Jack Brazleton (born 1913) was an employee of the Birmingham comptroller's office and resident of Shades Mountain. On August 16, 1936 he suffered a fractured vertebra and chipped ankle when a bi-plane he was piloting crashed into the playground at the Avondale School. Passenger John Donovan received bruises in the accident.
- Bryant, Walter (September 6, 2006) "Resident's snapshot recalls 1936 plane crash". Birmingham News.