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Malcom A. BeesonMalcom A. Beeson

President of Central State Teachers College (1931-1935)

 

Biographical Information

  • Born June 20, 1879 in Gadsden, Alabama [Story of CSC, page 304]
  • Married Effie Harrison on July 14, 1904 [Who Was Who in America v. VI]
  • Died September 1, 1971 [newspaper article with no source or date listed]

Education

  • 1900 B.S. Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Now Auburn University), Auburn, Alabama [Story of CSC, page 304]
    Attended the University of Alabama [Story of CSC, page 304]
  • 1901- 1903 Medical student at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1910 Honorary D.Sc. Meridian Female College, Meridian, Mississippi [Story of CSC, page 304]
  • 1933 Doctor of Law at Oklahoma City University [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]

Employment

  • 1900 - 1901 Professor of Science at East Mississippi Female College, Meridian, Mississippi [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1903 - 1914 President and Owner of Meridian Male College, Meridian, Mississippi [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1915 - 1921 Professor of Agronomy and Agronomist at Oklahoma A&M College (Now Oklahoma State University), Stillwater, Oklahoma [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1921 - 1923 Dean of Agriculture Division and School of Agriculture at Oklahoma A&M College [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1923 - 1931 President of B, K, & T Company [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1931 - 1935 Began duties as President of then Central State Teachers College on May 23, 1931
  • Retired as President of Central State Teachers College on July 9, 1935 [Story of CSC, page 339]
  • 1935 - 1937 Field Representative for George Peabody College for Teachers (Now part of Vanderbilt University), Nashville, Tennessee [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1937 Private Business Enterprises [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member of Kappa Delta Pi Member of the Lyons Club
  • Member of the American Society of Agronomy
  • Member of the American Chemical Society
  • Member of the American Society of Economics
  • Member of the Methodist Church
  • Member of Sigma Tau Delta
  • Member of Kappa Sigma
  • Member of Pi Gamma Mu
  • Member of Kappa Tau Pi
  • Member of Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Member of Pi Kappa Delta
  • Member of Kappa Sigma