Biography of Thomas M. Raysor, III
     Grandson of Peter Andrew Raysor

Civilian draft registration card, 6/5/1917, Bryan, Brazos, Texas is for Thomas Paul Raysor, and is signed, "T. P. Raysor."  Single. Gray eyes, brown hair, medium height and slender build. 

RAYSOR, THOMAS MIDDLETON: Professor of English Literature; b Chapel Hill, Tex Mar 9, 1895; son of
Paul Montgomery-Mary Elizabeth Matthews; ed Allen Acad, Bryan Tex; Harvard U, BA summa cum laude 1917,   PhD 1922; Phi Beta Kappa; Royal Soc of Arts; m Ellen Devereux Koopman July 5, 1923 Cohasset Mass; d Cecily Devereux, Joan Gilmer; 1914-15 Latin instr, Allen Acad, Bryan Tex; 1917-18 English instr, Tex Agrl & Mechanical Coll, College Station Tex; 1922-23 Sheldon traveling fellowship in Europe, did mostly Coleridge research in British Museum, London & Oxford, also traveled in Germany, France & Italy; 1923-24 asst English prof, U of Minn;  1924-30 assoc prof, later prof of English State Coll of Washington; 1926-28 on leave of absence, held Guggenheim fellowship & did Coleridge research, England; 1927-28 held resident fellowship at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, was editor Coleridge's Miscellaneous Criticisms; 1930- chmn English dept, U of N; during World War Feb 1918 ent US
army field arty, grad Saumur Ofcrs Arty Sch Dec 1918, att Sorbonne, Paris 1919, disch May 1919; Modern Language Assn of Amer; Modern Humanities Assn; hobby, mountain climbing; off U of N, Andrews Hall; res 2930 S 24th, Lincoln.

In 1930, The Thomas M. Raysor family is living in Whitman County, WA:
Thomas M. Raysor, 35, b. Texas
Ellen D., 31, b. Holland (father born in MA, mother born NC).
City D, 3 1/2, b. Washington
Joan G., 1 1/2, b. Washington


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