S. S. Tatum Sabine Parish, Louisiana
S. S. Tatum,
president of the Parish School Board, was born Dec. 12, 1853, in
Jackson parish, and at the age of 10 moved to Catahoula and
later to Union parish where he lived until 1875, when he came to
of that year he was married to Miss Sallie J. Tanner and to that
union eleven children have been born, five boys and six girls,
ten of whom are living. Mr. Tatum is a prominent and progressive
citizen of the Tenth Ward and is an enthusiastic supporter of
improvements along all lines.
elected a member of the Parish School Board in 1908 and
re-elected in 1912, and at present is the worthy and esteemed
president of that body.
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.