September 26, 2009 — BGS Meeting — Family of Thomas T. Hillman

The Birmingham Genealogical Society meets the fourth Saturday of each month (excluding Nov. & Dec.) in the Arrington Auditorium at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library. Guests are encouraged to attend!

Next meeting: Saturday, September 26th at 2 p.m. Refreshments at 1:30 p.m.

Speaker: Mary Taylor, BGS 1st Vice-President

Program Topic: The Family of Thomas T. Hillman

Details: Contact us via email or BPL-Southern History Dept. at (205) 226-3665

Thomas T. Hillman was president of the Tennessee, Coal, Iron & Railroad Company. He  made a donation equivocal to $20,000 in the early years of what later became “Hillman Hospital” (now part of UAB) which allowed the hospital to remain open.  Read more about Hillman Hospital, TCI & see a photo of Thomas T. Hillman in the Encyclopedia of Alabama online.

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