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Henry Thomas Sampson

college dean.

Henry Thomas Sampson, American college dean. award Jackson State College. Member Omega Psi Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.; Member African Methodist Episcopal Church (past trustee).


Sampson, Henry Thomas was born on January 26, 1907 in Quitman, Georgia, United States. Son of John Henry and Louella (Gary) Sampson.


Bachelor of Arts, Morehouse College, 1928. Master of Science (General Education Board fellow 1932-1933), University of Chicago, 1933, graduate student 1946, 47, 52-53.


Dean, professor mathematics Jackson (Mississippi) College, 1932-1938. Dean junior div., professor math Savannah (Georgia) State College, 1938-1942. Executive dean Jackson State College, since 1942.

Treasurer Hinds County Ednl. Federal Credit Union, Jackson, since 1943. Board directors State Mutual Federal Savings & Loan Association, Jackson, since 1956.

Ford fellow 1952-1953. Recipient Distinguished Service award Jackson State College. Certificate Meritorious Achievement radio station WOKJ.


Member Omega Psi Phi, Phi Delta Kappa. Member African Methodist Episcopal Church (past trustee).


Married Esther Bertha Ellis, September 10, 1933. Children: Henry Thomas, John Burthorne.

John Henry Sampson

Louella (Gary) Sampson

Esther Bertha Ellis

Henry Thomas Sampson

John Burthorne Sampson