KIRK, DOLLY WILLIAMS, 1863-1941

Biography:

Teacher. Born– Oct. 28, 1863, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Parents– George Hamilton and Julia Anne (Owen) Kirk. Education– New Orleans; Sophie Newcomb College; Chautauqua, New York; University of Michigan; Columbia University. Taught in the grammar schools of Montgomery beginning in 1894, later became a member of the high school faculty and head of the English department in 1917. Won the annual prize of the Alabama State Federation of Womens Clubs in 1903 with a Shakespearean paper; contributed poems and stories to magazines. Member; Daughters of the American Revolution; Tintagil Literary Club.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama, Vol. 3; Who Was Who in America, Vol. 5.

Joint_Publication(s):

With Spurs of Gold; Heroes of Chivalry and Their Deeds. Boston; Little Brown, 1905.