Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
JAMES OSCAR "J. O." MARBERRY
James Oscar "J. O." Marberry, professor of educational administration, died on November 25, 1944. He was 69.
Professor Marberry was born on July 2, 1875, in Samoth, Illinois. He earned a bachelor's degree from Ewing College in 1908, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1916, and a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1918.
Dr. Marberry taught in public schools in Illinois and also served as a school principal and superintendent in that state. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1926, where he served as director of the extension teaching bureau.
Professor Marberry was a member of the National Teachers Association and served as president of the extension group for the Association of Texas Colleges.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center.