BOYD, CHARLES E., 1922-1988


Union official, editor, historian. Born– December 6, 1922, Pearson. Parents– John Samuel and Mary Jane (Lucas) Boyd. Education– University of Alabama, 1941-1942, State University of Iowa, 1943-1944, Boston University, 1945-1947, and Empire State College of State University of New York, A.B., 1975. Served in the U.S. Army, 1942-1945. Member of Local 1-S of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Workers; served as business agent of the Local, 1956-1969, education director, and editor of the local’s News beginning in 1969. Member of the Alabama Genealogical Society, the Industrial Relations Research Association, and the Atlantic Labor Press Conference. Died August 29, 1988.


Who’s Who in Labor, 1976.


At Liberty on Bear Creek, 1835-1985; a 150th Anniversary History of Baptist Church, Hagler, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.; Banner Press, 1984.

The Devil’s Den; a History of the 44th ¬†Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, CSA (1862-65). ¬†Birmingham, Ala.; Banner Press, 1987.

Haysop, a Church, a Community, a People of Haysop Creek, Bibb County, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.; Banner Press, 1979.

Not Without Struggle; Early Years of Local 1-S, Department Store Workers Union, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1939-1949. New York; C. E. Boyd, 197-?