Person:Pierre Socrates Dunnavant

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Pierre Socrates Dunnavant


Photo from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
 Owner of Dunnant's Department Store

Born:February 8, 1886, Giles, TN
Died:April, 1974, Huntsville, AL
Business:100 Washington Street NE - Dunnavant's Department Store
Residence:417 Randolph Avenue SE


Notes:

•  "Pierre Socrates Dunnavant was the owner of Dunnavant's Department Store, which opened in Huntsville in 1914. It was located on the corner of Washington and Clinton Street, and Memorial Parkway at Governor's Drive. It became one of the best known stores in north Alabama." - HMCPL - Pierre

•  Married Dana R. Mitchell on Dec. 25th, 1910 - Ancestry.com

•  Son of Robert Lee Dunnavant (1849-1929) and Izora "Dolly" Hill Dunnavant (1855-1933) - Ancestry.com

•  Father of Katherine Dunnavant - Ancestry.com


Related Links:
•  Ancestry.com - Page owned by sharondenise823 and requires Ancestry.com membership to view.
•  Google Images - Several Photos of the Dunnavant Building
•  Historic Places - Data for Dunnavant's Building
•  HMCPL - Pierre - Photo and caption
•  HMCPL - Store - Photo and caption of the Dunnavant's Department Store
•  Huntsville Rewound - Archive of old retail advertising including ads for Dunnant's Department Store (audio commercial for another store comes on when linked)
•  Wikipedia - Current photos of Dunnavant's Building


The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  100 Washington Street NE
•  417 Randolph Avenue SE



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