Blacks @ Dartmouth 1775 to 1950

African Americans @ Dartmouth College 1775-1950

George Matthew King

Dartmouth College
Class of 1906 (A.B. (1909))
Born
24 Jul 1874, Halifax NC
Died
15 Jan 1942, Macon GA
School Dartmouth College Class 1906
Born 24 Jul 1874, Halifax NC Degree A.B. (1909)
Died 15 Jan 1942, Macon GA

Career summary

Businessman and educator

Quotes from biographical sources

George King, whose whereabouts has been unknown to your Secretary for the past three years, has been located at 807 Broadway, Macon, Ga. Since 1933 he has been teaching in FERA and WPA adult schools in Macon. As local supervisor of all the WPA teachers in Bibb County and of 60 or 70 NYA students from the city high schools he recently conducted a city-side survey for negro illiterates and contacted 1826 individuals in three days. An address before the annual meeting of the Association of Negro Teachers of Georgia on 'The Teaching of English to Adults' is now on the press.

[After Dartmouth, George M. King settled with his wife, Gertrude Wilheim Harris, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and pursued various business opportunities before becoming an educator in the public schools of Georgia where in died in 1942.]