Call For Nominations

The Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame seeks nominations for its 2020 induction class. Nomination deadline is March 16, 2020.

The hall of fame recognizes men who are native to or identified closely with the state, and who have made significant contributions on a state, national or global scale. Established by the state of Alabama in 1987, it is housed in Harwell G. Davis Library at Samford University in Birmingham.

All nominees must have been deceased for at least two years. At present, 83 men have been inducted into the hall of fame or its predecessor prior to 1987, the Alabama Hall of Fame. Inductees include Hugo L. Black, George Washington Carver, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. amd Wernher Von Braun. The most recent honorees were Birmingham banker and philanthropist Harry Blackwell Brock Jr. and former Alabama Governor Albert Preston Brewer.

All nominations will be reviewed by a selection committee designated by the hall of fame board. The committee’s recommendations and a list of all nominees will be submitted to the full board for a final vote. The induction ceremony and luncheon for the class of 2020 will be in Birmingham on September 15.

Nominations must be postmarked no later than March 16 and sent to Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 292307, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 35229.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaque Detail Photo

Role models such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (shown above) are commemorated with bronze plaques at the main library of Samford University.

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Alabama Men's Hall of Fame
Samford University
P.O. Box 292307
Birmingham, AL 35229
Ann Vrocher