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Charles Munro Getchell

university professor

Charles Munro Getchell, American university professor.


Getchell, Charles Munro was born on August 22, 1909 in Gardiner, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Rounds and Ellen Margaret (Munro) Getchell.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Maine, 1930, Master of Arts, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy., University of Wisconsin, 1946.


Housemaster, Bridgton Academy, North Bridgton, Maine, 1930-1935. Senior master Detroit Country Day School, 1935-1938. Instructor Wayne U., 1938-1940.

Graduate assistant and fellow University of Wisconsin, 1940-1943, 1946. Department chairman of speech and theater University of Mississippi since 1946. Stage manager summer theatre, Lake Placid Club, New York, 1928-1932, summer theatre Ogunquit, Maine, 1933-1934.

Engaged in development of summer theatre University of Mississippi since 1946.


  • Contributor Articles on speech education to Southern Speech Journal Editor Southern Speech Journal.


Served as aerographer’s mate, Naval Air Service, United States Navy, 1944-1946. Trustee fellow University of Maine, 1932-1933. Member Speech Association America, Educational Theater Association (regional co-chairman), Southern Speech Association (member executive council, president, 1953-1954), S.E. Theatre Conference (member executive council, president 1962-1963), Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Lambda Chi Alpha.

Club: Andiron (New York).


Married to Irina Malychevitch, on December 14, 1945. Children: Ellen Lubov, Charles Munro.

Charles Rounds Getchell

Ellen Margaret (Munro) Getchell

to Irina Malychevitch

Ellen Lubov Getchell

Charles Munro Getchell