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Edward Eugene Younger

Edward Eugene Younger, American historian, educator. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American (Chairman of Commission historian and federal government 1956-1958), Virginia (honorary), Albemarle County (president 1975-1976, editor Magazine History) history associations, Southern History Society (program committee chairman.

Background

  • Younger, Edward Eugene was born on June 29, 1909 in Pindall, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Randolph and Alma (Rainbolt) Younger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Arkansas State Teachers College, 1933. Master of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy., George Washington University, 1942.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Ellen Badgett. Teacher, principal, superintendent public schools, Arkansas, Oklahoma, 1928-1936. Lecturer international law Turner’s Diplomatic School, Washington, 1940-1942.

      Assistant professor American history University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1946-1949, associate professor, 1949-1956, professor, 1956-1979, Alumni professor of history, 1974-1979, major professor for masters thesis, doctoral dissertions, 1946-1979, director student aid, secretary committee scholarships, 1953-1954, chairman Page-Barbour and Richard lecturer committee, 1954-1958, foreign student adviser, 1958-1960, association dean, 1958-1959, graduate history adviser, 1959-1966, chairman Wilson Gee Committee Faculty Research, 1959-1962, chairman Corcoran department history, 1962-1966, director Special Master’s Degree Program, from 1963, chairman public occasions Committee, 1962-1967, director Asian Studies Institute for Virginia College teachers, summers 1964-1965, director National Defense Education Act Institute for American history teachers, summer 1965, dean Graduate School Arts and Sciences, 1966-1969. Fulbright lecturer American history Allahabad U. (India), 1957-1958. Ernest J. King visiting professor maritime history United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1960-1961.

      American specialist, India, Nepal, summer 1961. Lecturer United States in World Affairs Series, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Madras and Trivandrum, India, 1958. Young lectures Memphis State University, 1965.

      Lecturer North Atlantic Treaty Organization Defense College (Paris), United States Naval War College, United States Air U.

    Works

    • Author: John A. Kasson: Diplomacy and Politics from Lincoln to McKinley (Phi Beta Kappa prize), 1955. Inside the Confederate Government: Diary of R.G.H. Kean (Civil War Book Club Selection), 1957.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American (Chairman of Commission historian and federal government 1956-1958), Virginia (honorary), Albemarle County (president 1975-1976, editor Magazine History) history associations, Southern History Society (program committee chairman.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ellen Badgett, June 29, 1936.
    • father: William Randolph Younger
    • mother: Alma (Rainbolt) Younger
    • spouse: Barbara Ellen Badgett
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    Died June 23, 1979
    (aged 69)
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