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Victor Stradley Armbrister

Victor Stradley Armbrister, American college administrator. Recipient Faculty Travel-Study scholarship, summer 1953. Member Virginia Council of Churches since 1944; member Virginia advising committee Schools and Colls., 1946-1949.; Member Modern Language Association, Blue Key, Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Phi Kappa, Sigma Mu, Pi Gamma Museum; Club: Kiwanis.

Background

  • Armbrister, Victor Stradley was born on November 8, 1902 in Max Meadows, Virginia, United States. Son of James Henry and Bessie Margaret (Aker) Armbrister.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, 1928. Graduate student, University of North Carolina, summer 1928. A.M., Vanderbilt University, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938.

    Career

    • 1 son, Douglas Kenley. Teacher in elementary schools of Wythe and Tazewell counties, Virginia, 1921-1924. Instructor in English, Emory and Henry College, 1928-1929, associate Professor of English, 1930-1936, professor, 1938-1940, dean since 1940, Henry Carter Stuart Professor of English and head of English Department since 1942.

      Supervisor of curricula and instruction Navy V-12 Training Unit, Emory and Henry College 1943-1945.

    Works

    • Author: The Origins and Functions of Subplots in Elizabethan Drama (private edit.), 1938. Also unpublished works and studies in English and history.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Virginia Council of Churches since 1944. Member Virginia advising committee Schools and Colls., 1946-1949. Member Modern Language Association, Blue Key, Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Phi Kappa, Sigma Mu, Pi Gamma Museum.

    Club: Kiwanis.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Lucile Byrd, August 29, 1931.
    • father: James Henry Armbrister
    • mother: Bessie Margaret (Aker) Armbrister
    • spouse: Naomi Lucile Byrd
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    Born November 8, 1902
    Died October 6, 1962
    (aged 59)
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