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ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?-

Virginia Pate was born in Versailles, Ind., the daughter of James W. and America Paul Pate. She attended Indiana University and received the B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College. In 1904 she married Rudolph A. Acher and they had three children: James D., Robert Paul, and Florence Virginia.

Mrs. Acher organized the Vigo County Child Welfare Association in 1918 and the Terre Haute Parent-Teacher Council in 1919. From 1922 to 1925 she was president of the Indiana Child Welfare Association. She was active on the Terre Haute School Board, 1924-28, and was president for two years. She worked for the Indiana Mental Hygiene Society and was a life member of Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers. She also assisted in organizing the Girl Scout Council, serving as a commissioner, 1934-40, and National Girl Scout Visitor for three years.

Information from Boruff--Women of Indiana.

  • History of the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association, 1912-1924. 1924.Search "History of the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association,
                                        1912-1924" by ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • History of the Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1924-25 … 1933-34, 1934.Search "History of the Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1924-25
                                        … 1933-34" by ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ACKERMAN, CARL WILLIAM: 1890-1970.

On Jan. 16, 1890, Carl William Ackerman was born in Richmond, Ind., the son of John F. and Mary Eggemeyer Ackerman. He married Mabel VanderHoof on May. 24, 1914. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1911 and A.M. from Earlham College and was given honorary degrees by the University of Richmond, Northwestern University, Earlham College, Columbia University, and the University of San Marcos ( Lima Peru ). From 1915 to 1931 Ackerman held the following positions: foreign correspondent for the United Press, SATURDAY EVENINO POST, and NEW YORK TIMES; director of foreign news service for the Philadelphia REPUBLIC LEDGER; and assistant to the president of General Motors Corporation. In 1931 he became dean of the graduate school of journalism at Columbia University and served until 1956. Ackerman died in 1970.

Information from Morrisson-Reeves Library, Richmond .

ACKERMAN, FRANCIS EUGENE: 1888-

The son of Francis Andrew and Margaret Gaynor Brady Ackerman, Francis Eugene Ackerman was born in Huntington, Ind., on Jan. 1, 1888. He was a student at Marquette University, 1905-10, and married Juliana Randolph Buck on Nov. 15, 1916. From 1910 to 1916 he worked in various capacities for newspapers in the following cities: Menominee, Mich.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Omaha, Nebr.; Washington, D.C.; and New York City . Ackerman was an editor for Export American Industries, 1918-20, and public relations director for the government of Poland 1920-22. He established his own public relations and advertising firm in 1924. He became interested in textiles, particularly wool, and held many positions in the textile industry. He was president of Wool Bureau, Inc., from 1949 to 1954; served as editor and co-publisher of several magazines; and wrote bulletins on wool and the textile trade.

Information from Francis Eugene Ackerman.

ACKLEY, GARDNER: 1915-.

Gardner Ackley was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June. 30, 1915. He was married in 1937 and is the father of two children. He earned the A.B. degree in 1936 from Western Michigan University and the degrees of A.M. in 1937 and Ph.D. in 1940 from the University of Michigan. He has been awarded honorary degrees by Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University. Ackley was an instructor at Ohio State University, 1939-40, and the University of Michigan, 1940-41. During 1941-46 he worked for the federal government in the Office of Price Administration and Office of Strategic Services. He taught economics at the University of page: [2][View Page [2]] Michigan from 1946 to 1968 and was appointed United States ambassador to Italy in 1968.

Information from American Men of Science.

ADAIR, ROBERT KEMP: 1924-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Robert Kemp Adair was born on Aug. 14, 1924, the son of Robert Cleland and Margaret Weigman Adair. He received the Ph.B. degree in 1947 and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from the University of Wisconsin. On June. 21, 1952, he married Eleanor Reed and they had three children: Douglas McVeigh, Margaret Guthrie, and James Cleland.

Adair taught at the University of Wisconsin, 1950-53, and was a physicist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. He joined the faculty of Yale University in 1958 and became chairman of the physics department in 1967. He was a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, Ford Foundation, Sloane Foundation, and American Physical Society. Adair served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46, and was associate editor of PHYSICAL REVIEW, 1963-66.

Information from Who's Who in America.

ADAMS, CLARENCE ORVAN: 1893-

Born near Reynolds, Ind., on Feb. 19, 1893, Clarence Orvan Adams attended high school in Monticello, Ind. He studied at Valparaiso University; taught school for two years; and moved to Gary, Ind., in 1915. After serving in World War I, he was a salesman for several years and became a relief investigator during the depression in the 1930 S. Adams was the first manager of the Goodwill Industries and in 1957 was working in the steel mills of Gary . He is a past vice president of the American Poetry League and he and his wife have judged some of that organization's contests. In 1950 they organized the Indiana Council for the Appreciation of Poetry.

Information from book jacket of Speculation.

ADAMS, ETHEL MATHILDA GREEN (MRS. SAM B.): 1913-

Ethel Mathilda Green was born in Batesville, Ind., on Feb. 21, 1913, the daughter of Charles Martin and Clara Lehmkuehler Green. She received the A.B. degree in 1935 from Ball State Teachers College and the A.M. degree in 1943 from Columbia University. She married Sam B. Adams on June. 15, 1959. Mrs. Adams taught music in public schools in Indiana, 1936-43, and New Jersey , 1943-46. In 1946 she joined the music department of Western Michigan University.

Information from Who's Who of American Women.

  • An Introduction to Musical Understanding and Musician ship. Belmont, Calif., 1966.Search "An Introduction to Musical Understanding and Musician
                                    ship" by ADAMS, ETHEL MATHILDA GREEN (MRS. SAM B.): 1913- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945.

Jesse Earl Adams , son of George Washington and Ellen Lovelace Adams, was born in Monroe City, Ind., on 1April. 24, 1888. He received the degrees of A.B. from Vincennes University in 1913 and A.M. in 1922 and Ph.D. in 1925 from Indiana University. He married Esther Nicholson on Feb. 20, 1920, and they had two children, William Randolph and George Robert.

Prior to 1920 Adams was a high school principal. He was county superintendent of the Knox County schools ( Ind. ), 1920-21, and head of the department of education and director of the summer session at Franklin College, 1922-25. In 1925 he became professor of educational administration at the University of Kentucky and was director of the summer session, 1932-40. Adams was widely known as a lecturer on educational subjects and served as a private and ordnance sergeant in World War I. He died on March. 9, 1945.

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  • Study in the Equalization of Educational Opportunities in Kentucky. Lexington, Ky., 1928.Search "Study in the Equalization of Educational Opportunities in
                                        Kentucky" by ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Introduction to Education and the Teaching Process (withWilliam S. Taylor). New York, 1932.Search "An Introduction to Education and the Teaching Process" by ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ADAMS, MARION SHEFFIELD (MRS. ROBERT B.): 1904-

Marion Sheffield was born on Feb. 8, 1904, in Muncie, Ind., the daughter of Robart Allyn and Blanche Shipley Sheffield. She studied at the University of California ( Los Angeles ) and Stanford University and earned an A.B. degree from the University of California ( Berkeley )in 1927 and a B.L.S. degree from Columbia University in 1929. She married Robert Brady Adams in 1930 and they had two children, Susan and Thomas. Mrs. Adams' employment has included high school and public library work in Long Beach, Calif.; Technical High School Library, Indianapolis ; and Indiana State Library. In 1971 she joined the staff of Indianapolis MAGAZINE as an art columnist.

Information from Marion Sheffield Adams.

ADAMS, WILLIAM RICHARD: 1923-

William Richard Adams was born in Bloomington, Ind., on Feb. 21, 1923, the son of William Baker and Mildred Dingle Adams. He received an A.B. degree in zoology, 1944, and an A.M. degree in anthropology, 1949, from Indiana University. On June. 23, 1945, he married Margaret Mary Rime. They are the parents of three sons and one daughter: William Hampton, James Edwin, Richard Bruce, and Margaret Elizabeth. Adams was an archaeologist for the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1945-47, and an instructor in anatomy at Indiana University, 1947-49. He was field ethnozoologist for the Central Mississippi Valley Archaeological Expedition in 1950. He was associated with the Bloomington National Bank in 1951 and became curator of the Indiana University Museum of Anthropology in 1956.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren--Indiana Lives.

ADLER, DIANTHA WARFEL (MRS. KURT H.): ?-

Diantha Warfel was born in Indianapolis, Ind., and spent most of her early life in northern Illinois. She graduated from the University of Chicago and studied nursing at Presbyterian Hospital. She also studied fencing and won several medals for that sport in Illinois. She married Kurt Herbert Adler and they had two children, Kristan and Ronald. The family moved to San Francisco where her husband became general director of the San Francisco Opera. Mrs. Adler won the Boys' Life Dodd-Mead Writing Award for her book.

Information from Indiana State Library.

ADLER, JACOB HENRY: 1919-

Born on March. 26, 1919, in Evansville, Ind., Jacob Henry Adler is the son of Hiram J. and Jessica Oberndorfer Adler. He married Emily Rowe on June. 1, 1952, and they had two children, Jennifer and James. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1939 and A.M. in 1947 from the University of Florida and A.M. in 1948 and Ph.D. in 1951 from Harvard University. Adler began as an instructor at the University of Kentucky in 1949, was head of the department of English, speech, and dramatic arts in 1964, and became professor of English in 1965. During 1960-61 he was a Fulbright lecturer in India. From 1942 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Army.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

AHL, FLORENCE MYRICK (MRS. THOMAS I.): 1874-1946.

Florence Myrick was born in Richmond, Ind., on June. 17, 1874, the daughter of Benjamin and Sarah page: [4][View Page [4]] Reid Myrick. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1892 and received a degree from Indiana University. She was the first woman editor of the INDIANA DAILY STUDENT and taught school in Richmond until 1903. On Feb. 25, 1903, she married Thomas Ireland Ahl and they had five children: Benjamin, Ralph, Clarissa, Thomas, and Sarah. Mrs. Ahl was founder and president of the Centerville Library Board. She wrote the "Our Garden" column in OLD TRAILS ECHO and died on May. 22, 1946.

Information from Morrisson-Reeves Library, Richmond , and Mrs. Charles O. Yount.

AIKMAN, DUNCAN: 1889-1955.

Duncan Aikman was born in Terre Haute, Ind., in 1889. He graduated from Yale University. He married Ionelle Davidson and they had two daughters and one son. Aikman started newspaper work with the SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN ( Ill. ) and also worked for several other newspapers including the NEW YORK WORLD, the EL PASO TIMES, and the BALTIMORE SUN. At one time he was national affairs editor of the New York newspaper PM. In addition to writing articles for magazines which dealt largely with Latin American affairs, he was a frequent contributor to the AMERICAN MERCURY under the editorship of H. L. Mencken. He was a book reviewer and wrote limericks and verse. At the time of his death in Chevy Chase, Md., on Dec. 14, 1955, Aikman had been a Washington correspondent for various newspapers since the 1930S.

Information from THE NATION, Dec. 31, 1955, and NEw YORK TIMES, Dec. 15, 1955.

AKERS, CHARLES WESLEY: 1920-

Charles Wesley Akers , son of Ira R. and Mary B. Lowe Akers, was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on April. 2, 1920. He married Eleanor Marie Emery on Aug. 12, 1948, and they had three children: Marcie, Carolyn, and Jeffrey. He received the A.B. degree from Eastern Nazarene College in 1947 and the degrees of A.M. in 1948 and Ph.D. in 1952 from Boston University. Akers taught at Eastern Nazarene College, 1948-59, and was director of Quincy Junior College ( Mass. ), 1959-60. He became professor of history at Geneva College (Beaver Falls, Pa.) in 1960 and served in the U.S. Navy, 1942-46.

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ALBJERG, ESTHER MARGUERITE HALL (MRS. VICTOR L.): 1895-1971.

Born on Sept. 9, 1895, in Franklin, Ind., Esther Marguerite Hall was the daughter of Columbus H. and Theodosia Parks Hall. She received the A.B. degree in 1917 from Franklin College and the degrees of A.M. in 1922 and Ph.D. in 1925 from the University of Wisconsin. She married Victor Lincoln Albjerg on Aug. 13, 1927, and they had one daughter, Patricia Parks. Until her retirement Mrs. Albjerg taught at the University of Wisconsin, Franklin College, and Purdue University and was head of the history department at Alabama State College for Women. She died in LaFayette, Ind., on Nov. 17, 1971.

Information from American Women and Indianapolis STAR, Nov. 21, 1971.

  • From Sedan to Stressa; Europe Since 1870 (withVictor L. Albjerg). New York, 1937.Search "From Sedan to Stressa; Europe Since 1870" by ALBJERG, ESTHER MARGUERITE HALL (MRS. VICTOR L.): 1895-1971. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • We, the Guardians of Our Liberty; an Account of the American Bill of Rights (with others). Chicago, 1940.Search "We, the Guardians of Our Liberty; an Account of the American Bill
                                        of Rights (with others)" by ALBJERG, ESTHER MARGUERITE HALL (MRS. VICTOR L.): 1895-1971. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Europe from 1914 to the Present (withVictor L. Albjerg). New York, 1951.Search "Europe from 1914 to the Present" by ALBJERG, ESTHER MARGUERITE HALL (MRS. VICTOR L.): 1895-1971. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALBJERG, VICTOR LINCOLN: 1892-1973.

Although born in Fergus Falls, Minn., on Jan. 24, 1892, Victor Lincoln Albjerg spent more than half of his life in Indiana and all of his books were published during his residence in Indiana. He was the son of Niels M. and Karen Johansen Albjerg. He studied at Hamline page: [5][View Page [5]] University; received the A.B. degree in 1918 from the University of Minnesota; and earned the degrees of A.M. in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1926 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Esther Marguerite Hall on Aug. 13, 1927, and they had one daughter, Patricia Parks.

Albjerg was superintendent of the city schools in Gary, S. Dak., 1920-22, but joined the Purdue University faculty in 1926 and continued there until his retirement in 1962. He was a visiting professor at George Peabody College for Teachers for the summers of 1929-31 and at Norbert College, 1963-66. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I and was a Hay-Whitney fellow. Albjerg died in LaFayette Ind. , on Jan. 5, 1973.

Information from Who's Who in America and Indianapolis STAR, Jan. 6, 1973.

ALDRICH, CHARLES ROBERTS: 1877-1933.

The son of Charles Henry and Helen Urania Roberts Aldrich, Charles Roberts Aldrich was born on March. 5, 1877, in Fort Wayne, Ind. He attended Phillips-Andover Academy and earned an A.B. degree in 1903 from Yale University. He began the study of law at Northwestern University in 1903 but was obliged to drop out because of ill health. He spent three years in the West and Texas and attended George Washington University Law School, 1906-09. On Sept. 14, 1925, he married Filomena Baronin von Werdt.

Aldrich practiced law in Chicago , 1909-16, and was legal counsel for HaUgarten and Company in New York City , 1916-18. He was on the legal staff of Emergency Fleet Corporation in 1919. Between 1919 and 1922 he served as attorney for an importing firm in Constantinople and worked for the U.S. Department of Justice in that city. He studied with Carl Jiing in Zurich, 1922-28, and from then until his death on March. 31, 1933, he practiced law in California . Aldrich was coeditor of a book on Thomas Deloney and contributed to newspapers in Carmel and Monterey.

Information from Yale University Library.

ALDRICH, CLARA CHAPLINE THOMAS (MRS. CHILSON D. H.): ?1967.

Clara Chapline Thomas , who wrote under the name of Darragh Aldrich, was born in Richmond, Ind. Her parents were James Ellis and Alice McCabe Thomas. She received an A.B. degree from the University of Minnesota. On April. 18, 1914, she married Chilson Darragh Haynes Aldrich . Mrs. Aldrich became a special writer and columnist for the MINNEAPOLIS TRIBUNE and held other positions on the editorial staff until 1915. She contributed to various New York newspapers and magazines and was a radio commentator. Her first book, Enchanted Hearts, was dramatized into a Broadway production and she wrote some plays. She died on March. 31, 1967.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

ALECK, ADOLPH WILLIAM: 1899-

Adolph William Aleck was born in Elberfeld, Ind., on Aug. 13, 1899, the son of Eugene J. and Frederika Becher Aleck. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. from Oglethorpe University, 1923; B.D. from Atlanta Theological Seminary, 1923; A.M. from Clark University, 1926; and Ph.D. from New York University, 1931. He married Leola M. Miner on June. 9, 1946. Aleck taught at Oglethorpe University, 1922-23; Clark University, 1925-26; and New York University, 1928-40. He was head of the department page: [6][View Page [6]] of education and psychology, Huntingdon College, 1945-47, and became head of the department of general education, Mississippi State College in 1947.

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ALLEE, MARJORIE HILL (MRS. WARDER C.): 1890-1945.

Marjorie Hill , daughter of William B. and Ann Mary Elliott Hill, was born in Carthage, Ind., on June. 2, 1890. After education in the local schools, she attended Earlham College for two years. She transferred to the University of Chicago and received the Ph.B. degree in 1911. On Sept. 4, 1912, she married Warder Clyde Allee and they had three children: Warder, Barbara Elliott, and Mary Newlin. Mrs. Allee died on April. 30, 1945.

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ALLEE, WARDER CLYDE: 1885-1955.

Warder Clyde Allee , son of John Wesley and Mary Emily Newlin Allee, was born near Bloomingdale, Ind., on June. 5, 1885. He received his baccalaureate in 1908 and an LL.D. degree in 1940 from Earlham College. He also earned the degrees of S.M. in 1910 and Ph.D. in 1912 from the University of Chicago. On Sept. 4, 1912, he married Marjorie Hill and they had three children: Warder, Barbara Elliott, and Mary Newlin. On June. 96, 1953, he married Ann Silver. Between 1910 and 1921 Allee taught zoology at the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois, Williams College, the University of Oklahoma, and Lake Forest College. In 1921 he rejoined the faculty of the University of Chicago and remained there until he retired in 1950. He was managing editor of PHYSIOLOGICAL ZOOLOGY, 1930-55; committee chairman for revising zoological articles for Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1944-50; and full professor of biology at the University of Florida, 1950-55. He died on March. 18, 1955.

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ALLEN, BENNET MILLS: 1877-1963.

Bennet Mills Allen , son of Albert and Alice Bennet Allen, was born in Greencastle, Ind., on July. 4, 1877. He received the degrees of Ph.B. in 1898 and an honorary D.Sc. in 1935 from DePauw University and the Ph.D. degree in 1903 from the University of Chicago. He married Gazelle Burgess on Aug. 22, 1904, and they had one daughter, Hazel. Allen taught anatomy at the University of Wisconsin, 1903-13, and zoology at the University of Kansas, 1913-22. From 1922 to 1948 he was a member of the biology and zoology departments at the University of California ( Los Angeles ). He died on Dec. 2, 1963.

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  • Glands and Growth; the Influence of the Thyroid Gland and Hypnosis Under Development and Growth. Los Angeles, 1930.Search "Glands and Growth; the Influence of the Thyroid Gland and Hypnosis
                                        Under Development and Growth" by ALLEN, BENNET MILLS: 1877-1963. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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ALLEN, DAVID J. ca. 1936-

David J. Allen was born in Muncie, Ind., about 1936. He received the B.S. and A.M. degrees from Indiana University and graduated from the Indiana University Law School ( Indianapolis ) in 1965. He served on the staff of the Government Operations Committee of the U.S. Senate in 1958 and worked as an advance man for Matthew Welsh's gubernatorial campaign in 1961. After serving as an administrative assistant to the state Democratic chairman early in 1961, Allen was appointed as an assistant to Governor Welsh. In 1965 he was reappointed to the same position under Governor Branigan.

Information from Indiana State Library.

  • Major Elements of Gubernatorial Transition in the State of Indiana. Bloomington, Ind., 1964.Search "Major Elements of Gubernatorial Transition in the State of
                                        Indiana" by ALLEN, DAVID J. ca. 1936- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • New Governor in Indiana: The Challenges of Executive Power. Bloomington, Ind., 1965.Search "New Governor in Indiana: The Challenges of Executive
                                    Power" by ALLEN, DAVID J. ca. 1936- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALLEN, DOTALINE ELIZABETH: 1909-1969.

Dotaline Elizabeth Allen was born in Sullivan, Ind., on Nov. 20, 1909, the daughter of Edgar T. and Ella May Hardy Allen. She studied at the Union Hospital School of Nursing (Terre Haute, Ind.); the University of Denver; Colorado State Teachers College; and Columbia University. She received the following degrees from Indiana University: B.S. in 1939, M.S. in 1948, and Ed.D. in 1955. Miss Allen worked successively at Sullivan County Hospital, Children's Hospital ( Chicago ), Union Hospital ( Terre Haute ), Children's Hospital ( Denver ), and Bloomington Hospital. She taught nursing education at Indiana University from 1939 until her retirement in 1964. She edited some reports on nursing in Korea and died in 1969.

Information from THE INDIANA NURSE, June 1969.

ALLEN, DURWOOD LEON: 1910-.

Durwood Leon Allen was born in Uniondale, Ind., on Oct. 11, 1910. He was married in 1935 and had three children. He received an A.B. degree in 1932 from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. degree in 1937 from Michigan State College. In 1971 he was awarded an honorary L.H.D. degree by Northern Michigan University. From 1937 until he entered military service in World War II, Allen worked as a research biologist for the game division of the Michigan State Department of Conservation. He was with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C., 1946-51, and joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1954 where he became professor of wildlife management in 1957. He is a past president of Wildlife Society.

Information from American Men of Science and Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

ALLEN, EMMA SARAH GAGE (MRS. JAMES M.): 1859-

Emma Sarah Gage was born in Mount Vernon, Ind., on Nov. 14, 1859, the daughter of M. D. Gage. She attended schools in California in Marysville and Modesto . On July. 13, 1882, she married James Monroe Allen and they had three sons. Mrs. Alien taught school in the following California cities: Yuba City, San Jose, Marysville, Modesto, Berkeley, and East Auburn .

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ALLEN, GEORGE WOOD: 1864-1950.

George Wood Allen was born in Dover, N.J., on June. 5, 1864, the son of Charles and Sarah Allison page: [8][View Page [8]] Allen. He attended public school in Dover but had to support the family after his father died. In 1884 he began to study architecture. In 1885 he moved to Three Oaks, Mich., where he worked as a mason and stone contractor. He married Ida Love and they had two children, William and Clara. In 1891 Allen began studying at Valparaiso University. He opened a dry goods store in La Porte, Ind., in 1894 and entered into an architectural partnership with his son in 1906. He began writing poetry as a young man and printed the volumes in his own home. He died on Aug. 29, 1950.

Information from Martin F. Barlag.

ALLEN, HAMILTON FORD: 1869-.

Hamilton Ford Allen was born in LaFayette, Ind., on July. 7, 1867, the son of Ira Wilder and Lydia Reed Ford Allen. He received the A.B. degree from Williams College, t 888; graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary, 1897; and earned the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, 1905. He also studied at the University of Berlin, the University of Leipzig, and the American School of Classical Studies (Athens). On Nov. 23, 1900, he married Grace Dorothy Constantine. Allen taught Latin and Greek at Washington and Jefferson College, 1902-05; Princeton University, 1905-07; and the University of Illinois, 1907-09. He rejoined the faculty of Washington and Jefferson College in 1909.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • The Infinitive in Polybius Compared with the Infinitive in Biblical Greek. Chicago, 1907.Search "The Infinitive in Polybius Compared with the Infinitive in
                                        Biblical Greek" by ALLEN, HAMILTON FORD: 1869-. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALLEN, JOHN STUART: 1907-

The son of Elwood D. and Stella Anderson Allen, John Stuart Allen was born in Pendleton, Ind., on May. 13, 1907. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1928 and A.M. in 1929 from the University of Minnesota and the Ph.D. degree from New York University in 1936. He studied at other institutions and was awarded several honorary degrees. He married Grace H. Carlton on Aug. 23, 1933. Allen taught at the University of Minnesota, 1928-30, and Colgate University, 1930-42. During 1942-48 he served as director of the division of higher education, New York State Education Department. He joined the faculty of the University of Florida where he was vice president, 1948-53; acting president, 1953-55; and executive vice president, 1955-57. In 1957 Allen became president of the University of South Florida ( Tampa ). He was a member of the board of directors, Educational Testing Service (Princeton, N.J.), and held a number of other educational offices.

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ALLEN, NILA FRANCES: 1875-.

Born in Independence, Ind., on Sept. 21, 1875, Nila Frances Allen was the daughter of Francis Marion Hart and Emma L. Brown Allen. She attended Indiana State Normal School, the University of Chicago, and Howard University but received the B.S. degree from George Washington University and the LL.B. degree from Washington College of Law. After college she worked as a lawyer with several bureaus and departments of the federal government. In 1925 she became connected with the Income Tax Division of the U.S. Bureau of Internal Revenue. She was particularly active in investigating child labor and infant mortality cases.

Information from American Women.

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  • Infant Mortality; Results of a Field Study in Saginaw, Michigan, Based on Births in One Year. Washington, D.C., 1919.Search "Infant Mortality; Results of a Field Study in Saginaw, Michigan,
                                        Based on Births in One Year" by ALLEN, NILA FRANCES: 1875-. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALLEN, ROBERT JOSEPH: 1902-.

Robert Joseph Allen was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on March. 9, 1902. He received the A.B. degree in 1923 from the University of Illinois and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1929 from Harvard University. He taught at the University of Kansas, 1929-30, and Harvard University, 1930-37. Allen began teaching English at Williams College in 1937 and was chairman of the English department, 1948-63.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

ALLEN, ROLLAND CRATEN: 1881-1948.

Rolland Craten Allen was born in Richmond, Ind., on May. 24, 1881. He was the son of George DeBolt and Florence Brown Allen. He earned two degrees from the University of Wisconsin, an A.B. in 1905 and an A.M. in 1908. He studied at the University of Michigan, 1909-10, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, obtaining a D.E. degree from the latter in 1939. He married Martha Hill on Nov. 30, 1910, and they had five children: Jean, Craten, George, Joseph, and James.

Allen began his career teaching science in a high school in Plymouth, Wis., 1903-04, and taught economic geology at the University of Michigan, 1908-09. From 1909 until 1919 when he resigned, he was a geologist for the state of Michigan . During those years he was a member of several geological commissions and a lecturer at the University of Michigan. He was president of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers in 1937 and a consultant on ferrous metals and alloys. He was employed by the Federal Office of Production Management in 1941 and became deputy chief of the Iron and Steel Branch of the U.S. War Production Board. After leaving government service, Allen held a variety of top management positions in the steel and iron ore industry until his death on July. 18, 1948. He was a trustee for the Battelle Memorial Institute.

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  • The Iron River Iron-Bearing District of Michigan. Lan sing, Mich., 1910.Search "The Iron River Iron-Bearing District of Michigan" by ALLEN, ROLLAND CRATEN: 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Contributions to the Pre-Cambrian Geology of Northern Michigan and Wisconsin (withL. P. Barrett). Lansing, Mich., 1915.Search "Contributions to the Pre-Cambrian Geology of Northern Michigan and
                                        Wisconsin" by ALLEN, ROLLAND CRATEN: 1881-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALLEN, WILLIAM RAY: 1885-1955.

William Ray Allen , son of Elza and Ellen Chupp Allen, was born in Ossian, Ind., on March. 8, 1885. He received all of his academic degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1913, A.M. in 1914, and Ph.D. in 1920. He married Lura Belle Devin on June. 14, 1922, and they had three daughters: Martha Jane, Barbara Janet, and Ellen Claire. Allen worked in newspaper advertising, 1903-07, and was a teacher in the Hartford City schools ( Ind. ), 1907-12. He taught at Kansas State College, 1914-16; Cornell University, 1916-17; and Indiana University, 1918-19. He was a traveling fellow in South America and an art instructor at Indiana University, 1920-21, and Municipal University (Akron, Ohio), 1921-22. Allen joined the faculty of the University of Kentucky in 1922 where he taught zoology and was department head, 1948-50. He died on April. 7, 1955.

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ALLEN, WINFRED EMORY 1873-

Born near Indianapolis, Ind., on June. 6, 1873, Winfred Emory Allen was the son of Joseph and Esther Campbell Wilson Allen. He attended Friends Academy; YMCA College (Springfield, Mass.); and the universities of California, Illinois , and Nebraska . He received a bachelor's degree from Earlham College in 1898 and an A.M. degree from Lawrence College. In 1900 he married Grace M. Wheeler and they had four children.

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  • A Quantitative and Statistical Study of the Plankton of the San Joaquin River and Its Tributaries in and near Stockton, California, in 1913. Berkeley, 1920.Search "A Quantitative and Statistical Study of the Plankton of the San
                                        Joaquin River and Its Tributaries in and near Stockton, California, in
                                        1913" by ALLEN, WINFRED EMORY 1873- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Quantitative Studies on Inshore Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates of Southern California in 1921 and 1922. Berkeley, 1927. 2 vols.Search "Quantitative Studies on Inshore Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates
                                        of Southern California in 1921 and 1922" by ALLEN, WINFRED EMORY 1873- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALLGIRE, MILDRED J. 1910-

Mildred J. Allgire was born on Oct. 15, 1910, in Kalida, Ohio. She earned an R.N. degree in 1933 from Saint Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing (Fort Wayne, Ind.), a B.S. degree in nursing education in 1942 from Indiana University, and the degrees of R.P.T. and A.M. in 1950 from Stanford University. Miss Allgire was staff nurse for the Visiting Nurse Association ( Fort Wayne ), 1936-41, and Van Buren County Health Department (Paw Paw, Mich.) and W. K. Kellogg Foundation, 1943-45. She did internship in rehabilitation in Detroit, 1946. She worked for the Indiana State Department of Welfare first as a field consultant during 1946-56 and became supervisor of consulting services for the rehabilitation of crippled children in 1956. With the exception of about four years, Miss Allgire has lived in Indiana since 1929.

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ALLPORT, GORDON WILLARD: 1897-1967.

Gordon Willard Allport was born on Nov. 11, 1897, in Montezuma, Ind., the son of John Edwards and Nellie Edith Wise Allport. He received all of his academic degrees from Harvard University: A.B. in 1919, A.M. in 1921, and Ph.D. in 1922. He studied in Europe in Berlin, Hamburg, and Cambridge during 1922-24 as holder of the Sheldon Traveling Fellowship. He married Ada Lufkin Gould on June. 30, 1925, and they had one son, Robert Bradlee. Allport taught at Robert College (Istanbul, Turkey), 1919-20; Harvard University, 1924-26; and Dartmouth College, 1926-30. He began teaching again at Harvard University in 1930 and became professor of psychology at that institution in 1942. He was director of the National Opinion Research Center and a member of the National Commission for UNESCO. He served in the armed forces during World War I. In World War II he worked on the Emergency Committee in Psychology, specializing in problems of civilian morale and rumor. Allport died on Oct. 9, 1967.

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ALMOND, NINA: 1882-1964.

Nina Almond was born in Vernon, Ind., on Aug. 24, 1882. She was the daughter of Wesley and Laura Phillips Almond. She received an A.B. degree from Indiana page: [11][View Page [11]] University in 1913 and was also employed there as a library assistant from 1907 until 1916. She worked in the library at Stanford University, 1916-21, before becoming a librarian and consultant in research at the Hoover Library on War, Revolution, and Peace in 1921 where she achieved emeritus status in 1947. During her career Miss Almond contributed articles to various journals. She died in 1964.

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  • An Introduction to a Bibliography of the Paris Peace Conference; Collections of Sources, Archive Publications, and Source Books (withRalph H. Lutz). Stanford, Calif., 1935.Search "An Introduction to a Bibliography of the Paris Peace Conference;
                                        Collections of Sources, Archive Publications, and Source Books" by ALMOND, NINA: 1882-1964. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Special Collections in the Hoover Library on War, Revolution, and Peace (withH. H. Fisher). Stanford, Calif., 1940.Search "Special Collections in the Hoover Library on War, Revolution, and
                                        Peace" by ALMOND, NINA: 1882-1964. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ALTER, AMOS JOSEPH: 1916-

Amos Joseph Alter was born in Rensselaer, Ind., on Aug. 4, 1916. He received two degrees from Purdue University, a B.S. in 1938 and a C.E. in 1949, and the M.P.H. degree from the University of Michigan in 1948. He was married and had four children. Alter was a sanitary engineer, Indiana State Board of Health, 1938-42; worked in sanitary engineering for the U.S. Public Health Service, 1942-44; and was chief engineer, Alaska Department of Health, 1944-67. In 1967 he became environmental research engineer and head of the office of research and academic coordination for the Alaska Department of Health and Welfare, Alaska Water Laboratory, and the University of Alaska.

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ALTER, J. CECIL: 1879-

Cecil Alter was born near Rensselaer, Ind., on March. 31, 1879. He was a meteorologist;, editor, and historian. He was editor of the UTAH HISTORICAL QUARTERLY beginning in 1928 and continued in that capacity for many years.

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  • James Bridger, Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout, and Guide; a Historical Narrative. Salt Lake City, 1925.Search "James Bridger, Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout, and Guide; a
                                        Historical Narrative" by ALTER, J. CECIL: 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Through the Heart of the Scenic West. Salt Lake City, 1927.Search "Through the Heart of the Scenic West" by ALTER, J. CECIL: 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Utah, the Storied Domain; a Documentary History of Utah's Eventful Career, Comprising the Thrilling Story of Her People from the Indians of Yesterday to the Industrialists of Today. Chicago, 1932. 3 vols.Search "Utah, the Storied Domain; a Documentary History of Utah's
                                        Eventful Career, Comprising the Thrilling Story of Her People from the Indians
                                        of Yesterday to the Industrialists of Today" by ALTER, J. CECIL: 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Early Utah Journalism; a Half Century of Forensic Warfare, Waged by the West's Most Militant Press. Salt Lake City, 1938.Search "Early Utah Journalism; a Half Century of Forensic Warfare, Waged
                                        by the West's Most Militant Press" by ALTER, J. CECIL: 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDERSON, DAVID WULF: 1878-1938.

Existing biographical facts about David Wulf Anderson are few. He was born in Missouri in 1878 and spent his youth in the so-called Flatwoods region southwest of LaFayette, Ind. He taught school for a time and then traveled for a teachers' magazine. He later became a lecturer on patriotic and literary subjects, journeying over the country. The three novels he wrote are set in the LaFayette area and all are imbued with that region's local color and activities. Two of Anderson's books, The Blue Moon and The Red Lock, were made into motion pictures. He died on April. 2, 1938.

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ANDERSON, EMIL V.: 1875-1958.

Emil V. Anderson was born in Elkhart, Ind., on Sept. 23, 1875, and lived there all of his life, except five years in early boyhood when his family lived on a farm in Elkhart County . He was educated in the Elkhart public schools. After completing the eighth grade he spent eleven years as an office worker, first with the S. D. Kimbark Company and then with the Elkhart Carriage and Harness Manufacturing Company. In 1902 and 1904 he was elected city clerk of Elkhart . When his second term expired Anderson entered the insurance business and studied law in the office of William B. Hile who later was judge of Elkhart Superior page: [12][View Page [12]] Court. He was admitted to the bar in June 1912 and began to practice law. He was a school board member, 1908-11; state representative, 1917; and city attorney, 1928-29 and 1938-42. He married Jeanette Frybarger in 1902 and his second wife was Isabel Bowen whom he married in 1912.

Anderson had a lifelong interest in history, particularly that of Elkhart County . In 1932 he began collecting historical data concerning Elkhart and wrote a series of articles about that city and county for the ELKHART TRUTH, 1948-49. The Truth Publishing Company later compiled the articles into the booklet listed below which has become standard history. He died on Nov. 28, 1958.

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ANDERSON, HARRY EDWIN: 1900-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 29, 1900, Harry Edwin Anderson was married in 1964 and is the father of one child. He received the A.B. degree in 1952 from Michigan State College; A.M. degree in 1955 from Memphis State College; and Ph.D. degree in 1958 from the University of Texas. From 1954 to 1964 Anderson held guidance, testing, and research positions with the U.S. Air Force; the University of Texas; Psychological Research Service; Human Resources Research Office; Systems Development Corporation; American Institute of Research; California Test Bureau; and the University of Florida. In 1964 he became professor of education at the University of Georgia.

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  • Functional Requirements for Aircraft Weapon System Trainer Instructor Station Display and Recording Systems (withEdward Streeter). Port Washington, N.Y., 1965.Search "Functional Requirements for Aircraft Weapon System Trainer
                                        Instructor Station Display and Recording Systems" by ANDERSON, HARRY EDWIN: 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Characteristics of Students in the Health Related Professions (with others). Gainesville, Fla., 1966.Search "Characteristics of Students in the Health Related Professions
                                        (with others)" by ANDERSON, HARRY EDWIN: 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919-

James Richard Anderson was born in Whitaker, Ind., on Nov. 10, 1919. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1941 and A.B. and A.M. in 1947 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1950 from the University of Maryland. He taught geography at the University of Maryland, 1947-52, and was a geographer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1950-60. In 1960 Anderson became head of the geography department at the University of Florida. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1942-45.

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  • Agricultural Land Resources in the United States, with Special Reference to Present and Potential Cropland and Pasture (withHugh H. Wooten). Washington, D.C., 1955.Search "Agricultural Land Resources in the United States, with Special
                                        Reference to Present and Potential Cropland and Pasture" by ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Land Use and Development, Southeastern Coastal Plain; Present Use and Potential Development of Land for Agriculture. Washington, D. C., 1956.Search "Land Use and Development, Southeastern Coastal Plain; Present Use
                                        and Potential Development of Land for Agriculture" by ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Major Uses of Land in the United States (withHugh H. Wooten). Washington, D. C., 1957.Search "Major Uses of Land in the United States" by ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Land Clearing and Drainage in Eastern North Carolina (withHenry W. Dill, Jr.). Washington, D. C., 1961.Search "Land Clearing and Drainage in Eastern North Carolina" by ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Geography of Agriculture. Dubuque, Iowa, 1970.Search "A Geography of Agriculture" by ANDERSON, JAMES RICHARD: 1919- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDERSON, JEROME A.: 1847-1903.

Jerome A. Anderson was born in Randolph County, Ind., in 1847, the son of W. G. Anderson. He was a seminary student in Neosho Falls, Kans.; studied medicine with Dr. J. W. Driscoll of Neosho Falls , 1868-71; and attended the Medical College of Cincinnati, 1871-72. He received the M.D. degree from the department of medicine at the University of California in 1873. Anderson taught school while he was a medical student and began practicing medicine in San Francisco in 1873. He died on Dec. 26, 1903.

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  • Karma; a Study of the Law of Cause and Effect in Relation to Rebirth or Reincarnation, Post-Mortem Stories of Consciousness, Cycles, Vicarious Atonement, Fate, Predestination, Free Will, Forgiveness, Animals, Suicides … San Francisco, 1896.Search "Karma; a Study of the Law of Cause and Effect in Relation to
                                        Rebirth or Reincarnation, Post-Mortem Stories of Consciousness, Cycles,
                                        Vicarious Atonement, Fate, Predestination, Free Will, Forgiveness, Animals,
                                        Suicides …" by ANDERSON, JEROME A.: 1847-1903. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Evidence of Immortality. San Francisco, 1899.Search "The Evidence of Immortality" by ANDERSON, JEROME A.: 1847-1903. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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ANDERSON, LOU EASTWOOD (MRS. HERBERT): ?-

Lou Eastwood was born in Indiana , the daughter of Raphael William and Lucinda Reinhardt Eastwood. She attended Valparaiso University, the University of Washington, and the Sorbonne and married Herbert Anderson in 1916. Earning the degrees of B.S. and M.S., Mrs. Anderson taught English, history, hygiene, and physical education.

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  • Tennis for Women, with Special Reference to the Training of Teachers. New York, 1926.Search "Tennis for Women, with Special Reference to the Training of
                                        Teachers" by ANDERSON, LOU EASTWOOD (MRS. HERBERT): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Basketball for Women, with Special Reference to the Training of Teachers. New York, 1929.Search "Basketball for Women, with Special Reference to the Training of
                                        Teachers" by ANDERSON, LOU EASTWOOD (MRS. HERBERT): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDERSON, MARGARET C.: 1892-1973.

Margaret C. Anderson was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 16, 1892, the daughter of Arthur and Jessie Shortridge Anderson. She attended Western College (Oxford, Ohio) at which time her family lived in Columbus, Ind. Beginning her career in the literary world in Chicago in 1912, she was first employed as a clerk in Browne's Bookstore located next door to the offices of DIAL, a literary review founded by Edgar Allan Poe. She soon joined the staff of DIAL, working in the printing room, and also wrote book reviews for CONTINENT and POST. In 1913 Miss Anderson became literary editor of CONTINENT and, at the age of twenty-one, began her own magazine entitled THE LITTLE REVIEW which was devoted to the arts. The magazine flourished from 1914 through the early 1920s as a forum for the avantgarde writers of the period. Among the coterie of authors later to become famous were Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Ernest Hemingway, and Ford Madox Ford. James Joyce's Ulysses was first published in serial form in THE LITTLE REVIEW, resulting in a famous censorship trial in New York. In 1922 she went to Paris, leaving the magazine in the hands of Miss Jane Heap. The two women had previously taken THE LITTLE REVIEW to California in an attempt to revive its finances and in 1929 its last issue was published in Paris . Miss Anderson died in Le Cannet, France , in 1973.

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ANDERSON, OSCAR EDWARD: 1918-

Oscar Edward Anderson was born in South Bend, Ind., on July. 3, 1918. He received the A.B. degree from Oberlin College in 1940 and the Ph.D. degree from Harvard University in 1948. He was married in 1943 and had one child. Anderson served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1941-46; taught history at the University of Cincinnati, 1948-58; and was assistant historian, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1958-62. In 1962 he joined the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration as senior international projects officer and in 1964 became director of the international organization division.

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  • Refrigeration in America; a History of a New Technology and Its Impact. Princeton, N.J., 1953.Search "Refrigeration in America; a History of a New Technology and Its
                                        Impact" by ANDERSON, OSCAR EDWARD: 1918- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Health of a Nation; Harvey W. Wiley and the Fight for Pure Food. Chicago, 1958.Search "The Health of a Nation; Harvey W. Wiley and the Fight for Pure
                                        Food" by ANDERSON, OSCAR EDWARD: 1918- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commis sion (withRichard G. Hewlett), Volume I. University Park, Pa., 1962.Search "A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commis sion" by ANDERSON, OSCAR EDWARD: 1918- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDERSON, RICHARD LOREE: 1915-

Richard Loree Anderson was born in North Liberty, Ind., on April. 20, 1915. He received the A.B. degree in 1936 from DePauw University and the degrees of M.S. in 1938 and Ph.D. in 1941 from Iowa State College. He was married in 1946 and had two children. Anderson taught at Iowa State College, 1936-41; North Carolina State University, 1941-66; and the University of Georgia, 1966-67. He became a professor and chairman of the statistics department at the University of Kentucky in 1967. He served in the U.S. Army and Navy, 1944-45, and has been a government consultant.

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ANDREW, ABRAM PIATT: 1873-1936.

Abram Piatt Andrew, Jr. , was born on Feb. 12, 1873, in La Porte, Ind. He was the son of Abram Piatt and Helen Merrell Andrew. He received the A.B. degree in 1893 and an honorary A.M. degree in 1923 from Princeton University. He studied in Berlin and Paris and earned the A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University in 1900. He was an instructor in economics at Harvard University, 1900-09, and expert assistant and editor of publications, U.S. National Monetary Commission, 1908-11. He was director of the U.S. Mint, 1909-10, and assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury, 1910-12. He was elected from Massachusetts to fill a vacancy in the Sixty-Seventh Congress, 1921, and was reelected to the Sixty-Eighth through Seventy-Fourth Congresses, 1923-37. Andrew was a commissioned major, 1917, and a lieutenant colonel, 1918, in the U.S. Army. He served in France from 1914 to 1919, first with the French and later with the U.S. Army, and during that time he organized and directed the American Field Service with the French Army. He was decorated by the U.S., French, and Belgian governments and died on June. 3, 1936. Many of his speeches were published in periodicals and as pamphlets.

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  • Banking Systems and Currency Reform. Cincinnati, 1910.Search "Banking Systems and Currency Reform" by ANDREW, ABRAM PIATT: 1873-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Purpose and Origin of the Proposed Banking Legislation. Boston, 1911.Search "The Purpose and Origin of the Proposed Banking
                                    Legislation" by ANDREW, ABRAM PIATT: 1873-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Letters Written Home from France in the First Half of 1915. Boston, 1916.Search "Letters Written Home from France in the First Half of
                                    1915" by ANDREW, ABRAM PIATT: 1873-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The War Debts, Status Quo or Revision? Discussed by Colonel A. Piatt Andrew and Honorable Theodore E. Burton … New York, 1927.Search "The War Debts, Status Quo or Revision? Discussed by Colonel A.
                                        Piatt Andrew and Honorable Theodore E. Burton …" by ANDREW, ABRAM PIATT: 1873-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANDREW, CATHARINE PIATT (MRs. GEORGE L.): 1824-1925.

Catharine Piatt was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, on Nov. 26, 1824. She was the daughter of James and Abigail Piatt and moved with her family to La Porte, Ind., in 1832. On June. 1, 1856, she married George Lafferty Andrew and they had three children: Sarah Louise, Fanny P., and Frederick George. Mrs. Andrew died on May. 18, 1925.

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ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914-

Frederick Newcomb Andrews , born in Boston, Mass., on Feb. 5, 1914, is the son of Frederick Huntoon and Gertrude Macomber Andrews. He obtained the following degrees from the University of Massachusetts: B.S. in 1935, M.S. in 1936, and D.Sc. in 1962. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Missouri in 1939. On Sept. 3, 1938, he married Gertrude Evelyn Martin and they had two children, Frederick Martin and Donna Elaine. Andrews taught animal husbandry at the University of Massachusetts and from 1936 to 1940 was a cooperative agent at the University of Missouri for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 1940 he joined the faculty of Purdue University as assistant professor of animal science where he became head of the department in 1962 and dean of the graduate school and vice president in charge of research in 1963. Andrews was the recipient of the research award Sigma Xi, 1949, and the Morrison research award of the American Society of Animal Sciences, 1961. He is a member of numerous committees on nutrition and animal physiology and has worked for various foundations.

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  • The Artificial Insemination of Cattle. LaFayette, Ind., 1940.Search "The Artificial Insemination of Cattle" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Some Effects of Fluorine in the Nutrition of Sheep (with others). LaFayette, Ind., 1944.Search "Some Effects of Fluorine in the Nutrition of Sheep (with
                                        others)" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Cria y Mejora del Ganado, por Victor Arthur Rice, con Capitulos Sobre Base Endocrina de la Reproduccione Inseminacion Artificial, por Frederick Newcomb Andrews. Mexico, 1947.Search "Cria y Mejora del Ganado, por Victor Arthur Rice, con Capitulos
                                        Sobre Base Endocrina de la Reproduccione Inseminacion Artificial, por Frederick
                                        Newcomb Andrews" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals (withVictor A. Rice). New York, 1951.Search "Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Breeding Better Livestock (withothers). New York, 1953.Search "Breeding Better Livestock" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Swine Production (withothers). New York, 1962.Search "Swine Production" by ANDREWS, FREDERICK NEWCOMB: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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ANDREWS, WILLIAM HALSTEAD: 1913-

William Halstead Andrews was born in Bedford, Ind., on Jan. 15, 1913. He was married in 1933 and is the father of two children. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1933 and A.M. in 1937 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1949 from the University of Chicago. Andrews taught economics at Purdue University, 1937-41, and served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1944-46. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1949.

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  • Employment Security Financing in Indiana (withTaulman A. Miller). Bloomington, Ind., 1956.Search "Employment Security Financing in Indiana" by ANDREWS, WILLIAM HALSTEAD: 1913- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Manpower and Technology in Bituminous Coal Mining, 1956-1970 (withCarroll L. Christenson). Bloomington, Ind., 1970.Search "Manpower and Technology in Bituminous Coal Mining,
                                        1956-1970" by ANDREWS, WILLIAM HALSTEAD: 1913- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANGELO, NANCY CAROLYN HARRISON (MRS. NICHOLAS): 1928-

Nancy Carolyn Harrison , who writes under the name of Nancy DeAngelis, was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Oct. 22, 1928. She graduated from Jefferson Center High School (Whitley County, Ind.) in 1945 and received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1948. She studied at the Art Students League and New York University and married Nicholas Angelo in 1952.

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ANGELOPOLOUS, ANGELO: ca. 1919-1962.

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Angelo Angelopolous was born about 1919. He graduated from Manual High School and received his bachelor's degree in journalism from Butler University in 1940. While attending Butler University he was president of the Blue Key honorary society and editor of the campus newspaper and yearbook. He worked on the staff of the Indianapolis NEWS from 1941 until 1956, except for the war years when he was a navy pilot in the Pacific theater. Angelopolous married JoAnn Mings in 1953. In 1956 he became a free-lance writer and had stories and articles published in national magazines. He was an authority on automobile racing and football. At the time of his death in 1962, he had completed a manuscript on the late race driver, Bill Vukovich.

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ANGLIN, ROBERT ALTON: 1910-

Robert Alton Anglin was born in Evansville, Ind., on Oct. 3, 1910. He received the A.B. degree in 1940 from Evansville College and the degrees of M.S. in 1943 and Ph.D. in 1948 from Indiana University. Anglin taught sociology at the Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College of Arkansas during 1948-50 and subsequently joined the faculty of West Virginia State College. He was married in 1932.

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  • Enrollment Trends at West Virginia State College, 1932-1952. Institute, W. Va., 1954.Search "Enrollment Trends at West Virginia State College, 1932-1952.
                                        Institute" by ANGLIN, ROBERT ALTON: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Governor's Study of the Utilization, Present and Potential, of Disabled Persons in State Government Employment. Charleston, W. Va., 1963.Search "The Governor's Study of the Utilization, Present and
                                        Potential, of Disabled Persons in State Government Employment" by ANGLIN, ROBERT ALTON: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ANNESS, MILFORD EDWIN: 1918-

Born in Metamora, Ind., on Feb. 14, 1918, Milford Edwin Anness is the son of Clyde H. Anness. On July. 8, 1939, he married Marie Cramer and they had six children: Grace Suzanne, Ronald Kent, Dennis Jay, Milford Edwin, Jr., Mark Richard, and John Cramer. He attended Ball State Teachers College, 1936-37, and earned the A.B. degree in 1940 and LL.B. degree in 1954 from Indiana University. Anness was the proprietor of a retail hardware store in Metamora , 1941-51; served in the Indiana senate, 1946-62; worked in the legal department of the American United Life Insurance Company ( Indianapolis ), 1952-55; and was judge of the Fayette County Circuit Court. He served in the U.S. Army, 1943-45, and entered private law practice in Columbus, Ind., in 1962. He has held county and state government commissions.

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ANSON, JACK LEE: 1924-

Born in Andrews, Ind., on Aug. 3, 1924, Jack Lee Anson is the son of John C. and Ferol L. Noble Anson. He received the A.B. degree in 1948 from Colgate University. He was sports editor for the HUNTINGTON HERALD PRESS ( Ind. ), 1942-43. From 1948 to 1970 Anson was associated with Phi Kappa Tau as field secretary, assistant secretary, administrative secretary, national editor, national secretary, and national treasurer. In 1971 he became executive director of the National Interfraternity Conference in Indianapolis . He is a past president of both the College Fraternity Secretaries Association and College Fraternity Editors Association.

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  • The Golden-Jubilee History of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, 1906-1956. Oxford, Ohio, 1957.Search "The Golden-Jubilee History of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity,
                                        1906-1956" by ANSON, JACK LEE: 1924- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

APPLEMAN, PHILIP DEAN: 1926-

Born in Kendallville, Ind., on Feb. 8, 1926, Philip Dean Appleman is the son of William Russell and Gertrude Keller Appleman. He married Marjorie Haberkorn on Aug. 19, 1950. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1950 and Ph.D. in 1955 from Northwestern University. He earned an A.M. degree from the University of Michigan in 1951 and was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Lyon ( France ), 1951-52. Appleman joined the English department of Indiana University in 1955. He also taught at the International School of America in Columbus, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1944-45, and the U.S. Merchant Marine, 1946 and 1948-49. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received the best poem award from the ARIZONA QUARTERLY in 1965. He was the founding editor of VICTORIAN STUDIES.

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ARBAUGH, GEORGE BARTHOLOMEW: 1905-

George Bartholomew Arbaugh was born in Frankfort, Ind., on Dec. 28, 1905. He earned the following academic degrees: A.B. from Carthage College in 1926; A.M. in 1927 and Ph.D. in 1931 from the State University of Iowa; and B.D. from Wittenberg College in 1930. Arbaugh held pastorates in Lutheran churches in Hartford, Wis., 1931-34; Dubuque, Iowa, 1934-36; and West Allis, Wis., 1943-45. From 1936 to 1943 he taught philosophy and psychology at Carthage College. He joined the faculty of Augustana College in 1945 as professor of philosophy and also served as dean, 1947-67, and vice president, 1961-67.

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ARBUCKLE, DOROTHY FRY (MRS. LLOYD): 1910-

Dorothy Fry , daughter of William G. and Sylvia Mitchell Fry, was born in Eldred, Ill., on Jan. 23, 1910. She attended Northwestern University and the University of Illinois. On May. 13, 1933, she wed Lloyd Arbuckle and they had two children, Kathryn Diane and William Franklin. Mrs. Arbuckle was librarian of the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, 1945-65, and since that time she has been president of the Arbuckle Oil Company. In addition to being an author of books, she has written poetry and the words and music for some songs. She was awarded a citation for juvenile literature by Indiana University.

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ARBUCKLE, MAY ADAMS DAYTON (MRS. ERNEST A.): 1885-1964.

May Adams Dayton was born in Elizabethtown, Ind., on July to, 1885, the daughter of William and Elizabeth McDonald Adams Dayton. On Feb. 6, 1919, she married Ernest A. Arbuckle. She taught elementary school for twenty-seven years, except for two years at the Sandcreek Township School ( Elizabethtown ) where she served as teacher and principal. She began teaching in Wayne Township in 1906 and Union Township in 1911. Mrs. Arbuckle took part in establishing 4-H clubs in Bartholomew County and was a member of the county's first library board. She helped form the Bartholomew County Historical Society and was director, 1930-41 and 1946-64; president, 1939-46; and president emeritus, 1946-64. In 1961 she was Senior Citizen of the Year in Columbus, Ind., where she died on Aug. 19, 1964.

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ARBUCKLE, WENDELL SHERWOOD: 1911-

The son of Charles E. and Julia Barton Arbuckle, Wendell Sherwood Arbuckle was born in Scott County, Ind., on March. 16, 1911. He received the B.S.A. degree in 1933 from Purdue University and the degrees of A.M. in 1937 and Ph.D. in 1940 from the University of Missouri. He worked as a dairyman and research assistant while attending school, 1933-37, and was an instructor of dairy manufacturing at the University of Missouri , 1937-41. Since 1941 Arbuckle taught at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering, and the University of Maryland where he became chief examiner for the Dairy Inspection Service of the Maryland State Board of Agriculture. During 1956-57 he served with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a specialist of dairy products utilization. He is author or coauthor of over 200 publications. In 1955 he was president of the Dairy Technology Society of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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  • Ice Cream and Related Products (withJulius H. Frandsen). Westport, Conn., 1961.Search "Ice Cream and Related Products" by ARBUCKLE, WENDELL SHERWOOD: 1911- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Development, Evaluation and Content of a Pilot Program in Dairy Utilization … (withLeonard F. Blanton). College Park, md., 1967.Search "The Development, Evaluation and Content of a Pilot Program in
                                        Dairy Utilization" by ARBUCKLE, WENDELL SHERWOOD: 1911- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ARMER, ALBERTA ROLLER (MRS. AUSTIN A.): 1904-

Alberta Roller was born in Huntingburg, Ind., on Feb. 11, 1904, the daughter of Henry Bernard and Mary Katterhenry Roller. She married Austin Adams Armer on Dec. 25, 1928, and they had three children: Rollin, Beret, and Elinor. She received the A.B. degree from the University of California in 1926. Mrs. Armer was secretary for the Charity Organization Society ( New York City ), 1926-27; writer for W. G. Swanson Publicity ( San Francisco ), 1927-28; writer for Federal Writers Project ( Detroit ), 1933-34; editor in the public information office, University of California ( Davis ), 1948-52; and instructor in the English department, University of California ( Davis ), 1958-59. She is a member of the Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa, and other organizations. Her book Steve and the Guide Dogs was chosen an American Ambassador book by the English-Speaking Union in 1965.

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ARMSTRONG, CLARA J.- ?-

Clara J. Armstrong spent most of her life in La Porte, Ind. She was one of the organizers of the Emerson Society and for many years served as its leader.

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ARMSTRONG, PHILANDER BANISTER: 1847-

Born in Brookville, Ind., on Feb. 3, 1847 Philander Banister Armstrong was the son of William G. and Hannah Armstrong. On March. 5, 1872, he married Josephine E. Nietert. He worked for insurance companies, 1868-75, and was founder and president of the Phoenix Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Armstrong moved to New York in 1880 and was associated in various capacities with the following insurance companies: Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Fire Association of New York, Armstrong Fire Insurance Company, American Union Life Insurance Company, and Real Estate Owners' Fire Insurance Company of New York.

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  • A License to Steal; Life Insurance, the Swindle of Swindles; How Our Laws Rob Our Own People of Billions. New York, 1917.Search "A License to Steal; Life Insurance, the Swindle of Swindles; How
                                        Our Laws Rob Our Own People of Billions" by ARMSTRONG, PHILANDER BANISTER: 1847- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ARNHOLTER, ETHELWYNE (MRS. HAROLD H.): 1902-

Ethelwyne Arnholter was born in LaFayette, Ind., on Dec. 4, 1902. She is the daughter of Albert and Lola Swaynie Nalley. She received an A.B. degree from Butler University in 1946, an A.M. degree from Indiana University in 1951, and a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 1953. She married Harold H. Arnholter on July I, 1923. Mrs. Arnholter has been chief psychologist, Central State Hospital, 1950-53; psychologist, Indiana Women's Prison, 1953-54; and psychologist, Indianapolis public schools, 1954-56. She wrote for the INDANAPOLIS STAR from 1946 to 1953.

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  • Work Adjustment Programs for Disabled Persons with Emotional Problems (with others). Indianapolis, 1962.Search "Work Adjustment Programs for Disabled Persons with Emotional
                                        Problems (with others)" by ARNHOLTER, ETHELWYNE (MRS. HAROLD H.): 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ARTHUR, ZUA BEARSS (MRS. JOSEPH H.): ca. 1900-

Zua Bearss was born in Marshall County, Ind., about 1900. She studied at the Chicago Art Institute under John Pascal and other artists. She had two sons, George and Kirk, by her first husband. She later married Joseph H. Arthur of Reno, Nev., and wrote a book about the story of his life. When he died Mrs. Arthur returned to Indiana to live in Elkhart .

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  • Broken Hills: The Story of Joe Arthur, Cowpuncher and Prospector Who Struck It Rich in Nevada. New York, 1958.Search "Broken Hills: The Story of Joe Arthur, Cowpuncher and Prospector
                                        Who Struck It Rich in Nevada" by ARTHUR, ZUA BEARSS (MRS. JOSEPH H.): ca. 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ARTMAN, JOSEPH MANSON: 1879-1952.

Joseph Manson Artman was the son of James Alexander and Delilah Klingensmith Artman. He was born in New Augusta, Ind., in 1879. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University and B.D. degree from the University of Chicago. On Aug. 4, 1906, he married Mildred Bubenzer. Ordained as a Congregational minister in 1906, Artman held pastorates in Whiting, Ind., 1906-08, and Chicago , 1908-12. He was dean of YMCA College ( Chicago ), 1912-19, and taught at the University of Chicago, 1919-25. He became general secretary of the Religious Education Association in 1926 and died in 1952.

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  • Undergraduates; a Study of Morale in Twenty-Three American Colleges and Universities (withRichard H. Edwards). New York, 1928.Search "Undergraduates; a Study of Morale in Twenty-Three American
                                        Colleges and Universities" by ARTMAN, JOSEPH MANSON: 1879-1952. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ARVIN, NEWTON: 1900-1963.

Newton Arvin was born in Valparaiso, Ind., on Aug. 23, 1900. He was the son of Frederic and Jessie Hawkins Arvin. He received an A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1921. He began teaching at Smith College in 1922 and remained on that faculty until 1960, except for one year (1925-26) when he was associate editor for LIVING AGE. He was a Guggenheim fellow, 1935-36. Arvin was the director of Corporation Yaddo, 1939-54, becoming a member of the corporation in 1954 page: [19][View Page [19]] and was the recipient of the National Book Award for 1951. In addition to being an author, he compiled literary material and edited some of Hawthorne's works. Arvin died on March. 21, 1963.

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ASCHE, ALBERT: 1881-1959.

Albert Asche was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July. 28, 1881, the son of George and Mary Asche. A permanent resident of Indianapolis since 1894, he graduated from Indianapolis College of Commerce in 1895. He was employed as an office boy by the law firm of Morris, Newberger, and Curtis and later studied law under Nathan Morris, the firm's senior member. He received a law degree from Indiana University in 1903 and worked for several Indianapolis law firms, both in partnerships and independently, before establishing his own practice in the late 1920s. On June. 16, 1917, he married Hope Schiels. Asche belonged to the Indiana State and Indianapolis bar associations and the Commercial Law League of America. He died in 1959.

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ASH, DAVID FULLER: 1898-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., David Fuller Ash was born on Aug. 6, 1898, the son of Eugene Hiram and Mary Fuller Ash. He received the A.B. degree in 1923 from Cornell College ( Iowa ) and the A.M. degree in 1929 and Ph.D. degree in 1937 from the State University of Iowa. On Jan. 1, 1931, he married Margaret Adele Smoke and they had two daughters, Mary Margaret and Deborah Anne. Ash was an educator in Idaho, Missouri, North Dakota, and Oregon from 1923 to 1951. He was publisher of the ANITA TRIBUNE ( Iowa ), 1952-59, and in 1959 became publisher of the TOLEDO CHRONICLE ( Iowa ).

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ASHABRANNER, JAMES H.: 1861-1936

James H. Ashabranner was born in New Albany, Ind., on Dec. 31, 1861. He was raised on a farm and at eighteen years of age was apprenticed to the blacksmith's trade. He taught school for five years, was elected assistant secretary of the YMCA, and was librarian at the New Albany Public Library. His poems were published in several periodicals and he died in 1936.

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ASHBAUGH, ERNEST JAMES: 1883-

Ernest James Ashbaugh was born in Blackford County, Ind., on July. 15, 1883, the son of David and Louisa Morris Ashbaugh. He received two degrees from Indiana University, A.B. in 1912 and A.M. in 1913, and a Ph.D. degree from the State University of Iowa in 1919. He married Tacy Hope Smith on June. 30, 1907, and they had one daughter, Beulah Rhea. Ashbaugh began his career in education as a high school principal in Matthews, Ind., in 1906 where he was school superintendent, 1907-09. He subsequently held several other school positions and served as director of the bureau of educational service at the State University of Iowa in 1914. He was assistant director of the bureau of educational research at Ohio State University, 1921-29, and in 1929 became dean of the school of education at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). He wrote many bulletins on school surveys and edited THE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH.

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ASHBY, LAVERNE: 1922-

LaVerne Ashby was born on Jan. 25, 1922, in Lynnville, Ind., the daughter of Earl Cyrus and Lennis Cabage Ashby. She received the degrees of B.S. from Teachers College of Kansas City, 1942, and M.R.E. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, Texas), 1946. She did graduate work at Columbia University and George Peabody College for Teachers. Miss Ashby taught in the public schools of Kansas City, Mo., 1942-43, and was assistant librarian at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1945-46. She held various positions in Baptist churches in Little Rock and Knoxville, 1946-52. In 1952 she became a consultant in primary religious education for the Southern Baptist Convention, Sunday School Board (Nashville, Tenn.), and section editor of BAPTIST TRAINING UNION MAGAZINE.

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ASHBY, LIVIA MILLER (MRS. HOWARD): 1888-

Livia Miller was born on July. 24, 1888, in Roachdale, Ind., where she attended the local schools. She graduated from DePauw University in 1910 and received a master's degree from Columbia University in 1911. For several years she was a contributor to the "Homespun" column in the Indianapolis NEWS and has had poems published in THE CLUBWOMAN and other periodicals. She has also had poems included in The Spring Anthology (1968, 1969, and 1970), an annual volume of poetry published by Mitre Press ( London ). She has lived in Roachdale all of her life with the exception of one year when she was a teacher in Louisville and when her husband, Howard Ashby, was associate professor of mathematics at Wabash College in Crawfordsville .

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ASHBY, PAUL W.: 1893-

Paul W. Ashby was born in Gunnison, Colo., on Sept. 9, 1893. He moved to Indiana in 1905 and completed high school in Spencer in 1910. He received a diploma from Indiana State College in 1919, an A.B. degree from Evansville College in 1931, and an M.S. degree from Indiana University in 1947. He also studied at DePauw University, Herron School of Art, Ball State University, Goshen College, and Fort Wayne Art Institute. In 1924 he married Lily Rockwell and they had four children: Malcolm, Elaine, Robert, and Leslie. From 1914 to 1965 Ashby taught in various Indiana schools. He served in the armed forces during World War I. In 1937 he began showing prints in art exhibits and since then has been in more than 250 shows and won nearly eighty awards. He has presented illustrated talks on Indiana and has written and produced several pageants and one-act plays.

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ASHER, JOHN WILLIAM: 1927-

John William Asher was born in Gary, Ind., on April. 12, 1927. He was married in 1955 and is the father of four children. He earned the A.B. degree in 1950 from DePauw University and the degrees of M.S. in 1951 and Ph.D. in 1955 from Purdue University. Asher taught speech and was a research associate at Purdue University, 1952-55; worked for the Purdue-Calumet Development Foundation, 1955-56; served on the staff of the U.S. Office of Education, 1956-60; and taught at the University of Pittsburgh, 1960-66. In 1966 he became professor of education and psychology at Purdue University.

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  • The High Speed Electronic Computer As a Research and Operations Device in School Law. Pittsburgh, 1963.Search "The High Speed Electronic Computer As a Research and Operations
                                        Device in School Law" by ASHER, JOHN WILLIAM: 1927- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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ASHWORTH, MAE HURLEY: ?-

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Ashworth, Mae Hurley Ashworth was born in Mount Vernon, Ind. After graduating from Mount Vernon High School, she attended Indiana University and obtained an elementary teaching license. She taught in public schools in Mount Vernon for twelve years. She worked as a staff writer for the David C. Cook Publishing Company (Elgin, Ill.) and for four years was editor of MOTHER'S MAGAZINE. In 1946 Miss Ashworth joined the staff of Friendship Press where she held various positions including associate editor and drama editor of adult publications. She wrote both short stories for children and adults and film scripts and edited other publications before her retirement in 1970. The following writings are attributed to her but could not be verified: Adventures with David, Joseph the Dreamer, and Puerto Rican Puzzles.

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ATKINS, MARY SAYLES (MRS. WILLIAM A.): 1879-1966

A column entitled "Atop the Town" by Filomena Gould in the INDIANAPOLIS NEWS states that Mrs. Atkins is "a Hoosier by birth and upbringing." She died in 1966. No other information was found.

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ATKINS, SUEMMA VAJEN (MRS. WILLIAM A.): 1883-1924

Suemma Vajen was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 26, 1883. She was the daughter of John H. and Sallie Downey Vajen. After her father's death, her mother married William H. Coleman who adopted her. On Nov. 20, 1907, she married William A. Atkins and they had one son, William Coleman. When Mrs. Atkins died in 1924, her parents gave funds for the erection of the William Coleman Hospital for Women in Indianapolis as a memorial.

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AUGUST, GARRY J.: 1894-

Garry J. August was born in Saint Joseph, Mo., in 1894. He received his rabinnical degree from the Reform Jewish Seminary (Cincinnati) in 1919. After serving pastorates in Missouri in Joplin and Saint Joseph, Rabbi August accepted the call to Temple Israel (Gary, Ind.), 1926-51, during which time he married Sara Erlich. The title of rabbi emeritus was conferred upon him by Temple Israel and in 1951 he became a community adviser and lecturer for the Union of Hebrew Congregations. Offered under the pseudonym Myron H. Garrett, he wrote literary essays which appeared in a weekly column entitled "Ventures in Bookland" which was published for several years in the Saint Joseph newspapers and the GARY POST-TRIBUNE.

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AUSTGEN, ROBERT JOSEPH: 1932-

Robert Joseph Austgen, Jr. , was born in Hammond, Ind., on Sept. 19, 1932, the son of Robert Joseph and Christine Frichtl Austgen. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1955, the S.T.L. degree from Gregorian University (Rome, Italy) in 1959, and the S.T.D. degree from the University of Fribourg in 1963. He entered the priesthood of the Congregation of Holy Cross order (C.S.C.) and in 1964 became an assistant professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame.

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AVERITT, WILL F.: 1889-

Will F. Averitt was born in Greenwood, Ind., on Jan. 15, 1889, the son of LaFayette T. and Mary Frances Law Averitt. He graduated from Greenwood High School and attended Franklin College. On Oct. 14, 1915, he married Helen Lockwood and they had four children: Virginia, William, Mary Lou, and John. Averitt's occupations have included those of schoolteacher, farmer, store clerk, and working in the circulation department of a newspaper. While engaged in the business of farming, he served as secretary of the Johnson County Farm Bureau and was employed in Washington, D.C. During 1931-33 he was roll clerk in the Indiana house of representatives and was an agent and distributor for the Oelwine Chemical Company for twenty years. Well known as a humorist and entertainer, Averitt has presented "one-man shows" to many clubs.

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AVERY, EMMETT LANGDON: 1903-

Emmett Langdon Avery was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 20, 1903. He received the A.B. degree from Franklin College in 1926 and the degrees of A.M. in 1926 and Ph.D. in 1933 from the University of Chicago. He was married in 1927 and had one child. Avery taught at the State College of Washington, 1927-29; the University of Chicago, 1931-33; Shurtleff College, 1933-34; and Elmhurst College, 1934-35. He joined the English faculty of Washington State University in 1935 where he remained until his retirement in 1968. He was a Guggenheim fellow, 1949-50.

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AYDELOTTE, WILLIAM OSGOOD: 1910-

William Osgood Aydelotte was born in Bloomington, Ind., on Sept. 1, 1910. He earned the A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1931 and the Ph.D. degree from Cambridge University in 1934. He was associated with the Federal Home Loan Bank Board during 1934-35. He taught history at the University of Minnesota, 1937; Trinity College, 1937-43; and Smith College, 1943-45. From 1945 to 1947 Aydelotte was a member of the Institute for Advanced Studies. He began teaching history at the State University of Iowa in 1947 and served as department chairman, 1947-59. He was associate editor of the JOURNAL OF MODERN HISTORY and VICTORIAN STUDIES.

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  • Bismarck and British Colonial Policy; the Problem of South West Africa, 1883-1885. Philadelphia, 1937.Search "Bismarck and British Colonial Policy; the Problem of South West
                                        Africa, 1883-1885" by AYDELOTTE, WILLIAM OSGOOD: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

AYLESWORTH, THOMAS GIBBONS: 1927-

Thomas Gibbons Aylesworth was born on Nov. 5, 1927, in Valparaiso, Ind., the son of Carroll Wells and Ruth Gibbons Aylesworth. He married Virginia L. Boelter on Aug. 13, 1949, and they had two children, Carol Jean and Thomas Paul. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1950 and M.S. in 1953 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1959 from Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Army, Medical Department, 1946-47, and taught science at various junior and senior high schools, 1951-57. In 1957 Aylesworth joined the faculty of Michigan State University as assistant professor of education. In 1961 he was a lecturer in science at Wesleyan University and senior editor of CURRENT SCIENCE. He was also senior editor for Doubleday and Company and the Natural History Press.

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AYRES, GILBERT HAVEN: 1904-

Gilbert Haven Ayres was born in Upland, Ind., on Aug. 29, 1904. He received the A.B. degree from Taylor University, 1925; the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1930; and a second Ph.D. degree trom the University of Michigan, 1939. Ayres taught chemistry at Taylor University, 1925-27; the Univer sity of Wisconsin , 1927-31; and Smith College, 1937-47. He began teaching at the University of Texas in 1947 and was department chairman, 1950-52. He served in the Chemical Warfare Service Reserve, 1928-38, and the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-46.

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