JENKINS, WILLIAM HARRISON, 1905-1981

Biography:

Teacher, educational administrator, legislator. Born– May 29, 1905, Decatur, Ala. Parents– George Luckey and Myrtis (Schuessler) Jenkins. Married– Margaret Payne, September 15, 1933. Children– Four. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1927; Emory University, M.S., 1931. Taught at Selma High School, 1931-1937; principal, Waverly School, 1937-1941; principal, Greensboro Schools, 1941-1948; principal, Decatur High School, 1948- ; legislator from Chambers County, 1938-1942. Member; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kappa Phi Kappa; Rotary Club; Masonic Order; Democratic Party; Methodist Church.  Died December 1981.

Source:

Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives.

Joint_Publication(s):

The Story of Decatur, Alabama. Decatur, Ala.; Mayor and Council of Decatur, 1970.