Historian; teacher. Born– October 4, 1933, Birmingham. Parents– William Guy and Frances Elizabeth (Stuart) Harris. Married– Barbara King Cooper. Children– Four. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1957; M.A., 1966; Ed.  D., 1970.  Taught in Mountain Brook school system and Birmingham University School; chairman of History Department, Marion Military Institute; professor, Judson College. Storyteller and historical researcher. Colonial Wars Teacher Award, 1979. Member, Alabama and Mississippi Historical Societies, Alabama Genealogical Society, and National Speleological Society. Died October 3, 2017.


Jacket information, Alabama Place Names; Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 1; obituary


Alabama Place Names. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1982.

A History of Alabama; a Secondary Course. Montgomery, Ala.; Clairmont Press, 1986?

Dead Towns of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1977.

Perry County Heritage.  Marion, Al.: Perry County Historical and Preservation Society, 1991.

A Short History of Marion, Perry County, Alabama; Its Homes and Its Buildings. Marion, Ala.; s.n., 1970.

Things That Go Bump in the Night. Marion, Ala.; W. S. Harris, 1970.


Haunted Southland Tales.  2013.


Eyes on Europe. London; Hodder and Stoughton and the European Christian Mission, 1970.