GANEY, JOSEPH SAMUEL, 1880-1965.

Biography:

Educator. Born– December 5, 1880, Rosehill vicinity, Covington County. Parents– Daniel Hansome and Elefare (Parish) Ganey. Married– Julia Gertrude David, July 3, 1907. Children– One. Education– Troy State Normal College, Ph.B., 1907; study at University of Virginia, 1910-1911. Teacher in Covington County; superintendent of Dadeville schools, 1907-1909; principal, Tallapoosa High School; principal, Northside High School, Talladega; principal, Alabama School for the Blind, Talladega, 1914-1938; superintendent of that school, 1938 until his retirement in 1946. President, American Association of Institutions for the Blind. Honors– Howard College, LL.D., 1939.  Died December 8, 1965.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama.

Publication(s):

A Historical Sketch of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. Talladega, Ala.; Printed by the Pupils of the Alabama School for the Deaf, 1942.