DORMAN, LEWY, 1887-1965


Historian; professor of history.  Born– September 12, 1887, Clayton. Parents– Alpheus Alexander and Martha Slaughter Dorman. Married–Marguerite Long Thompson. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1914, M.A. 1915; University of Chicago; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1935.  Taught history at Huntingdon College and Athens College, but had his teaching career cut short when he lost his ability to speak after cancer surgery. Died January 23, 1965.


Owen’s The Story of Alabama, Vol. III, and Party Politics in Alabama (Introduction by Leah Rawls Atkins).


The Free Negro in Alabama, 1819-1861. University of Alabama master’s thesis, 1916.

History of Barbour County, Alabama.  Eufaula, AL; Barbour County Genealogy and Local History Society and Friends of the Library Genealogical Committee, 2006. [From a manuscript written in 1932.]

Party Politics in Alabama from 1850 throught 1860. Wetumpka, Ala.; Wetumpka Printing Co., 1935; rpt. University of Alabama Press, 1995.