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William Bradford Huie
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1910
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1986
Marshall County
Alabama, USA

Sent to me by Dana Brown, 19 July 2006
"Born in Hartselle, Alabama, he was the arthor of hundreds of essays, articles, short stories and 21 books. Seven of his books were made into movies, including,"The Execution Of Private Slovik', and "The Americanization Of Emily."


Author William Bradford Huie, who wrote books about violence in the civil rights movement in the South, died Nov. 22, 1986, apparently of a heart attack. He was 76. He wrote such civil rights books as ''The Klansman,'' ''Three Lives For Mississippi'' and ''He Slew the Dreamer,'' a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s convicted assassin, James Earl Ray. Mr. Huie also wrote two books that were later made into successful films or television movies, ''The Execution of Private Slovik,'' which is about the last U.S. soldier executed for desertion, and ''The Americanization of Emily.''

Relatives found Mr. Huie dead in his Guntersville office Saturday.

A 1930 University of Alabama graduate, he worked for the Birmingham Post and wrote free-lance articles for Time, Look, The Saturday Evening Post, True and The New York Herald Tribune for many years before he began to write books.

Obituary published in The Charlotte Observer on Nov. 24, 1986. 
Family links: 
  John Bradford Huie (1881 - 1972)
  Mary Frances Weaver Brindley (1866 - 1945)
  Ruth Puckett Huie (1909 - 1973)*
  Mary Brindley Simpson (1892 - 1950)**
  Bess Brindley Summers (1899 - 1998)**
  William Bradford Huie (1910 - 1986)
*Calculated relationship
In Life, in Death O Lord Abide with me
Hartselle City Cemetery
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
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Record added: Jul 12, 2006
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- Roy Arrigo
 Added: Nov. 4, 2015
In memory of Lt. William Bradford Huie."Can Do! The Story of the Seabees" by William Brandford Huie.
- Yeschke
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
God bless you, Bill.
- Katie Sparkman
 Added: Aug. 8, 2010
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