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French, C. Clement (Charles Clement), 1901-1988


Biographical Note

Charles Clement French (1901-1988) assumed the vice-presidency of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in mid-January 1949. He resigned the position in August 1950 to become dean of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Texas A&M University). He later became the sixth president of Washiongton State University (1952-1966). French previously earned three degrees, including a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, from the University of Pennsylvania.

Source: "C. Clement French, 1952-1966." Washington State University. Accessed 2020-04-6.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Records of the Office of the Vice-President, Charles Clement French

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-02

Charles Clement French served as Vice-President of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute from January 1949 through August 1950. The collection contains primarily correspondence but also travel vouchers, budget materials, and materials related to the American Chemical Society of Virginia, American Council on Education, Board of Control of Southern Regional Education; Educational Policy and Program Committee; General Education Board; and student alcohol consumption.

Dates: 1949 - 1950