Educator, publisher. Born– July 16, 1900 in Tuscumbia, Ala. Parents– George Washington and Ellen Brown Trenholm. Married– Portia Lee. Children– Three. Education– Morehouse College, A.B.; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D. Acting president State Normal School (Alabama State University), 1925-1926; president, 1926-1963; president of Associated Publishers, affiliate of Association for Study of Negro Life and History; contributing editor to Journal of Negro Education. Member Alabama State Teachers Association. Received fellowships from General Education Board and Rosenwald Fund; awarded LL.D. by Allen University and Morehouse College. Died February 20, 1963.
Marks’ Who Was Who in Alabama; and Negro History Bulletin, May 1963.
Some Measures of Progress in Alabama’s Educational Program for Negro Pupils. S.l.; Alabama State Teachers Association, 1948.