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Cecil Franzen De La Barre

Cecil Franzen De La Barre, American educator. Served in the United States Navy, 1917-1919, 1941-1945, now commander United States Navy Reserve; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Virginia Academy of Science, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, American Legion, Izaak Walton League (nat. director 1952), Phi Sigma.; Mason.; Club: Rotary.

Background

  • Barre, Cecil Franzen De La was born on July 5, 1900 in Amherst, Nebraska, United States. Son of Charles Lander and Emelia Amanda (Franzen) De La Barre.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1926, Master of Science, 1931. Doctor of Education, Columbia University.

    Career

    • Engaged in practice of engineering, 1926-1929. Research fellow Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1929, successively instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, 1929-1946, professor since 1946. Treasurer National Wildlife Federation, 1936-1939.

      Chairman Virginia Conservation Education Council, 1937-1944, secretary 1940-1944. President Virginia Wildlife Federation, 1937-1940. President Virginia Association of Izaak Walton League Chapters, 1940, 43 (secretary since 1945).

      Director education, Virginia Commission Game and Inland Fisheries, 1940-1941.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and outdoor magazines. Editor Virginia Wildlife, 1937-1941. Lecturer on conservation.

      Chairman commission on resource management Southern Association Science and Industry, 1947-1950.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served in the United States Navy, 1917-1919, 1941-1945, now commander United States Navy Reserve. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Virginia Academy of Science, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, American Legion, Izaak Walton League (nat. director 1952), Phi Sigma. Mason.; Club: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Elva Maude Hedly, June 25, 1927.
    • father: Charles Lander Barre
    • mother: Emelia Amanda (Franzen) De La Barre
    • spouse: Elva Maude Hedly
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    Died September 10, 1952
    (aged 52)
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