga.; Banner Press, Emory University, 1954.

Patteran. Atlanta, Ga.; Banner Press, Emory University, 1931.

Through a Window toward the South. Dallas, Tex.; Kaleidograph Press, 1950.

When the Bugle Called. New York; Neale Pub. Co., 1908.

TAYLOR, ANNE THOMAS GARY PANNELL

See:

Pannell, Anne Thomas Gary

TAYLOR, CLEMENT ALLEN, 1900-

Biography:

Variously employed. Born– in 1900 in Pratt City, Ala. Parents– Belton O’Neil and Minnie Allen Taylor. Married–Violet L. Taylor.  At age of 12 worked as miner, later as soda jerk, garage mechanic, singer and performer on Broadway, in vaudeville, and on radio; worked with U.S. Bureau of Engraving; finally became bartender for Childs Restaurant chain.

Source:

Birmingham News, June 16, 1954.

Publication(s):

Diamond in the Coalpit. New York; Vantage Press, 1954.

TAYLOR, HANNIS, 1851-1922

Biography:

Attorney, legal educator, diplomat, writer. Born– Sept. 12, 1851 in New Bern, N. C. Parents– Richard Nixon and Susan (Stevenson) Taylor. Married– Lenora Le Baron, May 8, 1878. Children– Five. Education– attended Lovejoy’s School for Boys; the University of North Carolina; studied law in Mobile with firm of Anderson and Bond; admitted to bar, 1869; practiced before Alabama Supreme Court (1872) and U.S. Supreme Court (1885). First position was as solicitor for Baldwin Co., Ala.; served several times as president of Alabama Bar Association; taught law at George Washington University in 1892; minister to Spain during the second Cleveland administration, 1893-1897; special U.S. counsel in the Alaskan Boundary claims case, 1903; before Spanish Treaty Claims Commission, 1904. Received several honorary doctorates. Died December 26, 1922.

Source:

Baldwin County Genealogical Trails website.

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. IV.

Publication(s):

Cicero, a Sketch of His Life and Works. Chicago; A.C. McClurg, 1918.

A Comparative Study of Roman and English Law in the Old World and the New. New Orleans; L. Graham and Son, 1899.

The Constitutional Crisis in Great Britain…. Concord, N.H.; The Rumford Press, 1910.

Due Process of Law and the Equal Protection of the Laws…. Chicago; Callaghan and Co., 1917.

The Freedom of the Press. Washington, D.C.; Judd, 1892.

Jurisdiction and Procedure of the Supreme Court of the United States. Rochester; The Lawyer’s Co-operative Pub. Co., 1905.

Legitimate Functions of Judge-Made Law. Richmond; E. Waddey Co., 1905.

A Memorial in Behalf of the Architect of Our Federal Constitution, Pelatiah Webster of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1908.

The Origin and Growth of the American Constitution. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1911.

The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1889.

The Real Authorship of the Constitution of the United States Explained. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1912.

Rule of Treaty Construction. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1913.

The Science of Jurisprudence…. New York; Macmillan, 1908.

A Treatise on International Public Law. Chicago; Callaghan and Co., 1901.

Papers;

A collection of the papers of Hannis Taylor is held by the special collections department of the Bounds Law Library at the University of Alabama.

TAYLOR, HUGH LEE, 1898-1977.

Biography:

Educator. Born– Nov. 11, 1898 in Kelso, Tenn. Parents– James Knox and Mary Jane (Ratliff) Taylor. Married– Ida Pickens Greenhaw on June 5, 1922. Education– attended Florence Normal School; University of Alabama, B.S., M.A. Taught at Hurricane, Ala., 1916-1920, and at Hatton, Ala., 1920-1923; principal in Catherine, Ala., 1923-1926; Pine Hills, 1926-1936; Florala, 1936-1942; superintendent Florala schools, 1936-1942 and of Covington Co. schools, 1942-1943 and after 1944; U.S. Army, 1943-1944. Died August 1977.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama, Vol. 4.

Publication(s):

Some Early Settlers; Lawrence County, Alabama. Northport, Ala.; s.n., 1969.

Joint_Publication(s):

Some Early Sheltons; Lincoln County, Tennessee. Northport, Ala.; Authors, 1972.

TAYLOR, JOSEPH JUDSON, 1855-1930.

Biography:

Clergyman, educator. Born– Nov. 1, 1855 in Henry Co., Va. Parents– Daniel Gray and Martha (King) Taylor. Married– Anna Hinton in 1882. Education– University of Richmond, B.A. , A.M.; attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; ordained, 1876. Pastor in Lexington, Ky., 1881-1887; Mobile, 1887-1899; Norfolk, Va., 1899-1903; Knoxville, Tenn., 1907-1915; and Savannah, Ga., 1915-1918; president Georgetown College (Ky.), 1903-1907; vice president Home Mission Board of Southern Baptist Convention, 1884-1887. Awarded several honorary D.D. degrees.  Died January 1930.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1.

Publication(s):

Chinese Missions. New York; W. Neale, 1928.

Daniel G. Taylor; a Country Preacher. Louisville, Ky.; Baptist Book Concern, 1893.

The God of War. New York; Fleming and Revell, 1920.

My Lord Christ; a Tribute. New York; George H. Doran, 1926.

Radiant Hopefulness. New York; Fleming H. Revell, 1922.

The Sabbatic Question. New York; Fleming H. Revell, 1913.

TAYLOR, LILY ROSS, 1886-1969.

Biography;

Professor of classics; college administrator. Born– Aug. 12, 1886 in Auburn, Ala. Parents– William Dana and Mary Forte (Ross) Taylor. Education– University of Wisconsin, A.B., 1906; studied at American Academy of Rome; Bryn Mawr, Ph.D., 1912 (Bryn Mawr had one of the first independent departments of archaelogy and was one of the first colleges to award graduate degrees to women in the field). Taught at Bryn Mawr 1908-1909, 1910-1912; at Vassar College, 1912-27; at Bryn Mawr as professor of classics and Dean of the Graduate School, 1927-52. Served with the American Red Cross in Italy 1918-1919 and with OSS in Washington during World War II. Received several honorary doctorates; member American Philological Association (president, 1942), Archaeology Institute of America, American Association of University Women, American Numismatic Society, American Association of University Professors, American Historical Association, Society for Promotion of Roman Studies, and Phi Beta Kappa. First woman to be named a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome.  Received the AAUW Achievement Award, 1952, the Award of Merit of the American Philological Association, 1962, and the Gold Medal Cultori di Roma, awarded by the City of Rome, in 1962.  Named professor emerita by Bryn Mawr on her retirement in 1952.  Died November 18, 1969.

Source:

Marquis Who’s Who Online.

Publication(s):

The Cults of Ostia. Bryn Mawr, Pa.; Bryn Mawr College, 1962.

The Divinity of the Roman Emperor. Middletown, Conn.; American Philological Association, 1931.

Local Cults in Etruria. Rome; American Academy in Rome, 1923.

Party Politics in the Age of Caesar. Berkeley, Calif.; University of California Press, 1949.

Roman Voting Assemblies from the Hannibalic War to the Dictatorship of Caesar.  Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 1966.

The Voting Districts of the Roman Republic; The Thirty-five Urban and Rural Tribes.  Rome:  American Academy, 1960.

Papers;

The papers of Lily Ross Taylor are held by the B. Canaday Special Collections Library at Bryn Mawr College.

TAYLOR, ROBERT WOODDY, 1902-1999.

Biography:

Farmer, agronomist, forest manager. Born– Jan. 19, 1902. Parents– John R. and Dora Wooddy Taylor. Married– Beatrice Sarah Potts. Education– graduated from 7th Dist. Agricultural School in Albertville; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S.  Published articles in Progessive Farmer.  Died May 24, 1999.

Source:

SCRIPSIT; Ancestry.com

Publication(s):

Don’t Waste the Juice; Bits of History, Recollections and Comments. Albertville, Ala.; Thompson Printing Co., 1971.

TAYLOR, THOMAS JONES, 1829-1894

Biography:

Educator; elected official. Born– July 2, 1829 in Talladega. Parents– Mai and Ann Johnston (McCartney) Taylor. Married– Lockey Thompson Douglass, December 10, 1850. Children–six.  Commissioned as a captain in Company K, 9th Alabama Infantry, CSA. Captured at Port Hudson, Mississippi, 1863; held as a prisoner of War at Johnson’s Island, Ohio. Madison County surveyor, 1658-62 and 1868-71; taught school, 1865-68;  tax assessor; , clerk of county court, 1880-1886; probate judge, 1886-1894. Died November 12, 1894.

Source:

From introduction to The Early History of Madison County and Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors.

Publication(s):

The Early History of Madison County and Incidentally of Northern Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Confederate Pub. Co., 1976.

Papers;

A collection of letters written by Thomas Jones Taylor to his family during his service in the Civil War is held by the Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.

TEAFORD, RUTH E. ROMINE, 1927-

Biography:

Businesswoman, educator, free-lance writer. Born– Aug. 7, 1927, in Townley, Ala. Parents– Luther N. and Mary (Atkins) Romine. Married– Cecil Files, Oct. 15, 1942. Children– One. Married– Paul Teaford, Dec. 23, 1947. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1968; M.A., 1975.  Employed by Arrow Co., 1960-1964, Paul’s Automotive Service, 1964-1974; English teacher and principal in Walker Co. schools after 1968; free-lance writer. Won homemaking, art, and service awards; Alabama’s Favorite Teacher 1980, and Alabama’s Teacher of the Year 1982.

Source:

Ruth E. Teaford, Jasper, Ala.

Publication(s):

Southern Homespun. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1980.

TEN HOOR, MARTEN, 1890-1967

Biography:

Educator, writer. Born– Apr. 21, 1890 in Franeker, Netherlands. Parents– Foppe Marten and Elizabeth Petranella (Kok) ten Hoor. Came to the U.S. in 1896; became a naturalized U.S. citizen, 1918. . Married– Marie Magdalen Schanz, Dec. 31, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army, WWI, 1918-1919.  Education– attended Calvin Jr. College in 1909; University of Michigan, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.   Worked as a  private tutor, 1909-1911; 1911-1944 taught successively at Washington College and the Universities of Michigan, Illinois, and Tulane;  professor of philosophy and dean of College of Arts and Science at University of Alabama, 1944-1960. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies (chairman, 1955-1958; on board of directors after 1958); awarded several honorary doctorates. Ten Hoor Hall on the University of Alabama campus, used for faculty offices and classrooms, is named in his honor.  Died October 10, 1976.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1962-1963.

Publication(s):

Education for Privacy. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1960.

Freedom Limited; an Essay on Democracy. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1954.

A Handbook for Teachers in Hospital Schools. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1962.

The Problems of Thinking and Knowing. Ann Arbor, Mich.; Edwards Brothers, 1933.

The Role of Music in Culture. Ann Arbor; University of Mich., 1961.

Papers;

A collection of the papers of Marten ten Hoor is held by the Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.

THOMAS, ALFRED BARNABY, 1896-1990.

Biography:

Educator, writer. Born– Apr. 14, 1896 in Belt, Mont. Parents– Gethin C. and Alaice Josephine (Barnaby) Thomas. Married– Muriel Merle Goodburn, July 5, 1924. Children– Three. Education– University of California, A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Taught at University of California, 1923-1927; University of Oklahoma, 1927-1937; University of Alabama after 1937; served in U.S. Naval hospital unit, 1917-1918. Received University of California traveling fellowship to Spain 1925-1926; Guggenheim fellowship in Spain 1929-1930; member American Association of University Professors, Quivira Society, Asociacion de Escritores y Artistas Americanas–Cuba, and Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia–Mexico. Died December 25, 1990.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1950.

Publication(s):

After Coronado; Spanish Exploration Northeast of New Mexico, 1696-1727…. Norman; University of Oklahoma Press, 1935.

The Chirichua Apache, 1695-1876. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico, 1959.

Forgotten Frontiers; a Study of the Spanish Indian Policy of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, Governor of New Mexico, 1777-1787. University of Oklahoma Press, 1932.

The Jicarilla Apache Indians; a History, 1598-1888. New York; Clearwater Publisher, 1973.

Latin America, a History. New York; Macmillan, 1956.

The Mescalero Apache, 1653-1874. New York; Clearwater Pub., 1973.

The Plains Indians and New Mexico, 1751-1778. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press, 1940.

Report on Documentary Evidence Bearing on Early Colonial Structures in the Historic District. S.l.; Dept. of State Historic Pensacola Preservation Board, 1971.

Spanish Activities in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1513-1698. New Orleans; Louisiana Historical Society, 1939.

Teodoro de Croix and the Northern Frontier of New Spain, 1776-1783. Norman; University of Oklahoma Press, 1941.

The Yavapai Indians; History in California, Arizona and New Mexico, 1582-1848. New York; Garland, 1974.

Editor:

Alonso de Posada Report, 1686…. Pensacola, Fla.; Perdido Bay Press, 1982.

Map; Spanish Exploration Northeast of Santa Fe, 1696-1727. Norman; University of Oklahoma Press, 1935.

THOMAS, CHAMINTNEY ELIZABETH,1899-1979

Biography:

Musician; teacher of music. Born– in St. Clair Co., Ala., 1899.  Married– Ralph Cage Thomas (Superintendent of Schools  in Russell County). Children– Four. Education– graduate of Maryville College (Tenn.). Taught grade school for 2 years; taught piano, organ, cello, and guitar in public school and privately. Wrote short stories and Bible stories for children.  Several times named Woman of the Year by Russellville, Ala.; elected to Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame in 1986. Died 1979.

Source:

Tutwiler Collection, Birmingham Public Library; Anniston Star, Apr. 1, 1986; biographical sketch, Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame website.

Publication(s):

Hear the Lambs A-Crying. University, Ala.; Portals Press, 1975.

THOMAS, DANIEL HARRISON, 1904-1999

Biography:

Historian; college professor. Born– Dec. 6, 1904 in Wetumpka, Ala. Parents– Walther Elihu and Lucy (McCoy) Thomas. Married– Margaret McWhinney, May 28, 1939. Children– One. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1925,  M.A., 1929; postgraduate work at University of Chicago; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1934.   Taught history in public and private schools in Alabama, 1925-1930; Butler University, 1930-1931; University of Alabama, 1935-1936; University of Pennsylvania, 1936-1938; Temple University, 1938-1940; University of Rhode Island, 1940-1974; visiting summer professor at University of Alabama, Emory University, and University of Pennsylvania. Contributed articles to historical journals. Member American Historical Association, New England History Teachers Association, Phi Alpha Theta, and Phi Beta Kappa.  Awarded the rank of Officier, Ordre e Leopold II, by the King of Belgium.  Fulbright Research Fellow, 1960-61.  President of the Board of Trustees of the Kingston Free Library, 1956-74.

Died April 5, 1999.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Fort Toulouse, the French Outpost at the Alibamos on the Coosa. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama State Dept. of Archives and History, 1960.

The Guarantee of Belgian Independence and Neutrality in European Diplomacy, 1830′s-1930′s.  D. H. Thomas, 1985.

Editor:

Guide to the Diplomatic Archives of Western Europe. Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Press, 1959.

Contributor;

Diplomacy in an Age of Nationalism.  Nijhoff, 1971.

THOMAS, DANIEL HOLCOMBE, 1906-2000.

Biography:

Attorney, jurist. Born– Aug. 25, 1906 in Prattville, Ala. Parents– Columbus Eugene and Augusta (Pratt) Thomas. Married– Dorothy Manning Quiana, Sept. 26, 1936 (died 1977). Married– Catherine J. Miller, Oct. 25, 1979.  Two children. Education– University of Alabama, LL.B., 1928; admitted to Alabama bar 1928. Served as a officer in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46. Practiced law in Mobile, 1929-1951; assistant solicitor of Mobile Co., 1932-1939; acting solicitor, 1943. Appointed Judge in the U.S.District Court, Southern District of Alabama, 1951-66; chief judge; 1966-1971; senior status, 1971-2000. Served in various offices in Mobile Area Council, Boy Scouts of America; trustee of Alabama State Dept. of Archives and History. Member– American Bar Association, Phi Delta Theta, and Phi Delta Phi. Died April 13, 2000.

Source:

Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, online.

Obituary, New York Times, April 18, 2000.

Who’s Who in America, 1984.

Joint_Editor:

Guide to the Diplomatic Archives of Western Europe. Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Press, 1959.

Papers;

Judge Thomas’ case files and chambers papers are held at the Bounds Law Library at the University of Alabama. A collection including thirteen personal scrapbooks and a tribute book is held in the McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of South Alabama.

THOMAS, JOAB LANGSTON, 1933-2014

Biography: Botanist, educator; college president. Born– Feb. 14, 1933 in Holt, Ala. Parents– Ralph Cage and Chamintney Elizabeth (Stovall) Thomas. Married– Marly A. Dukes, Dec. 22, 1954. Children– Four. Education– Harvard University, A.B. (1955), A.M.(1957), Ph.D. (1959).  Cytotaxonomist at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, 1959-1961; taught at University of Alabama and directed its Herbarium, 1961-1976; director of UAi Arboretum, 1964-1976, and assistant dean of College of Arts and Sciences, 1964-1965 and in 1969; dean for student development, 1969-1974; vice president for student affairs, 1974-1976;  chancellor North Carolina State University, 1976-1981. President of the University of Alabama, 1981-88; president of Pennsylvania State University, 1990-95. Served on the board of three agricultural research centers:  The International Potato Center, ISNAR; and and the Internation Fund for Agricultural Research. Named outstanding professor at University of Alabama, 1964-1965; Member Alabama Academy of Honor, 1983.  Received honorary degrees from the University of Alabama, North Carolina State University, Stillman College, and Tri-State University. Thomas Hall on the Penn State Campus is named in his honor. Died March 3, 2014.

Source: American Men and Women of Science, 1982; Who’s Who in America, 1984; obituary, Tuscaloosa News, March 4, 2014.

Publication(s):

A Monographic Study of the Cyrillaceae. Cambridge, Mass.; Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, 1960.

Joint_Publication(s):

Poisonous Plants and Venomous Animals of Alabama and Adjoining States. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1990.

Wild Flowers of Alabama and Adjoining States. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1973.

Joint_Editor:

Changes and Issues.  University of Alabama, 1976.

The Rising South. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1973.

THOMAS, MABEL CLARE RANDALL, 1887-1975

Biography:

Journalist. Born– Jan. 18, 1887 in Livingston, Ala. Parents– Newton Fox and Clare (Brown) Randall. Married– James Manning Wrenn, July 31, 1906. Children– Two. Married– Frank L. Thomas, Apr. 25, 1917. Children– Three. Education– attended Alabama Normal College and Holbrook Normal College. Columnist for Birmingham News, Montgomery Advertiser, Opelika News, Our Southern Home of Livingston, Alabama, and the Fort Worth Star Telegram; storyteller and reviewer of children’s books on WTAU, College Station, Tex., and chairwoman of the city’s Park Board; contributed stories, plays, and songs to several publications. Member DAR, UDC, Pan Am Round Table, Poetry Society of Texas, Alabama Writers Conclave, and Delta Kappa Gamma. Died November 26, 1975.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women, 1970.

Publication(s):

Sunlight and Shadows. San Antonio, Tex.; Naylor Co., 1966.

THOMAS, MARGARET F., 1909-1990

Biography:

Librarian. Born– May 7, 1909 in Birmingham. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B.; Emory University, A.B. (Lib. Sci.); studied summers at Columbia University, 1936-1940. Assistant or head librarian at Ensley Public Library; Walker Co. Library; Ensley High School; Birmingham Army Air Base; Robbins Field (Georgia), Howard College; Joint Universities Library; Randolph-Macon Womans College, and Ferrum Jr. College; assistant editor Alabama Librarian, 1951-1952; indexer of Vol. 4 of Alabama Review. Died July 28, 1990.

Source:

Biographical Directory of Librarians in the United States and Canada, 1970.

Compiler:

Musical Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1925.

Joint_Compiler:

Reading List for Birmingham Chapter of AAUW. S.l.; s.n., 1958.

THOMAS, MARY MARTHA HOSFORD, 1927-

Biography:

Educator; author. Born– Nov. 11, 1927, in Dallas, Tex. Parents– Hemphill Moffett and Gladys (Garstang) Hosford. Married– Philip B. Thomas, Apr. 12, 1949. Children– Five. Education– attended University of Arkansas, 1944-46; Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1948; University of Michigan, M.A., 1951,;  Emory University, Ph.D., 1971.   Taught history at Northern Michigan University, 1964-1968, Jacksonville State University after 1971. Member– Organization of American Historians, Southern Historical Association, Alabama Education Association, and National Education Association. Received the Myers Center Outstanding Book Award in 1992 and the James F. Sulzby Award from the Alabama Historical Association in 1993, for The New Woman in Alabama.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

The New Woman in Alabama; Social Reforms and Suffrage, 1890-1920.  University of Alabama Press, 1992.

Riveting and Rationing in Dixie; Alabama Women in the Second World War. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1987.

Southern Methodist University; Founding and Early Years. Dallas; Southern Methodist University Press, 1974.

Editor;

Stepping out of the Shadows; Alabama Women, 1819-1990.  University of Alabama Press, 1995.

THOMAS, RONNIE

Biography:

Sports publicist. Born– Piedmont, Ala. Married– Jo Anne Morrison. Children– One. Education– attended Jacksonville State University and University of Alabama. Worked in Sports Publicity Offices at University of Alabama; on sports staff of Gadsden Times, 1963; sports editor for Florence Times Tri-Cities Daily, 1965-1970; after 1970 sports information director for University of North Alabama.

Source:

Victory after the Game.

Publication(s):

Man to Man. Russellville, Ala.; Franklin Newspapers, Inc., 1978.

Victory after the Game; the Harlon Hill Story. Florence, Ala.; Popular Books, 1977.

THOMAS, ROSCOE A., 1928-

Biography:

Educator. Born– Dec. 4, 1928 in Washington, D.C. Married– Margie Loretta. Children– One. Education– Catholic University, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Taught in Washington, D.C., 1959-1961 and 1962-1965; later taught modern languages at Alabama State College and at Air University at Maxwell AFB. Received Smith-Mundt Education Grant to Tunisia 1961-1962.

Source:

Precious Poverty.

Publication(s):

Precious Poverty. New York; Vantage Press, 1969.

THOMAS, WILLIAM HOLCOMBE, 1867-1945

Biography:

Attorney, jurist, writer. Born– July 10, 1867 in Chambers Co., Ala. Parents– William Erasmus Crawford and Emma Jane (Avery) Thomas. Married– Lula Marian McCurdy, June 4, 1891. Children– One. Education– Emory University, A.B. Practiced law, 1888-1902 and 1910-1915; judge City Court of Montgomery, 1902-1910; justice Supreme Court of Alabama, 1915-1945. Member– Child Labor Committee, Alabama Historical Society, American and Alabama Bar Associations, executive committee of Alabama Reform School for Juvenile Negro Delinquents, and Phi Beta Kappa; trustee of Huntingdon College; received several honorary doctorates.

Source:

National Cyclopedia of American Biography, Vol. 37; Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.

Publication(s):

Birth and Growth of the Constitution of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1900.

Contemporary Pagan Witness of Early Christians. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1909.

Governor Samford’s Last Christmas; Occasional Poems. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1910.

Jesus Christ and the Commandments. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1910.

The Layman in Religious Life. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1908.

The Negro and Crime. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1912.

The New South–An Inside View. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1908.

THOMASON, MICHAEL VINCENT R., 1942-

Biography:

Educator. Born– June 20, 1942 in W. Palm Beach, Fla. Education– University of the South, B.A., M.A.; Duke University, Ph.D. After 1978 taught at University of South Alabama and was director of its photographic archives. Had photographic exhibits in Mobile, 1977 and 1980; Birmingham, 1981.

Source:

Who’s Who in American Art, 1982; Trying Times.

Publication(s):

A New Day Coming; Alabama since 1930. Troy, Ala.; Troy State University Press, 1978.

Trying Times. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1985.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Image of Progress; Alabama Photographs 1872-1917. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1980.

Mobile; American River City. Mobile, Ala.; Easter Pub. Co., 1975.

Mobile; Life and Times of a Great Southern City. Woodland Hills, Calif.; Windsor Pub., 1981.

THOMPSON, FANNIE LEE MCCONDICHIE

Biography:

Educator. Born– Eurman, Ala. Married– William Ward Thompson. Children– One foster child. Education– received degrees from Huntingdon and Howard Colleges; further study at University of Alabama, Birmingham Southern College, and Peabody College. Taught in public schools of Alabama for 50 years. Awarded honorary D.H.L. degree by London Institute of Applied Letters; sponsor of Red Cross and March of Dimes.

Source:

Book jacket to Presentations for Children.

Publication(s):

Presentations for Children– the Fun of Reading. Hicksville, N.Y.; Exposition Press, 1960.

THOMPSON, HENRIETTA MARY, 1896-1986

Biography:

Educator. Born– April 12, 1896, New Orleans, La. Parents– George P. and Alphonsine (Walz) Thompson. Education– Newcomb College, A.B.; Columbia University, M.A. Taught at Lewisburg College, 1917-1919; University of Georgia, 1919-1922; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1923-1928; University of Alabama after 1928; with South Carolina Extension Service (Winthrop) in summer 1926 and U.S. Bureau of Home Economics (Winthrop) in summer 1928; visiting professor at Teacher’s College, Columbia University summer of 1926; contributed to educational and scientific periodicals. Member American Association of University Women. The School of Home Economics at the University of Alabama established the Henrietta Thompson Fashion Achievement Award in her honor. Died August 1986.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women, 1968.

Joint_Publication(s):

Clothing for Children. New York; Wiley, 1949.

Papers;

Letters and correspondence of Henrietta Thompson are held by the University of Alabama Libraries.

THOMPSON, JAMES JOSEPH, 1924-

Biography:

Educator. Born– May 1, 1925 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Education– Wagner College, B.A.; Columbia University, M.A.; University of Florida, Ed.D. Taught music in Florida public schools, 1951-1960; University of Florida, 1962-1963; Indiana State University, 1963-1967; University of South Alabama after 1967. Member– Association of Educational Communication and Technology and the Alabama Instructional Media Association.

Source:

Leaders of Education, 1974.

Publication(s):

Beyond Words; Nonverbal Communication in the Classroom. New York; Citation, 1973.

Instructional Communication. New York; American Book Co., 1969.

THOMPSON, LUCILLE KEY, 1892-

Biography:

Educator, writer. Born– May 11, 1892 in Troy, Ala. Parents– John George and Sarah E. (Carroll) Key. Married– Ara W. Thompson, Nov. 14, 1920. Children– Three. Education– attended Troy State College. Taught art at Troy State College, 1912-1914. Received Alabama Writers Conclave Book Award 1958; member National League of Pen Women, Alabama Writers Conclave, and Pike County Historical Society.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women, 1964.

Publication(s):

Blue Flags Waving. Atlanta, Ga.; Banner Press, Emory University, 1951.

Gracious Interlude. Atlanta, Ga.; Banner Press, Emory University, 1943.

Love in a Certain Season. Atlanta, Ga.; Banner Press, Emory University, 1958.

THOMPSON, WESLEY SYLVESTER, 1907-1978

Biography:

Clergyman, educator, writer. Born– June 14, 1907 in Marion Co. Parents– Lee R. and Sarah J. (Logan) Thompson. Married– Letha I. Jones, Dec. 12, 1929. Children– Two. Education– Southwestern State College, B.A.; Oklahoma University, M.A.; attended Freed Hardeman College, University of Alabama, and Abilene Christian College. A minister in the Church of Christ for four decades;  served pastorates in Weatherford and Lexington, Okla.; Double Springs, Sandusky, Winfield, Sylacauga, Berry, Vernon, and Greensboro, Ala.; taught in Alabama public schools, at Southwestern State College, Mississippi State College for Women, John Calhoun State Jr. College, and Brewer State Jr. College. Member– Alabama Writers Conclave, Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, and Alabama and Hale Co. Historical Associations.  Died September 9, 1978.

Source:

Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. III; obituary

Publication(s):

The Free State of Winston. Winfield, Ala.; Pareil Press, 1968.

Royal Gypsies. Vernon, Ala.; Pareil Press, 1960.

So Turns the Tide. Greensboro, Ala.; Pareil Press, 1965.

Studies in the Revelation. Nashville; 20th Century Christian, 1972.

Tories of the Hills. Boston; Christopher Pub. House, 1953.

THOMSON, BAILEY, 1949-2003

Biography;

Journalist; educator.  Born–February 4, 1949, Aliceville.  Parents– William and Attie Bell Thomson.  Married Kristi Garrison. Children–one.  University of Alabama, B.A.,. 1972; M.A., 1974; Ph. D., 1995.  Reporter for several newspapers:  Tuscaloosa News, Huntsville Times, Shreveport (LA) Times, Orlando Sentinel, 1974-1992; associate editor, Mobile Press-Register, 1992-95.  Professor of Journalism, University of Alabama, 1996-2003.  Advocate of constitutional reform in Alabama; helped create Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform. Finalist for Pulitzer Prize, 1995; Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award, 1999; Clarence Cason Award for Contributions to Alabama arts and letters, 2004.   Died November 26, 2003.

Source;

Obituary, Tuscaloosa News, November 24, 2003.

Editor and Contributor;

A Century of Controversy: Constitutional Reform in Alabama.  Tuscaloosa:  University of Alabama Press, 2001.

Contributor;

For the Love of Alabama; Journalism by Ron Casey and Bailey Thomson.  Tuscaloosa; University of Alabama Press, 2011.

Editor;

“Introduction,” 90 degrees in the Shade, by Clarence Cason.  University of Alabama Press, 2001.

 

 

THORNTON, JONATHAN MILLS, III, 1943-

Biography:

Educator. Born– Oct. 27, 1943 in Montgomery. Parents– Jonathan Mills, Jr. and Priscilla (Marks) Thornton. Education– Princeton University, B.A.; Yale University, Ph.M., Ph.D. Taught University of Illinois at Chicago, 1971-1974; University of Michigan, 1974-; contributor to Southern literary journals. Danforth fellow 1966-1974; Jules F. Landry prize winner (Louisiana State University, 1977); Guggenheim fellow 1978-1979; member Organization of American Historians, Southern Historical Association, Princeton Club, Phi Beta Kappa, and National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 77.

Publication(s):

Politics and Power in a Slave Society; Alabama, 1800-1860. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

TIDWELL, PEARL MAGNEASE ROGERS, 1906-2002

Biography:

Educator. Born– July 7, 1906 in Cleburne Co., Ala. Parents– John Alexander and Julia Allen (Parker) Rogers. Married– Charles Jefferson Tidwell. Children– Three. Education– Jacksonville State Teachers College, B.S. Resided at Alexandria, Calhoun Co., Ala., where she taught until retirement.  Died July 20, 2002.

Source:

from The Family of John and Julia Rogers….

Publication(s):

The Family of John and Julia Rogers with Genealogies to Kintyre Scotland. Anniston, Ala.; Higginbotham, 1979.

TIKHONOV, VALENTIN (Pseudonym)

See:

Payne, Pierre Stephen Robert

TILLERY, CARLYLE, 1904-1988

Biography:

Clerk. Born– Dec. 6, 1904 in Greensburg, La. Education– Mississippi State College, B.S., 1928; studied under Hudson Strode at University of Alabama for three years. In years before World War II was statistical clerk in agricultural economics and agronomy; a timekeeper on a banana plantation in Central America for two years; served in U.S. Army in World War II; after 1945 worked in Jitney Jungle supermarket in Tuscaloosa. Died January 22, 1988.

Source:

Alabama Librarian, Jan. 1952.

Publication(s):

Red Bone Woman. New York; John Day, 1950.

Papers;

The Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama holds some of Carlyle Tillery’s papers, notably the galley proofs of his novel.

TINGLEY, GLENN VINCENT, 1901-1988

Biography:

Clergyman, educator. Born– July 31, 1901 in Field Corner, Ohio. Parents– Nelson Eugene and Edith G. (Gage) Tingley. Married– Elva Eunice Allen, September 10, 1921. Children– Six. Education– attended Los Angeles Seminary and Los Angeles Pacific College; Mt. Vernon University, A.B., Th.B.; ordained in 1926 to ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Pastor of Birmingham Gospel Tabernacle, 1929-1956; and president of Birmingham Bible Institute, 1930-1950; pastor in Rochester, N.Y., 1956-1960; Ft. Payne, Ala., 1969-1980; president of Radio Revival, Inc. after 1929; president Fair Haven Conference Grounds in Birmingham, 1952-1960; evangelist in interdenominational crusades in several countries after 1959. Awarded honorary D.D. in 1944 by Christ Seminary. Died December 26, 1988.

Source:

Who Was Who in the South and Southwest, 1984.

Publication(s):

Signs of the Soon Coming of Jesus Christ. Birmingham, Ala.; Radio Revival Book Room, 196?

Joint_Publication(s):

Porter-Tingley Debate. Murfreesboro, Tenn.; G. W. DeHoff, 1947.

TOWER, JAMES ALLEN, 1905-1961

Biography:

Educator. Born– June 5, 1905 in Northport, Ala. Parents– Louis Lovell and Minnie (Perkins) Tower. Married– Elizabeth Ozley, May 9, 1947. Children– Two. Education– University of Washington, A.B., M.S., Ph.D. Taught geography at American University of Beirut, 1928-1936; Birmingham Southern College, 1936-1961; visiting professor at University of Washington and at George Peabody College. Received AAAS grant for 1960-1961 and Rosenwald Fellowship 1947-1948. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Source:

Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives.

Publication(s):

Industrial Development in Alabama; Growth and Distribution. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Southern College, 1958.

Industrial Development of the Birmingham Region. Birmingham Southern College, 1953.

The Oasis of Damascus. Beirut; American Press, 1935.

TOWNES, SAMUEL ALLEN, 1806-1873

Newspaper editor; lawyer.  Born– 1806, Greenville, South Carolina.  Parents–Samuel A. and Rachel Stokes Townes.  Married– Joanna Lois Hall, January 23, 1834. .  Children– eight.  Education–University of Virginia; read law in Abbeville, South Carolina.  Admitted to the bar in 1829; opened a partnership with a friend; founded a newspaper called the Whig.  Moved to Marion, Alabama, in 1833, partly due to ill health.  Opened a law partnership with Col. Henry C. Lea in 1834; edited the Alabama Mercury, 1835-1837; purchased the Plantation Hotel in 1838.  Acquired land in the area.  Conducted a newspaper in the mid-1840′s.  Returned to South Carolina in December 1847; edited the Greenville Mountaineer  and became active in politics.  Died 1873.

Source:

Allen, Lee N.  “Biographical Sketch of Samuel A. Townes,” The History of Marion, Alabama.  Samford University Library Research Series, No. 7.  Birmingham, Al.: Samford University,1985.

 

Publications:

The History of Marion, Alabama.  Marion, 1844.  Rpt. Samford University Library Research Series, No. 7.  Birmingham, AL:  Samford, 1985.

Papers;

A collection of letters and papers of Samuel A. Townes is held by the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina.

TRAWICK, BUCKNER BEASLEY, 1914-

Biography:

Educator, writer. Born– Oct. 13, 1914 in Opelika, Ala. Parents– Leonard M. and Sarah Trawick. Marriage; Florence L. Treadgillon Aug. 14, 1943. Children– Two. Education– Emory University, A.B.; Harvard University, A.M., Ph.D. Taught English at Clemson University, 1937-1938; University of Mississippi, 1938-1940; Temple University, 1946; University of Alabama after 1946; U.S. Army Air Forces, 1942-1946.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 5R

Publication(s):

The Bible as Literature, Vol. 1. New York; Barnes & Noble, 1963.

The New Testament as Literature; the Gospel and Acts. Barnes & Noble, 1964.

World Literature. 2 vols. Barnes & Noble, 1953-1955.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Trawick Tree; Its Nuts and Fruits. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; s.n., 1982.

Editor:

Selected Prose Works of Arthur Hugh Clough. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1964.

TRAYLOR, ROSA LYON, 1914-2001

Biography:

Extension worker. Born– Apr. 29, 1914, in Collirene, Ala. Parents– Francis Gordon and Carrie Manola (Middleton) Lyon. Married– John Bryant Traylor. Children– Two. Education– attended University of Montevallo. Worked with Lowndes Co. Extension Service. Officer in Lowndes Co. Historical Society.  Died January 5, 2001.

Source:

From book, and jacket, for Collirene.

Joint_Publication(s):

Collirene, the Queen Hill. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1977.

TRENHOLM, HARPER COUNCIL, 1900-1963

Biography:

Educator, publisher. Born– July 16, 1900 in Tuscumbia, Ala. Parents– George Washington and _______ Trenholm. Married– Portia _______. Children– Three. Education– Morehouse College, A.B.; University of Chicago, Ph.D., M.A. Acting president State Normal School (Alabama State University), 1925-1926; president, 1926-1963; president of Associated Publishers, affiliate of Association for Study of Negro Life and History; contributing editor to Journal of Negro Education. Member Alabama State Teachers Association; received fellowships from General Education Board and Rosenwald Fund; awarded LL.D.s by Allen University and Morehouse College.

Source:

Marks’ Who Was Who in Alabama; and Negro History Bulletin, May 1963.

Publication(s):

Some Measures of Progress in Alabama’s Educational Program for Negro Pupils. S.l.; Alabama State Teachers Association, 1948.

TREST, WARREN, 1931-

Biography;

Historian; author.  Born– February 13, 1931, Mississippi.  Parents–  Warren A. and Lillian Trest. Education– East Central Mississippi Junior College; Southern Mississippi University.  Married.  Reporter, 3rd Infantry Division, Korean War; U.S. Air Force, Vietnam.  Senior Historian for U. S. Air Force Historical
Research Agency, Montgomery.  Purple Heart and Bronze Star Meritorious for military service; Award for Meritorious Civilian Service, 1975; Outstanding Civilian Career Service, 1996. Nominated for the Bancroft Prize for outstanding work in American history.

Source;

Contemporary Authors online; Warren Trest website

Publications;

Air Commando One:  Heine Aderholt and America’s Secret Air Wars. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999.

Air Force Roles and Missions: A History. U.S> Government Printing Office,  1998.

Khe Sanh:  Operation Niagara.  Dalley Book Service Inc., 1993.

Military Unity and National Policy: Some Past Effects and Future Implications. BiblioBazaar, 2012.

Lucky Tiger Combat Operations.  Dalley Book Service, 1993

Missing in Paradise. New South Books, 2004.

Nobody but the People:  The Life and Times of Alabama’s Youngest Governor.  New South Books, 2008.

Once a Fighter Pilot: The Story of Korean War Ace Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland.  Montgomery:  River City Publishers, 2012.

Joint_Publications:

Wings of Denial:  The Alabama Air Guard’s Role at the Bay of Pigs.  New South Books,2001.

TROUBETZKOY, PRINCESS

See:

Rives, Amelie Louise

TUBBS, BILLY G., 1931-

Biography:

Engineer, businessman. Born– Mar. 29, 1931 in Walker Co. Ala. Parents– Jim and Minnie Lee (Alexander) Tubbs. Married– Sue Clark. Children– Five. Worked in engineering 5 years in Florida and 3 years in California; president of Smith Lake Automation Co. in Jasper, Ala..

Source:

Book on Daniel Tubbs and descendants.

Publications;

Daniel Tubbs, 1794-1881, of South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Descendants. Cullman, Ala.; Gregarth Co., 1982.

TUCKER, EARL LEE, 1904-1964

Biography:

Journalist, humorist,  legislator. Born– July 25, 1904 in Thomasville, Ala. Parents– Austico Busbee and Lula Mae (Hall) Tucker. Education– attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute. Managing editor Thomasville Echo, later called Thomasville Times, 1926-1959. Wrote a column, “Rambling Roses and Flying Bricks,” that was published in some 40 newspapers and magazines, 1934-1964. Alabama state legislator, 1930-34, 1938-50. Chairman of state Democratic Executive Committee.  Elected to Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor, 1972. Died April 7, 1964.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama.

Publication(s):

All the Nuts Aren’t on Trees. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1960.

How Not to Worry about the Love Life of Spiders. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1959.

Rambling Roses and Flying Bricks. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1958.

TUCKER, IRWIN ST. JOHN, 1886-1982

Biography:

Clergyman, writer. Born– Jan. 10, 1886 in Mobile. Parents– Gardiner C. and Melville Leigh (Eckford) Tucker. Married– Ellen Dorothy O’Reilly on July 14, 1914. Children– Three. Education– General Theological Seminary in New York, B.D.; attended Columbia University. Protestant Episcopal priest, 1913-1950; after 1927 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Chicago; converted to Roman Catholicism 1950; assistant news editor and religious editor Chicago Herald American, 1924-1954; president after 1948 of Patriarchal Council of the Church of the East; president of the Aramaic Institute; editor of Light from the East; literature director for American Socialist Party; contributed poetry to Chicago Tribune under pseudonym “Friar Tuck.”

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 105; Who Was Who in America, Vol. 7.

Publication(s):

The Chosen Nation. Chicago; Author, 1919.

A History of Imperialism. New York; Rand School of Social Science, 1920.

Internationalism; the Problem of the Hour. Chicago; Author, 1918?

A Minstrel Friar; His Legacy of Song. Chicago; R. F. Seymour, 1949.

Now It Must Be Done. Chicago; Socialist Party of the United States, 1920.

Out of the Hell Box. New York; Morehouse-Gorham Co., 1945.

Poems of a Socialist Priest. Chicago; Author, 1915.

The Sangreal. Chicago; Author, 1919.

Songs of the Gulf Coast. Chicago; Sunrise, 1972.

Stop-go; the Ten Commandments for a Modern Child. New York; Morehouse, 1946.

Compiler:

The Tucker Family. Evanston, Ill.; Compiler, 1976.

TURNER, MAXINE THOMPSON, 1935-

Biography:

Educator. Born– Mar. 27, 1935 in Butler, Ga. Parents– Mack Thompson and Jessie (Jones) Turner. Education– Huntingdon College, B.A.; Auburn University, M.A., Ph.D.; University of Maryland and University of Edinburgh. Taught at Auburn University, 1957-1958; Columbus Center, University of Georgia, 1958; Montgomery College, Tacoma Park, Md., 1961-1962; Upper Iowa College, 1962-1963; Auburn University, 1963-1968; American University’s Fort Benning branch, 1970; Georgia Tech 1970-. Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, American Society for Engineering Education.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1980.

Publication(s):

Navy Gray; a Story of the Confederate Navy on the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1987.

Technical Writing; a Practical Approach. Reston, Va.; Reston Pub. Co., 1984.

TURNER, REX, 1912-

Biography:

Educator, minister. Born– Feb. 13, 1912, in Corner, Ala. Parents– Elijah Jesse and Mary Ellen Odessa (Fikes) Turner. Married– Opal Shipp, December 24, 1931. Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama, 1929-1930; Jacksonville State University, 1933-1934; Samford University, A.B., 1936; M.S., 1946; Auburn University, Ed.D., 1952. Principal, Tarrant, Blount County, Ala., 1935-1936. Ordained Church of Christ, 1932; Minister, Montgomery, Ala. 1936-1942. Co-founder, Alabama Christian College, 1942; co-president, 1942-1948; president, 1948-1973. President, Alabama Christian School of Religion, 1973-.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

Publication(s):

Sermons and Addresses on the Fundamentals of the Faith. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Christian College Bookstore, 1972.

Fundamentals of Faith. S.l.; s.n., 1973.

Milestones in the Restoration Movement. S.l.; s.n., 1955.

Principles of School Law and Applications in Alabama’s Public School System. S.l.; s.n., 1955.

TURNER, THOMAS COLEMAN, 1927-2012

Biography:

Businessman; author.  Born– January 28, 1927, Oxford, Ala. Parents– Eugene Lauderdale and Frances (Coleman) Turner. Married– Caroline Dale Carter, March 14, 1953. Children– Three. Education– Princeton University, B.A., 1949; Auburn University, graduate school, 1949-1950. Employed by the U.S. Government as information and editorial supervisor unclassified material, 1951-1952. Lab technician, Turner Dairies, Oxford and Anniston, Ala., 1953-1954. Executive vice president, Modern Masonry Materials, 1960-1961; president, Phoenix Trading Co., Anniston, Ala., 1961-; partner, Merrimac Land Corporation. Contributed stories and articles to Harper’s, Antioch Review, Mademoiselle. Member of the Board of Anniston Public Library. Died August 11, 2012.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online

Publication(s):

Buttermilk Road. New York; McGraw Hill, 1962.