GALLANT, THOMAS GRADY, 1920-2009.

Biography:

Journalist. Born– June 14, 1920, Gadsden. Parents– Thomas Grady and Louise (Ralls) Gallant. Married– Micheal Ann Snider, March 18, 1946. Children– Three. Education– Studied at Emory University, 1939-1941, 1946-1947. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1941-1945. Editor, Cleveland, Tenn. Daily Banner, 1947-1948; reporter, Chattanooga News/Free Press, 1948-1963; columnist, Chattanooga Post, 1966-1970; Nashville Banner, 1971-74; information officer, Tennessee Office of the Comptroller and Treasury, Nashville, 1974; publicity director, Cherokee, N.C., Historical Association, 1959-1961. Member, Museum Advisory Panel for Tennessee Arts Commission, 1974.  Died November 10, 2009.

Source:

Obituary, Cleveland Daily Banner, November 12, 2009.

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1976.

Publication(s):

The Friendly Dead. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1964.

Valor’s Side. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1963.