Historic Markers Across Alabama

Sidney Z. Mitchell, 1862-1944

Marker ID: AHA 
County: Tallapoosa
Waymark: None


Sidney Z. Mitchell, 1862-1944
Industrialist and Electrical Pioneer

Born in Tallapoosa County, reared in Coosa County by his grandmother, Ann Jordan; educated at the United States Naval Academy.

A pioneer in the generation of electricity throughout the world, his engineering and financial knowledge provided many of the guidelines for the production of the electric power we take for granted today.

End of Sidney Z. Mitchell, 1862-1944