DuBOSE, JOEL CAMPBELL, 1855-1917

Biography:

Historian of Alabama; School principal; state legislator. Born– December 17, 1855, Gaston, Sumter County.¬†Parents– Benjamin Eusebius and Sarah Elizabeth (Horn) DuBose. Married– Alice Vivian Horn, August 8, 1883. Education– Graduated from Professor S.S.Mellon’s Mt. Sterling Academy; University of Alabama, B.A., 1872; M.A., 1878. Served as principal of Pushmataha High School, 1878-1883; Snow Hill Academy, 1883-1886; Livingston Military Academy, 1886-1888; South Highland Academy in Birmingham, 1888-1898; DuBose’s School for Boys in Birmingham, 1900-1917; special literary researcher at the Library of Congress and government departments in Washington, 1888-89. Contributed to The Monthly (University of Alabama), 1879; The Methodist Review, 1899. Founder and editor of Gulf States History Magazine. Member, Alabama Historical Society.Served in the Alabama Legislature, 1903-1907; successfully¬†advocated a law establishing county public high schools. Died March 7, 1917.

Source:

Alabama Alumni News, June 1918

McNeely, DuBose Genealogy

Who Was Who in Alabama

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4

Publication(s):

Alabama History. Richmond, Va.; B. F. Johnson Pub. Co., 1908.

Sketches of Alabama History. Philadelphia; Eldredge & Bro., 1901.

Editor:

Notable Men of Alabama; Personal and Genealogical. Atlanta; Southern Historical Association, 1904.