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George Stebbins Blackburn

George Stebbins Blackburn, American educator. Member Carolina Playmakers, Pi Kappa Phi.; Club: Yale (Pittsburgh).


  • Blackburn, George Stebbins was born on August 15, 1901 in Urumia, Persia. Son of Charles Stanley and Amy Malvina (Waring) Blackburn.

  • Education

    • Student high school, Columbia, South Carolina., 1917-1918. Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1922. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1926.

      Graduate University of Bordeaux, France, 1931. Master of Arts, Middlebury French School, 1933.


    • Instructor English, Staunton Military Academy, Staunton, Virginia, 1922-1924, English and French, Harvey School, Hawthorne, New York, 1926-1928, French, Asheville (North Carolina) School, 1928-1930. Repetiteur d’anglais, Ecole Normale, Limoges, France, 1930-1931. Instructor French, Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1931-1933.

      Director of St. Hilda’s Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia, and instructor French since 1934.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Baptist


    Member Carolina Playmakers, Pi Kappa Phi. Club: Yale (Pittsburgh).


    • Married Elizabeth Grace Tucker Brooke, of New Haven, Connecticut, December 26, 1932. Children: Alfred Brooke, Elizabeth Tucker.
    • father: Charles Stanley Blackburn
    • mother: Amy Malvina (Waring) Blackburn
    • spouse: Elizabeth Grace Tucker Brooke
    • children: Alfred Brooke Blackburn
    • Elizabeth Tucker Blackburn
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    Born August 15, 1901