|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Gabard, William M., 1922-2006.|
|Title:||William M. Gabard photograph|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
William Montgomery Gabard was born 17 August 1922 in Lewisburg, Tennessee and was the son of William Montgombery and Nell Haynes Gabard. He graduated from Forrest High School in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, received his A.B. from the University of Tennessee, his M.A. from Northwestern University, and finally a PhD from Tulane University. From 1948 to 1988, he was a member of the faculty at Valdosta State University, where he served as a professor and head of the history department and was the founding Director of International Studies. He was also a dedicated member of various scholarly and professional organizations including the Southern Center for International Studies, the Japan-America Society in Georgia, he was founding president of the Lowndes County Historical Society, and served as president of the Georgia Consortium, Inc. for fifteen years. Gabard was also active with the Georgia Historical Society and served as its first non-Savannah president. Gabard died on 18 August 2006 in Birmingham, Alabama.
This collection contains a photograph of William M. Gabard, a past president of the Georgia Historical Society that was developed in 2007.
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