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Guide to the Francis Wayland Lull Papers MSS.2739

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

July 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-07-09T11:45-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Francis Wayland Lull Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2739

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1914-1920

Abstract:

Biographical sketches and obituary of this Wetumpka, Alabama native.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains biographical sketches and obituaries of Francis "Frank" Wayland Lull of Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Biographical/Historical note

Francis "Frank" Wayland Lull was born in Wetumpka, Elmore County, Alabama on 19 October 1872 to Cabot and Sallie Lull. He grew up in Wetumpka and attended Wetumpka Academy. In 1896 he graduated from the law department of the University of Alabama with his LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) degree and immediate began his practice in his home town.

He married Ida Belle Phillips of Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, in August 1901 and the couple had three children - two daughters and one son.

Lull served as the Mayor of Wetumpka for a time and as a First Lieutenant in the Wetumpka County National Guard. He was a delegate to the National Democractic Convention at Baltimore, Maryland in 1912, and was a member of the State Democratic executive committee at the time of his death on 13 January 1918.

Preferred Citation:

Francis Wayland Lull Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Papers Box 3149 Folder 2739.1