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FAIR, LEROY: 1885-1970.

LeRoy Fair was born on May. 26, 1885, and was the son of William and Inez Pound Fair. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana State Normal College in 1916 and a master's degree from Columbia University. On Aug. 22, 1907, he married Mabel Lowish and they had three children: Sanford, Helen, and Dortha. He later married a second time. Fair began teaching in 1907 in Lost Creek Township ( Ind. ). He held a number of posts in the Vigo County schools including teacher of mathematics in Terre Haute ; principal at Glenn Consolidated; Vigo County superintendent in the late 1920S; and principal at Prairie Township High School, 1932-36. He taught again in Lost Creek Township and was principal in Riley, Ind., until his retirement in 1943. At that time he became an income tax examiner with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. In 1954 he retired from government service and became a private tax accountant. Fair died on Dec. 17, 1970.

Information from Vigo County Public Library and Indiana State Library.

FALK, CHARLES JOHN: 1899-

Charles John Falk was born on Dec. 29, 1899, in Evansville, Ind., the son of Rudolph and Frances Langhans Falk. After graduating from Saint Patrick's Seminary (Menlo Park, Calif.) in 1923, he attended Urban University ( Italy ) and received the degrees of S.T.B. in 1924, S.T.L. in 1925, and S.T.D. in 1926. He married Helen Maler on May. 2, 1931, and they had two daughters, Margaret Ann and Linda Louise.

Falk has held various teaching and administrative positions at the following places: Saint Charles College (Catonsville, Md.), 1926-28; Saint Patrick's Seminary, 1928-30; San Diego public schools (Calif.), 1934-46; U.S. Office of Military Government (Bavaria), 1946-48; San Diego public schools, 1948-52; page: [200][View Page [200]] Occidental College (Los Angeles), 1952-55; and the U.S. Department of State, International Cooperation Administration (Saigon, Vietnam and Delhi, India), 1955-57. He joined the faculty of San Diego State College in 1957 where he became professor of education in 1965. He was editor of California Educational Press (California Teachers Association), 1953-54.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

FALL, HOWARD ALEX: ?-

Howard Alex Fall was born in North Vernon, Ind. He started to work at the age of thirteen, moved with his mother to Indianapolis , and attended night school for eight years. When he was twenty-one years of age he joined a theatrical group and was in vaudeville in Canada and the United States . Returning to Indiana, he engaged in automobile service, tool and die work, and manufacturing.

Information from book jacket of After a Spell.

FALLS, CHARLES BUCKLES: 1874-1960.

Charles Buckles Falls was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Dec. 10, 1874. He married Bedelia M. Croly on March. 15, 1917, and they had one daughter, Bedelia. In addition to drawing illustrations for books, Falls also executed paintings and murals and designed stage sets. He was honorary president of the Artists Guild and died on April. 15, 1960.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • The A B C Book, Designed and Cut on Wood. Garden City, N.Y., 1923.Search "The A B C Book, Designed and Cut on Wood" by FALLS, CHARLES BUCKLES: 1874-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Modern A B C Book. New York, 1930.Search "The Modern A B C Book" by FALLS, CHARLES BUCKLES: 1874-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The First 3000 Years: Ancient Civilizations of the Tigris, Euphrates, and Nile River Valleys and the Mediterranean Sea. New York, 1960.Search "The First 3000 Years: Ancient Civilizations of the Tigris,
                                        Euphrates, and Nile River Valleys and the Mediterranean Sea" by FALLS, CHARLES BUCKLES: 1874-1960. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FARBER, JOHN CLARKE: 1893-

John Clarke Farber , son of John C. and Ruth Margaret Sims Farber, was born in Frankfort, Ind., on March. 6, 1893. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1915 and A.M. in 1916 from Wabash College and the LL.B. degree in 1921 from Columbia University. He married Alice Marian Shaw on Sept. 1, 1923. After admission to the New York bar in 1921, Farber practiced law with the following firms: Simpson, Thatcher and Bartlett, 1921-24; Walker and Redmond, 1925-29; and Roosevelt and O'Connor, 1929-33. In 1934 he became an associate in O'Connor and Farber, specializing in insurance and banking law.

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  • The Revised Insurance Law of New York; an Analysis of the New Law Relating to Fire and Casualty Insurance (withMaurice Mound). Albany, N.Y., 1939.Search "The Revised Insurance Law of New York; an Analysis of the New Law
                                        Relating to Fire and Casualty Insurance" by FARBER, JOHN CLARKE: 1893- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FARBER, WILLIAM SIMS: 1885-1963.

A native of Frankfort, Ind., William Sims Farber was born on March. 16, 1885, the son of John Charles and Ruth Margaret Sims Farber. He earned the B.S. degree, United States Naval Academy, in 1907 and attended the Naval War College and Army Industrial College. He married Louise Natlie Sharer on Sept. 12, 1914. Farber was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1909, attained the rank of admiral in 1941, and received several military decorations. He died on Feb. 5, 1963, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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FARMER, PHILIP JOSE: 1918-

Philip JosE Farmer was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Jan. 96, 1918, the son of George and Lucile Jackson page: [201][View Page [201]] Farmer. He married Elizabeth Virginia Andre in 1942 and they had two children, Philip and Kristen. He attended the University of Missouri but received the A.B. degree from Bradley University in 1950. From 1936 to 1956 Farmer held various jobs including full-time writing. During 1956-58 he was a technical writer for the General Electric Company. Continuing to work in that capacity, he joined the Motorola Corporation (Scottsdale, Ariz.) in 1959. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-43, and has contributed fiction and science fiction to periodicals.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

FARRELL, ANDREW: 1889-1938.

Andrew Farrell , a native of Paoli, Ind., was born in 1889. He was a naval officer during World War I. Many of his short stories were published in magazines. He died in Honolulu in 1938.

Information from Indiana State Library.

FARRINGTON, FIELDEN: 1909-

Born on July. 4, 1909, in Clinton, Ind., Fielden Farrington is the son of Harry and Metta Nolan Farrington. In 1923 the family moved to Terre Haute where he graduated from Garfield High School and attended Indiana State Teachers College. Farrington began his radio career in Terre Haute with station WBOW where he did everything from announcing to operating controls. He later worked at radio stations in Des Moines, Iowa; Chicago; Wheeling, W. Va.; Detroit; and the Columbia Broadcasting System of New York. During those years in radio he wrote short stories and radio scripts. As radio gave way to television, Farrington began devoting full time to writing. He is married and had two sons, Reed and Mark.

Information from Mrs. Walter Stone.

FATOUT, PAUL: 1897-

Born on March. 4, 1897, in Indianapolis, Ind., Paul Fatout is the son of Daniel Hosbrook and Margaret Traub Fatout. He earned the following degrees: B.S. from Purdue University, 1920; M.S. from Pennsylvania State College, 1925; and A.M. from Columbia University, 1926. On Oct. 23, 1933, he married Roberta Smith. Fatout taught at Pennsylvania State College, 1920-25, and Washington State College, 1925-26. In 1927 he joined the English department of Purdue University where he became professor emeritus in 1965. He served in the U.S. Navy during 1918-19. In 1964 he received an award of merit from the American Association for State and Local History for Mark Twain in Virginia City.

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FAULKNER, CHARLES H.: 1937-

Charles H. Faulkner was born on Oct. 16, 1937, in Plymouth, Ind., and is the son of Charles F. and Marie page: [202][View Page [202]] Lupinek Faulkner. He married Teresa J. Wright on June. 25, 1965, and they had two children, Kelly Ann and Stephanie Susan. He earned the following degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1959, A.M. in 1961, and Ph.D. in 1970. Faulkner taught at Saint Lawrence University (Canton, N.Y.) during 1963-64. He joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee as assistant professor of anthropology in 1964.

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FEATHERSTONE, ROBERT MARION: 1914-

Robert Marion Featherstone was born in Anderson, Ind., on Dec. 24, 1914, the son of Marion L. and Adah Mary Brown Featherstone. He received the A.B. degree in 1940 and LL.D. degree in 1962 from Ball State University and the M.S. degree in 1940 and Ph.D. degree in 1943 from the State University of Iowa . He married Joyce Amanda Byrum on Aug. 31, 1940, and they had four children: David, Jean, James, and Judith. Featherstone taught biochemistry at the Medical College of South Carolina, 1943-44, and pharmacology at the College of Medicine, State University of Iowa, 1944-57. In 1957 he became chairman of the department of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, school of medicine, University of California ( San Francisco ). He was a Commonwealth Fund fellow in England, 1965-66, and president of the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in 1968.

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FEE, WALTER RAY: 1902-

Walter Ray Fee was born in Steuben County, Ind., on Oct. 29, 1902, the son of Shirley Dale and Irene Gurtner Fee. He earned the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1925 from Indiana University, A.M. in 1928 from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. in 1933 from Columbia University. He married Violet Enterline on Dec. 22, 1928, and they had one daughter, Ann Elizabeth. Fee taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Greenville College, and City College of New York. At Michigan State University he headed the departments of political science, 1945-49; social science, 1949-60; and history from 1945 until he retired in 1967.

Information from Who's Who in America.

  • The Transition from Aristocracy to Democracy in New Jersey, 1789-1829. Somerville, N.J., 1933.Search "The Transition from Aristocracy to Democracy in New Jersey,
                                        1789-1829" by FEE, WALTER RAY: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FELKER, CHARLES AURAND: 1899-

Charles Aurand Felker was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1899. At one time he was head of the department of vocational education at the University of Toledo. No other information was found.

Information from Public Library of Fort Wayne and Alien County.

FERBER, ADOLPH C.: 1916-

Adolph C. Ferber , son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin W. Ferber, was born on Aug. 16, 1916, in Fort Wayne, Ind.. He attended Saint Paul's Lutheran School and Central High School in Fort Wayne. On April. 4, 1942, he married Ruth E. Stuckey and they had three children: Janice, Anita, and Alan. Ferber became an inspector for the General Electric Company in Fort Wayne .

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FERDINAND, THEODORE NICHOLS: 1929-

Theodore Nichols Ferdinand was born in South Bend, Ind., on June. 8, 1929. He earned the following academic degrees: B.S. from the University of Notre Dame, 1951; M.S. from Purdue University, 1953; and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, 1961. On Aug. 26, 1960, he married Jane Phyllis Fisher and they had two sons. Ferdinand was a vocational training program evaluator and organizer at Camp Pugsley for the Michigan Department of Corrections, 1957-59, and taught at Central Michigan University, 1959-61. In 1961 he joined the faculty of Northeastern University (Boston). During 1966-67 he served as senior research analyst for Community Progress, Inc., and as a research associate at Yale University.

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FERENCE, MICHAEL: 1911-

The son of Michael and Ann Soroka Ference, Michael Ference, Jr. , was born in Whiting, Ind., on Nov. 6, 1911. He received all of his academic degrees from the University of Chicago: B.S. in 1933, A.M. in 1934, and Ph.D. in 1936. He was awarded the honorary doctor of science degree by Kenyon College. On June. 19, 1937, he married Margaret A. Wilfinger and they had five children: Lois Ann, Carol Jane, Michele Jean, Michael III, and Richard. Ference taught physics at the University of Chicago, 1937-46, and worked with the Evans Signal Laboratory, 1946-53. In 1953 he joined the Ford Motor Company and held various positions including executive director of the scientific laboratory and became vice president for research in 1962. He has held several business and government assignments.

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FERGUSON, ALFRED RIGGS: 1915-

Born on Aug. 15, 1915, in Franklin, Ind., Alfred Riggs Ferguson is the son of John B. and Margaret Williams Ferguson. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1937 from the College of Wooster and A.M. in 1942 and Ph.D. in 1948 from Yale University. He married Mary Anne Heyward in 1947 and they had three children: Margaret, Jean, and Lucy. Ferguson taught at Yale University, 1938-41; Middlebury College, 1941-42; and Ohio State University, 1942. In 1947 he joined the faculty of Ohio Wesleyan University where he became professor of English. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1942-46, and was coeditor of The Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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FERGUSON, BLANCHE EMANUEL (MRS. JACQUE J.): 1906-

Blanche Emanuel was born in New York City, N.Y., on July. 7, 1906, the daughter of Jonah and Louise Dyer Emanuel. She attended public schools in New York City and earned the A.B. degree from Syracuse University and the A.M. degree from Butler University. In 1937 she married Jacque J. Ferguson. From 1928 to 1971 Mrs. Ferguson was a teacher in Indianapolis public schools. She received a nonfiction award from the Indiana University Writers Conference, 1963, and won first place in the short story division of the creative writing project, American Association of University Women, 1972.

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FERGUSON, CHARLES PINCKNEY: 1824-1906.

Charles Pinckney Ferguson was born in Clark County, Ind., on Nov. 10, 1824, the son of Benjamin and Sarah Hay Ferguson. He was privately educated and attended the county seminary. Ferguson worked as a store clerk and taught school for a number of years. In 1845 he was appointed assistant journal clerk in the page: [204][View Page [204]] Indiana house of representatives and later became deputy clerk of the court of Clark County . He subsequently studied law and in 1860 began a private practice. He was elected to the Indiana senate in 1861 and 1863, representing Clark and Scott counties. During 1873-92 Ferguson served several terms as a judge of different courts and resumed private law practice in 1892. He died in 1906.

Information from Encyclopedia of Biography of Indiana.

  • Reminiscences of a Journey to Indianapolis in the Year 1836. Indianapolis, 1893.Search "Reminiscences of a Journey to Indianapolis in the Year
                                        1836" by FERGUSON, CHARLES PINCKNEY: 1824-1906. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FERGUSON, RUSSELL JENNINGS: 1898-1955.

Russell Jennings Ferguson was born in Gowdy, Ind., on Jan. 13, 1898, the son of James Edward and Elizabeth Charlotte Dwiggins Ferguson. He received the following academic degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1921, A.M. in 1924, and Ph.D. in 1928. On May. 29, 1922, he married Hannah May Broyles and they had three children: Jeanne Anne, Robert Wayne, and Elizabeth Ellen. Ferguson instructed history and coached athletics at Hanover College, 1921-23, and Indiana University, 1923-25 and 1927-28. He joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh in 1925 where he became head of the history department in 1955. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I and died on Aug. 20, 1955.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

FERRIER, E. ELOISE: ?-

E. Eloise Ferrier is a native of Steuben County, Ind. She graduated from the Columbia College of Speech and Drama ( Chicago ). In New York City she appeared in several plays including Shakespearean productions. She has taught the principles of the art of acting in an amateur theater workshop and acting and play production in the little theater. Mrs. Ferrier had managed a family farm near Ashley, Ind. Her verses have been published in Indianapolis newspapers.

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FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945.

William Warren Ferrier was born in Metz, Ind., on July. 18, 1855. He was the son of William and Olive Thompson Ferrier. He received three degrees from Otterbein College: an A.B. in 1878, an A.M. in 1879, and a D.D. in 1904. He married Adessa J. Jarvis on Feb. 23, 1881, and they had one son, William Warren, Jr. He married his second wife, Rosa M. Buel, on Feb. 10, 1910. Ferrier was editor and co-proprietor of the STEUBEN REPUBLICAN (Angola, Ind.), 1880-86, and editor of the DAILY TIMES (Muncie, Ind.), 1887. He was ordained in the ministry of the Congregational church in 1889 and held pastorates in California and Washington . From 1897 until 1920 he was editor of THE PACIFIC, the official publication of the Pacific Coast Congregational churches. Ferrier later devoted his time to writing historical books. He died on Aug. 20, 1945.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • The First Fifty Years of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, California. … Berkeley, 1925.Search "The First Fifty Years of the First Congregational Church of
                                        Berkeley, California. …" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Pioneer Church Beginnings and Educational Movements in California, Comment on a California Church History. Berkeley, 1927.Search "Pioneer Church Beginnings and Educational Movements in California,
                                        Comment on a California Church History" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Origin and Development of the University of California. Berkeley, 1930.Search "Origin and Development of the University of California" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Berkeley, California; the Story of the Evolution of a Hamlet into a City of Culture and Commerce. Berkeley, 1933.Search "Berkeley, California; the Story of the Evolution of a Hamlet into
                                        a City of Culture and Commerce" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Ninety Years of Education in California, 1846-1936; a Presentation of Educational Movements and Their Outcome in Education Today. Berkeley, 1937.Search "Ninety Years of Education in California, 1846-1936; a Presentation
                                        of Educational Movements and Their Outcome in Education Today" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Henry Durant, First President University of California, the New Englander Who Came to California with College on the Brain. Berkeley, 1942.Search "Henry Durant, First President University of California, the New
                                        Englander Who Came to California with College on the Brain" by FERRIER, WILLIAM WARREN: 1855-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956.

Ervin Sidney Ferry was born in Croydon, N.H., on June. 14, 1868. He was the son of Harvey S. and Hattie W. Eastman Ferry. He received a B.S. degree from Cornell University in 1889. He married Ruth M. White on Aug. 21, 1900, and they had one daughter, Priscilla page: [205][View Page [205]] Grace. Ferry began teaching physics at Purdue University in 1899. Prior to his retirement from that institution, he wrote several manuals for physics courses. He died on Oct. 8, 1956.

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  • Practical Pyrometry; the Theory, Calibration, and Use of Instruments for the Measurement of High Temperatures. New York, 1917.Search "Practical Pyrometry; the Theory, Calibration, and Use of
                                        Instruments for the Measurement of High Temperatures" by FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Handbook of Physics Measurements (with others). New York, 1918. 2 vols.Search "A Handbook of Physics Measurements (with others)" by FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday Life. New York, 1921.Search "General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday
                                        Life" by FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Applied Gyrodynamics for Students, Engineers and Users of Gyroscopic Apparatus. New York, 1933.Search "Applied Gyrodynamics for Students, Engineers and Users of
                                        Gyroscopic Apparatus" by FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Symbolism in Flower Arrangement. New York, 1958.Search "Symbolism in Flower Arrangement" by FERRY, ERVIN SIDNEY: 1868-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FERTICH, WILLIAM HENRY: 1847-1915.

William Henry Fertich was born on March. 14, 1847, in Jacksonburg, Ind., the son of Isaac and Rebecca Gilbert Fertich. The family moved to Delaware County, Ind., in 1861. In 1863 he enlisted in the Indiana Volunteer Cavalry and served until the close of the Civil War. On Nov. 13, 1870, he married Laura Simmons and they had five daughters: Maud, Idonia, Lethia, Mabel, and Helen. Beginning his career in Delaware County in 1868, Fertich was a schoolteacher for thirty-five years. He later was superintendent of schools in Kansas ( Lamed and Eldorado ) and Indiana (Mishawaka, Shelbyville, Covington, Bloomington, and Brazil ). In 1870 he received a local preacher's license in the Methodist Episcopal church. He entered the Northwest Indiana Conference in 1902 and served churches in Indiana in Barclay, Star City, Waveland, Crawfordsville, and Romney . Fertich died in Romney on April. 21, 1915.

Information from Archives of DePauw University and Indiana Methodism.

  • An Instructive Elocution; Designed Especially for Teachers and Private Learners. Muncie, Ind., 1876.Search "An Instructive Elocution; Designed Especially for Teachers and
                                        Private Learners" by FERTICH, WILLIAM HENRY: 1847-1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FETTE, ANTHONY A.: ca. 1884-

Anthony A. Fette was born in New Alsace, Ind., the son of Gerhard and Elizabeth Klee Fette circa 1884. He worked for a time in his father's mill and later at the Burford Printing Company ( Indianapolis ). No other information was found.

Information from Indiana State Library.

FETTER, FRANK ALBERT: 1863-1949.

Frank Albert Fetter was born in Peru, Ind., on March. 8, 1863. He was the son of Henry G. and Ellen Cole Fetter. He earned the following degrees: A.B. from Indiana University, 1891; Ph.M. from Cornell University, 1892; Ph.D. from the University of HalleWittenberg, 1894; and LL.D. from Colgate University, 1909. He married Martha Whitson on July. 16, 1896, and they had three children: Frank Whitson, Ellen Cole, and Theodore Henry. Fetter was a bookseller in Peru, Ind., 1883-90, and later taught political economy at Indiana, Stanford, and Cornell universities. He joined the faculty of Princeton University in 1911 where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1931. He was general manager, National War Camp Community Service, 1918-19; president, New Jersey Conference for Social Welfare, 1919; and consultant, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, 1938-39. He published monographs on economic subjects; received several honorary degrees; and died on March. 21, 1949.

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FEY, HAROLD EDWARD: 1898-

Harold Edward Fey was born in Elwood, Ind., on Oct. 10, 1898, the son of Edward Henry and Eva Gant Fey. He earned an A.B. degree from Cotner College, 1922, and a B.D. degree from Yale Divinity School, 1927. On July. 20, 1922, he married Golda Esper Conwell and they had three children: Russell Conwell, Gordon Edward, and Constance. Fey was ordained a minister in the First Christian Church in New Haven, Conn., in 1923. He has held page: [206][View Page [206]] the following positions: pastor, First Christian Church (Hastings, Nebr.), 1927-29; professor of sociology, Union Theological Seminary (Manila), 1929-31; editor of WORLD CALL ( Indianapolis ), 1932-35; editor of FELLOWSHIP (New York City), 1935-40; and field editor, managing editor, and editor of CHRISTIAN CENTURY, 1940-64. In 1964 he became a visiting professor at Christian Theological Seminary ( Indianapolis ) and retired in 1968. He received several honorary degrees; distinguished awards; and a citation from the Illinois chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Fey served in the U.S. Army during World War I.

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FIELD, EDWARD SALISBURY: 1878-1936.

Edward Salisbury Field, Jr. , son of Edward Salisbury and Sarah Mills Hubbard Field, was born on Feb. 28, 1878, in Indianapolis, Ind. He attended Occidental College. His drawings and verse published in SUNSET MAGAZINE under the name Childe Harold came to the attention of William Randolph Hearst and he began contributing to the Hearst newspapers. On Aug. 29, 1914, he married Isobel Osbourne Strong. Field became secretary to Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson in 1905 and began devoting full time to writing in 1910. He wrote scenarios for several film companies and short stories for periodicals. He was president of the E. S. Field Investment Company and served in the Navy during World War I. He died in Zaca Lake, Calif., on Sept. 20, 1936.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

FIELDHOUSE, CHARLES HUBBARD: 1883-1969.

A native of Elkhart, Ind., Charles Hubbard Fieldhouse was born on Dec. 29, 1883. He was the son of John W. and Mary Jane Hubbard Fieldhouse. He married Alma Checksfield. In 1901 he joined in his father's real estate concern. After his father died, Fieldhouse continued operating the business until his own death on June. 9, 1969. In 1960 he established the Hubbard Hill Museum which contains antiques including guns, swords, and methods of transportation.

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FINLEY, DAVID DEWEES: 1933-

David Dewees Finley was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 4, 1933. He was married in 1959 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1955 from the United States Military Academy and the A.M. degree in 1961 and Ph.D. degree in 1966 from Stanford University. Finley began teaching political science at Colorado College in 1963. He has been associated with the Stanford Studies of Communist Systems.

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FINN, JAMES: 1924-

A native of Gary, Ind., James Finn was born on Jan. 11, 1924, and is the son of Daniel and Hanna Foley Finn. He attended Purdue University but received the A.M. degree in 1949 from the University of Chicago. He married Molly Rather and they had five children: Deirdre, Daniel, Rebecca, Hannah, and Abigail. Finn taught at the University of Nebraska, 1949-50; New York University, 1950-51; and the University of Chicago, 1953-55. He was associate editor of COMMONWEAL, 1955-61; was made editor of WORLDVIEW and director of publications for the Council on Religion and International Affairs in 1961; and became an editor-at- large for CHRISTIAN CENTURY in 1970. In addition to writing he has edited two books.

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FINNEY, GERTRUDE ELVA BRIDGEMAN (MRS. JOHN M.): ?-

Gertrude Elva Bridgeman was born in Morocco, Ind., the daughter of George Elmer and Lilian Gay Rolls Bridgeman. She married John Montfort Finney on March. 25, 1913, and they had four children: John M., Jr., Joseph Bertrand, Ruth, and David Stanley. Mrs. Finney took extension courses at Washington State College during 1949-50. She has been a writer throughout her life and is a member of the Northwest Writers Conference (panelist, 1965).

Information from Contemporary Authors.

FISCHER, EDWARD ADAM: 1914-

Edward Adam Fischer was born in Louisville, Ky., on Aug. 17, 1914, the son of Edward and Louise Steinmetz Fischer. He received the A.B. degree in 1937 and the A.M. degree in 1961 from the University of Notre Dame. He married Mary Ewaniec and they had two sons, John and Thomas. Fischer was a reporter for the NEWE TIMES (South Bend, Ind.), 1936-38, and the HERALD EXAMINER (Chicago), 1938-39. He was director of public relations at Saint Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Ind.), 1939-42, and served in the U.S. Army, 1942-46 and 1950-51 In 1947 Fischer joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame where he became associate professor of communication arts. He has been the writer of a weekly column of film criticism for AVE MARIA; has been a member of the editorial board of THE JOURNAL, University Film Producers Association quarterly; and has written and directed documentary films.

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FISCHER, GEORGE WILLIAM: 1906-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on April. 30, 1906, George William Fischer was married in 1928 and is the father of two children. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1928 from Butler University, M.S. in 1929 from Northwestern University, and Ph.D. in 1934 from the University of Michigan. Fischer taught plant pathology at the State College of Washington, 1934-36, and held various positions with the U.S. Bureau of Plant Industry, 1936-45. At Washington State University he was chairman of the department of plant pathology, 1945-58; acting dean of the college of agriculture, 1958-61; dean of the college of agriculture, 1961-65; and director of resident instruction, 1965-67. After serving as executive director of the International Botanical Congress in Seattle , 1967-69, he retired.

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FISHER, ARTHUR M.: 1886-1971.

A native of Lowell, Ind., Arthur M. Fisher was born in 1886, the son of George and Adella Fuller Fisher. He graduated from Lowell High School in 1903. He married Vera Hill in 1908 and they had three children: Maureen, Arthur, Jr., and Pauline. Fisher began working as a day laborer in a lumber and fuel company. He later developed his own retail lumber business and became an associate in some eighteen other companies. He was largely responsible for the development of the Gary Methodist Hospital and moved to Rockford, Ill., where he died on May. 20, 1971.

Information from Mrs. Cordie Kenney.

  • Slivers, Knots, Selects, and Clears; a Retail Lumberman's Story. New York. 1965.Search "Slivers, Knots, Selects, and Clears; a Retail Lumberman's
                                        Story" by FISHER, ARTHUR M.: 1886-1971. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FISHER, DAVID THEODORE: 1922-

David Theodore Fisher was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Sept. 3, 1922. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1946 and A.M. in 1947 from Gonzaga College, S.T.L. in 1954 from Alma College, and Ph.D. in 1959 from Gregorian University. Fisher taught theology at the University of Santa Clara, 1955-57 and 1960-62, and Alma College, 1959-60. In 1962 he joined the faculty of Loyola University in Los Angeles .

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  • The Theology of the Church According to Presbyterian Doctrine; an Ecclesiastical Study. Rome. 1959.Search "The Theology of the Church According to Presbyterian Doctrine; an
                                        Ecclesiastical Study" by FISHER, DAVID THEODORE: 1922- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FISHER, GENE HARVEY: 1922-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Gene Harvey Fisher was born on Aug. 20, 1922. He was married in 1946 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. and M.B.A. degrees in 1947 from the University of Southern California and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from Ohio State University. Fisher was a statistician for the Indiana Bell Telephone Company, 1947-48, and taught at Ohio State University, 1950-51. In 1951 he became a statistician and economist for the Rand Corporation.

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FISHER, GLEN HARRY: 1922-

Glen Harry Fisher was born in Nappanee, Ind., on Aug. 23, 1922. He was married in 1945 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1945 from Manchester College and the degrees of A.M. in 1949 and Ph.D. in 1952 from the University of North Carolina. From 1953 to 1965 Fisher worked for the U.S. Department of State as a staff sociologist; second secretary, embassy in Venezuela; American consul, Cebu (Philippines); economic officer, embassy in Manila; and training officer, Foreign Service Institute. In 1965 he became an international relations officer for the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Bureau of Latin America.

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FISHER, JANE WATTS (MRs. CaRL G.): 1894-1968

Jane Watts Fisher was born in 1894 near Clermont, Ind., as Jennie Millslagle, the daughter of George and Ada Jones Millslagle. She attended Shortridge High School and was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Tampa (Fla.) in 1952. In 1909 she married Carl Graham Fisher (builder of the Indianapolis Speedway and founder and developer of Miami Beach, Fla.) and they had one child, Carl Graham II. page: [209][View Page [209]] After three other marriages, Mrs. Fisher ultimately retained the name of her first husband. She did radio and television shows and wrote for magazines. She was an official hostess for the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach in 1968 and served as a judge for a Miss Universe pageant shortly before her death on Dec. 6, 1968, in New York City.

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FISHER, LEE: 1908-

Lee Fisher was born on Aug. 25, 1908, in Kokomo, Ind., the son of Charles Arthur and Clara Mac Young Fisher. He studied at the University of North Carolina, Winona Lake School of Theology (Ind.), and the American Academy of Art (Chicago). He married Betty Ruth Ladd and they had three children: Mary Lee, Carolyn Jean, and Larry Ladd. Fisher is a former editor of two evangelical magazines. He does free-lance writing and is a researcher for Evangelist Billy Graham whom he has accompanied to more than sixty countries, islands, and provinces.

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FISHER, MARGARET TRUSLER: 1901-

Margaret Trusler was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 28, 1901, and is the daughter of Ira Tompson and Kate P. Roberts Trusler. She received the A.B. degree from Barnard College, Columbia University, in 1923; the degrees of A.M. in 1925 and Ph.D. in 1933 from the University of Chicago; and the A.M. degree from Butler University and Christian Theological Seminary in 1963. Married to Vardis Fisher on Oct. 2, 1928, they had one son, Thornton Roberts. Mrs. Fisher taught at other institutions before joining the faculty of Butler University, 1938-64, where she was associate professor of English. In 1965 she became a resident lecturer in English at Indiana University ( Indianapolis ). She has had miscellaneous lyric poems published under her maiden name and has written religious lyrics under her religious pen name, Margaret Benedict. She was co-founder and first president of the Central Indiana Literacy Council.

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  • Derivation and Compounding in Basic Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Nomenclature. Indianapolis, 1962.Search "Derivation and Compounding in Basic Medical, Dental, and
                                        Pharmaceutical Nomenclature" by FISHER, MARGARET TRUSLER: 1901- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FISHER, MARTIN LUTHER: 1871-1942.

Born near Murray, Ind., on Oct. 24, 1871, Martin Luther Fisher was the son of Samuel and Margaret Jane Crawford Fisher. He attended Central Normal College (Danville) and received the B.S. degree from Purdue University in 1903 and the M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1911. On May. 26, 1894, he married Mary Ella Fishbaugh and they had three daughters: Beatrice Louise, Frances Elizabeth, and Barbara Catherine. Fisher began teaching in public schools in 1890. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1903 where he became assistant dean of agriculture in 1920 and dean of men in 1926. He was the author of several agricultural experiment station bulletins and died on Dec. 1, 1942.

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FISHER, MICHAEL MONTGOMERY: 1834-1891.

Michael Montgomery Fisher was born near Rockville, Ind., on Oct. 8, 1834. He graduated from Hanover College in 1855. He taught at Westminster College (Fulton, Mo.), 1855-69 and 1874-76, and was ordained in the Presbyterian ministry in 1860. He founded Independence Female College, 1870, and Bellewood Female College (Louisville, Ky.). Fisher joined the faculty of the University of Missouri in 1877 and died in 1891.

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  • The Three Pronunciations of Latin. Boston, 1879.Search "The Three Pronunciations of Latin" by FISHER, MICHAEL MONTGOMERY: 1834-1891. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • History of Westminster College, 1851-1903, from 1851 to 1887 by M. M. Fisher and Continued to 1903 by John J. Rice. Columbia, Mo., 1903.Search "History of Westminster College, 1851-1903, from 1851 to 1887 by M.
                                        M. Fisher and Continued to 1903 by John J. Rice" by FISHER, MICHAEL MONTGOMERY: 1834-1891. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FISHER, MIRIAM LOUISE SCHARFE (MRS. RICHARD A.): 1939-

Miriam Louise Scharfe was born on March. 26, 1939, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Robert Frederick and Pauline Daum Scharfe. She received the B.S. degree from Butler University in 1961. On Dec. 23, 1961, she married Richard A. Fisher and they had two children, Christine Jo and Rebecca Anne. Mrs. Fisher taught elementary school in Indianapolis , 1961-62.

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FISHER, WAYNE BENJAMIN: 1915-

Wayne Benjamin Fisher was born in Avilla, Ind., on April. 2, 1915, the son of William Benjamin and Bertha Pearl Stinebarger Fisher. He graduated from Syracuse High School (Ind.) and received the bachelor's degree in 1938 from Purdue University. On July. 13, 1940, he married Zelma Susan McBride and they had two children, Marilyn and Timothy. From 1938 to 1947 Fisher was a district representative of the Sherwin-Williams Company and in 1947 became owner of City and Farm House Supply. He later became co-owner of Sunny Ridge Orchards and Farms and the Horticultural Press and was coauthor of a manual on insecticides and fungicides.

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FITZGERALD, MARK JAMES: 1906-

The son of Edward W. and Helen New York Fitzgerald , Mark James Fitzgerald was born on May. 28, 1906, in Olean, N.Y. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame, 1928; the M.B.A. degree from Harvard University, 1931; and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, 1950. Fitzgerald was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1940 and joined the department of economics at the University of Notre Dame in that same year. He served on the War Labor Board during World War II and was president of the Catholic Economics Association in 1957.

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FITZGIBBON, RUSSELL HUMKE: 1902-

A native of Columbus, Ind., Russell Humke Fitzgibbon was born on June. 29, 1902. He was married in 1929 and is the father of two children. He obtained the following degrees: A.B. in 1924 and honorary LL.D. in 1952 from Hanover College; A.M. in 1928 from Indiana University; and Ph.D. in 1933 from the University of Wisconsin. Fitzgibbon taught at Hanover College, 1924-36, and the University of California (Los Angeles), 1936-64. In 1964 he began teaching political science at the University of California (Santa Barbara).

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FITZPATRICK, BEATRICE B.: ?-

Beatrice B. Fitzpatrick was born in Indianapolis, Ind. She graduated from George Peabody College for Teachers and taught school in Indianapolis for thirty-eight years. Miss Fitzpatrick retired in 1960.

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FITZSIMONS, MATHEW ANTHONY: 1912-

Born in New York City, N.Y., on July. 1, 1912, Mathew Anthony Fitzsimons is the son of Andrew and Helen Murray Fitzsimons. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1934 and A.M. in 1938 from Columbia University; the A.B. degree in 1937 from Oriel College (Oxford); and the Ph.D. degree in 1947 from the University of Chicago. On Sept. 8, 1937, he married Frances M. Schlosser and they had four children: Robert B., Carol Ann, Gerald A., and David M. Fitzsimons joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame in 1937 where he became professor of history in 1955. He also became editor of Review of Politics in 1955 and was publications director, Notre Dame Committee on International Relations, 1951-59. He has edited several books.

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FLAIG, ELEANORE: 1902-1954.

Eleanore Flaig was born in Battle Creek, Mich., in 1902 while her family was on a theatrical tour. Her father, Edmund H. Flaig, was a former Shakespearean actor. The family moved to Indianapolis where she was privately educated and played child parts in various productions. She attended Saint Agnes Academy and Butler University.

Miss Flaig studied dancing in Chicago and Los Angeles under several ballet masters and performed with opera companies and associations in Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco . She subsequently established her own studio, developed a concert group, and produced ballet independently. After spending fifteen years in California, she returned to Indianapolis in 1939 for health reasons. Miss Flaig became employed by P. R. Mallory and Company where she worked as a librarian and in the advertising department. One of her poems was selected by LITERARY DIGEST as one of the best poems of 1928. She contributed articles and poetry to many magazines and died in 1954.

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FLANAGAN, DAN COLLINS: 1899-1960.

Dan Collins Flanagan was born in Lafayette, Ind., on April. 23, 1899, the son of Dan Patrick and Eva Collins Flanagan. He earned the LL.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1920. He married Mabelle Cass on Oct. 5, 1925, and they had one son, Dan Cass. Flanagan practiced law in Frankfort until 1924 and was subsequently associated with several law firms in Fort Wayne. He served two terms as judge of the Indiana Appellate Court, 1940-48, and an unexpired term in the Indiana Supreme Court, 1953-55. He lectured at Valparaiso University and the University of Notre Dame and died on Feb. 28, 1960.

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FLANNER, JANET: 1892-

Janet Flanner was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on March. 13, 1892, the daughter of Frances [sic] and Mary-Ellen Hockett Flanner. She attended Tudor Hall ( Indianapolis ) and the University of Chicago. Smith College awarded her the honorary Litt.D. degree in 1958. Miss Flanner has lived in Paris for many years and began writing "Letter from Paris" under the name of Genêt for THE NEW YORKER in 1925. She received a National Book Award in 1966 for the first volume of page: [212][View Page [212]] Paris Journal. She has translated French works and was decorated with the Legion of Honor.

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FLECK, GEORGE MORRISON: 1934-

George Morrison Fleck was born in Warren, Ind., on May. 13, 1934. He was married in 1959 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. degree in 1956 from Yale University and the Ph.D. degree in 1961 from the University of Wisconsin. Fleck started teaching chemistry at Smith College in 1961.

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FLEMING, CHARLES FRANCIS: ca. 1912-

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, about 1912, Charles Francis Fleming is the son of Charles and Margaret Dunning Fleming. A resident of Indiana since 1913, he attended schools in Brazil, Clinton, and Jasonville and was selected All-Indiana quarterback in 1928. After studying at Indiana University where he was a quarterback in 1931 and 1932, he became recreational director for Hammond, Ind., and held that post for four years. On Aug. 20, 1935, he married Elenore Kmiec.

Fleming was a clerk in the Indiana house of representatives during the 1937 session and worked as an oil refinery unit operator in Hammond for eleven years. He was state senator for two terms, 1942-48, but his tenure was interrupted by military service in World War II. He was vice president of the Oil Workers International Union (CIO) and an executive board member of the Indiana CIO Council. He was elected secretary of state for Indiana, 1948-50, and later worked for the U.S. Department of the Interior. Returning to Indiana University, Fleming received the degrees of B.S. in 1962, M.S. in 1964, and A.M. in 1966. In 1962 he began teaching government and sociology at North Central High School in Indianapolis .

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FLEMING, JOHN CHESTER: 1906-1964.

A native of Elkhart, Ind., John Chester Fleming was born in 1906. He coauthored a number of novels and stories with his cousin Lois Eby which were serialized in newspapers across the country. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1940s and served in World War II. Fleming later became a writer-producer for Hollywood, Broadway, and television shows. He and his wife, Eleanor, were residents of New York at the time of their deaths on Sept. 13, 1964.

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FLETCHER, STOUGHTON "BRUZ": ca. 1907-1941.

Stoughton "Bruz" Fletcher was born about 1907, the son of Stoughton A. and Mae Henley Fletcher. He attended Howe Military Academy and Indiana University and married Julia Ballard. He moved to Hollywood, Calif., in 1926 where he wrote music for motion pictures and was the composer of the song "Dream Girl." He died in Hollywood in 1941.

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FLETCHER, WILLIAM BALDWIN: 1837-1907.

William Baldwin Fletcher was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 18, 1837, the son of Calvin and Sarah Hill Fletcher. He graduated from the New York College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1859. He married Agnes O'Brien in 1862 and they had six children: Agnes, Robert, Lucy, Albert, Aileen, and Una. Fletcher served in the Civil War and in 1865 began practicing medicine in Indiana. He was a member of the Indiana senate, 1882-83, and superintendent of the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, 1883-88. In 1888 he established a private infirmary for the treatment and care of the insane. He taught at the Medical College of Indiana and died in 1907.

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FLEURY, DELPHINE (SISTER MARY AMATORA): 1904-

Delphine Fleury was born in 1904. A member of the Order of Saint Francis, her religious name is Sister Mary Amatora. She received the B.S. degree from Indiana University in 1937 and the degrees of M.S. in 1938 and Ph.D. in 1942 from Purdue University.

Sister Amatora taught education and psychology at Saint Francis College (Lafayette, Ind.), 1937-44, where she was also director of student teaching, 1938-42. She was professor of psychology at Saint Francis College (Fort Wayne, Ind.) beginning in 1944 and became director of the psychological clinic in 1954. She was consultant, Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing, 1948-54; has lectured throughout the United States and Mexico ; and has had research studies published in professional journals. She became associate editor of EDUCATION in 1949 and was a weekly newspaper columnist for five years.

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FLICK, OKA STANTON: 1890-1970.

A native of Barry County, Mich., Oka Stanton Flick was born on Aug. 28, 1890. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1915 and received the master's degree from that institution in 1924. He married Durah Blaine Long and they had three children: John, Patricia, and Blaine. Flick joined the faculty of Arsenal Technical High School ( Indianapolis ) in 1915 where he was head of the social studies department from 1932 until his retirement in 1957. He was an instructor at the YMCA night school for seventeen years and also taught during summer sessions at various universities. He was a leader in great books discussion groups and a longtime member of the Indianapolis Literary Club. Flick was coeditor of a biography on John B. Ferguson. He died on July. 18, 1970.

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FLICKINGER, MINNIE KEYS: 1907-

Minnie Keys Flickinger was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1907 and married in 1932. She received the A.B. degree in 1929 from Drake University and the degrees of A.M. in 1930 and Ph.D. in 1935 from the State University of Iowa. She was an instructor in Latin and Greek at Drake University, 1930-31, and taught at the State University of Iowa, 1931-35. Mrs. Flickinger returned to teaching in 1966.

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FLOOD, EVADNA: 1894-

Evadna Flood was born in La Porte, Ind., on July. 11, 1894, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Flood. She attended La Porte schools and Valparaiso, Ball State, and Indiana universities. Miss Flood was an elementary school teacher and principal and retired after forty-eight years of service.

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FLORA, CHARLES JERRY: 1928-

A native of Wabash County, Ind., Charles Jerry Flora was born on Nov. 16, 1928, the son of Roscoe F. and Velma Dyson Flora. He earned the B.S. degree in 1950 from Purdue University and the degrees of M.Ed. in 1955 and Ed.D. in 1957 from the University of Florida. He married Amelia Rosemary Germain on Dec. 28, 1950, and they had four children: Deva Marie, Christopher Lee, John Kimberly, and Lisa Ann. Flora joined the zoology faculty of Western Washington State College ( Bellingham ) in 1957 where he was academic dean, 1966-68, and acting president, 1967-68. He became president of that institution in 1968. He served in the U.S. Army, 1951-53.

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  • The Sound and the Sea; a Guide to Northwestern Neritic Invertebrate Zoology (withEugene Fairbanks). Bellingham, Wash.. 1966.Search "The Sound and the Sea; a Guide to Northwestern Neritic
                                        Invertebrate Zoology" by FLORA, CHARLES JERRY: 1928- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FLYNN, CLARENCE EDWIN: 1886-

Clarence Edwin Flynn was born in Greene County, Ind., on May. 22, 1886, the son of John Wesley and Matilda Caroline Cullison Flynn. He received two degrees from DePauw University, an A.B. in 1911 and a D.D. in 1924. He married Mayme King on Oct. 21, 1911, and they had one daughter, Nancy Caroline. Flynn was ordained in the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal church in 1910 and served pastorates in Indiana, California, New York, and Iowa . He also held administrative offices in church organizational units and published articles, short stories, and verse in magazines and anthologies.

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  • Windows; a Book of Little Panes Looking Out on Great Truths. Mason City, Iowa, 1936.Search "Windows; a Book of Little Panes Looking Out on Great
                                        Truths" by FLYNN, CLARENCE EDWIN: 1886- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FOELBER, PAUL FREDERICK: 1926-

Paul Frederick Foelber was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on June. 11, 1926; was married in 1951; and is the father of four children. He received the master of music degree in 1949 from Northwestern University; B.D. degree in 1950 from Concordia Seminary; and Ph.D. degree in 1961 from Catholic University of America. Foelber taught music at Saint John's College (Kans.), 1956-63, and became a professor at Concordia Lutheran Junior College in 1963.

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  • Bach's Treatment of the Subject of Death in His Choral Music. Washington, D. C., 1961.Search "Bach's Treatment of the Subject of Death in His Choral
                                        Music" by FOELBER, PAUL FREDERICK: 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FOGARTY, WILLIAM MICHAEL: 1873-1936.

William Michael Fogarty was born in Lima, Ohio, in 1873 but moved to Indianapolis at an early age. He began working as a messenger boy and graduated from the Benjamin Harrison Law School. In 1895 he married Ida Justine Smith and they had nine children. Fogarty was one of the original organizers of the Fidelity Trust Company in 1906 of which he was president for many years. He retired from that company in 1923 but continued to practice law in Indianapolis until his death on Dec. 15, 1936.

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FOLEY, JOHN PORTER: 1910-

A native of Bloomington, Ind., John Porter Foley was born on May. 16, 1910. He earned the A.B. degree page: [215][View Page [215]] in 1931 from Indiana University and the degrees of A.M. in 1932 and Ph.D. in 1935 from Columbia University. He was married in 1933. Foley taught psychology at George Washington University, 1936-44, and worked for the Psychological Corporation, 1944-56. In 1956 he became president of J. P. Foley and Company, Inc.

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  • The Effect of Context upon Perceptual Differentiation. New York, 1935.Search "The Effect of Context upon Perceptual Differentiation" by FOLEY, JOHN PORTER: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Experimental Study of the Effect of Occupational Experience upon Motor Speed and Preferential Tempo. New York. 1937.Search "An Experimental Study of the Effect of Occupational Experience
                                        upon Motor Speed and Preferential Tempo" by FOLEY, JOHN PORTER: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FORD, MARY FORKER (MRS. HARLAND B.); 1905-

Mary Forker was born on Oct. 25, 1905, in Noble County, Ind. She is the daughter of Simon Edward and Mina Mae Bowen Forker. She attended public school in Fort Wayne, Ind. She married Harland B. Ford and they had one daughter, Jane. Before her marriage Mrs. Ford was employed by the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. She later became a free-lance writer.

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FORD, SIMEON: 1855-1933.

Simeon Ford was born in Lafayette, Ind., on Aug. 31, 1855, but the family moved to Connecticut when he was an infant. He was educated in public schools and entered the field of hotel management. He married Julia Ellsworth and they had three children: Laureen, Ellsworth, and Hobart. Ford was the proprietor of the Grand Union Hotel ( New York ) and president of the Official Hotel Red Book and Directory Company. He also was a member of the firm of Ford and Shaw, the Zeeland Realty Company, and other corporations in New York City . He was well known as an after-dinner speaker and died on Aug. 30, 1933.

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FORKER, OLAN DEAN: 1928-

Olan Dean Forker was born on Aug. 18, 1928, in Kendallville, Ind. He was married in 1951 and is the father of three children. He received the B.S. degree in 1950 from Purdue University, the M.S. degree in 1958 from Michigan State University, and the Ph.D. degree in 1962 from the University of California ( Berkeley ). Forker began working as a fieldman for Halderman Farm Management Service, Inc. ( Ind. ), in 1954. In 1958 he joined the staff of the University of California ( Berkeley ) and successively has held the following positions: research associate in agricultural marketing, extension economist, and faculty member in agricultural economics.

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  • The Impact of Common Market Agricultural Policy upon the Poultry Meat Industry (withHarold O. Carter). Berkeley, 1964.Search "The Impact of Common Market Agricultural Policy upon the Poultry
                                        Meat Industry" by FORKER, OLAN DEAN: 1928- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Agricultural Price Intervention by the Government of Turkey. Ankara, Turkey, 1967.Search "Agricultural Price Intervention by the Government of
                                        Turkey" by FORKER, OLAN DEAN: 1928- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FORKNER, JOHN LARUE: 1844-1926.

John LaRue Forkner was born near Millville, Ind., on Jan. 20, 1844. He was the son of Micajah and Elizabeth Alien Forkner. He attended common schools and began working in his father's general store at an early age. In 1866 he moved to Anderson, Ind., and was president of the Citizens National Gas Company.

Forkner subsequently worked for several other firms including the Anderson Iron and Bolt Company, the Exchange Bank of Anderson, and the Pennsylvania Glass Company. He edited and partly owned the ANDERSON DEMOCRAT and regularly contributed articles to the MADISON COUNTY PRESS for over forty years. He married Anna B. Heinley in 1873 and they had one daughter, Emma. In 1878 he married his second wife, Mary C. Watson, and they had one daughter, Nellie. Forkner held the public offices of sheriff, city clerk, county auditor, and mayor and died in Anderson on Oct. 26, 1926.

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  • Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana. A Detailed History of the Early Events of the Pioneer Settlement of the County, and Many Happenings of Recent Years. … Anderson, Ind., 1897.Search "Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana.
                                        A Detailed History of the Early Events of the Pioneer Settlement of the County,
                                        and Many Happenings of Recent Years" by FORKNER, JOHN LARUE: 1844-1926. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Diary of Events of the Year … 1918-1922. Anderson, Ind., 1918-22.Search "Diary of Events of the Year … 1918-1922" by FORKNER, JOHN LARUE: 1844-1926. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FORSYTH, CHESTER HUME: 1881-

Chester Hume Forsyth was born in Trafalgar, Ind., in 1881. His parents were James Thomas and Melissa Jane Pritchard Forsyth. He received the A.B. degree from Butler University, the A.M. degree from the University of Illinois, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan. He married Louise Ann James on June. 14, 1913.

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FOSTER, JOSEPH FRANKLIN: 1918-

A native of Marion, Ind., Joseph Franklin Foster was born on May. 17, 1918; married in 1940; and is the father of three children. From Iowa State College he received the B.S. degree in 1940 and Ph.D. degree in 1943. He was a fellow at Harvard Medical School, 1943-45, and a research chemist for the American Maize Products Company, 1945-46. After teaching chemistry at Iowa State College, 1946-54, Foster joined the faculty of Purdue University and became the department chairman in 1968. He has been a consultant to the federal government.

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FOSTER, LEROY A.: 1872-1934.

Leroy A. Foster was born in Lagrange County, Ind., on May. 31, 1872, the son of Lewis and Julia Gage Foster. He attended local county schools. He married Maude Hemminger and they had two children, Ralph and Merrill. Foster taught school for three years and later set up an abstracting business with his two sons. He prepared for his legal career by reading law under F. J. Dunter of Lagrange and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1895. He established a law practice in Lagrange which he maintained until his death in 1934. Foster wrote under the pseudonym Nicholas O'Tyne.

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FOUST, EDMOND C.: ?-1945.

Edmond C. Foust was a former Hancock County farmer and a recognized authority on farm problems. For twenty-one years he was associated with the Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., where he worked in the following positions: editor of publications; editor of the HOOSIER FARMER, eleven years; and chief of public relations. Foust died in Greenfield, Ind., on Feb. 6, 1945.

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FOWLER, SMILEY: 1883-

Smiley Fowler was born in Alert, Ind., on May. 26, 1883, the son of Richard and Mary McKelvey Fowler. He and his wife, Viola, had one son, Alden. He worked for the COLUMBUS DAILY DEMOCRAT ( Ind. ); the GREENSBURG DAILY NEWS, 1910-15; and the GREENSBURG EVENING TIMES, ten years. Fowler became editor of the GREENSBURG WEEKLY TIMES in 1932. He has contributed short stories, poems, and articles to more than fifty magazines and metropolitan newspapers. He wrote four novels that were serialized in the GREENSBURG DAILY NEWS between 1949 and 1970. Fowler also wrote two radio plays and collaborated with George Cary Eggleston on Jack Shelby.

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FOX, DANIEL FREDERICK: 1862-1939.

Born in Huntingburg, Ind., on Sept. 25, 1862, Daniel Frederick Fox was the son of John and Mary Bott Fox. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1886 and D.D. in 1898 from Northwestern College (Naperville, Ill.) and the D.D. degree in 1925 from Pomona College. He studied at Union Biblical Institute and in Germany. He married Anna M. Schneider on May. 29, 1890, and they had two children, Donald Frederick and Ethel Emma. Fox was ordained a Congregational minister in 1887. He was pastor of churches in Chicago, 1891-1909, and Pasadena, Calif., 1909-30. He was a well-known lecturer and died on Jan. 21, 1939.

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FRAME, ESTHER GORDON (MRS. NATHAN T.): 1840-1920.

Esther Gordon was born in Wayne County, Ind., on Aug. 10, 1840, the daughter of Deborah Mendenhall Gordon. The family lived for awhile in Iowa but later returned to Indiana . She attended Friends' schools in Iowa and Indiana and Blue River Seminary. In 1856 she married Nathan T. Frame and they had two children, Corrinne and Itasca. Mrs. Frame and her husband spent more than thirty years as evangelists for the Friends, traveling throughout the country, and moved to Washington, D.C., in 1920. She died in Texas on June. 11, 1920.

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  • Reminiscences of Nathan T. Frame and Esther G. Frame. Cleveland. 1907.Search "Reminiscences of Nathan T. Frame and Esther G. Frame" by FRAME, ESTHER GORDON (MRS. NATHAN T.): 1840-1920. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FRANCQ, EDWARD NATHANIEL LLOYD: 1934-

A native of Greencastle, Ind., Edward Nathaniel Lloyd Francq was born on July. 5, 1934; married in 1956; and is the father of two children. He obtained the following degrees: B.S. from the University of Maryland in 1956, M.S. from the University of Idaho in 1962, and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in 1967. Francq began teaching zoology at the University of New Hampshire in 1965.

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FRANK, JOSEPH OTTO: 1885-1949.

Joseph Otto Frank was born on Feb. 14, 1885, in Lebanon, Ind., the son of John Henry and Margaret Alice Garner Frank. He received two degrees from Indiana University, an A.B. in 1909 and an A.M. in 1912. On Nov. 6, 1906, he married Lora Jane Spence and they had four children: John Otto, Joseph Henry, Loren Spence, and Lora Jane. Frank began teaching chemistry and biology at Winona College (Warsaw, Ind.) in 1909. He joined the faculty of State Teachers College (Oshkosh, Wis.) in 1912 where he became a full professor in 1926. He was a contributing editor for JOURNAL OF SCIENCE EDUCATION and died on Aug. 9, 1949s.

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FRANK, ROBERT WORTH 1914-

Robert Worth Frank, Jr. , was born on April. 8, 1914, in Logansport, Ind., the son of Robert Worth and Grace Haun Frank. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash page: [218][View Page [218]] College in 1934, the A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1939, and the Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1948. He married Gladys M. Loeb on May x I, 1940, and they had two children, Linnie Wright and Elizabeth Ann.

Frank taught English at the following schools: Lafayette College, 1937-39; the University of Rochester, 1940-42; Princeton University, 1942-44; Northwestern University, 1944-48; and Illinois Institute of Technology, 1948-58. He became professor of English at Pennsylvania State University in 1958 and has edited several books. He was awarded American Council of Learned Societies faculty study fellowships, 1951-52 and1960-61, and a Fund for the Advancement of Education faculty fellowship, 1955-56.

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  • Piers Plowman and the Scheme of Salvation; an Interpretation of Dowel, Dobet and Dobest. New Haven, Conn., 1958.Search "Piers Plowman and the Scheme of Salvation; an Interpretation of
                                        Dowel, Dobet and Dobest" by FRANK, ROBERT WORTH 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FRANKLIN, LEO MORRIS: 1870-1948.

Leo Morris Franklin was born on March. 5, 1870, in Cambridge City, Ind. He was the son of Michael H. and Rachel Levy Franklin. He earned an LL.B. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1892 and received honorary degrees from the University of Detroit, 1923, and Hebrew Union College, 1939. He married Hattie M. Oberfelder on July. 5, 1896, and they had three children: Ruth Lucile, Leo I., and Margaret Helen.

Franklin was rabbi of Temple Israel ( Omaha ) from 1892 until 1899. He subsequently led the congregation of Temple Beth E1 (Detroit) and was appointed rabbi emeritus in 1941. Active in both church and civic affairs, he was president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and director of the World Union of Progressive Judaism in 1926. He also served as a trustee of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and president of the Detroit Public Library Board. Franklin is credited with writing four other books, but the titles could not be verified. He died on Aug. 8, 1948.

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FRANTZ, GEORGE ARTHUR: ca. 1890-

George Arthur Frantz was born in Kittanning, Pa., circa 1890, the son of George Elias and Margaret Wardian Frantz. He graduated from Grove City College (Pa.) and did graduate work in Germany and Scotland and at Wabash College. He attended Western Theological Seminary and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1913. He married Amy Constance Kellogg and they had four children: Elinor Gertrude, Sara Margaret, Barbara Ann, and John Arthur. Frantz held pastorates in Pittsburgh; Oakdale, Pa.; and Van Wert, Ohio. He moved to Indianapolis in 1926 where he was minister of the First Presbyterian Church and retired in 1953.

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FRANZEN, CARL GUSTAVE FREDERICK: 1886-1966.

Carl Gustave Frederick Franzen was born on Oct. 16, 1886, in Worthington, Minn., the son of S. Carlson and Mary Florence Kugler Franzen. He graduated from high school in Hartford, Conn. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1908 and the degrees of A.M. in 1912 and Ph.D. in 1920 from the State University of Iowa . On Sept. 3, 1921, he married Florence Josephine Buker and they had three sons: Carl Heydon, Charles Kugler, and Richard Sheaff. During 1908-23 Franzen taught in public schools and colleges in Texas, Iowa, Connecticut, and Wisconsin. From 1923 until his retirement in 1957 he was a faculty member at Indiana University. He wrote publications on standardized tests and evaluative criteria in education and died in 1966.

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FRAZER, WILLIAM ROBERT 1933-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 6, 1933, William Robert Frazer was married in 1954 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1954 from Carleton College and the Ph.D. degree in 1959 from the University of California. He also studied at the University of Utrecht. Frazer was a member of the faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study, 1959-60, and started teaching physics at the University of California ( San Diego ) in 1960.

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FRAZER, WILLIAM WALTER 1899-

William Walter Frazer was born in Mount Liberty, Ind., on Aug. 2, 1899. His parents were William Wallace and Evangeline Cooper Frazer. He received the B.S. degree from Indiana State College and studied at the American Law School (Calif.) and Indiana University. In 1921 he married Thelma Williams and they had seven children: William, Lowell, Avon, Walter, Thelma, Larry, and Mark. He married his second wife, Annabelle McBride, on Dec. 31, 1955, and they had one daughter, Faith. Frazer began his career in public education in 1917 and was both teacher and principal in several Indiana schools. In 1960 he became principal of Sprunica Public School in Brown County . He has had many poems and songs published.

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FRAZIER, CHESTER NORTH: 1882-1973.

Chester North Frazier was born in Portland, Ind., in 1882. He married Sarah Bell. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and received a doctor of public health degree in 1947 from Johns Hopkins University. Frazier practiced medicine in Indianapolis for a short time and taught at Peiping Junior Medical College (China), 1922-42. Returning to the United States in 1943, he became chairman of the department of dermatology at the University of Texas Medical School. In 1948 he assumed the same position at Harvard University where he remained until his retirement in 1968. He was board chairman of the Peiping American School, 1924-33; vice president of the International Congress of Dermatology and Syphilogy (Denmark) in 1930; and United China Relief chairman in 1946. Frazier died in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Feb. 14, 1973.

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  • Racial Variations in Immunity to Syphilis; a Study of the Disease in the Chinese, White, and Negro Races (withLi Hung-Chung). Chicago, 1948.Search "Racial Variations in Immunity to Syphilis; a Study of the Disease
                                        in the Chinese, White, and Negro Races" by FRAZIER, CHESTER NORTH: 1882-1973. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Formulary for External Therapy of the Skin (withIrwin H. Blank). Springfield, III., 1954.Search "A Formulary for External Therapy of the Skin" by FRAZIER, CHESTER NORTH: 1882-1973. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FREDERICK, ROBERT WENDELL 1899-

Born in Mishawaka, Ind., in 1899, Robert Wendell Frederick is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frederick. He attended Hanover College and earned a master's degree and a doctorate from Indiana University. He is married and had three children by his first wife. Frederick taught for a number of years at Texas Technical College (Lubbock). He later moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he became part of the original staff of Alaska Methodist University.

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FREED, LEWIS 1913-

Lewis Freed was born on June. 28, 1913, in Wilkes- Barre, Pa., the son of Isadore and Anna Freed. He earned the following degrees from Cornell University: A.B. in 1936, A.M. in 1937, and Ph.D. in 1939. Freed joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1939 and married Eleanor Shirley Marvin.

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FREEDMAN, DANIEL X. 1921-

A native of Lafayette, Ind., Daniel X. Freedman was born on Aug. 17, 1921, the son of Harry and Sophia Feinstein Freedman. He received the A.B. degree in 1947 from Harvard University and the M.D. degree in 1951 from Yale University. He married Mary C. Neidigh on March. 20, 1945. At Yale University Hospital Freedman was an intern, 1951-52, and a resident in psychiatry, 1952-55. He began teaching psychiatry at the University of Chicago and became department chairman in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army, 1942-46, and is a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health.

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FREEMAN, FRANK E. 1908-

Frank E. Freeman was born on Jan. 14, 1908, in Newport, Ind. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1931 and A.M. in 1941 from the University of Pennsylvania and the Ph.D. degree in 1952 from the University of London. Freeman taught psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, 1941-42 and 1946-48, and Oxford University, 1950-56. He was a consulting psychologist for a few years and held positions with American University, 1957-58; Operations Research, Inc., 1960-61; National Institute of Health, 1962-64; and the U.S. Public Health Service, 1964-68. In 1968 he became associated with the Office of International Health of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Freeman served in the medical service corps, 1942-46, and was awarded an honorary A.M. degree by Oxford University in 1953.

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  • The Role of Human Factors in Accident Prevention (with others), Washington, D. C., 1960.Search "The Role of Human Factors in Accident Prevention (with
                                        others)" by FREEMAN, FRANK E. 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FREEMAN, JESSIE REED (MRS. FOP, REST E.): 1883-

Jessie Reed was born in Cook County, Ill., on April. 9, 1883. She attended Jefferson High School (Chicago). Later trained as a kindergarten teacher in the Pestalozzi-Froebel method, she taught in the Chicago public schools. She moved to La Porte, Ind., in 1905 and began teaching at Park School in that same year. On July. 22, 1914, she married Forrest E. Freeman.

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FRENCH, BURTON LEE: 1875-1954.

Burton Lee French was born in Delphi, Ind., on Aug. 1, 1875. He was the son of Charles A. and Mina P. Fisher French. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1901 and LL.D. in 1921 from the University of Idaho; a Ph.M. degree from the University of Chicago in 1903; and an honorary LL.D. degree from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) in 1948. He married Winifred Hartley on June. 28, 1904. French served in the Idaho house of representatives from 1898 until 1902. He was a member of the Fifty-Fifth through Seventy-Second U.S. Congresses with two exceptions. While a congressman he was chairman of the naval subcommittee on appropriations and a delegate to the Interparliamentary Union Convention in London , 1930. He taught political science at Miami University, was a noted lecturer, and died in 1954.

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FRENCH, ROBERT WARREN 1911-

A native of South Bend, Ind., Robert Warren French, Jr. , was born on May. 8, 1911, the son of Robert Warren and Lura Keller French. He obtained the following academic degrees from the University of Michigan: A.B. in 1932, A.M. in 1933, and Ph.D. in 1937. On July. 8, 1934, he married Dorothy Louise Smith and they had two daughters, Nancy Alice and Judith Kay. French was a partner in the Johnson-Smith Company (Sparta, Mich.) during 1937-41. He taught and held other positions at Louisiana State University, 1941-46, and the University of Texas, 1946-49. At Tulane University he was dean of the school of business administration, 1949-55, and vice president, 1953-56. He served as director of Port of New Orleans , 1956-60, and president of the Tax Foundation, Inc., 1960-63. French taught at the University of Southern California, 1963-65, and joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1965.

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FRENZ, HORST 1912-

Horst Frenz was born in Oberlauringen, Bavaria, Germany, on June. 29, 1912, the son of Paul and Betty Oestreicher Frenz. He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1948. On Dec. 23, 1939, he married Evelyn Anna Haerting and they had two children, Paul Dieter and Sigred. He earned a Ph.D. degree from the University of Goettingen (Germany) in 1936 and an A.M. degree from the University of Illinois in 1939. Frenz studied at other European institutions and taught at the universities of London and Illinois. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1940 where he became chairman of the department of comparative literature in 1949, associate director of the school of letters in 1964, and a distinguished professor in 1969. He is editor of Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature and has been the recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright grants. Frenz has edited several volumes on comparative literature and American drama to which he has also contributed articles.

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FRETAGEOT, NORA CHADWICK (MRS. ACHILLES H.): 1858-1937.

Nora Chadwick was born in New Harmony, Ind., on April. 27, 1858, the daughter of James and Mary Foster Piper Chadwick. She attended local schools and Indiana University and took library courses at Earlham College and Chautauqua, N.Y. On May. 5, 1887, she married Achilles Henry Fretageot and they had one child who died in infancy. Mrs. Fretageot became a librarian at the Workingmen's Institute ( New Harmony ) in 1908 where she remained for over twenty-five years. She was vice president of the Posey County Historical Society in 1931 and died on Jan. 28, 1937.

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  • Historic New Harmony; Official Guide (withW. V. Mangrum). Evansville, Ind., 1914.Search "Historic New Harmony; Official Guide" by FRETAGEOT, NORA CHADWICK (MRS. ACHILLES H.): 1858-1937. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Posey County Water Pageant Celebrating Indiana's Centennial. Mount Fernon, Ind., 1916.Search "Posey County Water Pageant Celebrating Indiana's
                                        Centennial" by FRETAGEOT, NORA CHADWICK (MRS. ACHILLES H.): 1858-1937. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FRIEDMAN, STUART 1913-

Stuart Friedman was born on July. 25, 1913, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Henry and Ada Mullen Friedman. He married Jeanette Arnold in 1934 and they had one son, William. Friedman began his career writing fiction free lance and has been employed in real estate, advertising sales, and factory maintenance. He has also worked for a labor-industry counseling service and has lived in Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Phoenix . Some of his books have been translated into Danish, Norwegian, German, French, and Spanish.

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FRIERMOOD, ELISABETH HAMILTON (MRS. HAROLD T.) 1903-

Elisabeth Hamilton was born in Marion, Ind., on Dec. 30 1903. She is the daughter of Burr and Etta Hale Hamilton. She attended Northwestern University during 1923-25 and was a summer student at the University of Wisconsin, 1934-39. She married Harold T. Friermood in 1928 and they had one daughter, Libby. Mrs. Friermood was a children's librarian at Marion Public Library (Ind.), 1925-28, and Dayton Public Library (Ohio), 1930-42. A writer and storyteller, she received the Indiana University Writers Conference Award in children's literature in 1959. She has contributed articles and stories to HORN BOOK MAGAZINE, STORY PARADE, and Seashore Press publications.

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FRINK, MAURICE: 1895-1972.

Born on May. 21, 1895, in Elkhart, Ind., Maurice Frink was the son of Charles Walter and Maude Robinson Frink. He attended Columbia University, 1915-16. On June. 1, 1918, he married Edith Rout and they had four children: Elizabeth, Maurice, Jr., William, and Susanna.

Frink worked on the editorial staff of the DAILY TRUTH NEWSPAPER ( Elkhart ), 1913-47, and was managing editor, 1947-51. He was instructor and lecturer at the University of Colorado, school of journalism, 1951-54, and executive director of the State Historical Society of Colorado, 1954-62. During 1965-66 he and his wife were volunteer workers on a Navajo reservation for Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). Frink served in the U.S. Army, 1918, and won a Tophand Award from the Colorado Authors League for When Grass Was King in 1956. He died in Boulder , He died in November, 1926., on March. 25, 1972.

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FRISCH, DANIEL: 1897-1950.

Daniel Frisch was born in Romania in 1897 and located in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1921. He attended Indiana University and later opened a salvage business. He was president of the Zionist Organization, Indiana State Division, in 1929 of which he became an honorary life president. He was associated with the Washington Loan and Finance Company and served as president. He and his wife, Tillie, had one son, Lazur Saul, and one daughter. For several years Frisch wrote the column "Thoughts of a Layman" that appeared in the INDIANA JEWISH CHRONICLE. He died on March. 17, 1950.

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FRY, BERNARD MITCHELL 1915-

Bernard Mitchell Fry was born in Bloomfield, Ind., on Oct. 24, 1915. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1937 and A.M. in 1939 from Indiana University and the M.S. degree in library science from Catholic University of America in 1952. He married June Eleanor Foster and they had five sons: David, Richard, Douglas, Donald, and Bernard, Jr.

Fry was employed in the following capacities: instructor and librarian at Mary Washington College, University of Virginia, 1939-40; chief of the bibliographic section, Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress, 1941-42; and various federal government positions with the Atomic Energy Commission, National Science Foundation, and National Bureau of Standards, 1947-67. In 1967 he became dean of the graduate library school, Indiana University. Fry has been active in information and documentation associations and was president of the American Documentation Institute. He has written widely in those fields and has edited journals. He became editor of INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL in 1968 and served in the U.S. Army as an intelligence officer on the Manhattan Project, 1942-46.

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  • Library Organization and Management of Technical Reports Literature. Washington, D. C., 1953.Search "Library Organization and Management of Technical Reports
                                        Literature" by FRY, BERNARD MITCHELL 1915- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Guide to Information Sources in Space Science and Technology (with Foster E. Mohrhardt). New York, 1963.Search "A Guide to Information Sources in Space Science and Technology
                                        (with Foster E. Mohrhardt)" by FRY, BERNARD MITCHELL 1915- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FRY, JOHN HEMMING: 1860-1946.

John Hemming Fry was born in Greene County, Ind., on July. 7, 1860. He was the son of Jacob and Mahala Morris Fry. He studied at the Saint Louis School of Fine Arts, 1880-84, and Julian's (Paris) under Boulanger, Lefebvre, and Cormond during 1884-87. He married Georgia Timken in 1891. Fry taught at the Saint Louis School of Fine Arts, 1887-92, and judged paintings at the Chicago Exposition in 1893. A prolific artist, his chief themes were taken from classic poets and legends. He died on Feb. 24, 1946.

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  • Greek Myths and Other Symbols from a Group of Paintings by John Hemming Fry; with Interpretations by Lilian Whiting. Philadelphia, 1927.Search "Greek Myths and Other Symbols from a Group of Paintings by John
                                        Hemming Fry; with Interpretations by Lilian Whiting" by FRY, JOHN HEMMING: 1860-1946. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Revolt Against Beauty; the Source and Genesis of Modernistic Art. New York, 1934.Search "The Revolt Against Beauty; the Source and Genesis of Modernistic
                                        Art" by FRY, JOHN HEMMING: 1860-1946. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Art Décadent Sous le Règne de la Démocratie et du Communisme. Paris, 1940.Search "Art Décadent Sous le Règne de la Démocratie
                                        et du Communisme" by FRY, JOHN HEMMING: 1860-1946. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FRY, MATTIE B. 1879-

Mattie B. Fry was born on Dec. 30, 1879, the daughter of Samuel and Adaline H. Booram Fry. She graduated from Anderson High School (Ind.) and attended Indiana University. She received the B.S. degree from Ball State Teachers College and the M.S. degree from Columbia University. Miss Fry taught in rural schools in Madison County and Anderson where she served as principal for thirteen years and was later supervisor of instruction. She was a critic teacher in geography at Ball State Teachers College and has written articles for educational periodicals. She is a past president of the Indiana State Teachers Association and helped write a code of ethics for the National Education Association.

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FRYER, PHAE NOBLE 1888-1956.

Phae Noble Fryer was born in Avilla, Ind., on April. 11, 1888. He was the son of Frank H. and Laro A. Myers Fryer. He was a veteran of World War I and graduated with a degree in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. He operated Fryer Pharmacy in Fort Wayne, Ind., for a number of years and married Rosa A. Weber. Fryer set the type for the books listed below which he printed on a hand operated press. He was also an amateur astronomer and died on Aug. 27, 1956.

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FRYMIER, JACK RIMMEL 1925-

Jack Rimmel Frymier was born on March. 15, 1925, in Albion, Ind., the son of Gerald A. and Edith Rimmel Frymier. On Aug. 24, 1948, he married Maxine Clouse and they had three children: Jill, Kay, and Mark. He received the B.Ed. degree in 1949 and the M.Ed. degree in 1950 from the University of Miami (Fla.) and the Ed.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1957. Frymier taught at the University of Miami, 1950-54; Temple University, 1957-59; and Auburn University, 1959-60. He was director of instruction, Orange County Board of Public Instruction ( Fla. ), during 1960-62. In 1962 he became professor of education at Ohio State University and served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46 and 1951-52.

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FUERST, ADRIAN 1916-

Adrian Fuerst was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 7, 1916. He received the A.B. degree in 1939 from Saint Meinrad College and the degrees of S.T.L. in 1946 and S.T.D. in 1952 from the Catholic University of America. At Saint Meinrad Seminary Fuerst began teaching church history in 1946 and became dean of theology and executive secretary of lay alumni.

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  • An Historical Study of the Doctrine of the Omnipresence of God in Selected Writings Between 1220-1270. Washington, D.C., 1951.Search "An Historical Study of the Doctrine of the Omnipresence of God in
                                        Selected Writings Between 1220-1270" by FUERST, ADRIAN 1916- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FULLER, Lois COMPTON (MRS. JOSEPH V.): ?-

Lois Compton was born in New Castle, Ind., where she graduated from local schools. She attended Radcliffe College, studying under George Pierce Baker, and worked as a reporter and editorial writer for the BOSTON JOURNAL-AMERICAN. She married Joseph Vincent Fuller. She was one of the founders of the public library in New Castle and served as the first president of the library board. Mrs. Fuller is a playwright and has also acted in many plays, some of which she has written. She is an honorary member of the Woman's Press Club of Indiana and has taught at Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame). After her husband's death in 1932, she returned to Indiana and worked in publicity for many years.

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FULLER, WILLIAM WILSON: 1857-1912.

William Wilson Fuller , son of Isham and Agnes Wilson Fitzgerald Fuller, was born near Boonville, Ind., on July. 29, 1857. He attended the local grade school in Boonville and Oakland Normal Institute. He worked for awhile and later graduated from high school in Worthington, Ind. He married Minnie Lori Parrish in 1890 and they had two children, William Parrish and Virginia.

Fuller taught school for five years, studied at Indiana University for three semesters, and became superintendent of Warrick County schools. In 1885 a history of the county was being compiled by Selwyn A. Brant for the publisher Goodspeed and Company during which time he and Fuller became good friends. When the book was published, they decided to undertake county history publishing as a partnership. Fuller resigned his superintendency and in 1885 the firm of Brant and Fuller began its first work, a history of Jackson County, Ind. He died in 1912.

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FULLWOOD, ANNE HUNT (MRS. S. J.): 1906-

Anne Hunt was born in Whitley County, Ind., in 1906, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hunt. She was a student at Oberlin College for three years and studied at the Beaufort School (London) and the Gareisseu School of Music. She married S. J. Fullwood and was dean of women at Tarkio College (Mo.) for several years.

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FULTON, ALBERT RONDTHALER 1902-

Albert Rondthaler Fulton was born on Oct. 4, 1902, in Kennebunk , Maine, the son of Albert Cooley and Marion Rondthaler Fulton. He earned the following academic degrees: A.B. from Hamilton College, 1926; A.M. from Harvard University, 1933; and Ph.D. from Cornell University, 1936. He married Ila Glover in 1961 and they had one son, James Albert. Fulton taught at Mount Hermon School (Mass.), 1926-28; Hobart College, 1929-33; and State Teachers College (Va!ley City, N.Dak.), 1934-35. In 1936 he joined the faculty of Purdue University where he became professor of English.

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  • Motion Pictures: The Development of an Art from Silent Films to the Age of Television. Norman, Okla., 1960.Search "Motion Pictures: The Development of an Art from Silent Films to
                                        the Age of Television" by FULTON, ALBERT RONDTHALER 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FUNDERBURK, THOMAS RAY 1928-

Thomas Ray Funderburk , son of E. Ray and Alma Jane Gay Funderburk, was born on Nov. 8, 1928, in Hammond, Ind. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1946-48, and received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1952. On July. 4, 1953, he married Anne Jane Crane and they had one daughter, Alexandria Nelle. Funderburk held various positions from 1953 to 1961. He was assistant art director for Bantam Books, Inc. ( New York City s), 1961-66, and became a freelance artist, writer, and designer in 1966.

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  • The Fighters; the Men and Machines of the First Air War. New York, 1965.Search "The Fighters; the Men and Machines of the First Air War" by FUNDERBURK, THOMAS RAY 1928- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Early Birds of War; the Daring Pilots and Fighter Airplanes of World War I. New York, 1968.Search "The Early Birds of War; the Daring Pilots and Fighter Airplanes of
                                        World War I" by FUNDERBURK, THOMAS RAY 1928- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FUNK, ARVILLE LYNN 1929-

Arville Lynn Funk was born in Corydon, Ind., on Dec. 11, 1929, the son of Herman E. and Elsie McGonigle Funk. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. from Indiana Central College, 1955; M.S. from Butler University, 1959; and LL.B. in 1963 and doctor of jurisprudence in 1967 from Indiana University. He married Rosemary E. Springer on Aug. 25, 1956, and they had two children, Cynthia and Mark. Funk taught high school history during 1955-65. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1963 and formed a partnership with Hays, O'Bannon, and Funk (Corydon) in 1965. He has written widely on historical subjects.

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FUNK, ROBERT WALTER 1926-

Born in Evansville, Ind., on July. 18, 1926, Robert Walter Funk is the son of Robert Joseph and Ada Adams Funk. He married Inabelle McKee in 1950 and they had two children, Andrea Elizabeth and Stephanie Alyson. He obtained the following degrees from Butler University: A.B. in 1947, B.D. in 1950, and A.M. in 1951. He earned the Ph.D degree from Vanderbih University in 1953.

An ordained minister of the Disciples of Christ church, Funk held pastorates in Indianapolis , 1947-49, and Crawfordsville, 1949-51. He taught at Butler University, 1947-49; Vanderbilt University, 1951-53 and page: [226][View Page [226]] 1966-69; Texas Christian University, 1953-56; Harvard University, 1956-57; American School of Oriental Research, 1957-58; Emory University, 1958-59; and Drew University, 1959-66. He joined the faculty of the University of Montana in 1969 as professor of religious studies where he became associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1971. He was a Fulbright scholar and Guggenheim fellow.

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  • New Testament Life and Literature. Fort Worth, 1955.Search "New Testament Life and Literature" by FUNK, ROBERT WALTER 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Language, Hermeneutic, and Word of God; the Problem of Language in the New Testament and Contemporary Theology. New York, 1966.Search "Language, Hermeneutic, and Word of God; the Problem of Language in
                                        the New Testament and Contemporary Theology" by FUNK, ROBERT WALTER 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948.

William Delbert Funkhouser was born in Rockport, Ind., on March. 13, 1881. He was the son of Hugh Clark and Laura Josephine Mobley Funkhouser. He received an A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1905 and the degrees of A.M. in 1912 and Ph.D. in 1916 from Cornell University. He married Josephine H. Kinney on June. 29, 1910. Funkhouser

began his career teaching in secondary schools in Indiana and New York . He joined the faculty of the University of Kentucky in 1918 where he became professor of anthropology in 1925 and was appointed dean of the graduate school. He remained at that institution until his death on June. 9, 1948. Funkhouser served as president of the American Entomological Society in 1940 and was a member of several study commissions for the purpose of investigating aspects of graduate education. He was awarded an honorary Sc.D. degree by Wabash College in 1929 and wrote many reports on archaeology and anthropology.

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  • Wildlife in Kentucky; the Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals of the Commonwealth, with a Discussion of Their Appearance, Habits, and Economic Importance. Frankfort, Ky., 1925.Search "Wildlife in Kentucky; the Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals of the
                                        Commonwealth, with a Discussion of Their Appearance, Habits, and Economic
                                        Importance" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Ancient Life in Kentucky; a Brief Presentation of the Paleontological Succession in Kentucky Coupled with a Systematic Outline of the Archaeology of the Commonwealth (with William S. Webb). Frankfort, Ky., 1928.Search "Ancient Life in Kentucky; a Brief Presentation of the
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                                        Archaeology of the Commonwealth (with William S. Webb)" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Archaeological Survey of Kentucky (withWilliam S. Webb). Lexington. Ky., 1932.Search "Archaeological Survey of Kentucky" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Autobiography of an Old Man; a Study in Anthropology. Lexington, Ky., 1941.Search "Autobiography of an Old Man; a Study in Anthropology" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Kentucky Backgrounds. Lexington, Ky., 1943.Search "Kentucky Backgrounds" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Portraits of Kentuckians; Brief Studies in Anthropology, Some Thumbnail Sketches of Early Kentuckians Who Were Interesting But Are Not Famous. Lexington, Ky., 1943.Search "Portraits of Kentuckians; Brief Studies in Anthropology, Some
                                        Thumbnail Sketches of Early Kentuckians Who Were Interesting But Are Not
                                        Famous" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Dead Men Tell Tales, Some Archaeological Fragments. Lexington, Ky., 1944.Search "Dead Men Tell Tales, Some Archaeological Fragments" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Handbook of Taxonomic Ethnology. Lexington, Ky., 1944.Search "Handbook of Taxonomic Ethnology" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Days Are Gone; Some Comments on Extravagance. Lexington, Ky., 1945.Search "The Days Are Gone; Some Comments on Extravagance" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Kentucky Snakes. Lexington, Ky., 1945.Search "Kentucky Snakes" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Who's Who in Kentucky. Lexington, Ky., 1945.Search "Who's Who in Kentucky" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Primitive Magic, a Study in Cultural Anthropology. Lexington, Ky., 1946.Search "Primitive Magic, a Study in Cultural Anthropology" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Arts and Sciences As Taught in the World's Greatest University. Lexington, Ky., 1947.Search "Arts and Sciences As Taught in the World's Greatest
                                        University" by FUNKHOUSER, WILLIAM DELBERT 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

FURBAY, ELIZABETH DEARMIN: ?-

Elizabeth Dearmin Furbay is a native of Indianapolis, Ind., and resided in Greenwood for many years. The book listed below is a record of her observations in Liberia where she lived for three years while her husband worked at the College of West Africa.

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FURNAS, CLIFFORD COOK: 1900-1969.

Clifford Cook Furnas was born in Sheridan, Ind., on Oct. 24, 1900. He was the son of T. Chalmers and Clara Evana Spray Furnas. He earned a B.S. degree from Purdue University in 1922 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1926. He married Sparkle Moore on April. 12, 1925, and they had one daughter, Beatrice Louise.

Furnas taught mathematics at Shattuck School, 1922-24, and subsequently worked as a chemist for the United States Steel Corporation and the U.S. Bureau of Mines. He was associate professor of chemical engineering at Yale University, 1931-41; technical aide for the National Defense Research Committee, 1941-43; and director of research, Curtis-Wright Airplane Division, 1943-46. He served as executive vice president of the page: [227][View Page [227]] Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, 1946-54, and chancellor of the University of Buffalo, 1954-62. Furnas became president of the State University of New York ( Buffalo ) in 1962 and died in Amsterdam, Holland, on April. 27, 1969. He participated in many state and federal government study commissions and was a member of the 1920 American Olympic Team. He edited works in his field, wrote a number of technical publications, and received several honorary degrees.

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FURNAS, JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN 1905-

Joseph Chamberlain Furnas was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 24, 1905. He is the son of Isaiah George and Elizabeth Chamberlain Furnas. He received the A.B. degree from Harvard Universityin 1927.

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FURNESS, CLIFTON JOSEPH: 1898-1946.

Born in Sheridan, Ind., on April. 29, 1898, Clifton Joseph Furness was the son of T. Chalmers and Clara Evana Spray Furnas. He attended high school in Mooresville, Ind., and received the A.B. degree from Northwestern University in 1921 and A.M. degree from Harvard University in 1928. He spent one year on the road as an old-time trouper in the Schroeder Quintette and was active in chautauqua and lyceum programs. He was official accompanist to the child wonder, Rosemary Pfaff, who toured the country at the age of eleven as a vocal soloist. He worked his way through school giving music lessons and after graduation acquired a reputation as lecturer-recitalist in Indianapolis and Chicago .

Furness was an instructor at Northwestern University and the Horace Mann School for Boys of Columbia University and founded the music department of the latter. He taught at Bradford College (Mass.); Harvard University; and Katherine Gibbs School, 1929-40. He subsequently became supervisor of academic studies at the New England Conservatory of Music (Boston). He began writing in high school and at one time wrote a musical column for the MOORESVlLLE TIMES. He was a reporter for the EVANSVILLE INDEX and edited a column, "Books and All That," for the NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY NEWS. Furness was regarded as an authority on Walt Whitman. He died in 1946.

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FUSON, ROBERT HENDERSON 1927-

Robert Henderson Fuson was born on July. 7, 1927, in Bloomington, Ind. He was married in 1952 and is the father of two children. He earned the degrees of A.B. from Indiana University in 1949, A.M. from page: [228][View Page [228]] Florida State University in 1951, and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 1958. Fuson was a geographer for the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Chart and Information Center during 1951-53. He taught at Louisiana State University and the University of Miami until 1960. In that year he began teaching geography at the University of South Florida and became chairman of the department in 1966.

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