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Cecil Franzen De La Barre

educator

Cecil Franzen De La Barre, American educator. Served in the United States Navy, 1917-1919, 1941-1945, now commander United States Navy Reserve; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Virginia Academy of Science, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, American Legion, Izaak Walton League (nat. director 1952), Phi Sigma.; Mason.; Club: Rotary.

Background

Barre, Cecil Franzen De La was born on July 5, 1900 in Amherst, Nebraska, United States. Son of Charles Lander and Emelia Amanda (Franzen) De La Barre.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1926, Master of Science, 1931. Doctor of Education, Columbia University.

Career

Engaged in practice of engineering, 1926-1929. Research fellow Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1929, successively instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, 1929-1946, professor since 1946. Treasurer National Wildlife Federation, 1936-1939.

Chairman Virginia Conservation Education Council, 1937-1944, secretary 1940-1944. President Virginia Wildlife Federation, 1937-1940. President Virginia Association of Izaak Walton League Chapters, 1940, 43 (secretary since 1945).

Director education, Virginia Commission Game and Inland Fisheries, 1940-1941.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals and outdoor magazines. Editor Virginia Wildlife, 1937-1941. Lecturer on conservation.

    Chairman commission on resource management Southern Association Science and Industry, 1947-1950.

Membership

Served in the United States Navy, 1917-1919, 1941-1945, now commander United States Navy Reserve. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Virginia Academy of Science, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, American Legion, Izaak Walton League (nat. director 1952), Phi Sigma. Mason.; Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Elva Maude Hedly, June 25, 1927.

father:
Charles Lander Barre

mother:
Emelia Amanda (Franzen) De La Barre

spouse:
Elva Maude Hedly