Marvin Summers Pittman

Marvin Summers Pittman (HM6VC)

Location: Statesboro, GA 30458 Bulloch County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 25.57', W 81° 46.954'

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1882 - 1954

President of South Georgia Teachers College and Georgia Teachers College
1934-1941 and 1943-1947

A pioneer in developing rural education, President Pittman organized the College to serve the region and state as a comprehensive undergraduate institution. His demonstration teacher training program gave rise to South Georgia teachers College laboratory school and the College's statewide status as Georgia Teachers College. His politically-motivated removal from office in 1941 was reversed in 1943 by a reorganized Board of Regents. In retirement, he helped rebuild post-war education in Germany and Korea and organized theUnited Nations teacher training in Costa Rica.
HM NumberHM6VC
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 11:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 426425 N 3587944
Decimal Degrees32.42616667, -81.78256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 25.57', W 81° 46.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 25' 34.20" N, 81° 46' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1770 Southern Dr, Statesboro GA 30458, US
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