Banker, business executive, writer. Born– Dec. 24, 1905 in Birmingham. Parents– James Frederick and Anne (Dobbins) Sulzby. Married– Martha Belle Hilton, Nov. 9, 1935. Children– Two. Education– attended Howard College; Birmingham Southern College, A.B.; graduated from American Banking Institute, 1934. Employed by First National Bank of Birmingham, 1929-1943; became president, 1943 of Sulzby Realty Co.; director of National Association of Real Estate Boards, 1952-1956; board member of American Planning and Civic Association, 1953-1963; member Humanities Advisory Council for Auburn University. Received Alabama Library Association Literature Award in 1962; citation from American Association for State and Local History; member of Newcomen Society and Southern History Association.


Directory of American Scholars, 1982; Who’s Who in America, 1982.


Annals of the Southside Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama, 1886-1936. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Printing Co., 1947.

Arthur W. Smith, a Birmingham Pioneer, 1855-1944. Birmingham, Ala.; Oxmoor Press, 1961.

Birmingham as It Was in Jackson County, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.; Oxmoor Press, 1944.

Birmingham Sketches from 1872 through 1921. Birmingham, Ala.; Oxmoor Press, 1945.

Blount Springs; Alabama’s Foremost Watering Place of Yesteryear. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1949.

Historic Alabama Hotels and Resorts. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1960.