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  • William Gilmore Simms

    Although not an Alabamian himself, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870), the leading author of the antebellum...
  • J. Marion Sims

    J. Marion Sims (1813-1883) practiced medicine in central Alabama from 1835 to 1849. He is often credited...
  • Eugene B. Sledge

    Mobile native Eugene Sledge (1923-2001) is renowned outside of Alabama largely for his graphic portrayal...
  • Percy Sledge

    Singer Percy Sledge (1940-2015) was one of the most identifiable voices in the unique and inimitable...
  • William Hugh Smith (1868-1870)

    The state's first Republican governor elected under the terms of military reconstruction, William...
  • Albert Lee Smith Jr.

    Albert Lee Smith Jr. (1931-1997) represented Alabama's Sixth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives …
  • Ella Gantt Smith

    Ella Smith (1868-1932) was a toy manufacturer and artist who invented the Alabama Indestructible Doll, also known as the "Ella Smith Doll."
  • Eugene Allen Smith

    Eugene Allen Smith (1841-1927) was a professor, geologist, and naturalist who traveled by mule-drawn...
  • Hazel Brannon Smith

    Alabama born and educated, Hazel Brannon Smith (1914-1994) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1964, the first...
  • Holland Smith

    Alabama native Holland McTyeire Smith (1882-1967) was a U.S. Marine Corps officer whose career spanned...

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