HEFLIN, WOODFORD AGEE, 1903-1990

Biography:

Professor, lexicographer, editor. Born– December 21, 1903, Flora Vista, N.M. Parents– Reuben W. and Naomi (Henry) Heflin. Education– University of New Mexico, A.B., 1906; Standford, M.A., 1927; Oxford University, M.A., 1930; Rhodes Scholar, 1927-1930; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1941. Married– Margaret L. Moser,  August 7, 1942. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1942-1946; taught at Huron College, 1930-1935; assistant editor, Dictionary of American English; staff of Air University at Montgomery, serving as research associate and chief of the Documentary Research Division, 1946-1971; lecturer at Huntingdon College, 1966-1971. Contributed to Encyclopaedia Britannica and Oxford English Dictionary. Died April 13, 1990.

Source:

Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. III; American Men and Women of Science, 1976.

Editor:

Aerospace Glossary. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.; Research Studies Institute, Air University, 1959.

Major Geopolitical Theories.  Maxwell Air Force Base Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1959.

Second Aerospace Glossary.  Maxwell Air Force Base Research Studies Institute, 1966.

Joint_Editor:

The United States Air Force Directory. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.; Research Studies Institute, Air University, 1959.