Historian; teacher;university professor. Born– November 19, 1919, Stockton, Baldwin County, Ala. Parents–Isaac Pierce Mason and Annie Serena Crosby Mason. Married– Nancy Higgins, March 8, 1943. Children–three.  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.


Leaders in Education, 1974 and  Five Dollars a Scalp.


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.