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Charles Gilmore MAPHIS

Charles Gilmore MAPHIS, American Member Virginia Commission for the Blind.


  • MAPHIS, Charles Gilmore was born on February 12, 1865 in Edinburg, Shenandoah Company, Virginia. Son of John Miley and Elizabeth Ann (Coffelt) Maphis.

  • Education

    • Peabody College. 1886, Ped.D. Davidson College, 1923.


    • Doctor of Laws, Roanoke College. 1890, Harrisonburg, Virginia.


    Member of Virginia State Board School Examiners, 1905-1911. President, 1908-1911, Registrar, 1905-1911. Director. 1911-1919, Dean since 1920, University of Virginia, Summer Quarter.

    Professor Secondary Ed« 1911-1919. Director U. Extension, 1920-1925, University of Virginia. Secretary Virginia Education, Commission, 1910, member 1918-1920.

    Organizer, 1927, and director Institute, of Public Affairs, University of Virginia, Executive Dean Third U. World Cruise, 1929-1930. Director Personal work. Southeast division, S.A.T.C. Committee on Edition and Special, Training War Department, Member exec, committee, Cooperative Education, Association Virginia, president Association Colls, and Secondary Sons of Southern States, 1916-1919.

    Secretary Treasurer Association, Virginia, Colleges, 1915-1920. president Virginia, State Teachers’ Association, 1916. President National U. Extension Association, 1922-1923. Chairman Finance Committee Southern Woman’s_Educational, Alliance, 1924.

    Chairman Board Visitors Virginia School for the Blind, 1924. Member Virginia, Common for the Blind, since 1926. Member of (F.) American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member National Education Association, Southern Society Philosophy and Psychology, Virginia, Academy Science. Phi Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa. Pi Gamma Mu; Pamphlets and articles in periodical press.


    • Spouse Bessie, October 14.
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    Born February 12, 1865