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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Chapters: Companies based in Anniston, Alabama, People from Anniston, Alabama, B. B. Comer, Ken Hutcherson, Asa Earl Carter, Owsley, Kevin Greene, North American Bus Industries, John Reaves, Booker T. Whatley, David Satcher, Nannie Doss, Monster Pig, Fort McClellan, Willie Pless, Michael Curry, Harry Mabry, James Harman, LaJuan Ramsey, Glenn Andrews, Lucky Millinder, Gadsden State Community College, Douglas Leigh, Jonathan Carter, Louie Crew, Red Byron, Katherine Orrison, Donald Stewart, Willie Smith, Colter Bean, Vaughn Stewart, Eric Davis, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, John L. Pennington, Perry Lentz, Ray Anderson, Anniston Army Depot, Quinton Caver, Keith Butler, Quintard Avenue, Thomas Kilby, Anniston Metropolitan Airport, Council Rudolph, The Anniston Star, Anniston Chemical Activity, June Burn, Samuel Ginn, Andra Franklin, U.S. Post Office (Anniston, Alabama), The Donoho School, Larry Bowie, Anniston Hardware, Kivuusama Mays, Anniston City Schools, Gus' Sanitary Cafe. Excerpt: Braxton Bragg Comer (November 7, 1848- August 15, 1927) was an American Democratic politician who was the 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911. Early Life and Education Comer was born at old Spring Hill, Barbour County, Alabama, the fourth son of John Fletcher and Catherine Drewry Comer. B.B. Comer began his education at the age of ten under the tutelage of E.N. Brown. In 1864 Comer went to the University of Alabama, but in April 1865 was forced to leave when General John T. Croxton's troops burned the university. He then enrolled at the University of Georgia in Athens where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Literary Society, and attended for several years before transferring to Emory and Henry College in Virginia. In 1869, Comer graduated from Emory and Henry with AB and AM degrees. Early Business Career Following graduation, Comer returned to Spring Hill and helped to manage the family property. In 1872 he married Eva Jane Harris of Cuthbert, Georgia. He then built a large home at Comer Station, Barbour County, Alabama, and continued his plantation and general store business. He grew corn and cotton primarily on what became a 30,000-acre (120 km) plantation. His Barbour County plantation enterprise continued to operate after he moved his family to Anniston in 1885. In Anniston, he invested the income from his plantation to expand his business pursuits and joined with S.B. Trapp to open Comer & Trapp, a grocery store. He remained in Anniston for five years before "selling his interest in the firm" and relocating to Birmingham where he continued to be involved in successful business pursuits, including cornmeal, flour, and textile mills and serving as the president of City National Bank. "Later, he liquidated the bank" to focus on his other business pursuits. Comer's Role in the Post Reconstruction Disenfranchisement of African Americans While living in Spring Hill, Comer served on the Barbour County Commissioners Court from 1874-1880, helping to "redeem that c

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Titre: Anniston, Alabama
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Code EAN: 9781156111994
ISBN: 1156111994
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 48
Poids: 82g
Taille: H246mm x B189mm x T3mm
Année: 2012

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