Henry Allen Loveless - Montgomery, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo
N 32° 21.960 W 086° 19.423
16S E 563623 N 3581206
Marker describes the life of successful businessman Henry Allen Loveless.
Waymark Code: WMJVJD
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 01/03/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
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Marker Text:

Born in Bullock County in 1854, H.A. Loveless struggled to get an education, working by day and attending school at night. After a few terms at Selma University, he settled in Montgomery where he first entered the undertaking profession. In addition, he opened a coal and wood yard, operated a livery stable and was a building contractor. A founding member of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, he served as treasurer and was on its Board of Trustees and that of Swayne School. An officer of the Alabama Realty Company, he was also a member of the Negro Businessmen's League and numerous fraternal organizations. He died in 1921, respected by the entire community.
Marker Name: Henry Allen Loveless

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association.

Date Dedicated / Placed: 2000

Marker Number: Not Listed

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