Category: Madison Bios

Biography Of Samuel Wesley Fordyce

That the sources of our power lie within ourselves is demonstrated in the career of Samuel Wesley FORDYCE, the measure of whose greatness is seen in thousands of miles of railroad, in banks and business enterprises which he...

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Biography of William L. Alldredge

William L. Alldredge was born on April 20, 1864, near Huntsville, Alabama, the son of John and Elizabeth (Byrd) Alldredge, natives of Alabama. The father died in 1867, and the mother when our subject was but six years old. The...

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Biography of Shelby S. Pleasants

Shelby S. Pleasants was a native of Alabama, and of a long line of ancestors early seated in Alabama. He was born at Huntsville May 2, 1872, and was the son of Samuel Pleasants and Marie Shelby. He died in the city of his...

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Biography of Dr. Nathan Miller

Nathan Miller, M.D., was born near Madison Station, Madison County, Alabama, April 12, 1819. Shortly thereafter his parents removed to Oakville, Lawrence County, Ala., where he grew to manhood. He graduated in medicine at the...

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Biography of Lawrence W. Crakes

The deserved reward of a well spent life is an honored retirement from business in which to enjoy the fruits of former toil. Today, after a useful and beneficent career, Mr. Crakes is quietly living at his pleasant home in...

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Biography of Andrew J. Grayson

It was with a broad and thorough experience as a merchant and banker that Andrew J. Grayson entered upon his public duties as postmaster at Blanchard following appointment from President Wilson in July, 1913. Practically all his...

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