Newton Price

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Newton Price

Newton Hosmer Price (born c. 1885 in Valley Head, Dekalb County) was principal of West End High School from 1930 to 1956.

Before taking over the newly-opened high school, Price served as principal of Elyton, Hemphill and Lee Elementary Schools.

After he retired to a farm near Meridian, Mississippi, the newly-build Price Elementary School was named in his honor.


  • Ruisi, Anne (May 9, 2011) "Birmingham school names offer history lesson." Birmingham News