Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
MARY BELL GRANGER JAMES
Mary Bell James, retired assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, died on November 20, 1986, in Austin. She was 84.
Professor James was born on October 10, 1902, in Austin. She received her bachelor's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1924. She earned her master's degree from the University of Tennessee in 1930. She taught at Austin High School for more than fifteen years and also served as the school's first counselor. Professor James joined the faculty of UT Austin as a lecturer in 1942-43. In 1953 she returned to the University to teach English education courses until her retirement in 1964. She also supervised student teachers.<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.