Sue Eakin Professor

Myrtle Sue Lyles Eakin, known as Sue Eakin (December 7, 1918–September 17, 2009), was an American professor, newspaper columnist, and historian from Bunkie in Avoyelles Parish, who researched Louisiana history, particularly the Old South plantation system. Eakin was born on the Compromise Plantation in the Lyles community at Loyd Bridge near Cheneyville in south Rapides Parish, the eldest child of Samuel Pickles Lyles, Sr., and the former Marie Myrtle Guy She graduated from Lecompte High School in nearby Lecompte. On January 31, 1941, Sue Lyles married Paul Mechlin Eakin, Sr., (July 19, 1917–February 6, 1995) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, later New Jersey. They resided in Bunkie, where he was a financial consultant and she a professional freelance journalist and a columnist for the Alexandria Daily Town Talk, the Opelousas Daily World, in Opelousas, the seat of St. Landry Parish, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune, traditionally the state’s largest newspaper. From 1957 to 1959, Paul and Sue Eakin owned and operated the Bunkie Record newspaper.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 7th, 1918
Date of death
September 17th, 2009 at age of 90
Place of death
Bunkie
Religion
Episcopal Church,United Methodist Church

Education

1. Lecompte High School School

Lecompte High School is located in Lecompte, Louisiana. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1992.

Headquarters
Lecompte
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2. University of Louisiana at Lafayette Colleges/University

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, or UL Lafayette, is a coeducational, public research university located in Lafayette, Louisiana, in the heart of Acadiana. It has the largest enrollment within the nine-campus University of Louisiana System and has the second largest enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 112 mil. $
2010. 58.5 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1900
Headquarters
104 E. University Circle, 70503 - Lafayette, Louisiana
Undergraduates
2012. 15,143
2010. 15,306
2009. 14,832
2006. 16,303
Postgraduates
2012. 1,544
2010. 1,457
2006. 1,379
Acceptance rate
2013. 59.0 %
2010. 66.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 6.19 K $
2011. 4.86 K $
2010. 4.43 K $
2009. 4.02 K $
2008. 3.57 K $
Official web page www.louisiana.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Louisiana at Lafayette connected by profession and/or age

b. 1956., Professor
b. 1922., Politician
b. 1916., Politician
b. 1918., Businessperson
b. 1914., Politician
b. 1915., Politician
b. 1923., American Football Guard
b. 1923., Golfer

3. Louisiana State University Colleges/University

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, most often referred to as Louisiana State University, or LSU, is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, and consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
Endowment
2012. 437 mil. $
2010. 386 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1860
Headquarters
3810 West Lakeshore Drive, 70808 - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Undergraduates
2013. 24,931
2010. 23,685
2009. 23,012
Postgraduates
2013. 4,934
2010. 5,185
2010. 5,766
Acceptance rate
2013. 75.0 %
2011. 79.6 %
2010. 72.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 7.87 K $
2011. 6.35 K $
2010. 5.76 K $
2009. 5.23 K $
2008. 5.09 K $
Official web page www.lsu.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Louisiana State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1923., Professor
b. 1922., Professor
b. 1908., Professor
b. 1950., Professor
b. 1953., Professor
b. 1911., Professor
b. 1952., Professor
b. 1904., Professor

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