Alfred Battle Bealle (September 5, 1879 - March 2, 1933) was an American poet who worked as a cotton broker.[1]


Bealle was born in Pickens County, South Carolina, to Eloise (Johnson) and John Shep Bealle. His family moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama when he was a child. He was apprenticed to a printing office, and remained in that trade until he was 18. His 1st published poem appeared in the New Orleans Times-Democrat in 1898.[1]

Bealle volunteered for the United States Army in the Spanish-American War in 1898. After the war he became a cotton broker. He married Annie Vernon Pollard on December 30, 1914.[1]


  • Poems. Tuscalossa, AL: C.W. Weatherford [19--?][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bealle, Alfred Battle, 1879-1933, Alabama Authors. Web, May 23, 2015.
  2. Search results = au:Alfred Battle Bealle, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, May 23, 2015.

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