In remembrance …

Book of Memories - P

J. E. Pittman

J. E. Pittman

(1872 – 1967) John Edwin Pittman was born on December 20, 1872, in Pike County, Alabama. He received his early schooling in Pike County, but the demands of agricultural endeavors dictated that additional schooling had to take a backseat until it was conve­nient. He...

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Albert Pitts, Jr.

Albert Pitts, Jr.

(1927 – 2017) Mr. Albert Pitts, Jr. was born in Marion, AL and graduated from Perry County High School, Marion Military Academy, and Auburn University with B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agriculture Science. He served in the U.S. Army with the occupation forces in Japan...

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James H. Pitts

James H. Pitts

(1929 – 2002) James Pitts was born in West Point, Mississippi, on December 16, 1929. He graduated from Auburn University in 1952 with a degree in Animal Husbandry and received his master’s degree in Animal Science from Mississippi State University in 1962. A veteran...

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Harriet E. Plowden

Harriet E. Plowden

(1889 – 1968) Harriet Elizabeth Plowden was born on October 17, 1889, in Minning, South Carolina. She earned her B.A. degree from Winthrop College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and from 1912 to 1917 taught Home Economics in rural schools in her native state. By 1921,...

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D. C. Poe

D. C. Poe

(1923 – 1996) For twenty-five years, D.C. Poe served the people of Alabama. One of his favorite areas of work was with youth in the 4-H program. Born Dee Cee Poe, his birthdate is February 20, 1923. He was born in Vina, Alabama (Franklin County), to Will and Minnie...

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Hoyett Alva Ponder, Sr.

Hoyett Alva Ponder, Sr.

(1908 – 1988) Hoyett Alva Ponder, Sr., was born on September 14, 1908, and died on April 23, 1988. A native of Decatur, he grew up a farm boy in Cullman County. He attended Culhnan High School and graduated with a B.S. degree from Auburn University in 1935. He had a...

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