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George P. HuckabyGeorge P. Huckaby

Acting President of Central State College (1948-1948)

Biographical Information

  • Born April 28, 1907
  • Married with three children
  • Died of a stroke on May 10, 1952 in Enid, Oklahoma


  • 1929 B.A. from then Central State Teachers College [Alumni Directory, June 1939 page 39]
  • 1936 M.A. Oklahoma A&M College (Now Oklahoma State University), Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 1946 Ph.D. in History, University of Texas


  • Instructor of History at the University of Texas for three semesters
  • "Served seventeen years in the Lindsay, Blackwell, and Ponca City Public Schools" [Edmond Enterprise, May 13, 1952]
  • 1946 - 1947 Assistant Professor of History at Oklahoma A&M College
  • 1947 - 1948 Professor of History and Dean of Men at then Central State College
  • 1948 - 1951 Dean of the College at Central State College
  • 1948 - 1949 Named Acting President of Central State College in October 1948. Served as Acting President until the fall of 1949, at which time he returned to his position as Dean of the College
  • 1951 - 1952 President of Northern Oklahoma Junior College, Tonkawa, Oklahoma

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member of the Alpha Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (honorary government fraternity)
  • Member of the Order of the Red Rose
  • Edmond Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • 1950 Past President of the Edmond Kiwanis Club