College professor of philosophy. Born– April 19, 1897, Anniston. Parents–Archie and Mary Carmichael.¬† Married Louise¬†Swannanoa Harris.¬†Education– Johns Hopkins University, B.S., 1927; Columbia University, A.M., 1928; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1930. Taught at William and Mary; Converse College, 1931-1934; served with the U.S. Department of Labor, 1934-1935; dean of men at Marshall College, 1935-1936; taught at Louisiana State University, 1936 until his retirement. Arbitrator of labor disputes beginning in 1942. Visiting scholar at Clemson University, 1968-1969. Member of the American Philosophical Association, American Arbitration Association, Southern Society of Philosophers and Psychologists, and the Southwestern Philosophical Society. Awarded emeritus status on his retirement at LSU. Died April 19, 1981.


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