Civic worker, writer. Born– October 22, 1875, Wichita, Kan. Parents– John Shelby and Selene (Edmundson) McIver. Married– John Asa Rountree, June 6, 1895. Education– Private schools in Nashville; Miss Julia Tutwiler’s School in Alabama; Livingston State Normal School. Active with World War I work. Served as an officer in the U.S. Four Minute Speakers Bureau; American Red Cross, establishing four chapters and fifty five branches and auxiliaries; general chairman of the World War Relief Committee. Member of the League of American Pen Women, Birmingham Writers Club, Alabama Writers Conclave, and the Alabama Poetry Society. Contributed to Dixie Home Magazine, Confederate Veteran, and Boys Life.


American Authors and Books, and Who Was Who Among North American Authors.


The Cross of Military Service (C.M.S.) History and Records of Men of Lineal Confederate Descent Who Served Honorably in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States or its Allies During the Period of World War (April 6, 1917-November 11, 1918). Jackson, Tenn. s.n., 1927.