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Arthur F. Raper

AKA Arthur Franklin Raper

Born: 8-Nov-1899
Birthplace: Davidson County, NC
Died: 10-Aug-1979
Location of death: Fairfax, VA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Tragedy of Lynching

Father: William Franklin Raper ("Frank")
Mother: Julia S. Crouse
Wife: Martha Elizabeth Jarrell (m. 12-Jun-1929, three sons, one daughter)
Son: Charles Franklin Raper
Son: Harrison Crouse Raper
Son: Arthur Jarrell Raper
Daughter: Margaret Raper Hummon

    University: BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1924)
    University: MA Sociology, Vanderbilt University (1925)
    University: PhD Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1931)
    Teacher: Agnes Scott College (1932-39)
    Professor: Sociology, Asian Studies Dept., Michigan State University (1964-67)

    US Agriculture Department Social Scientist (1942-50)
    Commission on Interracial Cooperation Research Secretary (1926-39)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
The Tragedy of Lynching (1933, social studies)
Preface to Peasantry (1936, social studies)
Sharecroppers All (1941, photography)
Tenants of the Almighty (1943, social studies)
Rural Development in Action: The Comprehensive Experiment at Comilla, East Pakistan (1970, social studies)

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