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Thomas Andrew Rousse

Thomas Andrew Rousse, Greek educator. Decorated Legion of Merit. Served as major, United States A.A.F., 1942-1945.; Member Speech Association American (council 1941-1944, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954, president, since 1955), Texas Speech Association (president, 1941-1942, 1946-1947), Academy Political Science, Texas Bar Association, Delta Sigma Rho (vice president), Pi Sigma Alpha.; Mason.; Club: University Faculty.

Background

  • Rousse, Thomas Andrew was born on November 15, 1901 in Kranidion, Greece. Son of Andrew Peter and Helen (Pappastaureu) Rousse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1927, Master of Arts, 1933. Graduate study Columbia, 1941.

    Career

    • Professor speech University Texas, 1927-1941, since 1945, department chairman speech since 1945. Professor speech Texas State College for Women, summer sessions, 1937-1938, College City New York summer, 1939, 40, 41. Director University Texas Veterans Advisory Service, 1945-1947.

    Works

    • Author: How to Debate, 1950. Political Ethics and the Voter, 1952. Bicameralism v. Unicarmeralism, 1937.

    Membership

    Served as major, United States A.A.F., 1942-1945. Member Speech Association American (council 1941-1944, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954, president, since 1955), Texas Speech Association (president, 1941-1942, 1946-1947), Academy Political Science, Texas Bar Association, Delta Sigma Rho (vice president), Pi Sigma Alpha. Mason.; Club: University Faculty.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Shackelford, May 17, 1942.
    • father: Andrew Peter Rousse
    • mother: Helen (Pappastaureu) Rousse
    • spouse: Mary Shackelford
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    Born November 15, 1901
    Died February 9, 1961
    (aged 59)
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