Saturday, November 24, 2012

Carlyle Westbrook Barritt

Carlyle Westbrook Barritt was a Professor Emeritus of Roman Languages at Washington and Lee University, where he taught from 1952 to 1991.
In 1952 Barritt joined the Washington and Lee faculty and taught for 39 years. He served as head of the Romance Languages Department during the 1980s and taught Spanish language and literature with a concentration in medieval and Renaissance poetry, fiction and drama. He also served as the University marshal for many years.
He died on Sept. 2 in Spartanburg, S.C. at the age of 91. His trademarks were a black beret and a moped.

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