Accountant, business manager, local historian. Born– Near Cheaha Creek in Talladega County. Parents– Robert Mims and Mary C. (Howard) Jemison. Education– Talladega schools; business college. Worked for Talladega National Bank, 1905-; Talladega Fertilizer Company; administrator, Citizens Hospital; cashier and office manager, Samoset Cotton Mills; accountant, Bemis Brothers Bag Company. Talladega’s centennial celebration in 1913 wakened a longtime interest in local history. A founder of Talladega County Historical Association and the Talladega Businesswomen’s club; active in DAR and the Alabama Historical Association. Award of Merit from Alabama Historical Commission, 1978. Died November 18, 1980.
Obituary, Anniston Star, December 12, 1980.
Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives.
Historic Tales of Talladega. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1959.