FOSCUE, VIRGINIA ODEN, 1933-2002

Linguist; University professor. Born– June 23, 1933, Bellamy. Parents– Simon Errol and Lillian Foscue. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1955; M.A., 1959; University of Wisconsin, 1966. Taught at the University of Alabama, 1963-1993. Member of the Linguistics Society of America, Modern Language Association, and National Council of Teachers of English. Phi Beta Kappa. ┬áDied June 24, 2002.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars, 1978.

Publication(s):

Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1989.

The Place Names of Sumter County, Alabama. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1978.

A Preliminary Survey of the Vocabulary of White Alabamians. University, Ala.; American Dialectic Society, 1971.