Geographer; University professor of geography. Born– June 12, 1945, DeRidder, La. Parents– Gilmer B. and Lillian Marie Jeane. Married– Karen Lee, November 27, 1971. Children– Two. Education– Louisiana State University, B.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1974; graduate study, University of Georgia. Taught, Auburn University Geography Department, 1974-1989;  Samford University, 1989-2007.  Built the geography program into a formal department at both schools. Honors– Certificate of commendation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for contributions in cultural resources management in the Mobile District, 1981; certificate of commendation from the American Association for State and Local History for research and writing in architectural legacy.


Dr. Gregory Jeane, Auburn, Ala.


Archival and Field Study of McCosh’s Mill, West Point Lake, Alabama.  Auburn University, 1979.

The Red River Valley Exploration of 1852.  Claitor’s Publishing, 2013.


History of the Mobile District Corps of Engineers, 1815-1985.  Mobile: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2002.


The Architectural Legacy of the Lower Chattahoochee Valley in Alabama and Georgia. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1978.

Inventory and Evaluation of Engineering Cultural Resources; Montgomery to Gadsden, Alabama, Coosa River, Alabama. Mobile, Ala.; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, 1981.


Cemeteries and Gravemarkers:  Voices of American Culture.  Logan, Uta:  Utah State University Press, 1992.