Kathryn Tucker Windham

Writer, Author

1918 – 2011

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Who was Kathryn Tucker Windham?

Kathryn Tucker Windham was an American storyteller, author, photographer, and journalist. She was born in Selma, Alabama and grew up in nearby Thomasville.

Windham got her first writing job at the age of 12, reviewing movies for her cousin's small town newspaper, The Thomasville Times. She earned a B.A. degree from Huntingdon College in 1939. Soon after graduating she became a reporter for the Alabama Journal. Starting in 1944, she worked for The Birmingham News. In 1946 she married Amasa Benjamin Windham with whom she had three children. In 1956 she went to work at the Selma Times-Journal where she won several Associated Press awards for her writing and photography. She died on June 12, 2011.

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Born
Jun 2, 1918
Selma
Also known as
  • Kathryn Windham
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Huntingdon College
Lived in
  • Alabama
Died
Jun 12, 2011
Selma

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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