Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
ARTHUR MILTON CORY
Arthur Milton Cory, professor emeritus of English, died on July 25, 1996. He was 89.
Professor Cory was born on June 19, 1907, in Lafayette, Ohio. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Ohio State University. Later, he taught at Texas Military College in Terrell. He received his master's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1948.
Professor Cory joined the faculty of the University in 1935. With the outbreak of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army, earning a bronze star for establishing a motor maintenance and drivers' training program critical to the allies' war effort.
Professor Cory returned to the University in 1948, where he taught and held administrative positions, including a post as associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts, until his retirement in 1975. He received a Bromberg Teaching Excellence Award in 1956.<signed>
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.