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Lubin Poe Leggette


Lubin Poe Leggette, American educator.


Leggette, Lubin Poe was born on September 12, 1912 in Fairmont, North Carolina, United States. Son of William A. and Elizabeth (Purvis) Leggette.


A.A., Mountain Park College, 1930. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity North Carolina, 1932, A.M., 1938. Doctor of Education, Columbia, 1956.


Teacher, Reidsville (North Carolina) High School, 1934-1936. Instructor English, speech Sullins College, Bristol, Virginia, 1938-1940. Instructor speech, drama Marshall College, Huntington, West Virginia, 1940-1942.

Directional staff Lost Colony, Roanoke Island History Association, summers 1937-1941, 46. Assistant professor speech George Washington University, 1946-1947, associate professor, 1947-1952, Depew professor, chairman speech, drama department, 1952-1968. Guest lecturer Naval Intelligence School, 1947, 49, National War College, 1948-1950.

Walter Reid Army Medical School, 1950, 52. Cons. International Business Machines Corporation, 1949-1950, 52-53, International Bank and Monetary Fund, 1952-1954. Armed Forces Institute Pathology, 1953-1968, Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory, 1954-1968, Army Medical Service School, Fort Sam Houston, 1957, Army Map Service, 1963-1968.

Cons. St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1966. President Fairfax County Cultural Association, member professional advisory board Childrens Theatre of Washington, 1966-1968. President of the Walnut Hill Citizens Association, 1952-1954.

Consultant, production executive Faith of Our Fathers, National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission, 1950-1951.


Served from ensign to Lieutenant (senior grade), United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member of the International Platform Association, Speech Association American, American Ednl. Theatre Association, American Association University Professors, National Academy Political and Social Science, National Collegiate Players, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Society Training Dirs., Washington Drama Society (life), Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Delta Kappa.

Club: Arts (Washington).


Married Jeanne Hester, September 17, 1943 (deceased).; married second, Martha Louise Oliver, November 8, 1963. Children: John McCrea, Thomas Alan, Lyle Poe.

William A. Leggette

Elizabeth (Purvis) Leggette

Jeanne Hester

Martha Louise Oliver

John McCrea Leggette

Thomas Alan Leggette

Lyle Poe Leggette