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William Councill Archie

William Councill Archie, American educator. Decorated Merito Militar (Mexico). Served from First lieutenant to major Intelligence Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member American Association University Professors, Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Pi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Archie, William Councill was born on June 23, 1908 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Son of George W. and Sarah (Beard) Archie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, 1929. Master of Arts, Wake Forest College, 1935. Master of Arts (Bergen fellow), Princeton, 1940, Doctor of Philosophy., 1949.

    Career

    • Teacher Gulf Coast Military Academy, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1929-1931. Teacher Oak Ridge (North Carolina) Military Institute, 1931-1933. Instructor Wake Forest College, 1935-1938, assistant professor romance langs., 1940-1942, associate dean, 1956-1957, dean, 1957-1958.

      Associate professor romance langs. Duke, 1946-1956, dean freshmen, 1949-1951, acting dean instruction, 1951-1952, assistant dean Trinity College, Duke, 1952-1956. Dean College Arts and Sciences, Emory University, 1958-1961.

      Director higher education State of North Carolina, Raleigh, 1961-1965. Dean College Arts and Science, U. Delaware, 1965-1966. Executive director Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1966-1974.

      Visiting professor humanities, consultant Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, 1974-1979. Board of directors Boys Club, Winston-Salem, 1956, Learning Institute North Carolina Board visitors Davidson College. Former trustee Warren Wilson College The College Foundation.

      Chairman of the board of trustees Southeastern Council Founds., 1970-1973.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served from First lieutenant to major Intelligence Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Association University Professors, Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Pi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Clubs: Forsyth Country, Rotary (Winston-Salem).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Toms Newby, September 1, 1934. Children: Suzanne (deceased), William Councill.
    • father: George W. Archie
    • mother: Sarah (Beard) Archie
    • spouse: Ruth Toms Newby
    • children: Suzanne Archie (deceased)
    • William Councill Archie
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    Died April 9, 1979
    (aged 70)
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