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W : 35 Articles Found

  • John T. "Fess" Whatley
    John Tuggle "Fess" Whatley (c. 1895?1972) was one of the most influential and well-known educators...
  • Joseph Wheeler
    Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906) served as the commander of cavalry for the Confederate Army of Tennessee during...
  • Frank White
    Mississippi native Frank White (1847-1922) served in the Confederate army under Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest...
  • 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...
  • 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...