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Senator T. Herman Vann Collection

Identifier: MC-147
Personal, documents, correspondences, news clippings, legislative materials relating to the career of Senator T. Herman Vann.


  • 1944 - 1978


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This collection is open for research in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Handling guidelines and use restrictions will be communicated and enforced by archives staff members.

Conditions Governing Use

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections has physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.


2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

T. Herman Vann of Huntsville, Alabama was born January 3, 1914. He was the son of Robert Wiley and Hester (Carpenter) Vann. He was a farmer, owner of North Alabama Implement Co., and President of Huntsville Production Credit Association.

He completed a pre-law course in addition to Commerce and Education at the University of Alabama. He also completed several courses in Agriculture from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute in Auburn.

He was a member of the House of Representatives from Madison County, 1947-1951. He was elected to the State Senate for a four-year term in 1954. He served on the Madison County Committee of the Farm Home Administration, and the Madison County Board of Tax Equalization. He was on the Board of Directors for the Madison County Exchange, and the Madison County Drought Relief committee. He was the President of Madison County Cattlemen's Association, and the Madison County Farmers Association.

He was a Democrat, a Methodist, Mason, Shriner, and a member of the Optimist Club.

He was married to Carolyn Elizabeth Adams, of Tuscaloosa, with whom he had three children: Macklyn Morris, and twins Mary Glenda and Linda Lee.

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Amina Divoll
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives & Special Collections Repository

M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America