Charlie Little Haley


From History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, by Thomas McAdory Owen LL.D., Volume III; Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1921, page: 725
Submitted by Robin Sterling.


Charlie Little Haley, live stock dealer, was born July 22, 1859 at Haleys, Marion County; son of Green M. and Juliet Ann (Wright) Haley, the former born near Bowling Green, Kentucky, who lived at Haleys, Marion County, was a minister of the Christian Church, and represented Marion County in the State Legislature at one time; grandson of Allen Haley, and of Charlie Wright, who lived in St. Clair County. He was educated in the common schools of Marion County, and attended college at Bradyville, Tennessee. He was a merchant at Thorn Hill, 1883 1888; moved to Winston County in 1888, and opened at mercantile business on the new railroad at the site of the town of Haleyville, which was named for him; sold his mercantile business in January 1906 and established the Traders and Farmers Bank, of which he was president for three years; resigned the bank presidency, and located in Florence as a live stock dealer. He was member of the constitutional convention of 1901, from the Seventh congressional district; was a delegate to the national Democratic convention which met at Kansas City, Missouri, July 4, 1900; and was chairman of the Democratic executive committee of Winston County in 1901. He is a member of the Christian Church and a Mason. Married: December 18, 1879 at Thorn Hill, Marion County to Martha Phillips, daughter of John R. and Mahalie Phillips, who lived at that place. Children: 1. Cora L., m. Pinkney Curtis; 2. Allen B.; 3. Arthur C.; 4. Ida A., m. Clarence Gravlee; 5. Charlie L., Jr., m. Ninion Wallace; 6. James H.; 7. Emmett L.; 8. Joseph Wheeler; 9. Ruby L. Residence: Florence.


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