College president; professor, chemist. Born– August 31, 1867, Keener. Parents– Captain W. B. and Mary A. (Sibert) Beeson. Married–Anna Leola Selman, 1894. Children– One. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1889; Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., 1893. Instructor in physics at the University of Alabama and chemist with the Geological Survey of Alabama, 1888-1889; research chemist at the Louisiana Experiment Station and a professor of chemistry at Louisiana School of Sugar, 1893-1897. Served as professor, dean, and president, Georgia State College for Women, 1897-1934.  Retired in 1934 with status President Emeritus. Beeson Hall at Georgia College is named in his honor. Awarded the LL.D. by Johns Hopkins University, 1929. Died January 10, 1943.


Who Was Who in America online; Georgia College website


Beeson Genealogy. Macon, Ga.; Burke Co., 1925.

The Sibert Family of South Carolina and Alabama. Mobile, Ala.; Acme Printing Co., 1928.

A Study of the Action of Certain Diazo-compounds on Methyl and Ethyl Alcohols Under Varying Conditions. Baltimore; Gugenheim, Weil and Co., 1893.