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Educational association executive

Samuel Broughton Ethridge, American educational association executive.


Ethridge, Samuel Broughton was born on December 22, 1923 in Brewton, Alabama, United States. Son of Frank and Lillie (Foster) Ethridge.


Student, Stillman Junior College, 1942. AB, Howard University, 1948. Master of Education, University Cincinnati, 1957.


Teacher, Central High School, Mobile, Alabama, 1948-1954. Principal Chickasaw Terrace School, Mobile County, 1954-1956. Supervisor secondary schools Mobile, 1956-1958.

Assistant director intergroup relations National Foundation-March of Dimes, New York City, 1958-1960. Free lance fund raising, public relations, 1960-1962. Director Southern region United Negro College Fund, Atlanta, 1962-1964.

Assistant secretary Commission on Professional Rights and Responsibilities, National Education Association, Washington, 1964-1965, associate secretary, 1965-1967. Director Center for Human Relations, from 1967, director teacher rights, from 1969, assistant to executive director, from 1975. Associate National Training Laboratories.


Camping chairman, Mobile Area. Camping chairman Boy Scouts American, 1951-1958. Chairman alumni fund doctor Stillman College, 1966-1968, trustee, 1972.

Member executive committee National Reading is Fundamental, 1972-1976. Assistant to executive director National Education Association, since 1976. Board directors National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, Martin Luther King Junior Foundation Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Member American Bridge Association (public relations director 1965-1967).


Married Cordia Elizabeth Baylor, November 11, 1946. Children: Samuel David, Sherman George, Camille LaVerne, Steven Edsel.

Frank Ethridge

Lillie (Foster) Ethridge

Cordia Elizabeth Baylor

Samuel David Ethridge

Sherman George Ethridge

Camille LaVerne Ethridge

Steven Edsel Ethridge