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Benjamin Inabnit Harrison

educator

Benjamin Inabnit Harrison, American educator. Decorated Chevalier Ordre des Palmes Academiques. Member faculty U. Alabama, 1921-1928, associate professor Romance langs., acting department chairman, spring 1924; Member American, S. Central (vice president 1961-1962) modern language associations, American Association Teachers Italian, American-Italy Society, American Guild Organists, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Harrison, Benjamin Inabnit was born on July 8, 1902 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of James Inabnit and Elloie Evans (Powers) Harrison.

Education

Student Sorbonne, 1921. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Alabama, 1922. A.M., Harvard, 1926; student Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1927, Alexandria, Virginia, 1927-1930, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1930-1931, U. Laval, 1945.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1938.

Career

1 adopted son, Norman Benjamin.

Works

  • Contributor articles, reviews, poems professional journals Associate editor S.-Central Bulletin, 1951-1956.

Membership

Member faculty U. Alabama, 1921-1928, associate professor Romance langs., acting department chairman, spring 1924. Member American, S. Central (vice president 1961-1962) modern language associations, American Association Teachers Italian, American-Italy Society, American Guild Organists, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Mildred Alice Mays, December 16, 1938.

father:
James Inabnit Harrison

mother:
Elloie Evans (Powers) Harrison

spouse:
Mildred Alice Mays