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George Stebbins Blackburn

educator

George Stebbins Blackburn, American educator. Member Carolina Playmakers, Pi Kappa Phi.; Club: Yale (Pittsburgh).

Background

Blackburn, George Stebbins was born on August 15, 1901 in Urumia, Persia. Son of Charles Stanley and Amy Malvina (Waring) Blackburn.

Education

Student high school, Columbia, South Carolina., 1917-1918. Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1922. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1926.

Graduate University of Bordeaux, France, 1931. Master of Arts, Middlebury French School, 1933.

Career

Instructor English, Staunton Military Academy, Staunton, Virginia, 1922-1924, English and French, Harvey School, Hawthorne, New York, 1926-1928, French, Asheville (North Carolina) School, 1928-1930. Repetiteur d’anglais, Ecole Normale, Limoges, France, 1930-1931. Instructor French, Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1931-1933.

Director of St. Hilda’s Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia, and instructor French since 1934.

Membership

Member Carolina Playmakers, Pi Kappa Phi. Club: Yale (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Grace Tucker Brooke, of New Haven, Connecticut, December 26, 1932. Children: Alfred Brooke, Elizabeth Tucker.

father:
Charles Stanley Blackburn

mother:
Amy Malvina (Waring) Blackburn

spouse:
Elizabeth Grace Tucker Brooke

children:
Alfred Brooke Blackburn

Elizabeth Tucker Blackburn