Southern Journalists Association, 1898-1912


The Southern Journalists Association was formed in December, 1898, at Atlanta, Ga. Horace C. Tubb of Alabama was elected President, and George A. Alderman of North Carolina Vice-President, he soon afterward succeeding to the presidency as Tubb resigned. John M. Acee, of Georgia, was chosen President at its second meeting in Atlanta, January 1, 1900, and was reelected at Nashville in July, 1901. For the next few years the Association showed little sign of life, but in January, 1905, Louis M. Starring of Grand View, Tenn., was elected President, and a period of renewed activity set in, the Association continuing active until 1912.


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