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James Paul Brawner

James Paul Brawner, American educator. Member International Association University Professors English, Modern Language Association, American Association University Professors National Council Teachers English, Phi Beta Kappa (nat. council, president South Atlantic district 1967-1970), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Upsilon.

Background

  • Brawner, James Paul was born on August 10, 1902 in Magazine, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert L. and Eva Mae (Thomason) Brawner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1924, A.M., 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1935.

    Career

    • Faculty Arkansas State Teachers College, 1925-1929. Assistant, instructor University of Illinois, 1929-1935. Faculty West Virginia University, from 1935, assistant Professor of English, 1936-1945, associate professor, 1945-1952, department chairman, 1949-1967, professor, 1952-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1984.

      Visiting professor of University Arkansas, Eastern Michigan State University, Ypsilanti, faculty U. Training Center, Florence, Italy, 1945. United States consultant Office Education, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1966.

    Works

    • Author: The Wars of Cyrus, 1942. Author articles on English drama, American writers.

    Membership

    Member International Association University Professors English, Modern Language Association, American Association University Professors National Council Teachers English, Phi Beta Kappa (nat. council, president South Atlantic district 1967-1970), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Kirby Lee Smith, June 21, 1925.
    • father: Robert L. Brawner
    • mother: Eva Mae (Thomason) Brawner
    • spouse: Kirby Lee Smith
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    Born August 10, 1902
    Died August 7, 1984
    (aged 81)
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