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School system administrator

Linda Mitchum Beckum, American school system administrator. Certified in elementary education, administration/supervision, Alabama.


Beckum, Linda Mitchum was born on April 11, 1943 in Lanett, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Douglas A. Mitchum and Sara Patterson Brady.


AS, Southern Union College, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Auburn University, 1976. Master of Arts in Elementary Education, Auburn University, 1986.

Master of Arts in Administration, Troy State University, 1988.


Data processing clerk, West Point (Georgia) Pepperell, 1963-1968;teacher, First Baptist Day Care, Lanett, Alabama, 1973-1975;teacher, Lanett City Schools, 1976-1988;administrator, Lanett City Schools, since 1988.


  • Certified in elementary education, administration/supervision, Alabama.


Member Chambers County (Alabama) Health Authority, since 1989. Board directors American Cancer Society, Chambers County, since 1990. Chair woman's division Democratic Governor's Campaign, Chambers County, 1988.

Vice president Town and Country Garden Club, Lanett, 1982-1983. Member Alabama Council School Administration and Supervision, Alabama Association Elementary School Principals, National Association Elementary School Principals, District VII Elementary School Principals Association (secretary 1991, vice president/president-elect, since 1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, painting, collecting thimbles.


Married E. Paul Beckum, August 3, 1963. Chidren: Samuel Paul, Cameron Scott.

Douglas A. Mitchum

Sara Patterson Brady

E. Paul Beckum