LU, LINY (Pseudonym)


Boozer, Celina Luzanne



Episcopal clergyman; local historian. Born– November 5, 1931, Birmingham. Parents– Silas Emmett and Levice Edith (Osborn) Lucas. Married– Nina Hasel Hanahan, August 1, 1958. Children– Four. Education– B.A., University of the South, 1956; B.D., 1962. Ordained priest, Episcopal Church, 1964, served churches at Carlowville, Lowndesboro, Montgomery, Ala., Swainsboro, Ga., Easley, S.C.; missionary, Guyana, South America, 1968; staff, Pre-Release School, Georgia State Prison, 1965-1967; editor, owner, Georgia Genealogical Magazine; publisher, owner, Southern Historical Press. Died May 4, 1994.


Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1978.


Abbeville District, South Carolina Marriages, 1777-1852. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1979.

The 1832 Gold Lottery of Georgia; …. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1976.

The Georgia Land Lottery Papers, 1805-1914; …. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1979.

Genealogy of the Dodson (Dotson), Lucas, Pyles, Rochester, and Allied Family. Vidalia, Ga.; s.n., 1959.

An Index to Deeds of the the Province and State of South Carolina, 1719- 1785, and Charleston District, 1785-1800. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1977.

Index to Early East Tennessee Taxpayers. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1980.

Index to the Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia, 1756-1909. Vidalia, Ga.; Georgia Genealogical Reprints, 1970.

Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh, N.C. Newspapers, 1796-1926. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1977.

Marriage Record Book I, January 20, 1789-December 13, 1837, Davidson County, Tennessee. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1979.

The Powell Families of Virginia and the South; …. Vidalia, Ga.; Lucas, 1969.

The Powell Family of Norfolk and Elizabeth City Counties, Virginia, and Their Descendants. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1961.

Records of Effingham County, Georgia; …. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1976.

The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia. Vidalia, Ga.; Georgia Genealogical Reprints, 1968.

Supplement to the History of the Dodson-Dotson Family of Southwest Virginia. Swainsboro, Ga.; Forest Blade Publishing Co., 1966.


The Georgia Land Lottery Papers, 1805-1914; …. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1979.

Some Georgia County Records. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1977.


Master Index to the Georgia Genealogical Magazine. Vol. 1-46. Easley, S.C.; Georgia Genealogical Magazine, 1973.

Marriages from Early Tennessee Newspapers, 1794-1815. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1978.

Obituaries from Early Tennessee Newspapers, 1794-1851. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1978.


The Third and Fourth or 1820 and 1821 Land Lotteries of Georgia. Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press, 1973.



Teacher; Born– March 3, 1924, Limestone County, Ala. Parents– Edwin Daly and Ila (Gross) McConnell. Married– Lionel Lucier, October 14, 1944. Children– Three. Education– Nazareth College, Saint Barnard College, Alabama A & M College. Employed; Catholic School Systems, Louisville, Ky. and in Alabama: Decatur School System; Morgan County Association for Retarded Children; Lurleen B. Wallace Development Center. Died July 14, 1996.


Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 3 and from Ruth Lucier, Decatur, Ala.


Tim; a Baby’s Odyssey. Smithtown, N.Y.; Exposition Press, 1982.



Songwriter; teacher. Born– January 30, 1894, Columbiana. Parents– James Richmond and Willie (Roberts) White. Married– Paul O. Luck. Children– One. Collaborated with Mildred White Wallace, in song writing and teaching music and dramatics at the high schools in Shelby County; wrote monologues for school purposes.  Died April 6, 1976.


Files at Jacksonville State University.



Alone With Thee. Dayton, Ohio; Lorenz.

Black Belt Lullabye. Boston; Boston Music Co.

Close of Day. Boston; Boston Music Co.

Since Your Path Crossed Mine. Cincinnati, Ohio; Willis Music Co.

Sometime, Somewhere, Somehow. New York; Sam Fox Music Co.

Trust Only in His Love. Dayton, Ohio; Lorenz.

(Unpublished songs)

Deep in My Heart

Dream Baby of Mine

Easter Dawn

He Will Give You Rest

I Think of You


When Day Says ‘Good Night’



Physican. Born– July 16, 1914, Jackson, Tenn. Parents– David William and Mabel Dent (Freeman) Luckey. Married– Althea Ann Colvin, December 31, 1938. Children– Two. Education– B.A., Union University, 1936; M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1941. Served in the U.S. Army, 1941-1945 (achieved rank of major); interned, John Gaston Hospital, Memphis, 1941-1942; practiced medicine, Franklin, Tenn., 1945-1947; resident, Vanderbilt University and V.A. Hospital, Nashville, 1947-1950; practiced medicine in Florence, Ala., 1950-1999. Member, Coffee and Colonial Manor Hospitals, Florence; board of directors, Colonial Manor Hospital; Chief of Staff, Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital; Chief of Staff, Humana Hospital of Florence. Member, the American and the Alabama Medical Associations; member and president, the Lauderdale County Medical Society.  Died May 19, 2003.


Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1975; obituary, Florence Times-Daily.


Collector Prints Old and New; an identification and value guide. Florence, Ala.; Books Americana, 1982.

Hummel Figurines; a Collector’s Identification and Value Guide. Florence, Ala.; Books Americana, 1978.

Norman Rockwell Art and Collectibles; an Identification and Value Guide. Florence, Ala.; Books Americana, 1981.

Official Guide to Collector Prints. Florence, Ala.; House of Collectibles, 1976.

Old Fishing Lures and Tackle; an Identification and Value Guide. Florence, Ala.; Books Americana, 1980.

Collecting Antique Bird Decoys; an Identification and Value Guide. Florence, Ala.; Books Americana, 1983.


Midsouth Flowers and Landscaping; What’s It Called, Sun or Shade. Florence, Ala.; Piggy Press, 1985.



Teacher, author. Born– October 21, 1929, Walker County, Ala. Parents– Paul A. and Odell (Robinson) Woods. Married– Reinaldo Luis, June 24, 1950. Children– Four. Education– Kings College, Bristol, TN, 1948-1950; B.S., University of Alabama, 1952. Employed as a teacher, Sunland Training Center, Gainesville, Fla., 1955-1958; social worker, Hillsboro County, Fla., 1960; elementary school teacher, 1960-1969; high school teacher, 1969-78. Received the Edith Busby Award from Dodd, Mead, 1966. Died August 11, 1978.


Contemporary Authors online


Listen, Lissa! A Candy Striper Meets the Biggest Challenge. New York; Dodd, 1968.


Wheels for Ginny’s Chariot. New York; Dodd, 1966.

LUSK, LEILA FEARN, 1863-1955


Writer.  Born– August 29, 1863, Huntsville. Parents– Robert and Elizabeth Lee (Coles) Fearn, Jr. Married– John Alexander Lusk. Children– Five. Education– Huntsville Female Institute, Holly Springs (Mississippi) Institute. Served as president of the Alabama Writers Conclave and of the Alabama Branch of the League of American Pen Women. Member– Guntersville Literary Circle, Alabama Federation of Womens Clubs, United Daughters of the Confederacy, board of trustees, Kate Duncan Smith School. Died December 15, 1955.


Files at Birmingham Public Library and University Library at Jacksonville State University.


Chatu-Huchi, and other Alabama Legends. Dallas, Tex.; Kaleidograph Press, s.d.

The History of the Presbyterian Church in Guntersville. S.l.; s.n., s.d.


Historic Homes of Gardens of Alabama and Their Tradition. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

LUSKIN, JOHN, 1908-1988


Reporter, educator. Born– January 23, 1908, Valley Falls, N.Y. Parents– Michael H. and Mary (McMahon) Luskin. Married– Alice Rea, September 12, 1932. Children–one.  Education– A.B., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1929; A.M., Harvard, 1932. Employed as a reporter and news editor for the New Haven Register, New Haven, Conn., 1933-1938; professor of journalism, University of Alabama, 1938-. The John Luskin Endowed Scholarship, “to promote the study of journalism” was established in his honor by the College of Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama. Died September 11, 1988.


Contemporary Authors online


Lippman, Liberty and the Press. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1972.



Educator, genealogist. Born– September 6, 1896, Sylacauga. Parents– James H. and Nancy Virginia (Roberts) Lane. Married–Mynatt Winston Peace (died 1937). Married– John D. Luttrell, November 11, 1949. Education– B.A., Woman’s College of Alabama, 1917; M.A., Smith College, 1919; further study, University of Chicago. Employed as teacher, Woman’s College of Alabama (Huntington College); genealogist, historian. Member– Daughters of the American Revolution, Alabama Historical Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars, Daughters of 1812, Daughters of Colonial Dames. Died January 23, 1976.


Carolyn B. Goff and Janice Lane Callendar, B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga.


Early Tombstone Records of Talladega County, Alabama. Wetumpka, Ala.; Fixico Press, 1973.


Membership Rolls and Register of Ancestors, Alabama Society of the American Revolution. S.l.; Jordan Printing Co., 1949.

Tombstone Records and Biographical Notes; Sylacauga Cemetery, East Fort Williams, Sylacauga, Alabama. Sylacauga, Ala.; Sylacauga Beautification Council, 1975.

LuZANNE, CELINA (Pseudonym)


Boozer, Celina Luzanne

LYLE, IDALEE M., 1907-2001


Teacher. Born– December 17, 1907, Goodwater, Ala. Parents– Rev. John S. and Leila Ophelia (Strong) Martin. Married– Albert Homer Lyle, June 14, 1930. Children– One. Education– Florence State University. Employed by the Limestone County and Morgan County boards of education; U.S. Government Redstone Arsenal Rationing Office; American Bread Company, Huntsvillle; National Woodworks, Birmingham. Published poems and short Stories in Creative Expressions and Little People. Died October 9, 2001.


Idalee Lyle;


Before Sunset. New York; Exposition Press, 1962.

Out of the Wilderness; a History of Antioch Methodist Church, Somerville, Alabama. S.l.; s.n., 1979.



Editor, reporter; military officer. Born July 30, 1921, Birmingham. Parents– William J. Lyman and Marguerite Getaz Lyman.  Education– Ramsey High School; Davidson College, 1943; the Officer’s Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga.; University of North Carolina Graduate School. U.S.Army, 1951-52; served in Korea; killed in action, January 18, 1952.  Employed by Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, Charleston (S.C.) News and Courier; managing editor of Florence (S.C.) Morning News, 1951; vice president, South Carolina Press Association. Died January 18, 1952.


Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History;


Curlew History, the Story of the First Battalion, 117th Infantry, 30th Division, in Europe During World War II. Chapel Hill, N.C.; Orange Printshop, 1948.



Writer. Born– Mobile, February 25, 1860. Parents– Thomas Temple Armstrong and Mary Morgan Coffee (Heard) Lyon. Education– New Orleans Locquet Institute; studied in Mobile under Professor Amos Towle. Wrote verse for the Louisville Courier-Journal and other newspapers and magazines before 1900. Edited “Feminine Fancies,” women’s section of Mobile publication “Saturday Review.” Member– League of American Pen Women, the London Poetry Society.  Died December 25, 1936.


Marquis who’s who online;


“No Saint”; a Novel. Louisville; J. P. Morton, 1890.

(Booklet) Early Missions of the South.

(Booklet) Casimir Jacques, a Story of the Gulf Coast.

LYON, RALPH MUSE, 1902-1993


University professor, administrator. Born– November 25, 1902, Abbeville, S.C.  Parents; Alfred and Annie Coral Muse Lyon. Married–Margaret Charters. Education– B.S., The Citadel (South Carolina Military College), 1923; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1926; Ph.D., Columbia University, 1936. Employed by the Citadel, 1926-1936; Furman, 1936-1942; served in U.S. Army, WWII (1942-46);  Georgia Southern, 1946-1948; Livingston University, 1948-77: dean, College of Arts and Sciences, 1967-1968; professor of social sciences, 1969-1972; acting president, 1972-1973; consultant, Delta State College, Marion Institute.  Awarded emeritus status on his retirement at Livingston, 1977.  Died August 27, 1993.


Leaders in Education, 1974.


The Basis for Constructing Curricular Materials in Adult Education for Carolina Cotton Mill Workers. New York; Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1937.

A History of Livingston University, 1935-1963. Livingston, Ala.; Lyon, 1976.

Julia Tutwiler. Livingston, Ala.; s.n., 1976.

Principles of Education, a Workbook. Minneapolis; Burgess Pub. Co., 1953.



Journalist. Born–January 11, 1909, Mobile.  Parents; Herbert and Reba Mae Neville Lyons.  Employed by Mobile Press until 1938. Selected as one of the first class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard in 1939; editor Mediterreanean edition of Stars and Stripes and on staff of Yank, World War II; staff, New York Times; acting editor, book review section. Died May 18, 1980.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service.


Other Lives to Live. New York; Dial Press, 1951.

The Rest They Need. New York; Dial Press, 1950.



Author, farmer, University professor; member of the Nashville Agrarian Movement. Born– Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26, 1902. Parents– Robert Logan and Lillie Belle (Nelson) Lytle. Lived on a farm near Guntersville. Married– Edna Langdon Barker, June 30, 1938. Children– Three. Education– A.B., Vanderbilt University, 1925; Yale University, 1927-1928.  Taught at the University of the South, 1942-1973; taught, University of Iowa School of Writing, University of Florida (1949-61), Harvard, Vanderbilt, University of Kentucky; Guggenheim Fellow, three different years, between 1940 and 1961; Brown Fellow, University of the South; edited Sewanee Review, 1961-1973; member, Association of Little Magazines; Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences; Council of Literary Magazines; Phi Beta Kappa, Episcopal Church.  Awarded honorary Litt. D. by Kenyon College, the University of Florida, the University of the South; L.H.D., Hillsdale College, 1985. Died December 13, 1995.


Marquis Who’s Who and  files at Birmingham Public Library.


Alchemy. Winston-Salem, N.C.; Paleomon, 1979.

At the Moon’s Inn. New York; Bobbs-Merrill, 1941.

Bedford Forrest and His Critter Company. New York; Minton, Balch and Co., 1931.

A Christian University and the World; an Address for the Founder’s Day 1964. Sewanee, Tenn.; The University of the South, 1964.

From Eden to Babylon; the Social and Political Essays of Andrew Nelson Lytle. Washington, D.C.; Regnery Gateway, 1990.

The Hero with the Private Parts; Essays. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1966.

Kristin: A Reading. Columbia:  University of Missouri Press, 1992.

The Long Night. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1936.

A Name for Evil; a Novel. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1947.

A Novel, a Novella, and Four Stories. New York; McDowell, Oblensky, 1958.

Reflections of a Ghost; an Agrarian View After Fifty Years. Dallas, Tex.; New London Press, 1980.

V’ardshuset M’anen; ber’attelsen om Hermando de Soto’s Expedition till Florida. Stockholm; A. Sohlman, 1943.

A Wake for the Living; a Family Chronicle. New York; Crown, 1975.

The Velvet Horn. New York; McDowell, Oblensky, 1957.


Craft and Vision; the Best Fiction from the Sewanee Review. New York; Delacorte, 1971.


A collection of the papers of Andrew Lytle is held by the library at Vanderbilt University.  Another collection of his papers is part of the Stuart Wright Collection at the Library of East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.


See Julich, Dorothy Louise Milam



Broadcaster, clerical worker, novelist. Born– March 11, 1929, Birmingham. Parents– Claude Hunter and Gladys Eleanor (English) Wallace. Married– Lee Levitt, June, 1951. Married– David G. Latner, August, 1958. Married– Robert A. Strother, 1980.  Education– University of Tennessee, 1947-1951; Columbia University, 1962. Women’s program director, WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1951-1952; copy chief and announcer, WMAK Radio, Nashville, Tenn., 1952-1954; clerical worker and editorial assistant, “Civil Service Leader,” 1955-57; International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 237, New York, N.Y., 1954-1976, secretary to the president of the local, 1966-76; secretary, Civic Center Clinic, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1962-1966. Wrote poetry from the age of 11; wrote novels after 1971, most of which had a theme related to astrology; contributed short stories and poems to popular magazines. Used pseudonyms Pat Wallace and Claudia Patrick.


Contemporary Authors online; Marquis Who’s Who online


Under the name Pat Wallace:

House of Scorpio. New York; Avon, 1975.

Love Scene. New York; Silhouette, 1985.

My Loving Enemy. Silhouette, 1983.

Objections Overruled.  Silhouette, 1984.

Shining Hour.  Silhouette, 1984.

Star Rise. Silhouette, 1985.

Silver Fire. New York; Silhouette Books, 1982.

Sweetheart Contract. New York; Silhouette Books, 1985.

The Wand and the Sky. New York; Pocket Books, 1978.

Under the name Patricia Strother:

The Constant Star.  New American Library, 1986.

Grand Design.  New American Library, 1988.

Silvermore.  New American Library, 1989.

Under the Pseudonym Vivian Lord:

Once More the Sun.  Fawcett, 1982.

Summer Kingdom.  Faucett, 1983.

Traitor in My Arms.  Fawcett, 1979.

Unyielding Fire.  Fawcett, 1985.

The Voyagers.  Fawcett, 1980.

Under the Pseudonym Pat West:

Under the Sign of Scorpio.  Dell, 1986.

A Wife for Ransom.  Dell, 1986.

Under the Pseudonym Patricia Cloud:

This Willing Passion.  Putnam, 1978.