People Index - W

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W : 31 Articles Found

  • 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...
  • Tobias Wolff
    Author and educator Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (1945- ) is best known for his short stories and memoirs,...
  • Helen Smith Woodruff
    Helen Smith Woodruff (1888-1924) was an author of young adult and children's books that were popular...
  • Louise Wooster
    Louise Catherine Wooster (1842-1913) was the madam of an exclusive house of prostitution in Birmingham...