BRAGG, SHIRLEY, 1853-1908


Physician. Born– November 3, 1853, near Lowndesboro. Parents– John and Mary Frances (Hall) Bragg. Married– Isabella Norvelle Murray, February 7, 1878. Children– One. Education– Spring Hill College; St. Louis University, A.B., 1872; Alabama Medical College, M.D., 1875. Adjunct professor of surgery at Atlanta Medical College, 1875; practiced medicine in Lowndes County, 1876-1896; and in Montgomery after 1896. Health officer in both Lowndes and Montgomery Counties. Appointed physician inspector of the Convict Board, 1901, elected president of the Board, 1905; named state prison inspector, 1907. Died October 29, 1908.


Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. III.


Child Labor Law, Alabama 1908. Montgomery, Ala.; State of Alabama, 1908.