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Albert Burton Moore

association executive.

Albert Burton Moore, American association executive.


Moore, Albert Burton was born on November 22, 1887 in Belk, Alabama, United States. Son of James David and Sarah Frances (Estes) Moore.


Bachelor of Science, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Alabama, 1911, Master of Science, 1912. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1915, Doctor of Philosophy. magna cum laude, 1921, Doctor of Laws, University Alabama, 1942.


Instructor in history Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1911-1914. Fellow in history University of Chicago, 1915-1917. Assistant professor of history Iowa State College Agriculture and Mech.

Arts, 1919-1923, associate professor, 1923. Professor of history, U. Alabama, since 1923, head department, 1923-1951, dean Graduate School, 1925-1958, dean emeritus, since 1958, faculty chairman athletics, 1941-1958. Executive director Alabama Civil War Centennial Commission, 1959-1965.


  • Author: Conscription and Conflict in the Confederacy, 1924. History of Alabama and Its People, 1927. History of Alabama, 1935.

    Regional director Survey Federal Archives, 1936. Contributor to Dictionary American Biography, National Educator Encyclopedia, Britannica Year Book, Dictionary American History. Advisory editorial board Papers of Jefferson Davis, since 1963.


Member nat. committee Sponsors Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Observance. Member of national advisory council Civil War Centennial Commission. Member American Council Education, 1952-1954.

Member American, Alabama (president 1951), Southern (president 1942), history associations, Alabama Ednl. Association, Conference Southern Graduate Deans (ores. 1936), American Academy Pol. and Social Sciences, S.A.R., Southern Association Land-Grant Colleges State Universities (vice president 1955-1956), Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

Clubs: Rotary, Tuscaloosa Country.


Married Ruby Myrick, February 21, 1918. Children: Jean Myrick, Joseph Burton.

James David Moore

Sarah Frances (Estes) Moore

Ruby Myrick

Jean Myrick Moore

Joseph Burton Moore