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freelance writer

Alvan Carroll Brinson, American freelance writer. board directors American Red Cross, Jackson; former chairman board directors Mississippi Opera, Jackson. Member Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Mu Alpha. Lodges: Rotary (board directors Jackson).

Background

Brinson, Alvan Carroll was born on October 13, 1913 in Monticello, Mississippi, United States. Son of Alonzo Crook and Hazel Louise (Cannon) Brinson.

Education

Bachelor in English, DePauw University, 1935.

Career

Engineering draftsman Mississippi State Highway Department, Jackson, 1935-1941, United States Corps of Engineers, Mobile, Alabama, 1941-1942. Advertising account executive Gordon Marks & Company, Jackson, Mississippi, 1946-1974. Freelance writer, from 1974.

Membership

Board directors American Red Cross, Jackson. Former chairman board directors Mississippi Opera, Jackson. Member Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Mu Alpha.

Lodges: Rotary (board directors Jackson).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, reading, music, walking, spectator sports.

Connections

Married Barbara Jane Henry, October 11, 1941. Children: Thomas Carroll, Barbara Marie, Catherine Jane, Margaret Hazel, Elizabeth Annual.

father:
Alonzo Crook Brinson

mother:
Hazel Louise (Cannon) Brinson

spouse:
Barbara Jane Henry

children:
Thomas Carroll Brinson

Barbara Marie Brinson

Catherine Jane Brinson

Margaret Hazel Brinson

Elizabeth Annual Brinson