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Dudley Robert Hutcherson

Dudley Robert Hutcherson, American university dean. Member Modern Language Association, Conference Deans of Southern Graduate Schools, S. Central Modern Language Association (Vice-President 1954-1955, president 1956-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Hutcherson, Dudley Robert was born on October 28, 1902 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Son of John Reese and Lala Frances (Dudley) Hutcherson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, 1923, Doctor of Letters, 1948. Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

    Career

    • Assistant principal Norton (Virginia) High School, 1923-1926. Principal Amherst (Virginia) High School, 1926-1930. Instructor Beaver High School, Bluefield, West Virginia, 1933-1934.

      Dupont research fellow University of Virginia, 1934-1935. Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan College for Women, 1935-1936. Assistant Professor of English, University of Mississippi, 1936-1938, associate professor 1938-1943, Professor of English since 1943, acting dean graduate school, 1942-1946, dean, since 1946.

      Visiting professor American studies U. Madrid, Spain, 1957-1958. President Conference Deans Southern Graduate Schools, 1948-1949. President Southern Literary Festival, 1940.

    Works

    • Co-author: (book) Complete College Composition, 1940, review edit., 1945. Contributor articles to periodicals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Conference Deans of Southern Graduate Schools, S. Central Modern Language Association (Vice-President 1954-1955, president 1956-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Teresa Cometti, March 16, 1935. Children: John Reese, Nancy Claire.
    • father: John Reese Hutcherson
    • mother: Lala Frances (Dudley) Hutcherson
    • spouse: Anita Teresa Cometti
    • children: John Reese Hutcherson
    • Nancy Claire Hutcherson
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    Died September 2, 1960
    (aged 57)
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