MASON, DAVID PIERCE, 1919-1994

Biography:

University Professor. Born– November 19, 1919, Stockton, Baldwin County, Ala. Married– Nancy Higgins. Education– graduated from McCallie School, Chattanooga;  B.A., University of Alabama, 1941; graduate work, Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., Emory, 1950; Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1957.  Served in U.S. Army, WWII and Korean Conflict. Teacher; principal, Stockton School, 1946-1956; taught at University of Georgia, 1956-1962; Tift College, 1962-1967; University of South Alabama, 1967. Member Sons of the American Revolution (served as state president); charter member of Fort Mims Restoration Association. Died January 7, 1994.

Source:

Leaders in Education, 1974 and from Five Dollars a Scalp.

Publication(s):

Five Dollars a Scalp; the Last Mighty War Whoop of the Creek Indians. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode Publishers, 1975.

The Oaks of Fort Mims. Mobile, Ala.; University of South Alabama, 1974.