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  • Hattie Hooker Wilkins

    Hattie Hooker Wilkins (1875-1949) was the first woman elected to the Alabama State Legislature as a representative....
  • Hank Williams Sr.

    Few performers in the history of country music can compare with Hank Williams Sr. (1923-1953) in terms...
  • Aubrey W. Williams

    Tireless social activist and New Deal program administrator Aubrey Williams (1890-1965) was born, on...
  • Billy Williams

    Former major league baseball player Billy Leo Williams (1938- ) was the 1961 National League Rookie of...
  • Jan Willis

    Jefferson County native Jan Willis (1948- ) is an author, professor, and internationally recognized scholar...
  • Augusta Jane Evans Wilson

    Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909) was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth...
  • Edward O. Wilson

    Edward Osborne Wilson (1929- )—naturalist, environmentalist, ecologist, entomologist, humanist—is...
  • Kathryn Tucker Windham

    Kathryn Tucker Windham (1918-2011) is best known for her series of ghost story collections, beginning...
  • John A. Winston (1853-57)

    John A. Winston (1812-1871) was Alabama's first native-born governor. After his election to the...
  • Tobias Wolff

    Author and educator Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (1945- ) is best known for his short stories and memoirs,...

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