Alvin Marcus Fountain I


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Alvin Marcus Fountain I

  • Born: 10 Jul 1899, North Carolina
  • Marriage: Maxine Eleanor Taylor
  • Died: 2 May 1989, Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina at age 89

bullet  General Notes:
Guide to the Alvin Marcus Fountain Papers, 1889-2002
Collection Number MC 7
The Alvin Marcus Fountain Papers (1889 - 2002) contain records relating to Fountain's career at North Carolina State College and North Carolina State University as a student, faculty member, and alumnus. Although a majority of the documents relate to the university, the Papers also include records describing Fountain's community involvement. A small number of the documents concern Fountain's wife Maxine and other family members.
Alvin Marcus Fountain (1900-1989), was an educator, technical writer, author, and statistician. He was a member of the English faculty at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University), 1925-1965, and developed courses in technical writing and public speaking for engineering students. Fountain received the Watauga Medal from North Carolina State University in 1985.

Library of Congress 50,000 Bibliographic Sources <>
TITLE: The John R. Fountain family of Onslow County, North Carolina : being a collection of family researches, writings, and references of Alvin Marcus Fountain and some seventy plus other members of the family /
AUTHOR(S): Fountain, Alvin Marcus. (Added) Fountain, Maxine Eleanor Taylor. (Added) Fountain, Marcia Taylor. (Added) Fountain, Alvin Marcus, II. (Added)
PUBLISHED: Raleigh, N.C. : M.T. Fountain, 1992.
DESCRIPTION: vii, 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
NOTES: Spine title: The John R. Fountain family. Includes bibliographical references and index.
SUBJECTS: Fountain family.
Fountain, John R., 1809-1902--Family.
North Carolina--Genealogy.
ALTERNATE TITLES: John R. Fountain family.
LC CALL NO.: CS71.F7751992
DEWEY CLASS NO.: 929/.2/0973 ED: 20
LCCN: 92-242190 Genealogical Publications: A List of 50,000 Sources from the Library of Congress
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The SSDI records:
Alvin M. Fountain
SSN: 241-58-1540
Last Residence: 27607 Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina
Born: 10 Jul 1899
Died: 2 May 1989
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (1955)

bullet  Medical Notes:

North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004 <>
Name: Alvin Marcus Fountain
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number: 241581540
Father's Last Name: Fountain
Age: 89
Date of Birth: 10 Jul 1899
Birth Location: North Carolina
Birth State: North Carolina
Residence City: Raleigh
Residence County: Wake
Residence State: North Carolina
Date of Death: 2 May 1989
Death City: Raleigh
Death County: Wake
Death State: North Carolina
Institution: General Hospital
Attendant: Physician
Burial Location: Burial in state
Source Vendor: NC Department of Health. North Carolina Deaths, 1988-92


Alvin married Maxine Eleanor Taylor, daughter of Francis "Frank" Marion Taylor Sr. and Mattie Ella Moore. (Maxine Eleanor Taylor was born on 28 Jul 1903 in Halifax Co., N.C. and died on 30 Nov 2001 in Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina.)

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