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Stout, Dorman G., Sr.



  • Existence: 1891-1984

Born in Weakley County, Tennessee in 1891, Dorman Gladstone Stout, Sr., was the son of Al and Ella (Carlton) Stout. From 1913-1917 he attended Vanderbilt University; and after military service during World-War I, he continued his undergraduate education at the University of Tennessee. President of his senior class, he was awarded the B.S.A. degree in 1920. In 1927 and 1935, respectively, he received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

In 1928 Stout began teaching economics, government, and sociology at East Tennessee State Teacher's College (now East Tennessee State University). When the Department of Sociology was created at East Tennessee State College in 1956, he was appointed the first department chairman. Dr. Stout resigned from the position of chairman in 1958, and in 1962 he retired as professor emeritus.

Dr. Stout received a Freedom Foundation Award in 1963. The opening of Rogers-Stout Hall on the East Tennessee State University campus in 1967 honored Dr. Stout and his fellow professor, William Flinn Rogers (1899-1985), for their years of service to the university.

Dr. Stout died in Johnson City, Tennessee on January 16, 1984.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dorman G. Stout, Sr. Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-6
Identifier: UnivRec-293
Arrangement The collection is contained in one series and the files are arranged alphabetically by subject heading.
Dates: 1859-1963; 1930-1963