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John Qunicy Anderson, American educator. Decorated French Medaille de la Reconnaissance. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1946.; Fellow American Studies Association Texas (president 1963-1964),; Member editorial board Mississippi Quarterly, 1963-1975, Computer Studies in Verbal Behavior and the Humanities, 1966-1975, Paisano Books, Texas Folklore Society, 1968-1975.

Background

Anderson, John Qunicy was born on May 30, 1916 in Wheeler, Texas, United States. Son of Albert Slayton and Emily (Grant) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1939. Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy., University of North Carolina, 1952.

Career

Assistant professor McNeese State College, 1952-1953. Faculty Texas A. and M. U., College Station, 1953-1966, Professor of English, 1959-1966, head department, 1962-1966. Professor of English, U. Houston, 1966-1974, professor emeritus, 1974-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Brokenburn: The Journal of Kate Stone, 1955. A Texas Surgeon in the C.S.A., 1957. Louisiana Swamp Doctor: The Life and Writings of Henry Clay Lewis, 1962.

      Tales of Frontier Texas, 1966. Campaigning with Parsons’ Texas Cavalry, C.S.A., 1967. John C. Duval, First Texas Man of Letters, 1967.

      With the Bark On: Popular Humor of the Old South, 1967. Texas Folk Medicine, 1970. The Liberating Gods: Emerson on Poets and Poetry, 1971.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Fellow American Studies Association Texas (president 1963-1964). Member editorial board Mississippi Quarterly, 1963-1975, Computer Studies in Verbal Behavior and the Humanities, 1966-1975, Paisano Books, Texas Folklore Society, 1968-1975.

Connections

Married Marie Loraine Epps, August 24, 1946.

father:
Albert Slayton Anderson

mother:
Emily (Grant) Anderson

spouse:
Marie Loraine Epps