Dr. Carl Fletcher Lamar, Phd.

Dr. Carl Fletcher Lamar, Phd.

Male 1914 - 1990

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  • Prefix  Dr. 
    Suffix  Phd. 
    Born  7 Oct 1914  Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Oct 1990  Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Cap Anderson Cemetery, Brandenburg, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Carl Fletcher Lamar was born in Hawesville, KY on October 7, 1914. He received his formal education in the public schools of Hawesville and graduated from Beechmont High School in 1933. He was valedictorian of his graduating class. He attended Western Kentucky State College in Bowling Green and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture in 1937. While at Western, he played basketball, baseball and football. In 1936-37, he was co-captain of the Western "HillToppers" basketball team that won the KIAC and SIAA Basketball Tournaments.

      Carl did graduate work at the University of Kentucky, receiving his Master of Science Degree in Education in 1949 and Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 1957. He started teaching vocational agriculture and coaching basketball at Meade County High School in 1937. He continued teaching and coaching at Meade County High School until 1942 when he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served during World War II. He served three and one-half years with twenty-five months in the Pacific Theatre. He was placed on inactive duty December 7, 194 with the rank of Captain. In 1956, he was given a medical retirement status with a rank of Major.

      After release from the U.S. Marines, Carl was employed by the Kentucky Department of Education to develop a course of study for veterans of World War II who were eligible for farmer training under the G.I. Bill of Rights and wanted to be rehabilitated in farming. He also taught the first class of veterans in Kentucky enrolled in the Institutional On-Farm Training Program. The class was taught at Berea College inBerea, KY in 1946. He returned to teahing highschool vocationalagriculture at Jeffersontown HighSchool in February in 1946 and thefirst of July, 1947, he was agian employed by the State Department ofEducation as Supervisor in Agricultural Education. He continued inthis position until September 1, 194, when he was employed by theUniversity of kentucky as a teacher in Agricultural Education.

      Carl Fletcher Lamar joined the Hawesville Methodist Church in 1924 and was a member of the Brandenburg Methodist Church from 1937 until 1958when he joined the Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington, KY. As amember of the Brandenburg Methodist church, he wasSuperindentendentof the Sunday School, steward of the official board and teaher of theadult men's class. He was also a charter member of the BrandenburgRotary Club, member of the Harrison Masonic Lodge at Brandenburg,secretary--treasurer and president ofAlpha Nu chapter of Phi DeltaKappa at the University of Kentuky, member of Gamma Sigma Delta at theUniversity of Kentucky and member of many professional organizations.He was a Democrat in politics.
    Person ID  I6845  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2017 

    Father  Edmund Newman Lamar,   b. 28 Nov 1872, Martindale, Hancock, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1943, Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hallie Winkler,   b. 30 Sep 1877, Daviess, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1959, Hancock, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F12814  Group Sheet

    Family  Ruby Miller,   b. 30 Aug 1916, Black Jack, , Meade County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 2003, Lexington, , , KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Nov 1939  Parsonage Brandenburg Methodist Church, , , Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Don Miller Lamar,   b. 19 Jan 1951, Jefferson, , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1997
     2. Denis Carl Lamar,   b. 1953, Lexington, , , KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954, Brandenburg, , , KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Carla Jane Lamar
    Last Modified  3 Dec 2017 
    Family ID  F5818  Group Sheet

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