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PHILIP EDWIN GRAHAM
Philip Edwin Graham, onetime professor of English, died on September 27, 1967. He was 73.
Professor Graham was born on August 27, 1894, in Comanche, Texas. He received bachelor's and master's degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 1923 and 1924, respectively. He earned a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1927.
Dr. Graham taught at the University from 1924 to 1964, when he resigned. From 1937 to 1947 he served as chairman of the Department of English. He edited Early Texas Verse (1936) and The Life and Poems of Mirabeau B. Lamar (1938). He coedited A Concordance to the Poems of Sidney Lanier (1939) and The Centennial Edition of the Works of Sidney Lanier (1945). He also wrote Showboats, the History of an American Institution (1951). Professor Graham served as the editor of the journal Texas Studies in Literature and Language.
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. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.