Pathologist; physician; professor of medicine. Born– July 13, 1911, in Blackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Parents– John Patrick Cantwell and Mary Clare Rose (Forde) McManus. Moved to United States, 1938; naturalized, 1947. Education– Fordham University, B.S., 1933; Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, M.D., 1938. Married– Norma Rose Shumway, January 3, 1941. Children– Two. Served as assistant pathologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1938-1940; served in Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, 1940-45; Beit Memorial Fellow, Oxford, 1945-1946; taught at the University of Alabama, 1946-1950 and 1953-1961; University of Virginia, 1950-1953; Indiana University, 1961-1965; executive director, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 1965-70. Professor and Dean, Medical University of South Carolina, 1970-74. Formulated the McManus Periodic Anti-Schiff Stain, used in research and diagnosis of the kidney.  Died March 5, 1980.




The Fundamental Ideas of Medicine; … Springfield, Ill.; Charles Thomas, 1963.

General Pathology; the Biological Aspects of Disease. Chicago; Year Book Medical Publishers, 1966.

Medical Diseases of the Kidney: An Atlas and Introduction.  London: Kimpton, 1950.

Progress in Fundamental Medicine.  Philadelphia: Lea and Febiger, 1952.

Staining Methods, Histologic and histochemical.  New York;  Harper, 1965.



Linguist; university professor. Born– August 24, 1907, Talladega, Ala. Parents– William C. and Celeste (Miller) McMillan. Married– Antoinette Brannon, August 29, 1931. Children– One. Education– Davidson College, 1925-1926; B.S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1929; M.A., University of North Carolina, 1930; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1946; Johns Hopkins, Columbia University. Professor of English linguistics at the University of Alabama, 1931-1975.  Managing editor, Alabama Review, 1947-1963; of Publications of the American Dialect Society, 1964; member, editorial board, American Speech, National University Extension News, College Composition and Communication, Dictionary of American Regional English, Abstracts of English Studies and Harcourt-Brace School Dictionary.  Member of the Board of Directors of the University of Alabama Press, 1945-62. The James B. McMillan Building on the University of Alabama Campus was named in his honor.  Died August 28, 1996.

Source: Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s): Annotated Bibliography of Southern American English. Coral Gables, Fla.; University of Miama Press, 1971.

Communicative Arts. Birmingham, Ala.; Colonial Press, 1961.


Writing and Thinking. Boston; Houghton, 1952.


Dialects in Culture; … University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1979.



Historian; University professor. Born– Stockton, Ala., August 22, 1910. Parents– Malcolm and Carolyn Kolb (Cook) McMillan. Married– Dorothy Dismuckes, April 6, 1939. Children– Two. Education– Southwestern College, 1928-1931; A.B., University of Alabama, 1935; M.A., 1939; Ph.D., 1949, North Carolina. Professor of History, Auburn University, 1948-1978; Research Professor, 1954-1963; head, history and political science departments, 1964-1978. Member– Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, Alabama Historical Commission, Southern Mississippi Valley Historical Association, Alabama Education Association; board of editors, Alabama Review. Fellow, 1963-1964. In his honor, the History Department at Auburn established the Malcolm C. McMillan Award for the best student essay on a historical subject. Died July 1, 1989.


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The Alabama Confederate Reader. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1963.

Auburn University Through the Years, 1856-1973. Auburn, Ala.; Auburn University, 1973.

Constitutional Development in Alabama, 1798-1901; … Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1955.

The Disintegration of a Confederate State; Three Governors of Alabama’s Wartime Home Front, 1861-1865. Macon, Ga.; Mercer University Press, 1986.

The Land Called Alabama. Austin, Tex.; Steck-Vaughn Co., 1968.

Yesterday’s Birmingham. Miami; E.A. Seaman Pub., 1975.


The Southern States Since the War, 1870-71. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1965.


The papers of Malcolm C. McMillan are held by the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.



College professor of English; writer.  Born 1942, in Greensboro, Alabama.  Married Joan McMillan.  Education; University of Alabama, B.A., 1964; M.A., 1967; University of Michigan, Ph. D.  Taught English at University of Montevallo; Chair of Department of English.  Awarded professor emeritus status upon retirement.  President of Montevallo Arts Council. Executive Secretary of the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English.  Received the Montevallo Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award, 1993; the Outstanding Teaching Award from the South Atlantic Association of Departments of English, 1997; Mitchell Award for Service to the Alabama College English Teachers Association, 1998.Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar (from Alabama College English Teachers Association), 2007.


Don Noble, Climbing Mount Cheaha, Livingston Press, 2004.


Distant Son: An Alabama Boyhood.  Brierfield; Cahaba Trace Commission, 2002.


Ashes of Roses

If I Had a Dog I’d Name Him Spot

Truman Capote: Against a Copper Sky


Three generations of warriors:  The Argonne Trenches, the Flying Tigers, and the Skies of Vietnam.  AuthorHouse, 2002.


No Hill Too High for a Stepper.  Montgomery:  NewSouth Books, 2014.

Joint_editor_and _contributor;

Alabama Bound; Contemporary Stories of A State. Livingston University Press, 1995.

Global Perspectives on Teaching Literature:  Shared visions and distinctive visions.  Urbana, Ill:  National Council on the Teaching of English, 1993.



Teacher. Born– March 4, 1844, Pike (now Bullock) County, Ala. Married– Sarah (Sallie) Warner.  Education– Perote Institute, Pike County. Joined the “Perote Guards,” made up of students from Perote Institute and young men from the surrounding area, in 1859; the Perote company was mustered into the service of Alabama in February 1861 and into Confederate service in April 1861 and served until the end of the War. Served in First Alabama Regiment at Pensacola, Island No. 10, Port Hudson; prisoner, Illinois, 1862; exchanged in September 1862. After the war taught at Arcadia (now LaPine), Plantersville and Clanton, Ala.; founded and operated Clanton University Training School, a private school that prepared male students for college, 1893-1906.  Honors– University of Alabama, honorary doctorate. Died May 1, 1906.


History of the First Regiment; Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History and  Thomas Eugene Wyatt’s book, Chilton County and Her People. S.l.; s.n., 1975.


History of the First Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. Montgomery, Ala.; Brown Printing Co., 1904.

McMURRAY, JAMES MAX, 1908-1966


Writer. Born– Roanoke, Ala., September 28, 1908. Parents– William Harmon and Corrie Reaves McMurray.  Education– Auburn University, 1924-1929; University of Virginia, 1929-1930; Delta State College, 1932. Died January 3, 1966.


The Alabama Librarian, January 1952.


The Far Bayou. New York; Rinehart, 1951.



Historian; University professor. Born– October 24, 1945, Montgomery. Parents– William B. and Tressie (James) Ott. Married– James W. Hines, January 22, 1967. Children– One. Married– Richard M. McMurry, July 12, 1980. Children– Two. Married– John A. Edwards, 1997. Education– Emory University; B.A., Auburn University, 1968; M.A., 1972; Ph.D., 1976. Employed by Auburn University in Montgomery, 1976; Valdosta State College, 1976-1981; North Carolina State University, 1981-2001. Member Organization of American Historians; Southern Historical Association. Honors– Alabama Library Association Authors Award, 1984; Humanities Alumni Award, Auburn, 1996; College of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Award, NC State, 1999. Awarded emeritus status at North Carolina State on her retirement.


Contemporary Authors online


George Washington Carver; Scientist and Symbol. New York; Oxford University Press, 1981.

Recorder of the Black Experience; a Biography of Monroe Nathan Work. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1984.

To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells. Oxford University Press, 1985.



Denominational administrator. Born– Franklin, Ky., November 18, 1897. Parents– Franklin Pierce and Deliah (Mays) Dodson. Married– William Meense McMurry, 1924. Children– Two. Education– A.B., Tennessee College for Women, 1920; postgraduate work, University of Chicago, 1924. Employed as Mission Study Director of the Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham 1951-1954; secretary, Department of Missionary Fundamentals, 1954-1957; Director of Promotions for the WMU, 1957-1962. Member– executive board of WMU, 1964; president of the North American Baptist Woman’s Union, Baptist World Alliance, 1962. Honors– Citation, Missionary Council of the Southern Baptist Convention; honorary Doctor of Letters degree, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1962. Died January 2, 1965.


Who’s Who of American Women, 1962; Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, Supplement.


Constraining Love. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1939.

Educating Youth in Missions. Nashville; Convention Press, 1960.

Spiritual Development. Nashville; Convention Press, 1960.



Presbyterian clergyman; advocate of improved race relations in the South.  Born– May 21, 1915, Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Walter Patterson and Mary McLeod McNeill. Married– Jeanne Lancaster, August 25, 1944. Children– Two. Education– A.B., Birmingham Southern College, 1936; B.D., Union Theological Seminary, 1942; M.A. University of Kentucky, 1944; graduate work, University of Alabama, University of North Carolina. Employed as correspondent, Linde Air Products, 1937-1939. Ordained a Presbyterian minister, 1942; Minister to students at the University of Kentucky, 1942-44; at the University of Texas, Austin, 1944-45.  Pastor at Fairfield Highlands Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, 1945-47;  Jacksonville Presbyterian, 1947-51; First Presbyterian, Columbus, Ga., 1951-59; Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church, Charleston, W.V. , 1968-75; taught at Wilkesboro Community College, NC, 1968-75.  Focus of a nationally publicized controversy over race relations, 1957-59, resulting in his firing from the Columbus church. Died July 15, 1975.


Contemporary Authors online.

Stephens, Jessica.  The Standoff: First Presbyterian Church of Columbus, Georgia, Robert McNeill, and Racial Equality.  MA thesis, Auburn University, 2011.


God Wills Us Free; the Ordeal of a Southern Minister. New York; Hill & Wang, 1965.

Prophet, Speak Now. Richmond, Va.; John Knox, 1961.



Hospital administrator, physician, writer.  Born– June 9, 1900, Birmingham.  Parents– James W. and Lydia (Edwards) McQueen. Married– Gladys Emmerson. Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama; Rush Medical College, Chicago. Employed as administrator, Hillman-Jefferson Hospital, Birmingham, 1936; Chief of Hospital Administration, University of Alabama Medical College, Birmingham, 1944. Wrote under pseudonyms James G. Edwards and Jay McHugh. Died September 8, 1954.


Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.


But the Patient Died. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1948.

Death Among Doctors. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1942.

Death Elects a Mayor. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1939.

F Corridor. New York; Sun Dial Press, 1936.

Murder at Leisure. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1937.

Murder in the Surgery. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1935.

Odor of Bitter Almonds. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1938.

The Private Pavilion. New York; Doubleday, Doran, 1935.

Sex is Such Fun. New York; Godwin, 1937.

McWHINEY, GRADY, 1928-2006


Historian; university professor. Born– July 15, 1928, Shreveport, La. Parents– Henry Grady and Mayme (Holland) McWhiney. Married– Sue Baca, December, 1947. Education– B.S., Centenary College, 1950; M.A., Louisiana State University, 1951; Ph.D., Columbia, 1960. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1946-1947. Taught American history at Troy State University, 1952-1954; Millsaps College, 1956-1959; Northwestern University, 1960-1965; University of British Columbia, 1965-1970; Wayne State University, 1970-1975; University of Alabama, 1975-; professor of history and chairman of the department, 1975-1979; director, Center for the Study of Southern History and Culture, 1976-; visiting professor, University of California, Tulane University, University of Michigan.  Contributed articles to many professional journals and anthologies. Member of Southern Historical Association, American Historical Association, Chicago Civil War Roundtable, Ulysses S. Grant Association and other professional organizations.  Received the Gallant Service Award from the Chicago Civil War Association; honorary member of the American Civil War Roundtable of the United Kingdom; honorary first fellow of the Confederate Historical Institute.  With his colleague Forrest McDonald developed the “Celtic Thesis,” that Celtic ancestry influenced Southern way of life and social and military culture. Founded the McWhiney Foundation (now the McWhiney History Education Group in Abilene, Texas, for the support of research and education in 19th century American history.  Died April 18, 2006.

Source: Contemporary Authors online; Obituary, New York Times, April 23, 2006.


Battle in the Wilderness:  Grant Meets Lee.  Ryan, 1995.

Braxton Bragg and Confederate Defeat. New York; Columbia University Press, 1969.

The Civil War:  A Concise Account by a Noted Southern Historian.  Abilene, TX:  McWhiney Foundation Press, 2005.

Confederate Crackers and Cavaliers.  Abilene, TX:  McWhiney Foundation Press, 2001.

Cracker Culture; Celtic Ways in the Old South. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1986.

Southerners and Other Americans.  Basic Books, 1973.


Attack and Die; Civil War Military and the Southern Heritage. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1962.

The Southerner as American. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1960.


Cottonclads!  The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast.  Ryan Place, 1996.

A Deep Steady Thunder:  The Battle of Chickamauga.  Ryan Place, 1996.

The Emergence of Total War.  Ryan Place, 1996.

Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the Radicals; Essays on Civil War Leadership. Evanston, Ill.; Northwestern University Press, 1964.

Reconstruction and the Freedmen. Chicago; Rand McNally, 1963.

Iron and Heavy Guns:  Duel between the Monitor and the Merrimac. Ryan Place, 1996. Last Stand at Mobile.  Abilene, TX:  McWhiney Foundation Press, 2001.

Raphael Semmes and the Alabama. Ryan Place, 1996.

Sam Bell Maxey and the Confederate Indians.  Ryan Place, 1995. Texas in the Confederate Cavalry.  Ryan Place, 1995.

The Texas Overland Expedition of 1863.  Ryan Place, 1996.

War in the West: Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove.  Ryan Place, 1996.


Fear God and Walk Humbly:  The Agricultural Journal of James Mallory, 1843-1877.  University of Alabama Press, 1997.

Historical Vistas: Readings in United States History.  2 vols.  Allyn and Bacon, 1963-64.

Lee’s Dispatches to Jefferson Davis. New York; Putnam, 1957.

To Mexico With Taylor and Scott, 1845-1847. New York; Blaisdell, 1969.


The papers of Grady McWhiney are held by the McWhiney History Education Group (Formerly the McWhiney Foundation) in Abilene, Texas.



Accountant. Born– Waxahatchie, Tex., March 18, 1904. Parents– Charles P. and Iva M. (Coker) McWhorter. Married– Alma R. Stockton, September 2, 1923. Children– Three. Education– Moulton, Ala. High School; courses in banking and real estate. Employed as cashier, Bank of Moulton, 1928-1945; chairman, Board of Revenue, Lawrence County, Ala., 1950-1963; U.S. Department of Commerce, 1964-1965; chairman, Moulton Housing Authority; manager, Moulton Chamber of Commerce; City Council of Moulton; operated an accounting service, Moulton.  Died November 1, 1982.


Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. II,  files at Alabama Public Library Service.


I Love to Sing. Emory University, Ga.; Banner Press, 1951.

Ragweeds and Daisies From an Alabama Farm. Chicago; Adams Press, 1974.



Historian; College professor. Born– June 24, 1901, Oak Hill, Ala. Married– Dorothy Schultz, 1937. Education– B.S., 1922; A.M., 1925; A.M., University of Alabama, 1933; University of Wisconsin; University of Puerto Rico; Columbia University; University of Munich, Germany. Employed by Continuation School, Cabo Rojo, P.R., 1922-1923; University of Alabama, 1923-1925; Birmingham Southern College, 1928-1970; head, Department of English; chairman, Humanities Division, Birmingham Southern College; research professor, University of South Alabama, 1970-73. Member– American Council of Learned Societies. Awarded emeritus status at Birmingham-Southern on his retirement in 1970.  Friends and colleagues published festschrift, Essays in Honor of Richebourg Gaillard McWilliams, in 1970. Died February 1986.


Directory of American Scholars, 1974, 1982.


History of Beautiful Dauphin Island; Origin of Street Names. Dauphin Island, Ala.; Dauphin Island Park and Beach Board in cooperation with Mobile County Board of Revenue and Road Commissioners, 1956?


Fleur de Lys and Calumet; Being the Penicaut Narrative of French Adventure in Louisiana. Baton Rough; Louisiana State University Press, 1953.

Iberville’s Gulf Journals. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1981.



Historian, university professor, administrator. Born– September 12, 1943, Birmingham. Married– 1975. Children– One. Education– A.B., Birmingham Southern College, 1965; M.A., University of Alabama, 1967; Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1973. Employed as professor at Walker College, 1967-1968; University of Georgia, 1968-1973; Tidewater College, 1973-1974;  at University of Alabama at Birmingham beginning in 1974, chairman, Department of History; Dean of School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1990-2007. Member– Southern Historical Association, American Historical Association.


The Directory of American Scholars, 1982.


The Chaplain’s Conflict: Good and Evil in a War Hospital, 1943-45.  Texas A & M University Press, 2012.

Hannis Taylor; the New Southerner as an American. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1978.

A New Day Coming; Alabama and the Problem of Change, 1877-1920. Troy, Ala.; Troy State University Press, 1978.

New Lights in the Valley:  The Emergence of UAB.  University of Alabama Press, 2007.

The New South Faces the World; Foreign Affairs and the Southern Sense of Self, 1877-1950. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1988.



Attorney; professor of law. Born– Selma, Ala., December 7, 1926. Parents– Daniel John and Mabel (Kirkpatrick) Meador. Married– Janet Caroline Heimann, November 19, 1955; married Alice P. Meador. Children– Four. Education– B.S., Auburn University, 1949; LL.B., University of Alabama, 1951; LL.M., Harvard University, 1954. Employed as a attorney, 1951; Judge Advocate General Corps, Korean War, 1951-1953; law clerk, Alabama Supreme Court, 1953-1955; law clerk, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, Birmingham, 1955-1957; faculty, University of Virginia Law School, 1957-70; dean of the University of Alabama Law School, 1966-1970; faculty, University of Virginia, 1970-94; Assistant Attorney General, United States, 1977-1979; Fulbright lecturer, United Kingdom, 1965-1966. Member– American Law Institute, Virginia Bar Association, Society of Public Teachers of Law, American Society of Legal History. At UVA Received the Raven Award, the Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, and the Thomas Jefferson Award, the University’s highest honor. Founding president of the Cahaba Foundation, which founded and supported the state historical park at the site of Cahaba, Alabama’s first capitol.  For his efforts in support of Cahaba received the Distinguished Service Award from the Alabama Historical Commission. Died February 9, 2013.


Who’s Who in America, 1978-1979; obituary, Montgomery Advertiser, February 10, 2013.


Appellate Courts; Staff and Process …. St. Paul; West Publishing Co., 1974.

Consumers of Justice; How the Public Views the Federal Judicial Process. Washington, D.C.; Alabama Law Institute, 1977.

Criminal Appeals; English Practices and the American Reforms. Charlottesville, Va.; University Press of Virginia, 1973.

Habeas Corpus and Magna Carta; Dualism of Power and Liberty. Charlottesville, Va.; University Press of Virginia, 1966.

Impressions of Law in East Germany …. Charlottesville, Va.; University Press of Virginia, 1986.

Mr. Justice Black and His Books. Charlottesville, Va.; University Press of Virginia, 1974.

Preludes to Gideon; Notes on Appellate Advocacy …. Charlottesville, Va.; Michie, 1967.

The President, the Attorney General, and the Department of Justice. Charlottesville, Va.; White Birkett Miller Center of Public Affairs, 1980.

Recommendations for Utilizing Three Central Staff Attorneys in the Court of Appeals of Kentucky. Washington, D.C.; Alabama Law Institute, 1974.


Justice on Appeal. St. Paul; West Publishing Co., 1976.

Reporter; Criminal Review Procedures; Proposed Statutory Revisions; Final Report. University, Ala.; Alabama Law Institute, 1971.



University professor. Born– Bowdon, Ga., February 19, 1882. Parents– James Henry and Anna Lee (Thurman) Meadows. Married– Eunice McDonnald.  Children–three. Education– Hanceville, Ala. High School; Alabama Polytechnic Institute; B.S., University of Alabama, 1911; M.S., Peabody, 1912; M.A., Cornell, 1916; Ph.D., Columbia, 1923; Ed.D., New York University, 1932; University of California, Indiana University. Employed as an instructor, University of Alabama; Agricultural College of Mississippi; Winthrop College; Athens College; Milligan College; State Teachers College of Radford, Va.; Georgia State College for Women; and  John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark..


Who’s Who of North American Authors.


Guidance in the Study of the New Testament; an Objective Approach. New York; Vantage Press, 1955.

Guidance in the Study of the Old Testament; an Objective Approach. New York; Vantage Press, 1954.

Psychology of Learning and Teaching Christian Education– Psychology for Christian Workers. New York; Pageant Press, 1958.

The School Garden in the South.  Winthrop Normal and Industrial College, 1918.




Teacher; poet.  Born– September 17, 1903, Dallas County, Ala. Married– John H. Meeks. Education– Mississippi State University. Employed as English teacher for thirty-one years. Died May 29, 1986.




New Soil. S.l.; Anderson Printery, 1935.

Pendrifts. (3 vols. entitled; Lute Songs, Metamorphis, and Lighted Candles). S.l.; Delta Branch, National League of American Pen Women, 1968.

Wind and Hearthstone. Los Angeles; National Poetry Press, 1972.


A collection of the papers of Lillian Fort Meeks is held by the Gender Studies Collection in the University of Mississippi Library.

MEEKS, WAYNE A., 1932-


Historian of Christianity; university professor.  Born January 9, 1932, Aliceville.  Parents; Benjamin LaFayette and Winnie Meeks.  Married (1) Martha Fowler, June 10, 1954.  Children–three. Married (2) Judith Colton, March 18, 2000. Education; University of Alabama, B. S., 1953; Austin Theological Seminary, B. D., 1956; University of Tubingen, graduate study, 1956-57; Yale University, M. A., 1963; Ph. D., 1965.  Career; ordained Presbyterian minister, 1956; university pastor, Memphis, Tennessee, 1957-61; Dartmouth College instructor in religion, 1965-66; Yale University United Ministry university pastor, 1966-68; Indiana University at Bloomington, assistant professor, 1966-68; Yale University associate professor of religious studies, 1969-73; professor, 1973-1999; Director, Division of the Humanities, 1988-91.  Published many articles in journals and periodicals; delivered lectures and lecture series; consultant for television programs on history of Christianity.  Member, American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, Studorium Novi Testamenti Societas, Phi Beta Kappa.  Awards;  Fulbright fellowship, 1956-57;  Kent fellow, 1962-65; NEH senior fellow, 1975-76; Guggenheim fellow, 1979-80; elected a corresponding fellow of the British Academy, 1992.  Awarded the Doctor Theologicae honoris causis by the University of Uppsala, Sweden, 1990.  Emeritus status at Yale, 1999. Fortress Press, Minneapolis, published The Social World of the First Christians, a festschriften, in his honor in 1995.


Contemporary Authors online (updated 1/07/2010).

Marquis Who’s Who online.


Christ Is the Question.  Louisville:  Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.

Go From Your Father’s House: A College Student’s Introduction to the Christian Faith.  Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1964.

The First Urban Christians; The Social World of the Apostle Paul.  New Haven;  Yale University Press, 1983; 2nd edition, 2003.

In Search of the Early Christians; Selected Essays.  New Haven; Yale University Press, 2002.

The Moral World of the First Christians.  Atlanta:  Westminster John Knox, 1986.

The New Testament in its Social Environment.  Atlanta; Westminster John Knox, 1988.

The Origins of Christian Morality;  The First Two Centuries.  New Haven; Yale University Press, 1993.

The Prophet-King.  Long Island City, NY; E. J. Brill, 1967.


The Writings of St. Paul: A Norton Critical Edition. New York: Norton, 1972.

Zur Soziologie des Urchristentums.  Munich:  Kaiser, 1979.


Conflict at Colossae; A Problem in the Interpretations of Early Christianity.  Missoula, MT; Society of Biblical Literature, 1973.

The Future of Christology; Essays in Honor of Leander E. Keck.  Philadelphia; Fortress Press, 1990.

God’s Christ and His People.  Oslo, Norway; Universitetsforlager, 1977.

Greeks, Romans, and Christians; Essays in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe.  Philadelphia; Fortress Press, 1990.

Jews and Christians in Antioch in the First Four Centuries of the Common Era.  Missoula, MT; Scholars Press, 1978.

The Writings of St. Paul; Annotated Texts, Reception, and Criticism.  New York; Norton, 2007.

Series editor/coeditor;

HarperCollins Study Bible (coeditor). New York;  HarperCollins, 1993.

Harper’s Bible Commentary (associate editor). New York; HarperCollins, 1988.

Library of Early Christianity (general editor).  Westminster Press, 1982-87.

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Historian; genealogist. Born–August 28, 1849,  Athens, Ga. Parents– William Nathaniel and Rebecca (Benedict) White. Married– Patrick Hues Mell, June 15, 1875. Member– Colonial Dames; state historian, Alabama Daughters of the American Revolution; state treasurer, Alabama United Daughters of the Confederacy; vice-president, Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs. Died October 14, 1920.


Owen’s Story of Alabama, Vol. III.


Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Society, 1904.


The Genealogy of the Mell Family in the Southern States. Albany, N.Y.; J. Munsell’s Sons, 1897.



Agriculturist, university professor. Born– May 24, 1850, Penfield, Ga. Parents– Patrick Hues and Lurene Howard (Cooper) Mell. Married– Annie R. White, June 15, 1875. Education– A.B., 1871; M.E., 1872; Ph.D., University of Georgia. Employed as a state chemist, Georgia, 1874-1877; taught geology and botany, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1878-1902; president, South Carolina A. & M. College (Clemson), 1902-1910; director, Alabama Weather Service, API, 1884-1893; director, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1898; invented, weather signals used by the U.S. Weather Bureau. Member– treasurer, Board of Missions, Southern Baptist Convention, 1913; president, College Section, American Association of Colleges and Stations, 1909; Commander, Alabama Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, 1898.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1.


Biological Laboratory Methods. New York; Macmillan, 1902.

Gardening for the South; or, How to Grow Vegetables and Fruits. Richmond; B.F. Johnson Pub. Co., 1901.

The Genealogy of the Mell Family in the Southern States. Albany, N.Y.; J. Munsell’s sons, 1897.

Report on the Climatology of the Cotton Plant. Washington, D.C.; Weather Bureau, 1893.


A Manual of Parliamentary Practice, rev. ed. Louisville, Ky.; Baptist Book Concern, 1893.



Teacher. Born– September 25, 1906, Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Luther Smith and Sudie (Crumly) Mellown. Education– Florence State Teachers College; B.S., Howard College; M.A., University of Alabama. Employed as teacher, Hillview, 1928-1935; Crumly, 1935-1939; Sayre, 1939-1944; Sandusky, 1944. Member– Jefferson County Classroom Teachers Association, Jefferson County Elementary Teachers, N.E.A., A.E.A., Alpha Delta Kappa. Honors– Freedom Foundation Teachers Medal, 1962-1964. Died September 20, 1997.


Who’s Who of American Women, 1970; obituary, Birmingham News, September 23, 1997.


Memoirs of a Pre-Civil War Community. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1950.



University Professor. Born– May 8, 1945, York, Ala. Parents– Elgin W. and Georgia (Clay) Mellown. Education– B.A., University of Alabama, 1967; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1975. Employed as an art instructor, University of Alabama, 1971.


Robert W. Mellown.


The University of Alabama; a Guide to the Campus. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1988.

The University of Alabama: A Guide to the Campus and its Architecture.  University of Alabama Press, 2014.


The Art of the Alabama Indians. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Moody Gallery of Art, 1976.

William Nichols, Architect. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Moody Gallery of Art, 1979.



Teacher. Born– September 26, 1867, Ripley, Tenn. Parents– Isaac Quimby and Fanny Louise (Ellis) Melton. Married– Oliver Kelly, September 19, 1889. Children– Three. Education– George Peabody College, 1889; Blount (Ala.) College, 1890; Troy State Normal School, 1894; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1906. Employed as a teacher, Blountsville, 1889; examiner of teachers, Blount County, Ala., 1890; president, Florida Conference College, Leesburg, Fla., 1892-1895; vice-president, Nashville College for Young Ladies, 1895-1897; president, Tuscaloosa Female College, 1897-1903; Emory University, 1908-1924; professor, extension division, Oglethorpe University, 1931-1943; Georgia State Department, 1935-1939; curator, State Museum of Georgia, 1943; mayor, Oxford, Ga., 1912-1918; editorial writer, Griffin (Ga.) News, 1924; Poet Laureate, Georgia, 1943.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.


Along Life’s Road. Griffin, Ga.; Southern States Printing, 1961.

Chimes of Oglethorpe. Oglethorpe University, Ga.; Oglethorpe University Press, 1933.

The Preacher’s Son. Nashville; Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1894.

The Rhetoric of John Donne’s Verse… Baltimore; J.H. Furst Company, 1906.


Frank Lebby Stanton, Georgia’s First Poet Laureate. Atlanta; Georgia. Department of Education, 1938.

Lanier Memorial Poems of Trees. 8 vols. Atlanta; Banner Press, 1931-1933.



University Professor. Born– Effingham, Ill., July 10, 1908. Parents– Emil Frederick and R. Laura (Linn) Melzer. Married– Dorothy Garrett, July 4, 1936. Children– Two. Education– Concordia College, Fort Wayne, Ind., 1928; C.R.M, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo., 1931; A.M., 1934; Ph.D., 1937, Vanderbilt University. Employed by Ashland College, 1937-1939; Citadel, 1939-1940; Jamestown Junior College Extension, Alfred University, 1940-1941; Lambuth College, 1945-1946; University of Missouri, 1946-1947; University of Kentucky, 1947-1958; Auburn University, 1958; established the Deparment of Philosophy, Citadel; dean, director, Jamestown Junior College Extension; head, Philosophy Department, Auburn. Member– American Philosophical Association, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Alabama Philosophical Society; Pi Kappa Alpha.


Contemporary Authors, Permanent Series, Vol. 1.


An Examination of Critical Monism. Ashland, Ohio; University Post Pub., 1937.

Functional Logic. Dubuque, Iowa; W.C. Brown, 1957.

Functionalism; an Outline of a Philosophy for Today. New York; Philosophical Library, 1965.

A Guide to Philosophical Terminology. Ashland, Ohio; University Post Pub. 1938.

Modern Functional Logic. Dubuque, Iowa; W.C. Brown, 1961.

Philosophy in the Classroom. Lincoln; University of Nebraska Press, 1955.



Teacher. Born– Montevallo, April 4, 1898. Parents– Charles Lloyd and Ellen (Nelson) Meroney. Education– Alabama Girls Technical Institute (The University of Montevallo), 1917; A.B., University of Alabama, 1920; A.M., Columbia University, 1922; further study at Chicago, Duke, and Northwestern Universities. Employed as English teacher, Chowan College, Murfreesboro, N.C., 1922-1926, Ward-Belmont College, 1926-1928, Memphis Technical High School, 1929; University of Montevallo, 1930-1965.


Eloise Merony, Montevallo, Ala.


Montevallo, the First One Hundred Years. Montevallo, Ala.; Times Printing Co., 1977.



Farmer, minister. Born– Atmore, February 28, 1914. Parents– Jacob and Claudia V. (Robinson) Merriwether. Married– Olivia Beatrice Verell, May 29, 1938. Children– Five. Education– B.S., Agricultural Administration, Auburn University, 1939; M. Divinity, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1964; M. Rel., same institution, 1966; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, 1971; Ed.D., Luther Rice Seminary, 1974. Employed as a farm supervisor, Farm Security Administration, Butler and Cullman Counties, 1939-1942; proprietor and manager, J. Meriweather Livestock and Wagons, Atmore, 1943-1947; farmer, 1943-1958; tractor dealer, Atmore, 1948-1958; minister, Southern Baptist Church, 1958; pastor of churches, Atmore area, 1958-1968; Pleasant View Baptist and Manor Baptist churches, Mobile, 1968-1979.


Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1982.


A Quest for Abundant Living. New York; Carlton Press, 1977.



University Professor. Born– Richmond, Kan., December 25, 1938. Parents– Fred and Regina (Lickteig) Mersmann. Married– Karolyn Decker, September 29, 1959. Children– Four. Education– B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1965; M.A., 1967; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1972. Employed as U.S. Marine Corps, 1956-1958; taught, Mt. St. Scholastica College, 1969-1971; Benedictine College, 1971; University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1973. Member– Modern Language Association of America, American Association of University Professors, South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Honors– Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, University of Kansas, 1965-1966; National Endowment, Humanities Seminar, 1973.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 61 and from Contemporary Literature in Birmingham.


The Isis Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; Thunder City Press, 1977.

Out of the Vietnam Vortex; a Study of Poets and Poetry Against the War. Lawrence; University Press of Kansas, 1974.



Born– Evergreen, Ala., August 19, 1872. Parents– Gustave Ferdinand and Jennie A.L.W. (Stahl) Mertins. Married– Bessie P. Screws, February 26, 1908. Education– private tutelage; College of St. Anthony, Geneva, Switzerland; Kolmar, Posen, Germany; studied law, Washington and Lee University. Employed as an attorney, Montgomery, Ala., 1893; special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1910.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 5.


The Storm Signal. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1905.

The Twilight Soul. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1920.

A Watcher of the Skies. New York; Crowell, 1911.



Merchant. Born– Brinson, Ga., October 10, 1920. Parents– Roderick Anthony and Thelma Bessie (Gillis) Metcalf. Married– Helen Josephine Smith, April 6, 1947. Children– Three. Education– Associate of Arts, 1941; B.S., University of Florida, 1946 . Employed by U.S. Army, World War II; officer training, Ft. Benning; Command and General Staff College. Employed with family’s farm equipment business, Enterprise, 1980; president, Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, Member– Enterprise chapter of Jaycees; president, Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society; editor, Pea River Magazine. Died November 28, 1999,


Clayton G. Metcalf, Enterprise, Ala.


The Gillis Family in the South. Enterprise, Ala.; Metcalf, 1975.

Kriegsgefangen. Enterprise, Ala.; Metcalf, 1984.

Scots and Their Kin, Volume I. Enterprise, Ala.; Metcalf, 1984-

A Study of Metcalf, Andrews and Smith. Enterprise, Ala.; Metcalf, 1979.



Biologist. Born– Mobile, April 28, 1943. Education– B.S., Spring Hill College, 1965; M.A., University of Alabama, 1967; M.S., 1970; Ph.D., 1974. Employed as an instructor, University of Alabama, 1974; chief of the Environmental Division, Geological Survey of Alabama, 1977; aquatic biologist, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1974; consultant, Okaloosa Darter, Fla., 1975-1978. Awards; Grant, U.S. Forest Service, 1974; grant; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1975-1978.


American Men and Women of Science, 1979.


The Fishes of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Region of Alabama With Ecologic and Taxonomic Notes. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1978.

Fishes of the Black Warrior River System in Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1989.

Fishes of the Lower Tombigbee System in Alabama and Mississippi. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1987.


Benthic Invertebrate Fauna Inhabiting the Island Area of Coosa River Below Jordan Dam, Elmore County, Alabama, 1986-1987. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1989.

Biological Diversity and Water Quality of Streams Draining the Gilbertown Oil Field Area, Choctaw County, Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1986.

Biological Diversity and Water Quality of Streams Draining the Blowhorn Oil Field Area, Lamar County, Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1986.

A Biological Inventory of Streams Draining the Citronelle, Pollard and Gilbertown Oil Fields in Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, Environmental Division, 1983.

Biological Monitoring in Four Tributaries to Lake Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 1986-88. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1990.

Coalbed Methane Development in Alabama, Biological and Hydrological Conditions of Streams Draining the Cedar Cove Degasification Field. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1987.

An Environmental Assessment of Areas Favorable to Lignite Mining in Southwestern Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1981.

Preliminary Map of Wetland and Habitats in Upper Mobile Bay, 1955. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1984?

Sensitivity of Alabama Coastal Shoreline Habitats to Spilled Hydrocarbons. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1983.

A Study of the Fishes in Selected Streams That Drain Lands of Federal Minerals Ownership; Tuscaloosa, Fayette and Walker Counties, Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1981.

A Study of the Lignite Resources in the Alabama-Tombigbee Rivers Region of Southwestern Alabama. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1978.

Use of Water in Alabama, 1975, With Projections to 2020. University, Ala.; Geological Survey of Alabama, 1978.


Alabama Coastal Region Ecological Characterization; Vol. 2; A Synthesis of Environmental Data. Washington, D.C.; Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1982.



Social Worker. Born– Jacksonville, Fla., July 26, 1947. Parents– Francis Joseph and —–(Zerwes) Losco. Married– Max Michael, III, June 22, 1970. Children– Two. Education– B.S., University of Florida, 1970; M.A., University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1983. Employed as director, Reach Out to Children Clinic, Birmingham.


Marilyn Michael, Birmingham, Ala.


The Moon Peelers; Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; Minerva Press, 1973.

Nothing Silent; Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; U.A.B. Printing, 1979.

Persimmon Dry; Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., s.d.


See Julich, Dorothy Louise Milam



Born– Birmingham, Ala., February 2, 1926. Parents– Ernest Percy and Ida (Duke) Miles. Education– B.A., Birmingham Southern College, 1948; M.A., 1949; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1954. Employed by U.S. Navy, 1944-1946; researcher, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1952-1954; taught, University of Houston, 1954. Member– American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Southern Historical Association and Phi Beta Kappa.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 1R and from Directory of American Scholars, 1982.


Jacksonian Democracy in Mississippi. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1960.


The Era of Good Feelings and the Age of Jackson, 1816-1841. Arlington Heights, Ill.; AHM Publishing Co., 1979.

MILEY, L. DON, 1905-


Minister. Born– Hillsborough County, Fla., June 10, 1905. Married– Ruth Hobbs, August 1, 1934. Children– Two. Education– Samford University, one year; Th.G., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; Th.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Tex.; ordained, Baptist Church, August 2, 1925. Employed as pastor, Plant City, Fla., Dallas, Tex.; pastor, Ozark (Alabama) Baptist Church.


Jacket on History of Ozark Baptist Church.


History of Ozark Baptist Church. Lakemont, Ga.; CSA Press, 1970.

MILLER, ERNEST L., 1913-1992


Dentist, professor. Born– Howard Lake, Minn., August 31, 1913. Parents—Peter H. and Anna E. Miller. Married– Mary L. Havens, 1935. Children– Four. Education– D.D.S., University of Detroit, 1940;  the M.S., Ohio State University in 1952. Employed as professor, Dental School, University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1966. Member– American Dental Association, American Prosthodontic Society and American College of Dentistry.  Died May 21, 1992.


American Men and Women of Science, 1979.


Removable Partial Prosthodontics. Baltimore; Williams and Wilkins, 1972.



Teacher. Born– February 3, 1850, Pine Grove, S.C. Parents– Joel W. and Eivira (Orr) Miller. Married– Mattie Crook, October 22, 1871. Children– One. Married– Lizzie Vernon. Children– Two. Education– Wofford College. Employed as principal, Reidsville Male High School; principal, Alexandria High School; superintendent, education, Calhoun County; farmer, Jacksonville.


Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.


History of Alabama, Adapted to the Use of Schools and for General Reading. Birmingham, Ala.; Author, 1901.



Reporter. Born– Cedar Bluff, Ala., March 2, 1905.  Parents– William Milton and Leila (Tatum) Clifton. Married– Dewey Frank Miller, Sr., 1924. Children– Four. Education– Cedar Bluff High School, 1924; University Center, Gadsden. Employed as a reporter, correspondent, feature writer, Gadsden Times; feature writer, The Summerville News, The Fort Payne Times Journal; reporter, feature writer, The Cherokee County Herald; correspondent, Birmingham News. Member– Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Bluff Garden Club; Cherokee County Historical Society, Cedar Bluff Woman’s Club, Business and Professional Women’s Club. Died January 14, 1999.


Mrs. Dixie C. Miller, Cedar Bluff, Ala.


Mary George Jordan Waite. S.l.; s.n., 1966.

Stories of Cherokee County and of Some of the Men and Boys that Served in The War Between the States Sometimes Called the Civil War. S.l.; s.d., 1975.

The Story of Lillie Harris. Northport, Ala.; American Southern, 1965.

MILLER, REX, 1929-


College professor; vocational instructor. Born– May 18, 1929, Jacksonville, Ala. Parents– James Otho and Leila Beatrice (Thompson) Miller. Married– Patricia Ann Navara, August 22, 1953. Children– Three. Education– B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1953; M.A., Northern Colorado University, 1956; Ed.D., State University of New York College, Buffalo, 1961. Employed as a radio engineer and announcer, Waterloo, Iowa, 1951-1953; teacher, Allison, Iowa, 1953-1954; teacher, Ankeny, Iowa, 1954-1957; teacher, University of New York College, Buffalo, 1957; taught, Seneca Vocational School, Old Dominion University, Washington State University, Bemidji State College; State University of New York, Buffalo; consultant;  director, teacher workshops, United States, West Germany, England, Spain, Belgium, Turkey and Canada; editor, McKnight Publishing Company. Member International Technology Education Association; American Council on Technology Teacher Education; National Education Association; New York State Technology Education Association.  Received the Alumni Achievement Award, University of Northern Iowa, 1977, and the Award of Distinction from the American Industrial Arts Association, 1979.


Contemporary Authors online


Air Conditioning; Home and Commercial. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1984.

Basic Electricity. Peoria, Ill.; Bennett, 1978.

Carpentry Fundamentals. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1981.

Communications, Electricity and Electronics. Bloomington, Ill.; McKnight, 1971.

Communications; Industry and Careers. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice Hall, 1976.

Croxton’s Raid. Fort Collins, Col.; Old Army Press, 1979.

Electric Motors. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1977.

Electricity for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration. San Diego; Harcourt Brace, 1988.

Electrician–Electrician’s Helper. New York; Arco, 1991.

Energy, Electricity and Electronics; Applied Activities. Bloomington, Ill.; McKnight, 1963.

Experiences With Electrons. Bloomington, Ill.; McKnight, 1966.

Experiments for Electricity and Electronics. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1979.

Fractional Horsepower Electric Motors. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1984.

Home Appliance Servicing. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1983.

Industrial Electricity. Peoria, Ill.; Bennett, 1978.

Let’s Communicate. Buffalo, N.Y.; Tarot Publishing, 1971.

Machinist’s Library; Basic Machine Shop. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1978.

Machinist’s Library; Machine Shop. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1978.

Machinist’s Library; Toolmaker’s Handy Book. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1978.

Mathematics for Electricity and Electronics. Glencoe, Ill.; Glencoe Pub. Co., 1980.

Metal Technology. Indianapolis, Ind.; Sams, 1975.

Outboard Motors and Boating. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1977.

Painting and Decorating. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1984.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Peoria, Ill.; Bennett, 1983.

Refrigeration; Home and Commercial. Indianapolis, Ind.; Bobbs-Merrill, 1984.

Residential Electrical Wiring. Peoria, Ill.; Bennett, 1981.

Selected Readings for Industrial Arts, Bloomington, Ill.; McKnight, 1963.

Small Gasoline Engines. Indianapolis, Ind.; Audel, 1984.


Carpentry and Construction. Blue Ridge Summit; Tab Books, 1991.

MILTON, HILARY H., 1920-2002


Writer; editor. Born– Jasper, Ala., April 2, 1920. Parents– Hilary Herbert and Erline (Moore) Milton. Married–Marietta Barber (died 1950). Married– Patty Sanders, September 26, 1952. Children– Two. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1938; Birmingham Southern College, 1939-1940; University of Alabama, A.B., 1948; M.A.,  1949.  U.S. Air Force, 1942-1945.  Taught, University of Alabama, 1948-1951; civilian specialist, Montgomery, 1951-1952; information specialist, St. Louis, 1952-1955; editorial director, 1955-1956; speech writer, Washington, D.C., 1956-1962; report writer, NASA, Washington, 1962-1970; researcher and writer, 1970-1971; writer-in-residence, Samford University, 1971-1784. Alabama Academy of Distinguished Authors; National Council of the Social Sciences Children’s Book Council Most Notable Book, 1976; Alabama Library Association Juvenile Book of the Year, 1983. Died December 26, 2002.


Contemporary Authors online; Something about the Author online


Blind Flight. New York; F. Watts, 1980.

The Brats and Mr. Jack. New York; Beaufort Books, 1980.

Craven House Horrors. New York; Wanderer Books, 1982.

Dungeon Demons. New York; Wanderer Books, 1985.

Dognappers. New York; Wanderer Books, 1982.

Escape From High Doom. New York; Wanderer Books, 1984.

Emergency! 10-33 on Channel 11! New York; F. Watts, 1977.

Fun House Horrors. New York; Wanderer Books, 1984.

The Gitaway Box. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1968.

The House of God and Minnie May. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1969.

The Longest Highway. Elgin, Ill.; David C. Cook, 1979.

Mayday! Mayday! New York; F. Watts, 1979.

Museum of the Living Dead. New York; Wanderer Books, 1985.

Nightmare Store. New York; Wanderer Books, 1952.

November Wheels. New York; Abelard, 1976.

Nowhere to Run. New York; F. Watts, 1978.

Shutterbugs and Car Thieves. New York; Wanderer Books, 1980.

Space Age Terror! New York; Wanderer Books, 1983.

Steps to Better Writing. New York; Spartan Books, 1962.

The Tipple Bell. Washington, D.C.; R. B. Luce, 1970.

Tornado. New York; F. Watts, 1983.

Two From the Dead. Boston; Houghton, 1983.



Born– Uriah, Ala., April 20, 1930. Married– Reecie Phillips. Children– Two. Education– public schools, Uriah. Employed as retail and wholesale food business, 1948-1965; owner, Mims Brokerage Company, Mobile; Public Works Commissioner, Mobile, 1965; under Mobile’s system, rotating the office; mayor, Mobile, 1968-1969, 1972-1973, 1976-1977; trustee, Judson College. Member– board of directors, Mobile Rescue Squad; Alabama League of Municipalities; National League of Cities. Honors– Mobile’s Outstanding Young Man, 1965.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 29R.


For Christ and Country. Old Tappan, N.J.; F.H. Revel, 1969.



Clergyman; African Methodist denominational leader. Born– Dallas County, Ala., April 25, 1859. Parents– Andrew J. and Maria A. Mixon. Married Elizabeth Jackson, 1898 (died 1901).  One child.  Married Marie W. Mixon.  Education– tutors; Selma University. Licensed to preach, 1876; employed as a clergyman, African Methodist Episcopal Church; pastored nine churches and helped to found a number of others; presiding elder, Birmingham District, Selma District, Greensboro, Montgomery, and Troy; teacher-principal, Decatur; editor of the local African-American newspaper, the Dallas Post. Helped found the Payne School in Selma in 1889; served as secretary-treasurer and as chairman of the executive board of the school. Awarded an honorary Doctorate of Divinity by Wilberforce University, 1897. Died 1932.


Introductory Material to History of African Methodism in Alabama.   Nashville, 1902.

Irwin Garland’s The Afro American Press and Its Editors. Springfield, Mass.; Willey & Co., 1891.


History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Alabama. Nashville;

A.M.E. Church Sunday School Union, 1902.

A Methodist Luminary. Selma, Ala.; Selma Printing Co., 1891.


A collection of the papers of Henry Winfield Mixon, including his diary, is held by the John Hope Franklin Research Center at Duke University.



Banker; genealogist. Born– Coffee County, Ala., April 2, 1897. Parents– William Thomas and Coral (Fuller) Mixson. Married– Grace Swanson, April 23, 1928. Children– Two. Education– Emory College, 1917-1918; University of Alabama, 1919. Employed, Elba Bank & Trust, 1920-1929; Bank of Thorsby, 1929-1938; Bank of Commerce, Clayton, 1938-1942; Bank of Ozark, 1942-1947; Bank of Dadeville, 1947. Member– Kiwanis. Died December 1, 1988.


Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives.


The Mixon-Mixson Family. 3 vols. Ft. Worth, Tex.; American Reference Publishers, 1969-1975.



Author, educator. Born–June 6, 1915,  Jacksonville, AL  Parents– Zebulon A. and Emily (Burgess) Johnston. Married– Howard Mize. Children– Three. Education– Jacksonville High School, 1935. Employed as librarian; store clerk; instructor, state school. Died May 3, 2010.


Shirley J. Mize, Decatur, Ala. Obituary, Decatur Daily,


Time Changes Everything. Bear Creek, Ala.; Legacy Editions, 1979.May 3, 2010.



Writer. Born– Andalusia, Ala., July 12, 1942. Parents– Walter Oliver and Mary Jim (Hilson) Merrill. Married– James Thomas Moates, Jr., June 2, 1959. Children– Four. Education– B.S., University of Alabama, 1975; graduate study, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Samford University. Employed by Steeley Enterprises, Birmingham, 1983; Power of Positive Students Foundation, 1983-1984; McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1984-1985; University of Alabama Special Studies, 1986, President Moates and
Associates, 1993. Member– president, Alabama Writers’ Conclave; National State Poetry Society, Writing Today, Alabama Academy of Distinguished Authors; Magic City Writers.


Marianne M. Moates, Birmingham, Ala.


A Summer’s Sadness. New York; Vantage Press, 1968.

A Bridge of Childhood; Truman Capote’s Southern Years. New York; H. Holt, 1989; rpt. University of Alabama Press, 1996.



Born– Pell City, Ala., January 3, 1934. Parents– William E. and Martha (Funderburk) Leatherwood. Married– Robert Knight Moffett, January 31, 1955. Children– Three. Education– B.S., University of Alabama, 1954; M.S., Columbia University, 1972. Employed as head of the proof deparment, New Book of Knowledge, 1964-1966; senior copy editor, American Heritage Dictionary, 1966-1968.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 37R.


The Common Garden. New York; Berkeley, 1977.

A Flower Pot is Not a Hat. New York; Dutton, 1972.


The First Book of Dolphins. New York; Watt, 1971.

The Whale in Fact and in Fiction. New York; Quist, 1967.


Love Poems of John Donne; Selections. New York; World Pub. Co., 1971.

Love Poems of the Troubadours; Selections. New York; World Pub. Co., 1971.

Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Selections. New York; World Pub. Co., 1971.



Botanist. Born– Esslingen, Germany, December 28, 1824. Parents– Louis M. and Dorothea Mohr. Married– Sophia Roemer, 1852. Children– Five. Education– Polytechnic School, Stuttgart, 1845. Employed as a chemist, Brunn, Austria, 1847-1848; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1848; gold rush, California, 1849; farmer, Indiana, 1850; pharmaceutical business, Louisville, Ky., 1852; Mobile, Ala., 1857; survey of forests, Gulf States, 1880; botanist, Geological Survey of Alabana, 1884; University of Alabama, 1880; Division of Forestry, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1892; Baltimore Herbarium, Ashville, N.C., 1900.


Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. 26, Biographical Dictionary of American Scientists, 17th through 19th Centuries.


The Lands of the Louisville and Nashville R.R. in Alabama, as Homesteads for the Settler. Birmingham, Ala.; Roberts & Son, 1884.

The Natural Resources of Alabama, Displayed in the Exhibit of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company at the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. Mobile, Ala.; Daily Register office, 1883.

Notes on the Red Cedar. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1901.

Plant Life of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Brown Printing Co., 1901.

The Timber Pines of the Southern United States. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1896.


The Ferns of North America. Salem; S.E. Cassino & Co., 1879-1880.

The Handbook of Alabama, by Saffold Berney. Mobile; Mobile Register Print, 1878.

Manual of the Mosses of N. America. Boston; S.E. Cassino, 1884.



University professor. Born– Jacksonville, Ala., October 12, 1952. Parents– Theron Earle, Jr. and Ada Kathleen (Bounds) Montgomery. Education– B.A., English, Birmingham Southern College, 1975; M.A., Jacksonville State University, 1977; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 1982. Employed as an assistant professor, Troy State University, 1982; formed, The Alabama Literacy Review, 1987.


To Cry Is Not a Sin and from Dr. & Mrs Theron Montgomery, Jacksonville, Ala.


To Cry Is Not a Sin. San Diego, Calif.; Grossmont Press, 1978.



Farmer. Born– Georgia, 1851. Employed as a farmer, Albertville, Ala., 1889; Church of Christ, Albertville (now the North Broad Church of Christ).




Eunice Loyd. Cincinnatti; F. L. Rowe, 1909.

The Language of the Two Ordinances; Reply to a Tract by R. S. Gavin. Cincinnati; F. L. Rowe, 19–?



University professor. Born– Belk, Fayette County, Ala., November 22, 1887. Parents– James David and Sarah Frances (Estes) Moore. Married– Ruby Mason Myrick, February 21, 1918. Children– Two. Education– B.S., 1911; M.S., Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1912; A.M., University of Chicago, 1915; Ph.D., 1921. Employed as an instructor, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1911-1914; teaching fellow, University of Chicago, 1915-1919; Iowa State University, 1919-1923; University of Alabama, 1923-1958; professor of history; dean, Graduate School, 1925-1958; president, Southern Historical Association, 1942; executive director, Alabama Civil War Centennial Committee.


Who Was Who in Alabama, 1972, National Cyclopedia of American Biography, Vol. 53.


A Brief Story of Women’s Role in the Confederacy. University, Ala.; Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964.

Conscription and Conflict in the Confederacy. New York; Macmillan, 1924.

History of Alabama. University, Ala.; University Supply Store, 1934.

History of Alabama and Her People. Chicago; The American Historical Society, 1927.

History of the Conference of Deans of Southern Graduate Schools 1925-1963. S.l.; Conference of Deans of Southern Graduate Schools, 196?

A New Nation, A War, A Young Hero, and a Surrender. University, Ala.; Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1965.

Prologue to the Great American Tragedy. University, Ala.; Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964.

Reasons for the National Centennial Commemoration of the Civil War; Its Basic Objectives and Potential Values. University, Ala.; Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963.

A Survey of the Civil War Centennial Commemoration in Alabama. University, Ala.; Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1965.



Born– Birmingham, Ala., September 19, 1918. Parents– Henderson Abrams and Willie Bell (Roberts) Hamilton. Married– Josephus Moore, Sr., Selma, Ala., August 19, 1955. Children– Four. Education– A.B., Miles College, 1940; M.A., Atlanta University, 1945. Employed as a teacher, Sumter County, Bibb County; Miles College; teacher, principal, Eureka Elementary School; reporter, Birmingham News, 1964. Honors– Teacher of the Year, Birmingham Progressive Association, 1961-1962; Periclean Club Merit Award, Woman of the Year, Southern Beauty Congress, 1967; Certificate of Award, B’Nai B’rith, 1971.  Died October 11, 1987.


Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 3.


Behind the Ebony Mask. Birmingham, Ala.; Southern University Press, 1961.

The Help-One-Another Club, Inc.; People Helping People. Birmingham, Ala.; Printing, 1976.

The Story of One Little House; Help-One-Another Club, Inc. Birmingham; the Club, 1975.