HENLEY, JOHN CHARLES, JR., 1880-1949

Biography:

Journalist; Publisher. Born–October 9, 1880.¬† Parents– John Charles and Annie L. (Linn) Matthews Henley. Married–Lamira P. Henley.¬† Children–four. ¬†Education– Pantops Academy, Charlottesville, Va.; Princeton University, B.A., 1902. . Reporter, Birmingham News; founder, Birmingham Publishing Company, 1910, serving as president until his death in 1949; founder and president, Birmingham Historical Society. Active in many civic organizations and causes; President of Birmingham chapter of the Rotary Club and Governor of Rotary International. Died April 27, 1949.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography; This is Birmingham; ancestry.com

Publication(s):

This is Birmingham; the Story of the Founding and Growth of an American City. Birmingham, Ala.; Southern University Press, 1960. [published posthumously].