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Charles Munro Getchell

Charles Munro Getchell, American university professor.

Background

  • Getchell, Charles Munro was born on August 22, 1909 in Gardiner, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Rounds and Ellen Margaret (Munro) Getchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Maine, 1930, Master of Arts, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy., University of Wisconsin, 1946.

    Career

    • Housemaster, Bridgton Academy, North Bridgton, Maine, 1930-1935. Senior master Detroit Country Day School, 1935-1938. Instructor Wayne U., 1938-1940.

      Graduate assistant and fellow University of Wisconsin, 1940-1943, 1946. Department chairman of speech and theater University of Mississippi since 1946. Stage manager summer theatre, Lake Placid Club, New York, 1928-1932, summer theatre Ogunquit, Maine, 1933-1934.

      Engaged in development of summer theatre University of Mississippi since 1946.

    Works

    • Contributor Articles on speech education to Southern Speech Journal Editor Southern Speech Journal.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as aerographer’s mate, Naval Air Service, United States Navy, 1944-1946. Trustee fellow University of Maine, 1932-1933. Member Speech Association America, Educational Theater Association (regional co-chairman), Southern Speech Association (member executive council, president, 1953-1954), S.E. Theatre Conference (member executive council, president 1962-1963), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Lambda Chi Alpha.

    Club: Andiron (New York).

    Connections

    • Married to Irina Malychevitch, on December 14, 1945. Children: Ellen Lubov, Charles Munro.
    • father: Charles Rounds Getchell
    • mother: Ellen Margaret (Munro) Getchell
    • spouse: to Irina Malychevitch
    • children: Ellen Lubov Getchell
    • Charles Munro Getchell
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    Born August 22, 1909
    Died April 22, 1963
    (aged 53)
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