McCORD, EDGAR OLIVER, 1867-1943

Biography:

Attorney; journalist; educator. Born– March 1, 1867, Conyers, Ga. Parents– William H. and Ellen G. (Davis) McCord. Married– Rena B. Hudson. Children– Five. Education– North Georgia Agricultural College.  Admitted to the bar, 1889. Taught in Marshall County, Ala.; helped establish Blount College; superintendent, Attalla Public Schools; founded the Marshall County News; practiced law, Albertville, after 1893; twice mayor, Albertville. Died November 14, 1943.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography and from SCRIPSIT.

Publication(s):

Minneola, the Queen of the Cherokees; a Thrilling Romance of Savage Days in Marshall County. Albertville, Ala.; Thompson Printing Co., 1943? (First appeared serially in the November 8, 15, 2, 29th, and December 6th, 1894 Marshall News.)