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Elijah L. Connally

physician , capitalist.

Elijah L. Connally, Georgian physician, capitalist. member Board of Edn; member Home Mission Board, Southern Bapt.

Background

Connally, Elijah L. was born on May 6, 1837 in Floyd Company, Georgia, near Rome. Son of Thomas W. and Temperance (Peacock) Connally.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Atlanta Medical College, 1859.

Career

Joseph E. Brown, governor of Georgia, 1861-1865, and sister of Joseph M. Brown, governor of Georgia, 1909-1912. Assistant surgeon 1st Georgia Regiment, C.S.A., Civil War. Settled in practice in Atlanta, Georgia., 1872.

Was chairman 1st Board of Health, Atlanta, and member Board of Education. Now retired from practice. Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

Member Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention Home: 53 Ashby St. Office: Connally Building, Whitehall St., Atlanta, Georgia.

Membership

Member Board of Edn; member Home Mission Board, Southern Bapt.

Connections

Married Mary Virginia, d.

father:
Thomas W. Connally

mother:
Temperance (Peacock) Connally

spouse:
Mary Virginia