Mrs. Alfred Roebuck biography

Mrs. Alfred Roebuck lives at 705 North Pelham Road, Jacksonville, Ala. She was born in Aberdeen, Miss., to Mr. Frank L. Hensler and Mrs. Scott Stephens Hensler. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hensler and Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Stephens. She has one sister, Mrs. Bomar Maddox, Paris, Tennessee, who is a business woman. She married Mr. Roebuck in Paris, Tenn., on Oct. 17, 1928. He is now in the furniture business while she engages herself as an instructor in English at the Jacksonville State Teachers College.

She is a member of the Presbyterian Church, Progressive Study Club, Garden Club, UDC, American Association of University Professors, AEA, NEA, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, and Alabama College English Teachers. She has been secretary, vice president and president-elect of the Progressive Study Club, secretary and president of the AAUP, secretary of the AEA, District treasurer of the Second District AFWC, and Adult advisor of Westminister Fellowship.

Mrs. Roebuck received her education from the grammar and high schools of Paris, Tenn., and her college work was done at Kentucky Wesleyan and Peabody. She has visited many historical and beauty spots in Eastern and Southern parts of this country, Washington, New York, New Orleans, etc. Her hobbies are people, especially young people, reading and seeing plays.

Source: Mrs. Frank Ross Stewart, Two Hundred Clubwomen: Second District Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1953 (Centre, Alabama: the compiler, 1955), p. 56. Reprinted with permission.