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Walter Waverly Graham

Walter Waverly Graham, American educator. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946; Member American Mathematics Association, American Society Engineering Education, Tennessee Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Omicron Delta Kappa.; Mason.

Background

  • Graham, Walter Waverly was born on December 1, 1906 in College Grove, Tennessee, United States. Son of Walter Waverly and Bettie (Hatcher) Graham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1929, Master of Arts, 1930. Doctor of Philosophy., George Peabody College, 1943.

    Career

    • With Vanderbilt University, since 1930, instructor mathematics, 1930-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1943, associate professor applied mathematics, 1946-1950, professor, 1950-1951, professor head department, 1951-1969, professor, 1969-1974.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Mathematics Association, American Society Engineering Education, Tennessee Academy Science, Sigma Xi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Turner, August 6, 1931. Children: Walter Waverly III, Jane Turner.
    • father: Walter Waverly Graham
    • mother: Bettie (Hatcher) Graham
    • spouse: Irene Turner
    • children: Walter Waverly III Graham
    • Jane Turner Graham
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    Died November 13, 1974
    (aged 67)
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