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Lockmiller, David A. (David Alexander, 1906-2005)



David Alexander Lockmiller (1906-2005) was born in Athens, Tennessee. He earned a B.Ph. and M.A. from Emmory University, LL.C. from Cumberland University and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina. He practiced law in Missouri from 1929-1937 before taking a position as an instructyor of history and politcal science at the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engingeering in 1934. He was elected as president of University of Chattanooga in 1942. He remained in that position until 1959, when he left to serve as president of Ohio Wesleyan University.


"Lockmiller, David A." University of Virginia, accessed September 9, 2015.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David A. Lockmiller portrait, 1969

 Item — Object UA-04-01-00 006: [Barcode: 11988006458510]
Identifier: UA-04-01-00-06
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains oil on canvas paintings of thirteen of the presidents and chancellors of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and its predecessor institutions.

Dates: 1969

David A. Lockmiller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-026
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter to the UC Class of 2049, a scrapbook documenting the university’s 70th anniversary celebration, and an autograph letter signed from President Nixon. The collection also includes four scrapbooks and many degrees and honors awarded to Dr. Lockmiller. Although primarily personal in nature, this collection contains many items related to the history of UC in the mid-twentieth century. Lockmiller’s personal papers illustrate UC connections with prominent...
Dates: 1906-1994
Found in: Manuscripts

David A. Lockmiller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-04-01-09
Scope and Contents

This series contains office subject files, correspondence, memorandums, and other materials pertaining to the David A. Lockmiller adminstration of the University of Chattanooga dating from 1942 to 1959.

Dates: 1942-1959

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