LIDDON, ELOISE, 1897-1954


Writer. Born June 3, 1897,  Gordon, Al.   Parents–Earnest L. and Callie Maroney. Education– Woman’s College of Alabama (Huntingdon College), 1915. Married– George Albert Soper, July 12, 1923. Lived part of her early life in Florida and much in Alabama;  traveled extensively in Europe and Asia. Honors– Silver Award in the Thomas Jefferson Contest for the best novel by a Southern writer, 1941, for Some Lose Their Way; Alumnae Achievement Award of Huntingdon College, 1941. Died December 11, 1954.


Files at Birmingham Public Library.


The Riddle of the Russian Princess. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, & Co., 1934.

The Riddle of the Florentine Folio.  Garden City, NY: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran, & Co., 1935.

Some Lose Their Way. New York; Dutton, 1941.