Biologist; University professor. Born– October 26, 1921, Baileyton. Parents– Noel R. and Lemma L. (Roberts) Bailey. Married– Eileen Garmon, October 1, 1944. Children– Three. Education– St. Bernard College; Jacksonville State University, B.S., 1942; Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1946, Ph.D., 1949.  U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII. Taught at Alabama College (now the University of Montevallo), 1947-1963; at Birmingham-Southern, 1963-1985: Chairman of the Biology Department, Chairman of the Division of Math and Science, Academic Dean, and Acting President. Conducted extensive research on lymphoma; published many articles in scientific journals. Member of the Alabama State Board of Examiners in Basic Sciences, American Association for Advancement of Science, Torrey Botanical Club, American Genetic Association, and Alabama Academy of Science.  Mayor of Baileyton, Cullman County, 1985-2008.  Awarded the honorary LL. D., by Birmingham Southern, 1993. Died February 27, 2009.


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