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George Harvison Deer

George Harvison Deer, American university dean. Recipient Algernon S. Sullivan award Peabody College, 1939. Member Instrouma council Boy Scouts American, 1942-1944.; Member National Education Association (board directors, Executive Committee), American Ednl. Baptist.; Mason.

Background

  • Deer, George Harvison was born on September 11, 1903 in Rolla, Arkansas, United States. Son of Elijah Bithon and Nellie (Thomas) Deer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Arkansas State Teachers College, 1929. Master of Arts, George Peabody College, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939.

    Career

    • Principal rural schools, Arkansas, 1919-1924, Donaldson, Arkansas, 1924-1927. Superintendent schools, Hamburg, Arkansas, 1928-1932. County superintendent, Lafayette County, Louisiana, 1932-1933.

      Superintendent schools, Osceola, Arkansas, 1933-1938. Professor education Livingston State College, 1939-1940. Assistant professor education, director laboratory school Louisiana State University, 1940-1943, associate professor, 1943-1952, professor, 1952-1959, dean Junior Division, since 1959.

      Visiting professor University Texas, 1952.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Instrouma council Boy Scouts American, 1942-1944. Member National Education Association (board directors, Executive Committee), American Ednl. Baptist.; Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Tossye Lamb, June 5, 1930. Children: George Harvison, Emily Carol.
    • father: Elijah Bithon Deer
    • mother: Nellie (Thomas) Deer
    • spouse: Tossye Lamb
    • children: George Harvison Deer
    • Emily Carol Deer
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    Born September 11, 1903
    Died August 7, 1966
    (aged 62)
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