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Alabama Lieutenant Governors

Ala. Attorney General Albert A. Carmichael

 

Albert Carmichael

Lieutenant Governor: 1939-1943

Attorney General: 1935-1939, 1947-1951

 

Albert Augustus Carmichael of Montgomery, was born July 27, 1895, at Ozark. He was the son of Charles Daniel and Fannie Lillie (Bowen) Carmichael, of Ozark and Evergreen; grandson of Jesse Gordon and Amanda Carmichael, who lived at Geneva and at Ozark. Judge J.G. Carmichael was a Confederate officer who lost his right arm at the Battle of Sharpsburg. He practiced law for years at Ozark and at Geneva.

 

Mr. Carmichael graduated at the Geneva High School; is a graduate of Bowen Preparatory School at Nashville and took his law course at the University of Alabama. He was engaged in the general practice of law at Geneva for more than fifteen years. He served as County Solicitor of Geneva County; State Senator from that district; First Assistant Attorney General; as the Attorney General of the State on a previous occasion; Lt. Governor and as member of two court committees. He served as 2nd Lt. of Field Artillery in World War I, and during World War II was in the military service for more than five years. His service was in Canal Zone; in various points in Africa, Normandy, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. He was Military Governor of the German city of Achen. He retired with the rank of Colonel.

 

Mr. Carmichael was a member of the Methodist church, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Sigma Nu college fraternity.

 

Married: At Evergreen, July 3, 1930, Erin Stallworth of that place. She is the daughter of E.L. and Elmira (Lee) Stallworth. Children: 1. Alberta A., Jr. 2. Charlotte Elizabeth.

 

Albert A. Carmichael died on June 4, 1952.

 

Authorities:
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Official and Statistical Register, 1947, 49.
ADAH Surname Clippings File.

 

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