CARTER, JOHN THOMAS, 1921-

Biography:

University professor. Born– December 16, 1921, Mantee, Miss. Parents– John and Mattie (George) Carter. Married– Frances Larraine Tunnell, March 16, 1946. Children– Two. Education– Mississippi State University, B.S.; University of Tennessee, M.S, 1948; University of Illinois, Ed.D., 1954┬áServed in the U.S. Army, 1943-1945; decorated with the Bronze Arrowhead. Principal in Maben, Miss.; taught at Wood Junior College and Clarke Memorial College in Mississippi before┬ábecoming a professor of education at Howard College—now Samford University– in 1956. Served as dean of juvenile literature for the Alabama Writers Conclave, 1969; member of the New York and Alabama Academies of Science, the National Association of College Teachers of Education and International Council of Teachers of Education.

Source:

Who’s Who In the South and Southwest, 1973.

Publication(s):

East is West. Atlanta; Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1965.

Mike & His Four-Star Goal. Atlanta; Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1959.

Witness in Israel. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1969.

Papers;

Papers and other materials of John Thomas Carter are held by the Special Collections Department of the Samford University Library.