Educator. Born– June 24, 1910, Birmingham. Parents– Daniel and Jessie Curtis Sizemore.  Married– James Middleton Sizemore. Children– Two. Married– Edward Douglas, ca. 1982. Education– Samford University, A.B., M.A.;  Degre Normal from the Sorbonne in Paris, France; studied at Western Reserve University and University of Alabama. Taught at Woodlawn High School, Birmingham and at Howard College (Samford University); dean of women at Samford from 1950-1970 and assistant to president 1970 to retirement in 1986. Helped bring the Pi Delta Phi French honorary to Howard in 1953. Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, member of Alabama Guidance Association, Forney Historical Society, Alabama Historical Commission, and National Society of Arts and Letters. Margaret S. Douglass Endowed Scholarship at Samford is named in her honor;  Birmingham’s Woman of the Year, 1962.  Died January 16, 1998.

Source: Personalities of the South, 1976; Birmingham News, Aug. 17. 1986; obituary, January 18, 1998.


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