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Albert Polk Jarrell

Albert Polk Jarrell, American superintendent of schools. Recipient H. B. Cummings award; President’s award National Rehabilitation Association; Goodwill Industries award of Year. member cardiac rehabilitation committee Georgia Heart Association; Member Georgia High School Association (past regional president, past vice president), National Rehabilitation Association (president 1964-1965, past director,; Mason (Shiner), Lion.

Background

  • Jarrell, Albert Polk was born on August 5, 1907 in Butler, Georgia, United States. Son of Floyd C. and Mary Lee (McCants) Jarrell.

  • Education

    • Student Young Harris College, 1927, Mercer U., 1928. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Georgia, 1933, Master of Arts, 1938. Student New York University, 1950.

      Doctor of Laws, John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, 1957.

    Career

    • Principal, Central School, 1927-1930. Superintendent schools, Chattahoochee County, Cusseta, Georgia, 1930-1939. Conselor Division Vocational Rehabilitation, Albany and Columbus, Georgia, 1940-1943, assistant director, 1943-1955, director 1955-1964.

      Assistant state superintendent schools charge rehabilitation services, Atlanta, since 1964. Board of directors Georgia Society Crippled Children and Adults, Inc., 1951-1957, Goodwill Industries, since 1952. Board of trustees Atlanta Cerebral Palsy Center, since 1951.

      Advisory board Metropolitan-Atlanta Committee for Employment Handicapped, since 1954. Member cardiac rehabilitation committee Georgia Heart Association. Board directors Georgia chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, 1964-1965.

    Membership

    Member cardiac rehabilitation committee Georgia Heart Association. Member Georgia High School Association (past regional president, past vice president), National Rehabilitation Association (president 1964-1965, past director. Mason (Shiner), Lion.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Parham, December 23, 1933. Children: Carolyn Parham, Marianne Jackson.
    • father: Floyd C. Jarrell
    • mother: Mary Lee (McCants) Jarrell
    • spouse: Carolyn Parham
    • children: Carolyn Parham Jarrell
    • Marianne Jackson Jarrell
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    Born August 5, 1907
    Died August 1, 1967
    (aged 59)
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