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Re: CHARLES KINCHELOE ( C.K.) CHAMBERLAIN (1900-1972), of Nacogdoches, TX
Posted by: Bobby J Chamberlain (ID *****2796) Date: February 12, 2006 at 09:41:13
In Reply to: CHARLES KINCHELOE ( C.K.) CHAMBERLAIN (1900-1972), of Nacogdoches, TX by Bobby J Chamberlain of 514

Here is an update of the tentative chronology for Dr. Charles Kincheloe Chamberlain:

Dr. Charles Kincheloe (C. K.) Chamberlain: Chronology

1900:              Born, TX (3 Sep.)
1910:              Census, Llano Co., TX
1918:              Registered for WWI Draft, Katemcy, Mason Co., TX (12 Sep.)
1920:              Census, Haskell Co., TX
About 1929:       Married Ruth Elizabeth Britt, TX
1930:              Census, Nacogdoches Co., TX
1930s-mid 40s: Principal, Nacogdoches High School, Nacogdoches, TX (a building at the school was renamed the “C. K. Chamberlain Building” in 1980)
About 1931:       Invited to join Stephen F. Austin State College Men’s Faculty Club
1934:              Birth of son Ken Burkett, Dallas, TX (19 Sep.)
1939:       Received the Silver Beaver Award from the East Texas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Mid-1940s:       Faculty member, Stephen F. Austin State College, Nacogdoches, TX (History Dept.; later department chairman)
1948:       Listed in the obituary of his mother, Mary Angeline (Molly) Kincheloe Chamberlain, as teaching “in the Nacogdoches College”
1953:       News item in the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel that Pfc. Ken Chamberlain, USMC, had come home to Nacogdoches on a 20-day furlough to visit his parents, Mr. & Mrs. C.K. Chamberlain, before returning to duty to begin a drill instructor’s course in San Diego, CA (4-10 May); named vice-president of the Nacogdoches Co. chapter of the Texas State Teachers Assn. (TSTA)
1956:       Received Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (dissertation: “Alexander Watkins Terrell, Citizen Statesman”)
1962:       Organizer and founding member, East Texas Historical Assn., Nacogdoches, TX
1962-1971:       Served as editor of the East Texas Historical Journal (first editor; in 1977, the annual C. K. Chamberlain Award was established to recognize the year's best article in the ETHJ)
1966:              Published article “East Texas,” East Texas Historical Journal 4 (Oct.)
1968:       Published article “Lyne Taliaferro Barret, A Pioneer Texas Wildcatter,” East Texas Historical Journal 6 (Mar.)
1972:              Died, Nacogdoches Co., TX (13 Jun.)

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