Charles A. Brown
- This article is about the former Birmingham schools teacher and administrator, for other uses, see Charles Brown (disambiguation).
Brown was the second of three sons born to William H. and Kathleen Billingsley (Henagan) Brown of Sumter County.
Brown was hired by the Birmingham system in 1893 as a science teacher for Birmingham High School. He was appointed principal of the Henley School when Frank Roof resigned to become president of Howard College in 1897. He was promoted to principal of Central High School after the death of J. B. Cunningham in 1907. In 1921 he was promoted to associate superintendent under John Phillips.
Brown also served as president of the Alabama Education Association, the Alabama High School Association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Alabama Association of High School Principals, and the Alabama Mental Hygiene Association.
|Principal of Henley School
W. C. Griggs
J. B. Cunningham
|Principal of Central High School
- Cruikshank, George H. (1920) History of Birmingham and Its Environs: A Narrative Account of Their Historical Progress, Their People, and Their Principal Interests 2 volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company. - via Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections
- Banks, Lee Frazer (August 1940) "Dr. Charles Allen Brown: A Tribute." Southern Association Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 352