Frank Stringfellow Barr (Frank Stringfellow Barr)

Frank Stringfellow Barr

Educator. Barr taught modern European history at the University of Virginia (1924-1936). Barr became president in 1937 of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, and he inaugurated a revival of the traditional liberal arts course through a mandatory four-year program based on the study of some 100 classics, a curriculum similar to those at Columbia and the University of Chicago. He was president of the Foundation for World Government (1948-1958)and author of histories, biographies, and other books in the humanities.  Family links:  Parents:  William Alexander Barr (1856 – 1923)  Ida Stringfellow Barr (1867 – 1951)  Spouse:  Gladys Josephine Baldwin Barr (1887 – 1970)*  Siblings:  Albert T Barr (1884 – 1955)*  Gladys Josephine Baldwin Barr (1887 – 1970)*  James Kerr Barr (1894 – 1976)*  Jeanette Barr Derby (1895 – 1965)*  Frank Stringfellow Barr (1897 – 1982) *Calculated relationship

Born

  • January, 15, 1897

Died

  • February, 02, 1982
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Virginia
  • USA

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