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Thomas Andrew Rousse

educator

Thomas Andrew Rousse, Greek educator. Decorated Legion of Merit. Served as major, United States A.A.F., 1942-1945.; Member Speech Association American (council 1941-1944, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954, president, since 1955), Texas Speech Association (president, 1941-1942, 1946-1947), Academy Political Science, Texas Bar Association, Delta Sigma Rho (vice president), Pi Sigma Alpha.; Mason.; Club: University Faculty.

Background

Rousse, Thomas Andrew was born on November 15, 1901 in Kranidion, Greece. Son of Andrew Peter and Helen (Pappastaureu) Rousse.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1927, Master of Arts, 1933. Graduate study Columbia, 1941.

Career

Professor speech University Texas, 1927-1941, since 1945, department chairman speech since 1945. Professor speech Texas State College for Women, summer sessions, 1937-1938, College City New York summer, 1939, 40, 41. Director University Texas Veterans Advisory Service, 1945-1947.

Works

  • Author: How to Debate, 1950. Political Ethics and the Voter, 1952. Bicameralism v. Unicarmeralism, 1937.

Membership

Served as major, United States A.A.F., 1942-1945. Member Speech Association American (council 1941-1944, 1952-1954, vice president, 1954, president, since 1955), Texas Speech Association (president, 1941-1942, 1946-1947), Academy Political Science, Texas Bar Association, Delta Sigma Rho (vice president), Pi Sigma Alpha. Mason.; Club: University Faculty.

Connections

Married Mary Shackelford, May 17, 1942.

father:
Andrew Peter Rousse

mother:
Helen (Pappastaureu) Rousse

spouse:
Mary Shackelford