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Adolphus Jerome Bryan

educator

Adolphus Jerome Bryan, American educator. Member Modern Language Association, S. Central Modern Language Association, American Association University professors; Member Church of Christ.

Background

Bryan, Adolphus Jerome was born on August 3, 1900 in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harden Rufus and Etta (Sherrill) Bryan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1924, A.M., 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1936.

Career

Teacher in public schools and high school principal, 1920-1923. Instructor in English, University of Tennessee, 1925. Instructor Louisiana State University, 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1931, associate professor, 1931-1936, Professor of English, since 1936.

Works

  • Author: (with Percy Marks) The College Writer, 1945. (with Harry Shaw) A Complete Course in Freshman English, 1945.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, S. Central Modern Language Association, American Association University professors. Member Church of Christ.

Connections

Married Lucile McDearman, September 1, 1920.

father:
Harden Rufus Bryan

mother:
Etta (Sherrill) Bryan

spouse:
Lucile McDearman