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Allen Everett Shearer

Allen Everett Shearer, American college president. Member National Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association, National Society Study Education, American Association School Adminstrs., Durant Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Blue Key.; Mason, Lion.

Background

  • Shearer, Allen Everett was born on June 24, 1902 in Gaylesville, Alabama, United States. Son of Allen V. and Eva (Carter) Shearer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Lincoln Memorial U., 1924. Master of Science, Mercer U., 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., Peabody College, 1937.

    Career

    • Administrative positions in public schools of Georgia, Florida, 1921-1936. Director curriculum labs., education instructor Peabody College, 1936-1937. Professor education Georgia State Teachers College, Statesboro, 1937-1938.

      Dean Southeastern State College, Durant, Oklahoma, 1938-1952, president, 1952-1967, president emeritus, 1967-1983. Teacher Grayson County Community College, 1967-1982.

    Politics

    The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

    Religion

    People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different interpretations of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, Oklahoma Education Association, National Society Study Education, American Association School Adminstrs., Durant Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Blue Key. Mason, Lion.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Pinkerton, May 24, 1926.
    • father: Allen V. Shearer
    • mother: Eva (Carter) Shearer
    • spouse: Mildred Pinkerton
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    Died December 17, 1983
    (aged 81)
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