MACKIN, COOPER RICHERSON, 1933-

Biography:

Educator; university administrator. Born– April 26, 1933, Selma. Parents– Thomas R. and Muriel (Green) Mackin. Education– B.A., Troy State University, 1956; M.A., Tulane, 1958; Ph.D., Rice University, 1962. Married– (1) Catherine Barragy, February 15, 1958 (deceased); (2) Mary Kathryn Ruetten, December 14, 1985. U. S. Army, 1953-55. Children– Three. Taught English at Texas Southern University, 1958-1959; North Texas State University, 1962-1963; University of New Orleans, 1963-1970; dean, College of Liberal Arts, 1969-80; vice chancellor for academic affairs, acting chancellor, Chancellor, 1984-87.  Member Milton Society of America, South Central Modern Language Association, National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member of Board of Directors, University of New Orleans Foundation. The University created in his honor the Cooper Mackin Medallion, presented annually to a faculty member who makes an outstanding contribution to the mission of the University.   Chancellor emeritus, 1987.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1982.

Marquis Who’s Who online.

Publication(s):

William Styron. Austin, Tex.; Steck-Vaughan, 1969.

MACON, LEON MEERTIEF, 1908-1965

Biography:

Baptist clergyman. Born– October 25, 1908, Whatley, Clarke County, Ala. Parents– James William and Martha (Kelly) Macon. Married– Emily May Bodden. Education– A.B., Howard College, 1933; D.D., 1949; Th.M., Southern Baptist Seminary, 1938. Employed as minister, Bay Minette, Athens, Atmore, Bessemer, Ala., West Point, Ga. Member– Alabama Baptist Board, Radio and Television Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and the executive committee for the Southern Baptist Encyclopedia; president, Alabama Baptist State Convention; editor and business manager, Alabama Baptist. Died November 15, 1965.

Source:

Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, Vol. III.

Publication(s):

Salvation in a Scientific Age. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Zondervan, 1955.

The Seven Sayings on the Cross. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Baker Book House, 1964.

You Choose a Cross. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Baker Book House, 1966.

MADDOX, ALVA HUGH, 1930-

Biography:

Attorney, judge. Born– April 17, 1930, Covington County. Parents– Christopher Columbus and Audie L. (Freeman) Maddox. Married– Virginia Roberts, June 14, 1958. Children– Two. Education– A.B., University of Alabama, 1952; LL.B., 1957. Admitted to the Alabama Bar, 1957.  Employed as a journalist, Florala News, 1947; law clerk, Alabama Court of Appeals, 1957; field examiner, Veterans Administration, 1958; law clerk, U.S. District Court, 1959; attorney, Montgomery, 1961-1963; circuit judge, 15th Judicial Circuit, 1963; legal adviser to Governor George Wallace, 1965; Governor Lurleen Wallace, 1967; Governor Albert Brewer, 1968. Appointed associate justice on the Supreme Court of Alabama, 1969; served until his retirement as senior associate justice in 2001.  Wrote 1650 majority opinions during his 31 years on the court.  Member American and Alabama Bar Associations; YMCA, Kiwanis. Member and leader of the American Inns of Court Foundation, a legal mentoring organization;  awarded its A. Sherman Christensen Award in 2008. Awarded Judicial Award of Merit, Alabama Bar Association.

Source:

Who’s Who in Government, 1972.

Publication(s):

Billy Boll Weevil; a Pest Becomes a Hero. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1976.

Joint_Editor:

Alabama Appellate Courts, 4th. ed. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Supreme Court Library, 1975.

MADRIGAL, JOSE A., 1945-

Biography:

University professor. Born– July 18, 1945, Ciego de Avila, Cuba. Parents– Antonio and Maria I. Madrigal. Married– Angelia, July 22, 1968. Children– Three. Education– B.A., Michigan State University, 1964; M.A., 1968; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1973. Employed as graduate teaching assistant, Michigan State University, 1966-1968; University of Kentucky, 1968-1970; taught Spanish at Auburn University, 1978-2008. Served as head of the Department of Spanish. Honors– National Endowment for the Humanities fellow, Duke University, 1975.

Source:

Jose A. Madrigal, Auburn, Ala.

Publication(s):

Bibliografia Sombre el Pundonor; Teatro del Siglo de Oro. Miami; Ediciones Universal, 1977.

El Salvaje y la Mitologia, el Arte y la Religion. Miami; Ediciones Universal, 1975.

Joint_Publication(s):

Critical Perspectives on Calderon de la Barca. Lincoln, Neb.; SSSAS, University of Nebraska, 1981.

Diez Cuentos Hispanicos. Miami; Spanish Textbook Corporation, 1976.

Estudios en Honor a Everett Hesse. Lincoln, Neb.; SSSAS, University of Nebraska, 1981.

Lazarillo de Tormes. (Clasicos Comentados Playor). Madrid; Playor, 1982.

Miguel de Cervantes Novelas Ejemplares. (Clasicos Comentados Playor). Madrid; Playor, 1982.

Studies in the Spanish Golden Age; Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Miami; Ediciones Universal, 1978.

MAEHL, WILLIAM HARVEY, 1915-

Biography:

University professor; historian. Born– May 28, 1915, Brooklyn, N.Y. Parents– William Henry and Antoinette (Salamone) Maehl. Married– Josephine Scholl McAllister, December 29, 1941. Children– Two. Education– B.S., M.A., Northwestern University, 1937-1939; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1946. Employed as instructor, St. Louis University (1942-43), Centenary College (1943-44); DePaul University, (1944-1950); U.S. Army military historian, European Headquarters, Karlsruhe and Frankfort, Germany; Fort Sill, Okla., (1951-1955); civilian war plans officer, Burtonwood Lance, England, 1955-1956; taught, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1956-1962 and 1964-1968; University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1963-1964. Auburn University, Professor of European History, 1968-1981.  Professor emeritus, 1981.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online

Publication(s):

August Bebel; Shadow Emperor of the German Workers. Philadelphia; American Philosophical Society, 1980.

Bebel’s Fight Against the Schlactflotte; …. Philadelphia; American Philosophical Society, 1977.

German Militarism and Socialism. Lincoln, Neb.; Nebraska Wesleyan Press, 1963.

The German Socialist Party; Champion of the Republic, 1918-1933. Independence Square; American Philosophical Society, 1986.

Germany in Western Civilization. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1979.

World History Syllabus, Ancient and Medieval Times; …. Auburn, Ala.; s.n., 1970.

World History Syllabus; Early Modern Times. Winston-Salem, N.C.; Hunter Publishing Co., 1980.

World History Syllabus; Modern Times; …. Auburn, Ala.; Auburn University Press, 1977.

Contributor:

Some Twentieth Century Historians. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Historians of Modern Europe. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

Papers;

Papers of William Harvey Maehl are held by the Archives and Manuscripts Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.

MALLON, JOHN H., JR., 1910-1976

Biography:

Harbor pilot; genealogist. Born– May 21, 1910, Mobile. Parents– John H. and Rachel Eldora (Previto) Mallon. Married– Lucile Simms. Children– Three. Employed by U.S. Corps of Engineers; master and pilot, Mobile Harbor, Mobile Towing Company, October 2, 1972.  Died August 1976.

Source:

Beverly Mallon Taylor, Mobile, Ala.

Joint_Compiler:

Bay and Bayou Burials, Vols. 1-2. Mrs. Lester E. Taylor, 1974-

Neshoba County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

Noxube County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

Winston County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

MALLON, LUCILLE SIMMS, 1917-1989

Biography:

Genealogist. Born– March 14, 1917, Pascagoula, Miss. Parents– Joseph and Nannie Ruth (Eiland) Simms. Married– John H. Mallon, Jr. Children– Three. Married– John P. Connick, July 12, 1980. Founder and editor, The Deep South Genealogical Quarterly.

Source:

Beverly Mallon Taylor, Mobile, Ala.

Compiler:

1840 Index to Florida Census. Mobile, Ala.; Beverly M. Taylor, 1974.

Death and/or Burial Records, Mobile County, Alabama, 1871-1880.  Mobile; Connick 1987.

Missing Files in Probate Court of Mobile County, Alabama; November 27, 1889. Mobile, Ala.; Beverly M. Taylor, 19–.

Mobile, Ala. Directory, 1837-1839. Mobile, Ala.; Beverly M. Taylor, 19-

Mobile, Ala. Directory, 1842. Mobile, Ala.; Beverly M. Taylor, 19–

Washington County, Alabama Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; Mrs. Lester E. Taylor, s.d.

Joint_Compiler:

Bay and Bayou Burials, Vols. 1-2. Mobile, Ala.; Mrs. Lester E. Taylor, 1974-

Neshoba County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

Noxube County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

Winston County, Mississippi Marriages. Mobile, Ala.; John H. and Lucile S. Mallon, 19–.

MALLON, RAYMOND PAUL, 1901-1950.

Biography:

Journalist; columnist. Born– January 5, 1901, in Matton, Ill.(moved to Birmingham as a child).  Parents– John Bernard and Mary MacDonough Mallon. Married Viola Jane Wingreene, June 29, 1929. Education–University of  Louisville, 1918-19; University of Notre Dame, 1919-20.  Writer for Louisville Courier Journal, Brooklyn Eagle, Louisville Post, South Bend News-Herald. Political writer for President Calvin Coolidge. United Press, 1920-32. Wrote column, “News Behind the News,” syndicated in 300 newspapers, 1930-1947.   Honorary degrees from Marquette University, College of Holy Cross, Notre Dame (1946). Died July 30, 1950.

Source:

Files at Birmingham Public Library.

Marquis Who’s Who on the Web.

Publication(s):

The Ease Era; the Juvenile Oligarchy and the Educational Trust. Grand Rapids, Mich.; William B. Eerdmans, 1945.

Practical Idealism. Boston; B. Humphries, Inc., 1946.

MALLORY, KATHLEEN MOORE, 1879-1954

Biography:

Teacher; denominational executive. Born– January 24, 1879, Summerfield, Dallas County, Ala. Parents– Hugh Shepherd Darby and Jacqueline Louisa (Moore) Mallory. Education– A.B., Goucher College, 1902. Employed as teacher, Demopolis; superintendent, Women’s Missionary Union work, Selma Association, 1907; corresponding secretary of Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union, 1909-1912; corresponding secretary of the Woman’s Missionary Union, Southern Baptist Convention,  1912-1936; Executive Secretary, 1937-1948; in that capacity edited the WMU journal Royal Service and the annual yearbook of the WMU.  Honors– awarded honorary degrees by Selma University in Selma and Louisiana College in Pineville, LA.; the Baptist Convention named a hospital, Laichowfu, China, a chapel, Kokura, Japan; Women’s Missionary Union Building, Birmingham in her honor.  Inducted into Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame, 2000. Died June 17, 1954.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 6; Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, v. 2; Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame website.

Publication(s):

Manual of Woman’s Missionary Union Methods. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

Editor:

Woman’s Missionary Union Year Book. S.l; s.n., s.d.

MALONE, DAVID HENRY, 1919-2003.

Biography:

University professor, administrator. Born– August 9, 1919, Washington, D.C. Parents– Maurice Drummond and Clara (Hanna) Malone. Married– Alice Bond Wells, August 15, 1942. Children– Three. Education– A.B., 1940; Ph.D., 1948,University of North Carolina. Taught English at Auburn University, 1948-1962; University of Southern California, 1962-1983; ( at USC served as chairman of the English Department and Dean of Humanities). Visitng Fulbright  at the University of Vienna, Austria, 1958-60. President of the Auburn City Board of Education, 1961-1962. Chairman, editorial board, University of Southern California Studies in Comparative Literature, 1968-1984. Member MLA, AAUP, American Comparative Literature Association.  Died June 8, 2003.

Sources:

Marquis Who’s Who online; Directory of American Scholars, 1982.

Joint_Publication(s):

Outline of Comparative Literature. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1954.

Editor:

The Frontiers of Literary Criticism. Los Angeles; Hennessey & Ingalls, 1974.

MALONEY, SALLY WOODALL

See:

Woodall, Sally Lee

MANCILL, JULIAN DOSSY, 1904-1971

Biography:

University professor. Born January 21, 1904, Bradley Dam, Escambia County, Ala. Parents–Battle C. and Alice Clements Mancill. Married–Dora Mae Dalee.  Children–three. Education– B.A., University of Alabama, 1926; M.A., 1927; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1934. Employed by University of Alabama, 1927-1966; director, Redstone Arsenal Graduate Institute, Huntsville, 1951-1954; head, Mathematics Department, University of Alabama, 1955.  Died July 30, 1971.

Source:

Files at Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

Contemporary Mathematics. Boston; Allyn and Bacon, 1960.

Elementos de Mathematica Moderna. Buenos Aires; Kapelusz, 1969.

Introductory College Mathematics. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1958.

Joint_Publication(s):

Algebra Elemental Moderna. Habana; Editorial Selecta, 1955.

Basic College Algebra. Boston; Allyn and Bacon, 1962.

Modern Analytical Trigonometry. New York; Dodd Mead, 1960.

Modern College Algebra. Boston; Allyn and Bacon, 1960.

Editor:

Summer Institute for Teachers of Science and Mathematics; June 5-August 18, 1961 report. University, Ala.; The University, 1961.

MANLY, BASIL, JR., 1825-1892

Biography;

Clergyman; seminary professor; denominational leader.  Born December 19, 1825, Edgefield County, South Carolina.  Parents–Basil and Sarah Murray Rudulph Manly. Married– Charlotte Elizabeth Whitfield, April 28,1852; married Henrietta Summers Hair, June 19, 1869.  Education–  University of Alabama, B.A., 1844; Newton Theological Institute; Princeton Theological Seminary, B.D., 1847.  Ordained by First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, 1848.  Served various churches in Alabama, 1848-1850; pastor of First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., 1850-1854; founder and president of Richmond Female Institute, 1854-59; professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (then located in Greenville, S.C.), 1859-1871; president of Georgetown College, Kentucky, 1871-1877; professor of Old Testament at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (relocated to Louisville), 1877-1892. Led the founding and organization of the Southern Baptist Sunday School Board, first established in 1863.  Author of more than 20 hymns and anthems.  Died January 31, 1892.

Sources;

Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, vol. 2.  Broadman Press, 1958; Marquis Who’s Who online.

Publications;

The Bible Doctrine of Inspiration.  1888.

Compiler;

Baptist Chorals.  Richmond, 1859.

Manly’s Choice, 1891,

Co-editor and compiler;

Baptist Psalmody.  Charleston, 1850.

Papers;

The papers of Basil Manly, Jr., including his diary and letterbooks, are held by the Special Collections Department of the James P. Boyce Centennial library at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Created 10-28-2012

MANLY, JOHN MATTHEWS, 1865-1940

Biography:

Literary historian and critic; University Professor of literature. Born– Sumter County, Ala., September 2, 1865. Parents– Charles and Mary (Matthews) Manly. Education– Furman University, 1883; A.M., 1889; Harvard University, Ph. D., 1900. Military intelligence service, WWI, 1917-1919. Employed by Brown University, 1884-1898; University of Chicago, 1898-1933. Specialized in the study of early English literature; best known for his editing and scholarly research on Chaucer.  Exchange professor or visiting lecturer, University of Gottingen, Lowell Institute, British Academy, Royal Society of Literature; editor, 1908-1930.  Member and President Modern Language Association, Mediaeval Academy, Modern Humanities Research Association, British Shakespeare Association.  Received five honorary doctorates during his lifetime.   His colleagues and students at the University honored him with a feistschriften, The Manly Anniversary Studies in Language and Literature, in 1923. Died April 2, 1940.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1,  The National Cyclopedia of Amerian Biography, Vol. 48; American National Biography online.

Publication(s):

Chaucer and the Rhetoricians. London; Oxford University Press, 1926.

Contemporary British Literature; Bibliographies and Study Outlines. New York; Harcourt, 1921.

English Poetry (1170-1892). Boston; Ginn, 1916.

Good Reading. New York; Scribner, 1926.

Junior High School English. Boston; D.C. Heath, 1916.

Marco Polo and the Squire’s Tale. Baltimore; Publication of the Modern Language Association, 1896.

The Piers Plowman Controversy …. London; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1910.

Piers the Plowman and Its Sequence, …. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1908.

Some New Light on Chaucer. New York; Holt, 1926.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Bailey-Manly Spelling Book. Boston; Houghton, 1908.

Better Advertising; a Practical Manual of the Principles of Advertising. Chicago; F. J. Drake Co., 1921.

Better Business English; a Working Manual …. Chicago; J. F. Drake, 1921.

Contemporary American Authors; a Critical Survey and 219 Bio-bibliographies. New York; Harcourt, 1922.

Contemporary American Literature; Bibliographies and Study Outlines. New York; Harcourt, 1935.

Contemporary British Literature; a Critical Survey and 232 Author-bibliographies. New York; Harcourt, 1935.

Contemporary British Literature; Outlines for Study, Indexes, Bibliographies. New York; Harcourt, 1928.

Lessons in the Speaking and Writing of English …. Boston; D.C. Heath, 1912.

A Manual for Writers; Covering the Needs of Authors for Information on Rules of Writing and Practices in Printing. Chicago; University of Chicago, 1915.

The Writer’s Index of Good Form and Good English. New York; Holt, 1923.

The Writing of English. New York; Holt, 1919.

Editor:

Canterbury Tales. New York; Holt, 1928.

English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892). New York; Ginn, 1916.

The Poems and Plays of William Vaughn Moody. New York; Scribner, 1887.

… Shakespeare’s MacBeth. New York; Longmans, Green, 1896.

Specimens of the Pre-Shakespearean Drama…. Boston; Ginn, 1897.

Joint_Editor:

La Seinte Resureccion from the Paris and Canterbury mss. Oxford, Miss.; B. Blackwell, 1943.

The Text of the Canterbury Tales… . Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1940.

Contributor:

Cambridge History of English Literature, Encyclopedia Britannica, 11 ed.

Papers; 

The papers of John Matthews Manly are held by the library at the University of Chicago.

Updated 2011-08-31

MANLY, LOUISE, 1857-1936

Biography:

Teacher. Born– Richmond, Va., July 10, 1857. Parents– Basil Manly, Jr. and Charlotte (Whitfield) Manly. Education– United States and abroad. Employed as teacher in various parts of the South. Died January 2, 1936.

Source:

Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors; Dictionary of North American Authors.

Publication(s):

A History of Alabama for Children. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

History of Judson College. Atlanta, Ga.; Foote & Davis, 1913.

Lee’s Advanced School History of the United States. Richmond; B.F. Johnson, 1897.

The Manly Family; an Account of the Descendants of Captain Basil Manly of the Revolution, and Related Families. Greenville, S.C.; Keys Printing Co., 1930.

A School History of the United States. Richmond; B.F. Johnson, 1895.

Southern Literature from 1479-1895; a Comprehensive Review, …. Richmond; B.F. Johnson, 1895.

Joint_Publication(s):

Fourth grade reader in Johnson’s First-Fifth Reader. Richmond; B. F. Johnson, 1899.

Joint_Editor:

English Poets. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

MANN, MALCENA CATHERINE CLEEK, 1921-1993.

Biography:

Genealogist; civil Servant. Born– May 1, 1921, Cleek’s Mill, Bath County, Va. Parents– George Washington and Seraphine Catherine (Ritenour) Cleek. Married– Robert Neville Mann, May 14, 1949. Children– One. Education– Mary Washington College; graduate work, American University. Employed by War Department, 1940-1949. Member– Daughters of the American Revolution, Huguenot Society of Tennessee.  Died August 2, 1993.

Source:

Catherine Cleek Mann, Cedar Bluff, Ala.

Compiler:

Marriage Record “A” Floyd County, Georgia, 1834-1848. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1970.

Marriage Record, 1834-1850, Benton County … Alabama. Gadsden, Ala.; Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society, 1976.

Marriages, 1836-1854, DeKalb County, Alabama. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1970.

Old Records of Estates and Administrations, Benton County. Gadsden, Ala.; Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society, 1976.

Joint_Publication(s):

Camp-Kemp Family History, Vols. I & II. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1967-1969.

Middlesex, Virginia Daniel Descendants. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1959.

Editor:

Cherokee County Heritage. 5 vols. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Cherokee County Historical Society, 1972-1978.

Northeast Alabama Settlers. Gadsden, Ala.; Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society.

MANN, ROBERT NEVILLE, 1904-1977

Biography:

Historian; military officer.  Born– November 3, 1904, Battelle, DeKalb County, Ala. Parents– Eugene Turner and Lola Josephine (Williamson) Mann. Married– Anna Barstow Nollen, July 14, 1931. Married– Malcena Catherine Cleek, May 14, 1949. Children– One. Education– B.S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1926; graduate study, Columbia University. Employed by New York Telephone Company; lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army, World War II. Awards; Legion of Merit, 1945; New York State Conspicuous Service Cross, 1946. Member– Alabama Society of Colonial Wars, Georgia Society of Sons of the American Revolution, Alabama Society of the War of 1812.  Died December 5, 1977.

Source:

Catherine Cleek Mann, Cedar Bluff, Ala.

Joint_Publication(s):

Camp-Kemp Family History. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1967-1969.

Middlesex, Virginia Daniel Descendants. Cedar Bluff, Ala.; Mann, 1959.

MARCH, WILLIAM (Pseudonym)

See:

Campbell, William Edward March

MARKS, HENRY SEYMOUR, 1933-2005

Biography:

Historian; college professor. Born– May 26, 1933, Greensboro, N.C. Parents– Benjamin and Florence (Hirsh) Marks. Married– Marsha Kass, June 8, 1965. Children– One. Education– B.A., University of Miami (Florida), 1955; M.A., University of Alabama, 1956; postgraduate work, University of Alabama, 1960-1964. Employed as teacher, University of Miami, Jacksonville State University, University of Alabama, Florida State University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama A & M University.  Contributed articles to professional journals and reference books. Member– President, Southern Region Popular Culture Association of the South; Florida, Alabama, Southern and American History Associations, Organization of American Historians, Hakluyt Society and American Society of Public Administration. Died April 25, 2005.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1980, and Alabama’s Distinguished; obituary, Alabama Jewish Times, July 7, 2005.

Publication(s):

Alabama Past Leaders. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1982.

The Failure of the United States to Maintain the Independence of Korea and the Effect of the Failure Upon the Koreans. Florence, Ala.; Florence State College, 1962.

Sketches of the Tennessee Valley in Antebellum Days; People, Places, Things. Huntsville, Ala.; Southern Press, 1976.

Who Was Who in Alabama. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1972.

Who Was Who in Florida. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1973.

Joint_Publication(s):

Rivers of Florida. Atlanta; Southern Press, 1974.

MARKS, MARSHA KASS, 1935-

Biography:

College instructor. Born– May 6, 1935, New York City. Parents– Aaron Z. and Edith (Malkin) Kass. Married– Henry Seymour Marks, June 8, 1965. Children– One. Education– B.A., Hunter College, 1956; M.A., Yale, 1957, postgraduate work, 1957-1959. Employed as teacher, Georgia State College, 1960-1965, Calhoun Junior College, 1965-1967, Alabama A & M University, 1967. Member– Huntsville, Alabama, Florida, Southern, and American Historical Associations; Hakluyt Society, American Studies Association, Popular Culture Association, and Phi Beta Kappa.

Source:

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

Joint_Publication(s):

Alabama Past Leaders. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1982.

MARSHALL, BENNETT DAVIS, 1919-1969

Biography:

Sports writer. Born– 1919, Vincent, Ala. Parents– Raymond and Nannie Davis. Married– Ruth Tucker. Children– Four. Education– Howard College.  Sportswriter and columnist for The Birmingham News and the Birmingham Age-Herald.  Honors– Alumnus of the Year for Journalism, Samford University, 1964; Alabama Sports Writer of the Year (10 times); Alabama Associated Press Sportworthy Award (11 times). Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, 1982. Died September 25, 1969.

Source:

Birmingham News, Sept. 26, 1969; Alabama Sports Hall of Fame website.

Publication(s):

Twenty Grand. Nashville; Parthenon Press, 1968.

Winning Isn’t Everything, But It Beats Anything That Comes in Second. Nashville; Parthenon Press, 1965.

Joint_Publication;

All-Time Greatest Alabama Sports Stories:  Benny Marshall and Friends.  University of Alabama Press, 2003.

MARSHALL, BENNY

See MARSHALL, BENNETT DAVIS

MARSHALL, JAMES WILLIAMS, 1882-1964

Biography:

Presbyterian clergyman. Born– Perdue Hill, Ala., May 29, 1882. Married– Marion Cannon. Education– B.A., B.D., M.A., Southwestern Presbyterian University; McCormick Seminary, Chicago. Ordained by the East Alabama Presbytery, October 1907. Employed as pastor of churches, Scotland, Junction City, Mt. Holly, and Camden, Ark.; Tuskegee and Montgomery, Florida, Chattahoochee, Panama City; superintendent of home missions, Mobile Presbytery, 1921-1929.

Source:

The Presbyterian Church in Alabama.

Publication(s):

The Presbyterian Church in Alabama; a record of the growth of the Presbyterian Church from its beginning in 1811 in the Eastern portion of Mississippi Territory to the centennial of the Synod of Alabama in 1936. Montgomery, Ala.; Presbyterian Historical Society of Alabama, 1977.

MARSHALL, WALLACE, 1904-1982

Biography:

Physician. Born– Appleton, Wis., July 19, 1904. Parents– Victor F. and Fanny (Levy) Marshall. Married– Louise Marjorie Clayton, August 14, 1953. Children– One. Education– B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1930; B.M., 1932; M.D., 1933, Northwestern University. Employed as an intern, Cook County Hospital, 1932-1933; psychiatric fellow, LSU Medical School, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1936-1937; taught, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 1936-1937, Spring Hill College, 1947; Norbert College, 1953; practiced medicine, Two Rivers, Wis.; Watertown, Wis.; Central State Hospital, Pineville, La.; Heflin and Anniston, Ala. Discovered and produced Kutapressin, a microcirculatory constrictor; co-discoverer of the Marshall-White syndrome; and originated the theory of psychoallergy.  Died August 1982.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1971-1972 and from Immunologic Psychology and Psychiatry.

Publication(s):

Essentials of Medical Research. New York; Vantage Press, 1953.

Immunologic Psychology and Psychiatry. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1977.

Noise of Great Water. S.l.; s.n, (lst prize American Physicians Literary Guild), 1947.

MARTIN, BESSIE, 1891-1959

Biography:

College professor; librarian. Born– 1891. Parents– Minnie (Gordon) Martin. Education– Judson College, A.B. 1911; University of Alabama, A.B.; Columbia University, M.A., Ph.D. Taught at Judson College, 1913-1940; librarian, Thomasville (Ala.) High School, 1940-1959. Honored with an endowment in her name by Judson Alumnae; history section of Judson’s Bowling Library named the Bessie Martin Memorial Collection.

Source:

Staff of Bowling Library, Judson College.

Publication(s):

Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army; a Study in Sectionalism. New York; Columbia University Press, 1932.

A Rich Man’s War, A Poor Man’s Fight; Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army.  University of Alabama Press, 2003.

MARTIN, CARTER W., 1933-

Biography:

University professor. Born– Jan. 3, 1935. Parents– Carter H. and Martha (Williams) Martin, Clover, S.C., January 13, 1933. Married– Jane Douglas, York, S.C., August 25, 1955. Children– Two. Education– A.B., Presbyterian College, 1955; Vanderbilt University; M.A., 1958; Ph.D., 1967. Employed as teacher, North Carolina State University, 1958-1964, University of Alabama, Huntsville, 1964.

Source:

Who’s Who in Alabama, 1969-1970.

Publication(s):

The True Country; Themes in the Fiction of Flannery O’Connor. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1969.

Editor:

The Presence of Grace, and Other Book Reviews. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1983.

MARTIN, DAVID LINCOLN, 1947-

Biography:

University Professor. Born– May 6, 1947, Los Angeles. Education– B.A., Redlands University, 1968; M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1969; Ph.D., 1973. U.S. Army, Vietnam, 1969-71.  Employed as a Public Administration Analyst, University of California, Los Angeles; taught political science at Auburn University, 1973-1997. Consultant, Alabama Law Enforcement Planning Agency, Alabama Development Office, Alabama Public Television Network, National Science Foundation, and Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company. Member Alabama Political Science Association, American Political Science Association, American Society of Public Administrators.

Source:

Men and Women of Science, 13th edition.

Publication(s):

Alabama County Debt. Montgomery, Ala.; State Planning Division, Alabama Development Office, 1977.

Alabama’s State and Local Governments. Dubuque, Iowa; Kendall/Hunt, 1975.

Capitol, Courthouse, and City Hall; Readings in American State and Local Politics and Government. Boston; Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1981.

A Guide to Selected Planning Powers of Alabama Counties, Land Use, Housing, and Economic Development. Montgomery, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, Auburn University, 1977.

Home Rule for Local Governments. Auburn, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, School of Arts and Sciences, Auburn University, 1978.

Running City Hall; Municipal Administration in America. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1982.

Joint_Publication(s):

Revenue Sharing; Improving Local Government Reporting. Auburn, Ala.; Office of Public Service and Research, School of Arts and Sciences, Auburn University, 1977.

Papers:

The Papers of David Lincoln Martin are held by the Special Collections and Archives department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.

MARTIN, HERBERT WOODWARD, 1933-

Biography:

Poet and dramatist; university professor. Born– October 4, 1933, Birmingham, Ala. Parents– David Nathaniel and Willie Mae (Woodward) Martin. Education– B.A., University of Toledo, 1964; M.A., State University of New York, Buffalo, 1967; M. Litt., Middlebury College, M. Litt., 1972; Carnegie-Mellon University, D.A., 1979.   Taught at the State University of New York, Buffalo, 1966; Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1967-70; University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1970- ; visiting distinguished professor of poetry, Central Michigan University, 1973.  Associated with the Writer’s Workshop at Antioch Writer’s Conference, 1993-  ; with the Ohio Arts Council Writer’s Workshop, 1995; consultant for the contemporary Black writers’ collection, University of Toledo, 1974.  Published libretti, one-act operas, and poems in many journals and anthologies.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online

Publication(s):

The Forms of Silence. Detroit; Lotus, 1980.

The Log of the Vigilante.  Mellen Poetry Press, 2000.

New York, the Nine Million and other poems. S.l.; Abracadabra, 1969.

Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Singer of Songs. Columbus, Ohio; State Library of Ohio, 1979.

The Persistence of the Flesh. Detroit; Lotus, 1976.

The Shit-Storm Poems. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Pilot Press, 1973.

Three Black Writers–Plus; Catalogue of an exhibition at the Ward M. Canaday Center, March 28-June 30. Toledo, Ohio; William S. Carlson Library, University of Toledo, 1980.

MARTIN, ROSCOE COLEMAN, 1903-1972

Biography:

University Professor. Born– November 18, 1903, Silsbee, Tex. Parents– Benjamin Wiley and Clara Lee (Mayo) Martin. Married– Mildred Ellis, September 2, 1926. Children– One. Education– B.A., University of Texas, 1924; M.A., 1925; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1932. Taught at the University of Texas, Austin, 1926-1937; professor and chairman, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, 1937-1949; Syracuse University, 1949-66.  Published many articles and studies in journals and anthologies. Member– U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, 1948-54;  and United Nations Public Administration Mission to Brazil, 1951-52; ; U.S. Department of State Specialist in nine foreign countries; and consultant to the Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Civil Defense Administration, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, and Ford Foundation; Social Science Council Research professor during 1959-1960. Died May 12, 1972.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online..

Publication(s):

A Budget Manual for Texas Cities. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas Press, 1934.

The Cities and the Federal System. New York; Atherton Press, 1965.

The Defendant and Criminal Justice. Austin, Tex.; Texas University, 1934.

From Forest to Front Page …. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1956.

Government and the Suburban School. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1962.

Grass Roots; Essays. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1957.

The Growth of State Administration in Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Adminsistration, University of Alabama,1942.

Metropolis in Transition.  Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1963.

The People’s Party in Texas. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas, Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences, 1933.

TVA; the First Twenty Years. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1956.

Urban Local Government in Texas. Austin, Tex.; University of Texas, 1936.

Water for New York; a Study in State Administration of Water Resources. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1960.

Joint_Publication(s):

Decisions in Syracuse. Bloomington, Ind.; Indiana University Press, 1961.

The Metropolis and Its Problems; …. Syracuse, N.Y.; Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 1960.

River Basin Administration and the Delaware. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1960.

Editor:

Public Administration and Democracy; Essays in Honor of Paul H. Appleby. Syracuse, N.Y.; Syracuse University Press, 1965.

MARTIN, THOMAS WESLEY, 1881-1964

Biography:

Born– Scottsboro, Ala., August 13, 1881. Parents– William Logan and Margaret (Ledbetter) Martin. Married– Mary Evelyn Tyson, June 4, 1919. Education– Starke University School, Montgomery; law student, University of Alabama, 1898-1900. Employed as an attorney and junior partner, Martin and Martin, 1901-1907; Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama, 1903-1911; general counsel, Alabama Power Company; vice president, 1915; president, 1920-1949. Honors– South’s “Man of the Year,” 1946, Forbes Magazine’s fifty foremost business leaders; “Humanitarian of the Year,” 1964.

Source:

Owen’s Story of Alabama and from Who’s Who in America, 1952-1953.

Publication(s):

Doctor William Crawford Gorgas of Alabama and the Panama Canal. New York; The Newcomen Society of England, American Branch, 1947.

French Military Adventurers in Alabama, 1818-1828. Princeton, N.J.; Princeton University Press, 1937.

Forty Years of Alabama Power Company, 1911-1951. New York; Newcomen Society in North America, 1952.

The Story of Electricity in Alabama Since the Turn of the Century, 1900-1952. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1952.

The Story of Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. New York; Newcomen Society in North America, 1960.

MARTIN, WILL IRVIN, 1871-1954

Biography:

Reporter, editor, newspaper columnist. Born– October 5, 1871, Peek’s Hill, Calhoun County, Ala. Parents– John T. and Emma C. (Finch) Martin. Education– University of Alabama, 1892. Employed by Gadsden Leader, 1892-95;  Gadsden Times, 1895; cast iron soil pipe company, Gadsden for two years, Chattanooga for one year; insurance company, Atlanta; managing editor, Gadsden Evening Journal, 1920-1924; established the Gadsden Evening Star, 1925; combined with Times, 1927-1955. Member Masons; Shriners; Rotary Club.  Died November 3, 1954.

Source:

Foreword of If Memory Serves; Obituary, from Find A Grave website.

Publication(s):

If Memory Serves. Cleveland, Tenn.; Banner Print, 1953.

MASON, AUGUST HOWARD, 1895-1980

Biography:

Professor. Born– Columbus Grove, Okla., August 4, 1895. Parents– Franklin R. and Anna L. Campbell. Married– Bennie Hope Spinks, July 11, 1927. Children– One. Education– A.B., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1919; Ph.D., Universite de Paris, 1924. Employed by Williamsport-Dickinson Seminary, Wilbraham Academy, Syracuse University, Howard College, University of Alabama. Died August 26, 1980.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1960-1961.

Publication(s):

Rockport, Ohio; About the Year 1906. Blacksburg, Va.; White Rhinoceros Press, 1977.

Winter Balance. University; Ala.; University of Alabama, 1946.

Editor:

A Poetry Miscellany. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Publishing Co., 1938.

Second Poetry Miscellany. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University Supply Store, 1939.

These Unmusical Days; a Book of Poems. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1951.

MASON, DAVID PIERCE, 1919-1994

Biography:

University Professor. Born– November 19, 1919, Stockton, Baldwin County, Ala. Married– Nancy Higgins. Education– graduated from McCallie School, Chattanooga;  B.A., University of Alabama, 1941; graduate work, Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., Emory, 1950; Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1957.  Served in U.S. Army, WWII and Korean Conflict. Teacher; principal, Stockton School, 1946-1956; taught at University of Georgia, 1956-1962; Tift College, 1962-1967; University of South Alabama, 1967. Member Sons of the American Revolution (served as state president); charter member of Fort Mims Restoration Association. Died January 7, 1994.

Source:

Leaders in Education, 1974 and from Five Dollars a Scalp.

Publication(s):

Five Dollars a Scalp; the Last Mighty War Whoop of the Creek Indians. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode Publishers, 1975.

The Oaks of Fort Mims. Mobile, Ala.; University of South Alabama, 1974.

MASON, SARA ELIZABETH, 1911-1993

Biography:

Librarian. Born– Demopolis, September 2. 1911.  Parents– Edwin Bolton and Fenton Brasfield Mason. Education– Agnes Scott College, two years; B.A., University of Alabama; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Library Science, Peabody College. Employed as a teacher, Gadsden High School, Frankfort, Germany; assistant director, Gadsden Public Library; cataloger, University of Alabama; Head of Catalog Department,  Birmingham Public Library; map curator, Rucker Agee Cartographical Collection, Birmingham Public Library.  Member– Etowah County Historical Society. Died August 15, 1993.

Source:

Files at Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

The Crimson Feather. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1945.

Glovers of Marengo County, Ala. Linden, Ala.? 1960?

The House that Hate Built. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1944.

A List of Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Public Library, 1973.

Murder Rents a Room. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1943.

The Whip. New York; W. Morrow, 1948.

Compiler:

Confederate Imprints in the University of Alabama Library. University, Ala. s.n., 1961.

MASON, WILLIAM HICKMAN, 1936-

Biography:

University professor. Born– Bradford, Ark., June 16, 1936. Married– 1955. Children– Three. Education– B.S., Arkansas Polytechnic College, 1958; M.Ed., University of Georgia, 1964; D.Ed., 1966. Employed as teacher, Auburn University, 1966. Member– American Institute for Biological Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Source:

American Men and Women of Science, 1982.

Publication(s):

The Human Side of Biology. New York; Harper & Row, 1987.

Perspective in Biology, Laboratory Manual. Dubuque; Kendall/Hunt, 1988.

Joint_Compiler:

Environmental Problems; Principles, Readings and Comments. Dubuque, Iowa; W.C. Brown Co., 1973.

MASSEY, JOHN, 1834-1918

Biography:

Teacher; college president. Born– December 16, 1834, Choctaw County, Ala. Parents– Drury and Vashti (Gorham) Massey. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1862; A.M., 1875; honorary LL.D., University of Alabama, 1879. Served as adjutant, 1st Battalion, Hilliard’s Legion, CSA. Taught at University of Alabama, 1864-1865; Choctaw County, 1865-1866; president, Centenary Institute, 1864-1875; Mobile, 1874-1876; president, Alabama Conference Female College (now Huntingdon College), Tuskegee, 1876-1909. Served as member of the Board of Education, Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Board of Education of the Alabama Conference; member of the National and Southern Education Associations; president, Alabama Education Association, 1894-1895.  Died April 22, 1918.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4; Memorial Record of Alabama, Vol. 2.

Publication(s):

Reminiscences, Giving Sketches of Scenes Through Which the Author Has Passed and Pen Portraits of People Who Have Modified His Life. Nashville; Publishing House of the M.E. Church, South, Smith & Lamar, Agents, 1916.

MATHEWS, MARY LOU CHAPMAN, 1938-

Biography:

Born– November 3, 1938, Jackson, Ala. Parents– Jansen Chapman. Married– Forest David Mathews, January 24, 1960. Children– Two. Education– Judson College, 1957-1959; University of Alabama, 1960. Husband was president of University of Alabama, 1969-1980; Secretary, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1975-1976. Member– Women’s Committee of the President’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, 1975. Honors– Citizen of the Year, Alabama Cable TV, 1976; Alumna of the Year, University of Alabama, 1980.

Source:

Jacket of A Mansion’s Memories and from Alabama’s Distinguished.

Publication(s):

A Mansion’s Memories; the Story of the University of Alabama President’s Mansion. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1981.

MATHEWS, MITFORD McLEOD, 1891-1985

Biography:

Editor, lecturer. Born– Jackson, Ala., February 12, 1891. Parents– James Waldrum and Frances Isabella McLeod. Married– Georgia Jane Garrett, August 7, 1919. Children– Two. Education– A.B., Southern University, 1915; A.M., University of Alabama, 1917; Ph.D., Harvard, 1936. U.S. Navy, WWI.  Employed as instructor, Scarritt-Morrisville (Mo.) College, 1915-1916; high school principal, Ala., 1919-1927; instructor, University of Chicago, 1926-1931; staff, Dictionary of American English, 1925-1944; lecturer, Department of Linguistics, 1951-1957; editor, Dictionary Department, 1944-1956. Member– editorial staff, Webster New World Dictionary. Honors– Loubat Award, 1953.  Died February 14, 1985.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1964-1965; ancestry.com

Publication(s):

American Words. Cleveland; World, 1959.

The Beginning of American English. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1963.

A Dictionary of Americanism. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1951.

Dictionary of Selected Americanisms. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Some Sources of Southernism. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1948.

A Survey of English Dictionaries. London; Oxford University Press, 1933.

Teaching to Read Historically Considered. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Words; How to Know Them. New York; Holt, 1956.

MATHIS, GERALD RAY, 1937-1981

Biography:

Historian; Professor of history. Born– April 2, 1937, Sanford, Miss. Parents– Paul M. and LaVerne (Morris) Mathis. Married– Mary Katherine Pugh, December 28, 1958. Children– Two. Education– A.A., Snead Junior College, 1957; B.A., Birmingham Southern College, 1958; M.Div., Duke University, 1962; University of Georgia; M.A., 1963; Ph.D., 1967. Employed as teacher, Snead Junior College, 1964-1965; Georgia Southern College, 1966-1969; Troy State University, 1969-1980.  Member American Historical Association, Organization of American Historiansl Georgia Historical Society, Alabama Historical Society.  Received the James F. Salzby Award of the Alabama Historical Society in 1981.  Died Match 25, 1981.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online

Publication(s):

Introduction and Index to the John Horry Dent Farm Journals and Account Books, 1840-1892. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1977.

John Horry Dent; South Carolina Aristocrat on the Alabama Frontier. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1979.

Editor:

College Life in the Reconstruction South; Walter B. Hill’s Student Correspondence, University of Georgia, 1869-1871. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Libraries, 1974.

In the Land of the Living; Wartime Letters by Confederates from the Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia. Troy, Ala.; Troy State University Press, 1981.

Joint_Editor:

John Horry Dent Farm Journals and Account Books, 1840-1892. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1977.

Pilgrimage to Madison Correspondence Concerning the Georgia Party’s Inspection of the University of Wisconsin, November 22-23, 1904. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1971.

“Uncle Tom” Reed’s Memoir of the University of Georgia. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Libraries, 1974.

MATTE, JACQUELINE ANDERSON, 1935-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– June 24, 1935, Chatom, Ala. Parents– Forrest Lee, Jr. and Marie (Bailey) Anderson. Married– John Stephen Matte, August 6, 1955. Children– Four. Education– B.S., B.A., Samford University, 1971; M.Ed., 1976; C.A.S.E., Gifted Education, 1980; M.A., 1985, University of Alabama, Birmingham. Employed as teacher, Mountain Brook Junior High School, 1971; Social Studies Department Head. Member– Phi Chi Theta, Pi Gamma Mu, and Phi Alpha Theta.

Source:

Jacqueline A. Matte, Birmingham, Ala.

Publication(s):

The History of Washington County; the First County in Alabama. Chatom, Ala.; Washington County Historical Society, 1982.

Workbook for The Story of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Viewpoint Publications, Inc., 1980.

Teachers Guide for The Story of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Viewpoint Publications, Inc., 1980.

MATTHEWS, JOHN L., 1899-

Biography:

Postal employee. Born– May 30, 1899, Montgomery, Ala. Married– Julia Goss. Children– One. Education– Alabama State Normal School, Montgomery; Oakland College, Huntsville. Employed as postal clerk, 1937-1968.

Source:

Living Black American Authors.

Publication(s):

A Layman Looks at the Gods of the Bible. Philadelphia; Dorrance, 1970.

Sex and the Garden of Eden. New York; Vantage Press, 1975.

MATTHEWS, L. LAMAR (Pseudonym)

See:

Matthews, Louemma Eastburn

MATTHEWS, LOUEMMA EASTBURN, 1892-1957

Biography:

Writer. Born– Aberdeen, Miss., 1892. Married– Pitt Lamar Matthews. Children– Two. Employed as a writer, Montgomery Advertiser, 1914; editor, children’s

page; society Editor:

wrote syndicated feature article, (“Child Training,”); staff member, Birmingham News; public information representative, NRA, Social Security Administration. Member– Pen Women, D.A.R., U.D.C.

Source:

Advertiser Journal, December 8, 1957.

Publication(s):

History Stories of Alabama. Dallas, Tex.; Southern Publishing Co., 1920.

MAULDIN, WILLIAM B., 1899-1987

Biography:

Teacher, writer. Born– August 7, 1899, Etowah County, Ala. Parents– Joseph M. and Delia L. (Moody) Mauldin. Married– Elsie Holland, July 31, 1926. Education– high school, 1923; junior college, Athens, Tenn., 1925; B.S., University of Alabama, 1940. Employed as teacher, Winston and Cullman County schools, 1925-1964; editor “The Mauldin News”; wrote for Cullman Times, 1974. Honors– Merit for Preservation of Alabama’s Heritage, Alabama Historical Commission. Died 1987.

Source:

Reminiscing.

Publication(s):

Reminiscing, Vol. 1. Cullman, Ala.; The Gregath Company, 1982.

MAUND, ALFRED THOMAS, JR., 1923-

Biography:

Editor, writer. Born– June 26, 1923, Jennings, La. Parents– Alfred Thomas and Edna (Caffall) Maund. Married– Dorothy Dodson, 1948. Children– One. Education– B.A., Tulane University, 1944; M.A., 1948. Employed as teacher, Livingston State Teachers College, 1953-1955; editorial posts, New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Orleans Item, Louisville Courier-Journal, Montgomery (Ala.) Nation, Bettendorf (Iowa) Labor’s Daily; editor, International Chemical Workers Union, Akron, Ohio; public relations director; Projects writer, 1957-1963; Washington correspondent, Madison (Wis.) Capital Times, 1963.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vols. 1-4.

Publication(s):

The Big Boxcar. Boston; Houghton, 1957.

The International. New York; McGraw, 1961.

The Untouchables. New Orleans; Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1952.

The Worthy Termites. London; Longmans, 1961.

MAXWELL, JAMES ROBERT, 1844-

Biography:

Born– Tuscaloosa, Ala., August 29, 1844. Parents– Thomas and Susan Charlotte (Farley) Maxwell. Married– Eugenia E. Harris, June 5, 1867. Children– Two. Education– Auburndale, Mass.; University of Alabama, 1861. Served with the 34th Alabama Regiment, Loachapoka, Ala.; Lumsden’s Battery, Tuscaloosa; discharged, May 4, 1865; farmer; county commission, Tuscaloosa County.

Source:

Autobiography.

Publication(s):

Autobiography of James Robert Maxwell of Tuskaloosa, Alabama. New York; Greenberg, 1926.

Joint_Publication(s):

A History of Lumsden’s Battery, C.S.A. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; R.E. Rhodes Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1905.

MAY, AGNES, 1903-

Biography:

Born– October 17, 1903. Parents– Dr. Olin May. Early days lived in Marshall County; later, Snyder, Tex. Education– Kidd-Key College and Conservatory.

Source:

SCRIPSIT.

Publication(s):

Bloody Creek. New York; Pageant Press, 1963.

MAYER, ARTHUR LOEB, 1886-

Biography:

Film executive. Born– Demopolis, Ala., May 28, 1886. Parents– Simon and Rachel (Bernheim) Mayer. Married– Lillie Stein, May 16, 1916. Children– Three. Education– A.B., Harvard University, 1907. Employed as director of publicity, advertising and exploitation, Paramount Pictures, 1930-1933; operated the Rialto Theater, New York City, 1933-1950; president, Mayer-Burstyn Film Corporation, 1933-1950; president, Mayer-Kingsley Company, 1950-1954; president, Independent Motion Pictures Distributors Association, 1951-1957; assistant coordinating treasurer, World War II, war activities, motion picture industries, 1942-1946; film consultant, Secretary of War, 1943-1946; executive vice president, Council of Motion Picture Organizations, 1950-1972; chairman, executive committee, Will Rogers Memorial Hospital, 1953-1974. Honors– L.H.D., Harvard, 1972; LL.D., Clark University, 1977. Producer; Forgotten Village, High Hell and Lights Out in Europe.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1978.

Publication(s):

Merely Colossal; the Story of the Movies …. New York; Simon & Schuster, 1953.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Movies. New York; Simon & Schuster, 1957.

The Movie Stars. New York; Doubleday, 1970.

MAYFIELD, JAMES JEFFERSON, 1861-1927

Biography:

Attorney, judge. Born– March 22, 1861, Moore’s Bridge, Ala. Parents– James Jefferson and Amanda (South) Mayfield. Married– Susie Martin, June 30, 1897. Children– Two. Education– A.B., 1885; LL.B., 1888, University of Alabama. Employed as a attorney, Tuscaloosa, 1888; Alabama House of Representatives, 1894-1896; judge of the City Court, Tuscaloosa, 1896-1903; Code Commissioner, Alabama; Associate Justice, Alabama Supreme Court, 1908-1919; counselor, Governors Kirby and Brandon.

Source:

Who Was Who in Alabama, Vol. 1 and from Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.

Publication(s):

Digest of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Alabama …. Nashville; Marshall & Bruce Co., 1901.

Mayfield’s Alabama Form Book Legal and Business Forms …. Nashville; Marshall and Bruce Co., 1924.

A Scrapbook on Constitutional Government. Atlanta; Foote & Davies Co., 1925.

Prepared:

Code of Alabama …. Nashville; Marshall and Bruce, 1907.

Joint_Preparer:

The Code of Alabama …. Atlanta; The Foote and Davis Co., 1897.

Paralled, Annotated and Indexed:

Annotations of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of Alabama. Nashville; Marshall & Bruce Co., 1904.

MAYFIELD, SARA, 1905-1979

Biography:

Journalist; editor. Born– Tuscaloosa, Ala., September 10, 1905. Parents– James Jefferson and Susan Fitts (Martin) Mayfield. Married– John Allen Sellers, November 12, 1924 (divorced). Education– University of Paris, 1926; University of Chicago, 1927; A.B., Goucher College, 1928; M.A., University of Alabama, 1938; graduate work, Tulane University, 1943. Employed as a play reader, casting director, New York City, 1931-1932; Rockland County Theater, 1932; special correspondent, Baltimore Sun, 1928-1929; Paris Herald, 1929; New York Herald Tribune, 1931; Transradio Press, New York City, 1938-1945; Birmingham News, 1945-1946; assistant editor, University of Alabama Press, 1967-1969; contributing editor, 1969-1972. Honors– Alabama Library Association, 1970.  Died January 10, 1979.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women, 1977.

Publication(s):

The Constant Circle; H.L. Mencken and His Friends. New York; Delacorte Press, 1968.

Exiles from Paradise; Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald. New York; Delacorte Press, 1971.

Mona Lisa, the Woman in the Portrait; a Fictional Biography. New York; Grossett & Dunlap, 1974.