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Henry Thomas Sampson

Henry Thomas Sampson, American college dean. award Jackson State College. Member Omega Psi Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.; Member African Methodist Episcopal Church (past trustee).


  • Sampson, Henry Thomas was born on January 26, 1907 in Quitman, Georgia, United States. Son of John Henry and Louella (Gary) Sampson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Morehouse College, 1928. Master of Science (General Education Board fellow 1932-1933), University of Chicago, 1933, graduate student 1946, 47, 52-53.


    • Dean, professor mathematics Jackson (Mississippi) College, 1932-1938. Dean junior div., professor math Savannah (Georgia) State College, 1938-1942. Executive dean Jackson State College, since 1942.

      Treasurer Hinds County Ednl. Federal Credit Union, Jackson, since 1943. Board directors State Mutual Federal Savings & Loan Association, Jackson, since 1956.

      Ford fellow 1952-1953. Recipient Distinguished Service award Jackson State College. Certificate Meritorious Achievement radio station WOKJ.


    Member Omega Psi Phi, Phi Delta Kappa. Member African Methodist Episcopal Church (past trustee).


    • Married Esther Bertha Ellis, September 10, 1933. Children: Henry Thomas, John Burthorne.
    • father: John Henry Sampson
    • mother: Louella (Gary) Sampson
    • spouse: Esther Bertha Ellis
    • children: Henry Thomas Sampson
    • John Burthorne Sampson
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    Born January 26, 1907
    Died January 31, 1967
    (aged 60)