Attorney, politician. Born– Dec. 6, 1866 in Warrenton, Ala. Parents– Thomas Atkins and Julia Ann (Beard) Street. Married– Mary Emma Lusk in 1892. Children– Five. Married– Mary Curd Allen in 1927. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., LL.D. Admitted to the bar in 1888; practiced law in Guntersville and Birmingham; U.S. district attorney for northern Alabama, 1907-14; special assistant to U.S. attorney general, 1914-1920; 3 times Republican nominee for congress and nominee for governor of Alabama, 1914 and 1924.  Member of Republican National Committee, 1916-20.  Member Tennessee Valley Historical Society, trustee of Alabama Department of Archives and History; active Mason.


Who Was Who among North American Authors and SCRIPSIT.


The Indians of Marshall County, Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Soc., 1904.

Marshall County One Hundred Years Ago. Guntersville, Ala.; Guntersville Democrat Printers, 1903.

Notes on the History of Marshall County. S.l.; s.n., 193?

Symbolism of the Three Degrees. Cedar Rapids, Iowa; National Masonic Research Soc., 1922.


Papers of Oliver Day Street are held by the W.S.Hoole Special Collections Library at the University of Alabama.