Taken from “The Headlight” no date given
Submitted by: Robert Kingrey
County Recorder A.D. Bruce is a native of Lawrence County and was born in 1860, receiving his early education through the common schools and afterward attending the National Normal University. At the age of 18 he began teaching school and continued right up to the time of taking his office in 1892. He is a man of the strictest integrity and sterling worth, and his work as recorder has been marked by skill, honesty and fidelity. Mr. Bruce has a wife and five children. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. and Republican in politics.