Teacher, minister. Born– December 29, 1869, near Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Richard Lawson and Mary Ann (Patton) Tyler. Married– Beulah Cook Edmondson, December 24, 1895. Children– Four. Education– Old Pleasant Hill Academy; Southern University, Ph.D., 1893. Taught at Wylam, Jefferson County, Ala. Joined the North Alabama Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1898. Pastor of churches in Albertville, Cullman, Bridgeport, Scottsboro and Birmingham, Ala. Did missionary work in Mexico for five years.
Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.
The Human Trinity; Is the Home Passing? New York; Shakespeare Press, 1913.
Mexico; Past, Present, and Future. Birmingham; Leslie Printing & Pub., 1912.