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Grant Bartholomew GrumbineGrant Bartholomew Grumbine

President of Central State Normal School (1916-1917)

 

Biographical Information

  • Born August 24, 1879 in Hastings, Nebraska [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • Married Mary E. Cox on December 23, 1903 in Breckenridge, Missouri [Who Was Who in America V. VI]. They had four children.
  • Died June 15, 1957 in Jamesport, Daviess County, Missouri

Education

  • 1903 B.S. Central College (Now Central Methodist University), Fayette, Missouri
  • 1904 M.S. Central College Post-graduate work at the University of Chicago and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

Employment

  • 1902 Assistant Instructor at Central College, Fayette, Missouri
  • 1904 - 1907 President of Woodson Institute, Richmond, Missouri [Who Was Who in America V. VI]
  • 1908 - 1910 Professor of Mathematics at Epworth University (Now Oklahoma City University), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1910 - 1916 President of Northwestern State Normal School (Now Northwestern Oklahoma State University), Alva, Oklahoma
  • 1916 - 1917 Elected President of then Central State Normal School in 1916 [Story of CSC, page 177]
    Retired from Central State Normal School in the spring of 1917 [Story of CSC, page 186]
  • 1923 - 1924 Professor of Mathematics at Oklahoma A&M College (Now Oklahoma State University), Stillwater, Oklahoma [Who Was Who in America Volume VI]
  • 1930 - 1931 Superintendent of Production at Cromwell Franklin Petroleum Co. [Who Was Who in America v. VI]

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member of Oklahoma Bar SAR [Who Was Who in America v. VI]
  • Member of the National Education Association
  • Democrat [Who Was Who in America v. VI]
  • Mason [Who Was Who in America v. VI]