TILLERY, CARLYLE, 1904-1988

Biography:

Clerk. Born– Dec. 6, 1904 in Greensburg, La. Education– Mississippi State College, B.S., 1928; studied under Hudson Strode at University of Alabama for three years. In years before World War II was statistical clerk in agricultural economics and agronomy; a timekeeper on a banana plantation in Central America for two years; served in U.S. Army in World War II; after 1945 worked in Jitney Jungle supermarket in Tuscaloosa. Died January 22, 1988.

Source:

Alabama Librarian, Jan. 1952.

Publication(s):

Red Bone Woman. New York; John Day, 1950.

Papers;

The Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama holds some of Carlyle Tillery’s papers, notably the galley proofs of his novel.