Friday, August 24, 2012
John Alexander Peyton was 20 years old. He lived at 104 S Park Drive. Alexander was a student at Vanderbilt University. He was a smart kid who had received a math scholarship to attend the college. He worked at the YMCA as a swimming and diving coach.
Harriet Robinson was 38 years old. She lived with her husband John and her kids John W. Robinson III, Harriet Enochs Robinson, and Margaret Virginia Robinson at 38, of 4225 Canterbury Court. Mrs. Robinson was a teacher in the Jackson school system in Mississippi.
The affair between the younger man and the older woman was passionate and exciting. Friends of John Alexander say that he was completely obsessed with this woman.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Still looking for some actual photos of the real people involved. It can be a yearbook photo or a newspaper photo from the area. Also, looking to hear from people who actually knew of the details of the affair and the climate of the community at that time.