Teacher, administrator, university professor. Born– July 24, 1897, Elmore County. Parents– William Henry and Emma Jeannette (Hodnet) Pannell. Married– Anne Thomas Gary, September 2, 1936. Children– Two. Education– Jacksonville State Normal College, 1915-1918; University of Alabama, B,A., 1922; A.M., 1925; Teachers College of Columbia University, Ph.D., 1933. Taught in elementary schools of Macon and Elmore Counties, 1918-1929; principal of Montgomery County Junior High School, 1922-1924; principal of Normal High School in Jacksonville, 1925-1927; supervisor of teacher training at the University of Alabama, 1928-1935; professor, 1935-1943; Superintendent of Tuscaloosa City Schools, 1943; elected State Superintendent of Education of Alabama, 1946.  Died May 26, 1946.


Who Was Who in America, Vol. 2.


The Preparation and Work of Alabama High School Teachers. New York; Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1933.


School Administrative Problems in Suburban Municipalities. University, Ala.; Bureau of Educational Research, College of Education, University of Alabama, 1946.

The World at Work. Auburn, Ala.; Prather Publishing Co., 1935.


The Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama holds the papers of Henry Clifton Pannell.