Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches

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IN MEMORIAM

GEORGE VINCENT GENTRY

George Vincent Gentry, professor emeritus of philosophy, died on May 11, 1979. He was 80.

Professor Gentry was born on January 19, 1899, in Center Point, Texas. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in 1926 and a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1931.

Professor Gentry joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1931 and taught until 1969. His research fields included experimental, comparative, and physiological psychology.

With David L. Miller, he wrote The Philosophy of A. N. Whitehead (1938). He also published articles in The Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, The American Journal of Psychology, and the Air University School of Aviation Medicine.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council Web site on February 21, 2001. Corrected version posted on November 5, 2002. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.