|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1896|
|Death: ||May 12, 1983|
Alexander Stephens Mitchell, called Stephens, was the second of three children born to Eugene Muse Mitchell (1866-1944) and his wife Mary Isabel "Maybelle" Stephens (1872-1919). He had an elder brother, Russell Stephens Mitchell (1894-1894) and a sister, Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (1900-1949) who wrote "Gone with the Wind."
Stephens attended the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Beta Delta Chapter of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Like his father before him, he became a well known and wildely respected lawyer and historian in Atlanta.
On 3 May 1927, Stephens married Miss Caroline Louise Reynolds (21 May 1902-30 Aug. 1950), called Carrie Lou. She was a daughter of Joseph Shewmake Reynolds and his wife Fannie Hansberger, orignally from Augusta, who moved to Atlanta in 1916. Her brother was Glascock Reynolds (1903-1967), a noted artist.
Stephens and Carrie Lou lost one child to a miscarriage in the first year of their marriage. Subsequently, they had two sons, Eugene Muse Mitchell (6 April 1931-8 Aug. 2007, m. Virginia, lived in Michigan) and Joseph Reynolds Mitchell. Carrie Lou died in 1950, and in 1952, Mr. Mitchell maried Miss Anita Benteen (12 Aug. 1902-25 Apr. 1978).
Stephens Mitchell was president of the Atlanta Bar Association, the editor of the "Atlanta Historical Society Bulletin," a member of the Catholic Layman's Association, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Atlanta, and the Vincentian Society (Society of St. Vincent De Paul). He was a devout Catholic and devoted much time and engergy to charitable and philanthropic endeavors.
Eugene Muse Mitchell (1866 - 1944)
Mary Isabel Stephens Mitchell (1872 - 1919)
Caroline Louise Reynolds Mitchell (1902 - 1950)
Anita Benteen Mitchell (1902 - 1978)*
Eugene Muse Mitchell (1931 - 2007)*
Joseph Reynolds Mitchell (1935 - 2011)*
Russell Stephens Mitchell (1894 - 1894)*
Alexander Stephens Mitchell (1896 - 1983)
Margaret Mitchell (1900 - 1949)*
Created by: John Field Pankow
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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