- George L. Paddison
George Lucas Paddison (born in Burgaw,
North Carolinain 1883; died, 1954)
George Paddison, a native of
North Carolina, studied chemistryat the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated Phi Beta Kappain 1905. He studied further at Kentucky State Universityand received a Master's degree in Chemistry. Afterwards Paddison taught as assistant professor of Chemistry at the University of Mississippiwhile he earned a degree in law. Upon completing his law degree, Paddison practiced law in Greenwood, Mississippifor five years. In 1914 Paddison took a position with West Publishing Company, where he would work for 32 years, retiring in 1946 as supervisor of sales. West Publishing Co. produced law books, primarily. Upon retiring he returned to North Carolina.
Upon his death he established, by bequest, an endowment at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hillin the Department of Classicsthere. This endowment established permanent faculty positions in Classics. The Paddison chair has been held by several luminaries in the field of Classical studies, including Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton, Robert John Getty, George Alexander Kennedy, and Jerzy Linderski. Current Paddison professors at UNC are William H. Race and James O'Hara.
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