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Edward Wadsworth Gregory


Edward Wadsworth Gregory, American educator.


Gregory, Edward Wadsworth was born on September 29, 1903 in Chase City, Virginia, United States. Son of Edward Wadsworth and Kate Winn (Cleveland) Gregory.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Virginia, 1925, Master of Arts, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.


1 son, Allen Wadsworth. Instructor sociology, University of Virginia, 1925-1928. Assistant, professor sociology, U. Alabama, 1928-1929, associate professor, 1929-1935, professor, 1935-1945.

Professor sociological U. Maryland., 1946. Professor sociological U. Richmond (Virginia) 1946-1972, professor emeritus, since 1972. Chairman Tuscaloosa Company (Alabama) Board Public Welfare, 1940-1943.

President Alabama Conference Social Work, 1941-1942. President Virginia Council Social Welfare, 1950-1951. Member Commision on Aging, Virginia, 1962-1968.

Chairman Welfare and Institutions Virginia, 1964-1971. Chairman advisory board Public Welfare, Richmond, 1953-1955. President Richmond Area Community Council, 1951-1953.

Member War Price and Rationing Board of Tuscaloosa Company, 1942-1943. Member of commission on Reorganization State Government, Virginia, 1947.


  • Author: Introductory Sociology (with Lee Bidgood), 1939. Co-author: Social Control, review edit., 1956. Contributor articles to professional journals.


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Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Sociological Society, Southern Sociological Society (president 1939), National Council on Family Relations (nat. advisory council, 1939-1942), American Association of University Professors, Virginia Social Science Association (president 1951-1952), Family and Children’s Service Richmond (director), Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Delta, Raven. Clubs: Country of Virginia.


Married Margaret Louise Jeffreys, August 28, 1934.

Edward Wadsworth Gregory

Kate Winn (Cleveland) Gregory

Margaret Louise Jeffreys