Clergyman. Born– December 9, 1905, Texas. Parents–George and Frances Bratcher. Married– Eva Howard. Education– Tennessee State University; American Baptist Theological Seminary in Nashville; studied at Morehouse College; Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta; and Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va.  Served as minister of the Morning Star Baptist Church in Demopolis, the First Baptist Church, Montgomery, and Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham. Served as treasurer-manager of the BBM Federal Credit Union and on the advisory board of Citizens Federal Savings and Loan Association in Birmingham. Honorary degrees:   Selma University, D.D.; Baptist Bible College in Birmingham, LL.D. Died February 3, 1990.

Source: Alfred L. Bratcher, Birmingham, Ala..

Publication(s): Eighty-Three Years. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1950.