Robert was the son of William Andrew Berryman and Octavia Masterson Berryman.
He was the spouse of Kylie Berryman.
Robert Rufus Berryman was born near Town Creek, Lawrence County, Ala., February 25, 1902, the son of William A.. and Octavia Masterson Berryman. He received his education in the public schools of Lawrence and Colbert Counties, graduating from Colbert County High School, Leighton, Alabama in 1919. After receiving a teacher’s certificate by extension classes from the University of Alabama, he taught five years in Lawrence County Schools.
In 1924 he was appointed rural letter-carrier and remained in that capacity until his retirement from Civil Service in 1956. In 1958, he was engaged in the Insurance Business, and a member of the State Senate, representing the second senatorial district of Lawrence and Morgan Counties.
He was a Deacon in the Town Creek Baptist Church, a member of the Civitan Club and for many years he was an active worker with the Boy Scouts of America. He married Miss Kylie Terry of Courtland, Alabama on April 6, 1928. They had one son, William Clinton Berryman, who served as Grand Orator in 1958.
[Excerpts of this Bio Courtesy of Donna R. Causey - Author of The Grand Masters of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Alabama 1811-2011]
Source: Claude Neal Hudson - FAG Member
Kylie Terry Berryman
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