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Adolphus Jerome Bryan

Adolphus Jerome Bryan, American educator. Member Modern Language Association, S. Central Modern Language Association, American Association University professors; Member Church of Christ.

Background

  • Bryan, Adolphus Jerome was born on August 3, 1900 in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harden Rufus and Etta (Sherrill) Bryan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1924, A.M., 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1936.

    Career

    • Teacher in public schools and high school principal, 1920-1923. Instructor in English, University of Tennessee, 1925. Instructor Louisiana State University, 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1931, associate professor, 1931-1936, Professor of English, since 1936.

    Works

    • Author: (with Percy Marks) The College Writer, 1945. (with Harry Shaw) A Complete Course in Freshman English, 1945.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, S. Central Modern Language Association, American Association University professors. Member Church of Christ.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile McDearman, September 1, 1920.
    • father: Harden Rufus Bryan
    • mother: Etta (Sherrill) Bryan
    • spouse: Lucile McDearman
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    Born August 3, 1900
    Died July 22, 1951
    (aged 50)
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