Coach, college president. Born– January 15, 1914. Parents– David Henry and Blanche (Planck) Edington. Married– Marguerite Hass, 1940. Children– Two. Education– Southwestern College at Memphis, A.B., 1934; University of Alabama, M.A., 1938. Coached at University Military School in Mobile, 1934-1936; Spring Hill College, 1936-1938; assistant to the president of Southwestern College (now Rhodes), 1938-1940; president of Schreiner Institute (now College), Kerrville, Tex., 1950-1971. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Received the Admiral’s Award, the President’s Citation, and the General Foch Medal of France. Awarded status of president emeritus on his retirement at Schreiner College, 1971. Awarded an honorary LL. D. by Austin College, 1951.  Died April 9, 1998.


Contemporary Authors online and files at Alabama Public Library Service.


The Big Search. New York; Pageant Press, 1955.

The Campbells Are Coming.

The Gosfull.  Kerrville:  Herring Printing Co., 1985.

First Aid for the Soul. Herrville, Tex.; Herring Press, 1973.

Monkeying with the Flood.

Some Folks Wonder. Herrville, Tex.; Herring Press, 1972.

Upon This Rock. Herrville, Tex.; Herring Press, 1978.

The Word Made Fresh. 3 vols. Atlanta; John Knox, 1972-1976.