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JACKSON, ADAH YAGER (MRS. WILLIAM G.): 1900-

Adah Yager was born on Oct. 14, 1900, in Gibson County, Ind., the daughter of Parry Brown and Mary Martin Smith Yager. She was educated in public schools and at Oakland City College ( Ind. ). At one time she taught in rural schools in Wyoming. In 1922 she married William G. Jackson and they had two daughters, Mary Jean and Joan. Mrs. Jackson operates an antique shop in Newburgh, Ind., and has taught classes in antiques. Interested in American history, particularly the Midwest, she has researched migration patterns of the Old Northwest Territory and early settlements in the Ohio River Valley.

Information from Evansville Public Library.

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JACKSON, ALGERNON BRASHEAR: 1878-1942.

Born in Princeton, Ind., on May. 21, 1878, Algernon Brashear Jackson was the son of Charles A. and Sarah Luella Brashear Jackson. He obtained the M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College ( Philadelphia ) in 1901. He married Elizabeth Newman on June. 14, 1920. Jackson was an assistant surgeon at Philadelphia Polyclinic Hospital until 1914. He was one of the founders of Mercy Hospital ( Philadelphia ) in 1907 and was surgeon-in-chief until 1921 and medical superintendent, 1912-21. In 1921 he moved to Washington, D.C., where he was associated with the school of medicine at Howard University and in 1934 he entered private medical practice. He originated a new treatment forrheumatism and died in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 22, 1942.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

JACKSON, DENNIS EMERSON: 1878-

Dennis Emerson Jackson was born in Ridgeport, Ind., on Sept. 3, 1878, the son of Theophilus Job and Ellen Pickard Jackson. He attended the University of Chicago, Indiana University, and Rush Medical College and received the degrees of A.B., A.M., Ph.D., and M.D. He married Maude J. Neal on Sept. 20, 1906. For many years Jackson was professor of pharmacology at the University of Cincinnati Medical School.

Information from Who's Who Among North American Authors.

JACKSON, FREDERICK ELLSWORTH: 1879-1963.

Frederick Ellsworth Jackson was born near Bedford, Ind., in 1879. He graduated from Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.) and Indiana University School of Medicine, 1910. He worked as a reporter for a newspaper in Pueblo, Colo., and served as superintendent of the Indianapolis City Dispensary for eleven years. Jackson served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War I and afterward studied pediatrics in London for one year. Returning to Indianapolis , he set up a private practice in pediatrics which he continued until his retirement in 1954. He died in Indianapolis in 1963.

Information from Indiana State Library.

JACKSON, GEORGE FREDERICK: 1906-

George Frederick Jackson was born in Indiana in 1906 and spent his boyhood in New Albany, Ind. He became interested in caves and cave photography while working as a guide at Wyandotte Cave. He was married and served for three years in the U.S. Army. Jackson is known as an authority on underground photography and has been awarded prizes for his pictures. He was an early member and director of the National Speleological Society and has written numerous articles on caves.

Information from Indiana State Library.

JACKSON, MARGARET WEYMOUTH (MRS. CHARLES C.): 1895-

Margaret Weymouth Jackson was born in Eureka Springs, Ark., on Feb. 11, 1895. She studied at Hillsdale College ( Mich .), 1914-16, and was awarded an honorary B.H.L. degree by that institution in 1940. On Jan. 10, 1920, she married Charles Carter Jackson and they had three children. Mrs. Jackson was assistant editor and woman's editor of FARM LIFE (Spencer, Ind.); associate editor of BETTER FARMING ( Chicago ); and secretary to the dean of Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pa.). Before her retirement she was a lecturer in the English department at Indiana University. More than 300 of her stories were published in magazines, some of which were adapted for radio. She won the page: [320][View Page [320]] O'Henry Prize twice and the O'Brien Prize in literature and received the Literary Digest Award for Jenny Fowler.

Information from Spencer Public Library.

JACKSON, PHYLLIS WYNN: 1898-1959.

A native of Lawrence County, Ind., Phyllis Wynn Jackson was born on Jan. 5, 1898. She was the daughter of Lindsey A. and Olive Beard Jackson. The family moved to Jennings County and she graduated from Vernon High School. She received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1921 and the A.M. degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology (Pittsburgh). Miss Jackson taught dramatics at Vernon High School and was head of the dramatics department at the University of Arizona for several years. At one time she was married to Arizona artist Richard Sortomme. She wrote several plays and was preparing a history of Jennings County at the time of her death on July. 14, 1959.

Information from INDIANA HISTORY BULLETIN, Aug. 1960.

  • Hattie, an Historical Comedy in One Act for Two Women and Four Men. Evanston, Ill., 1944.Search "Hattie, an Historical Comedy in One Act for Two Women and Four
                                        Men" by JACKSON, PHYLLIS WYNN: 1898-1959. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Wooden Soldiers, a One-Act Play Based on a Lincoln Legend, for One Man and Three Women. Evanston, Ill., 1944.Search "Wooden Soldiers, a One-Act Play Based on a Lincoln Legend, for One
                                        Man and Three Women" by JACKSON, PHYLLIS WYNN: 1898-1959. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Victorian Cinderella: The Story of Harriet Beecher Stowe. New York, 1947.Search "Victorian Cinderella: The Story of Harriet Beecher Stowe" by JACKSON, PHYLLIS WYNN: 1898-1959. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Golden Footlights; the Merry-Making Career of Lotta Crabtree. New York, 1949.Search "Golden Footlights; the Merry-Making Career of Lotta
                                        Crabtree" by JACKSON, PHYLLIS WYNN: 1898-1959. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JACOBS, HARVEY: 1915-

Born on Sept. 6, 1915, in Trafalgar, Ind., Harvey Jacobs is the son of Ralph L. and Ruth Ragsdale Jacobs, He earned the A.B. degree in 1938 from Franklin College and the A.M. degree in 1952 from Indiana University. He married Florence Giddings and they had two children, Phillip and Kenneth. From 1937 to 1944 Jacobs was a newspaper reporter and columnist in Franklin, Ind. He joined the faculty of Franklin College as director of public relations in 1941 and was head of the department of journalism, 1949-55. With Rotary International he served as assistant editor of ROTARIAN, 1955-56; head of the program division, 1956-60; and undersecretary, 1960-64. He was chairman of the department of mass communications at New Mexico State University, 1964-74, and became editor of the Indianapolis NEWS in 1974. He received a Gold Key Award from Columbia University for service to the scholastic press, 1954, and a Distinguished Alumnus Citation from Franklin College, 1958.

Information from Contemporary Authors and INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Jan. 5, 1974.

JAMES, MAURICE THEODORE: 1905-

Born in Elwood, Ind., on Sept. 16, 1905, Maurice Theodore James was married in 1929 and is the father of two children. He earned the following degrees from the University of Colorado: A.B. in 1932, A.M. in 1934, and Ph.D. in 1938. James taught biological sciences at the University of Colorado, 1939-34, and entomology at Colorado State College, 1934-47. From 1947 until his retirement in 1970, he taught at Washington State University. He is the author of several technical bulletins.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

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JAMESON, MARY BOOTH TARKINGTON (MRS. OVID B.): 1881-1937.

Writing under the nickname of Haute Tarkington Jameson, Mary Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 11, 1881. She was the daughter of John Stevenson and Elizabeth Booth Tarkington. She attended a private school in Indianapolis and the Convent of the Visitation (Washington, D.C.). She married Ovid Butler Jameson and they had three children: John T., Donald, and Booth Jameson. Mrs. Jameson was interested in woman suffrage when the movement first began. In 1930 she was appointed acting vice chairman of the Marion County Republican Committee. As a young girl she was a talented singer and in the 1930S she had several short stories published in popular magazines. One of Mrs. Jameson's active interests was the promotion of dramatic organizations in Indianapolis where she died on May. 17, 1937.

Information from Indiana State Library.

JAMESON, NEWTON BOOTH TARKINGTON: 1908-1956.

Newton Booth Tarkington Jameson was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1908, the son of Ovid Butler and Mary Booth Tarkington Jameson. He attended Ashville Preparatory School ( N.C. ) and graduated from Princeton University. In 1932 he married Josephine Cowgill. Jameson wrote short stories for the SATURDAY EVENING POST prior to serving with the Ninth Air Force Combat Intelligence Service during World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star. About 1945 he joined his two brothers in the securities business and was director and assistant secretary-treasurer of the Equitable Securities Company at the time of his death in 1956. In 1946 Jameson was a Republican candidate for the legislature.

Information from Indiana State Library.

JANES, HAROLD DAVIDSON: 1923-

Harold Davidson Janes was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Feb. 16, 1923. He was married in 1948 and is the father of three children. He obtained the degrees of B.B.A. in 1950 and M.B.A. in 1952 from the University of Miami ( Fla. ) and the Ph.D. degree in 1961 from the University of Alabama. Jane * was personnel manager for the Wadsworth Watch Case Company, 1952-53, and director of personnel for the Elgin National Watch Company, 1953-58. In 1958 he began teaching management at the University of Alabama. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46.

Information from American Men of Science.

  • A Survey of Industries' Opinions on How to Apply for a Job. Coral Gables, Fla., 1952.Search "A Survey of Industries' Opinions on How to Apply for a
                                        Job" by JANES, HAROLD DAVIDSON: 1923- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JAY, ALLEN: 1831-1910.

The son of Isaac and Rhoda Cooper Jay, Allen Jay was born in Miami County , Ohio, on Oct. 11, 1831. The family moved to Grant County, Ind., in 1850 and he was educated at Earlham College. In 1854 he married Martha Ann Sleeper and for fourteen years they lived near Lafayette, Ind. He married his second wife, Naomi W. Harrison, in 1900. Jay was recorded a minister of the gospel by Greenfield Monthly Meeting in 1864 and worked for the Friends in North Carolina and Rhode Island during 1863-81. He joined the faculty of Earlham College in 1881 as superintendent of the college. He became financial agent at that institution in 1887 and a trustee in 1890 and held both positions until his death in Richmond, Ind., on May. 8, 1910.

Information from Minutes of the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends … 1910.

JEANES, CHARLOTTE A.: 1920-

Born in Union City, Ind., on April. 11, 1920, Charlotte A. Jeane * is the daughter of Everett and Beatrice Hedges Jeane. * From Indiana University she received the A.B. and A.M. degrees. Miss Jeane* has held page: [322][View Page [322]] several positions in publishing including copy editor, Bobbs-Merrill Company; technical editor, Stanford University Press; and senior editor, David-Stewart Publishing Company ( Indianapolis ). She has written short stories and articles in several reading series and has served as an editor for Compton's science dictionaries.

Information from Charlotte A. Jeanes.

JEFFERY, MARIAN WEHNER (MRS. FRANK M. W.): 1899-

Born on Oct. 6, 1899, near Miamitown, Ohio, Marian Wehner is the daughter of Joseph Frederick and Amanda Sisson Taylor Wehner. The family moved to Indianapolis about 1910 where she graduated from high school in 1918. She attended Butler College and graduated from Sanderson School of Business and the Newspaper Institute of America (poetry division). In 1919 she became a secretary in a law firm and on Oct. 23, 1966, she married Frank M. W. Jeffery . Mrs. Jeffery has written poetry since she was eight. She was trained in her youth as a dramatic reader and gave programs using poetry or historical materials. She worked as a volunteer at the Indiana Historical Society Library transcribing old letters and documents. She was chosen poet laureate by the National Old Maid's Day group which she served as a national correspondent for three years.

Information from Marian Wehner Jeffery.

JEFFRIES, JAMES GRAYDON: 1901-1936.

James Graydon Jeffries was born in Sedalia, Ohio, on Aug. 29, 1901. Orphaned at the age of twelve, he moved to Clay County, Ind., to live with a brother. A boyhood injury caused him to become an invalid for the rest of his life. Much of his time was spent in infirmaries and he began writing poetry after entering Clay County Hospital (Brazil, Ind.). While hospitalized he went blind and died on Aug. 4, 1936.

Information from Shumaker--A History of Indiana Literature.

JENKINS, MARTIN DAVID: 1904-

Martin David Jenkins was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Sept. 11, 1904, the son of David and Josephine Miller Jenkins. He earned the following academic degrees: B.S. in 1925 from Howard University, A.B. in 1930 from Indiana State College, and M.S. in 1933 and Ph.D. in 1935 from Northwestern University. He married Elizabeth Lacy on Sept. 6, 1927.

Jenkins taught at Virginia State College, 1930-32; was professor of education and registrar, Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina, 1935-37; was dean of instruction, Cheyney State Teachers College ( Pa. ), 1937-38; taught at Howard University, 1938-48; and worked for the U.S. Office of Education, 1940-42. He became president of Morgan State College (Baltimore) in 1948. He has conducted educational surveys including a national survey on higher education of Negroes which he coauthored.

Information from Who's Who in America.

  • Black and White of Rejections for Military Service; a Study of Rejections of Selective Service Registrants, by Race, on Account of Educational and Mental Deficiencies (withothers). Montgomery, tlla., 1944.Search "Black and White of Rejections for Military Service; a Study of
                                        Rejections of Selective Service Registrants, by Race, on Account of Educational
                                        and Mental Deficiencies" by JENKINS, MARTIN DAVID: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Morgan State College Program, an Adventure in Higher Education (withothers). Baltimore, 1964.Search "The Morgan State College Program, an Adventure in Higher
                                        Education" by JENKINS, MARTIN DAVID: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JENKINS, OLAF PITT: 1889-

A native of Greencastle, Ind., Olaf Pitt Jenkins was born on Feb. 9, 1889. He was married twice and is the page: [323][View Page [323]] father of three children. He earned the following academic degrees from Stanford University: A.B. in 1913, A.M. in 1915, and Ph.D. in 1930. Jenkins worked for the Tennessee Geological Survey, 1913-16, and taught at the State College of Washington, 1916-19 and 1920-25. He was a geologist for the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation, 1919-20, and the Standard Oil Company ( N.J. ), 1925-28. He was employed by the California State Division of Mines from 1929 until his retirement in 1958 and subsequently was a consulting geologist until 1971. Jenkins wrote several geological studies.

Information from American Men of Science.

JENNINGS, JONATHAN: 1784-1834.

A native of Hunterdon County, N.J., Jonathan Jennings was born in 1784, the son of Jacob and Mary Kennedy Jennings. He married Ann Hay in 1811. He wed his second wife, Clarissa Barber, in 1827. He settled in Jeffersonville, Indiana Territory, in 1806 and completed his law studies. In 1807 he moved to Vincennes and was admitted to the Indiana bar. Jennings engaged in newspaper work in 1808 and became a resident of Charlestown, Ind., in 1809. He was a territorial delegate to Congress, 1809-16; was the first governor of the state of Indiana, 1816-22; and served in Congress, 1822-31. As a commissioner, he negotiated with the Indians for the purchase of land in northern Indiana and southern Michigan. He died in Charlestown on July. 26, 1834.

Information from Biographical Directory of the American Congress and Who Was Who in America.

  • Unedited Letters of Jonathan Jennings, with Notes by Dorothy Riker. Indianapolis, 1932.Search "Unedited Letters of Jonathan Jennings, with Notes by Dorothy
                                        Riker" by JENNINGS, JONATHAN: 1784-1834. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JESSUP, CHARLES LEE: 1865-1938.

Born near Friendswood, Ind., on July. 4, 1865, Charles Lee Jessup was the son of Ambrose and Sarah Mills Jessup. He graduated from Central Academy (Plainfield, Ind.) in 1892. He married Hannah T. Pratt. Jessup was a Friends' minister in Hendricks County and later became a businessman in Brownsville, Texas. He died in Brownsville on April. 30, 1938.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

JESSUP, WALTER ALBERT: 1877-1944.

Walter Albert Jessup was born in Richmond, Ind., on Aug. 12, 1877. He was the son of Albert S. and Anna Goodrich Jessup. He earned an A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1903, an A.M. degree from Hanover College in 1908, and a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in x 911. He received honorary LL.D. degrees from Indiana University in 1928 and Hamilton College in 1938. He married Eleanor Hines on June. 28, 1898, and they had two sons, Richard and Robert.

Jessup began his career as superintendent of schools in Indiana in Westfield, 1900-07, and Madison, 1907-09. He was dean of the school of education at Indiana University, 1911, and dean of the college of education at the State University of Iowa , 1912-16, and was president of the latter from 1916 to 1934. He subsequently served as president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and became president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York in 1941. Jessup participated in dozens of study commissions and survey groups investigating the quality and practice of American education. He was president of the National Association of State Universities, 1926-27, and died on July. 5, 1944.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

JESTER, ELEANORE LIVINGSTON (MRS. YEAURO A.): 1914-

Born on Oct. 31, 1914, in Williamsport, Ind., Eleanore Livingston is the daughter of Thomas E. and Bertha A. Smith Livingston. She graduated from high page: [324][View Page [324]] school in Williamsport in 1932 and received special training at the International Business Machines Company. She married Yeauro A. Jester and they had two children, Kenneth A. and Rheta Jo. Mrs. Jester has held several supervisory positions with the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades and became an adviser in the records department. She had her own radio program for three years and currently writes a weekly column in the TIPTON TRIBUNE (Ind.).

Information from Eleanore Livingston Jester.

JOB, LEONARD BLISS: 1891-

Leonard Bliss Job was born in Putnam County, Ind., on Dec. 23, 1891. He is the son of James Watson and Nancy Margaret Catherwood Job. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1915 and A.M. in 1919 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1926. He married Edith Merle Patrick on Sept. 23, 1916, and they had one daughter, Patsy Allegra. Job was a schoolteacher in Indiana, 1910-19, and subsequently worked for the Federal Board for Vocational Education in Cincinnati. In Indiana he was state director of vocational rehabilitation, 1920-21, and assistant state superintendent of schools. From 1926 to 1931 he taught at Ohio University. He became dean of Ithaca College in 1931 and was made president in 1932.

Information from Who's Who in America.

JOHNSON, ALBINOS ALONZO: 1852-

Born in Lexington, Ind., on Feb. 8, 1852, Albinos Alonzo Johnson was the son of Gideon and Martha B. Johnson, He studied at Hanover College and received the following degrees from DePauw University: A.B. in 1875, A.M. in 1879, and D.D. in 1888. He married Alice W. Thomas on Nov. 10, 1875. Johnson was ordained a Methodist Episcopal minister in 1874. He founded Fort Worth University ( Texas ) and served as president, 1880-90. During1891-96 he was president of the University of Wyoming. Successively he was a member of Johnson and Company, investment brokers; vice president and general manager, Colorado and Northern Railway; and chief of the mineral division, State Land Board of Colorado.

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JOHNSON, BURT PARKER: 1905-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Burt Parker Johnson was born on June. 5, 1905. He was married in 1932 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree from Park College in 1928 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1931. Johnson worked as a plant physiologist at the University of Wisconsin during1928-34. He taught at the University of Montana, 1934-35, and the University of Arkansas, 1936-38. He was a fiber technologist, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, 1939-45; head of the biological division, Institute of Textile Technology, 1945-47; and a cotton scientist, National Cotton Council, 1948-63. In 1963 he became project manager of cotton research projects, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. Johnson was president of the Agricultural Research Institute, 1959-60.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

  • Cotton Fiber and Spinning Tests: Principles and Applications for Merchants, Spinners, Cotton Technologists. Memphis, Tenn., 1956.Search "Cotton Fiber and Spinning Tests: Principles and Applications for
                                        Merchants, Spinners, Cotton Technologists" by JOHNSON, BURT PARKER: 1905- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JOHNSON, CLARENCE C.:1882-1923.

Clarence C. Johnson was born in 1882 and lived in Vincennes, Ind., most of his life. Married, he was the father of two children, Ruth and Elmer. Johnson was a ham radio buff and made motion pictures. He operated a public address system and was also a printer, page: [325][View Page [325]] photographer, and writer. One of his movies, " Washington Crossing the Delaware," was filmed at the Clarke Junior High School (Vincennes) swimming pool and his poems were published in a Vincennes newspaper. Johnson died in Vincennes on Oct. 23, 1953.

Information from Vincennes Public Library.

JOHNSON, CYRIL LAFAWN: 1907-

Cyril LaFawn Johnson , son of George Elmer and Cordelia Clodfeher Johnson, was born in Putnam County, Ind., on Nov. 16, 1907. He attended school in Russellville, Ind. He earned an A.B. degree from DePauw University, an A.M. degree from Indiana State Teachers College, and a doctor of theology degree from American Bible College. On March. 03, 1956, he married Mary Josephine Handy. Johnson began teaching in Burns City, Ind., in 1937. He also taught in other Indiana towns including Burney, Fillmore, Putnamville, and Waveland. In 1965 he became guidance director at Turkey Run Consolidated School in Marshall, Ind. For many years he has worked as a farmer.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren--Indiana Lives.

JOHNSON, ELDON LEE: 1908-

Eldon Lee Johnson was born in Putnam County, Ind., on Nov. 5, 1908. He was married and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 from Indiana State Teachers College and the degrees of Ph.M. in 1933 and Ph.D. in 1939 from the University of Wisconsin. He has been awarded several honorary degrees. Johnson worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 1938 to 1945. At the University of Oregon he was head of the political science department, 1945-47, and dean of the college of liberal arts and graduate school, 1947-55. He was president of the University of New Hampshire, 1955-62; served as president of the Great Lakes College Association, 1962-66; and became vice president of the University of Illinois.

Information from American Men of Science.

JOHNSON, EVERETT HERSCHEL: 1903-

Everett Herschel Johnson was born in Carmel, Ind., on Dec. 1, 1903. He obtained the degrees of A.B. from DePauw University, 1926; A.M. from Lehigh University, 1929; and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, 1942. Johnson taught at the University of Detroit, 1929-39, and the University of Minnesota, 1941-42. He worked for the bureau of business research, University of Michigan, 1939-41, and was an economist for the federal government, Office of Price Administration and War Foods Administration, 1942-47. In 1947 he started teaching statistics at George Washington University.

Information from American Men of Science.

JOHNSON, GEORGE: 1917-

George Johnson was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 11, 1917, the son of George K. and Maud Peats Johnson. On Oct. 9, 1944, he married Louise Osborne and they had three sons: Christopher, Daniel, and Douglas. Johnson was a sports writer, Indianapolis NEWS, 1939-41 and1945-50; reporter, SAINT LOUIS STARZTIMES, 1950-51; writer-editor, U.S. Air Force ( Saint Louis ), 1951-53; and writer-editor, R. L. Polk and Company ( Detroit ), 1953-56. Durifig 1956-62 he worked for various advertising agencies in Saint Louis as a writer and creative director. He was a free-lance writer, 1962-63, and became owner of an advertising agency in 1964. Johnson served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1941-45, and founded the Advertising Writers Club of Saint Louis (president, 1960-61). He has written radio scripts and a television play for "Alfred Hitchcock Presents,: 1960.

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JOHNSON, GRACE FITCH (MRs. LEWIS J.): 1871-1952.

Grace Fitch Johnson was born in Maples, Ind., on Sept. 29, 1871. She was the daughter of Appleton Howe and Elizabeth Harriet Bennett Fitch. She graduated from Pratt Institute Library School in 1891. She married Lewis Jerome Johnson on June. 27, 1893, and they had two children, Jerome Allen and Chandler Winslow. Mrs. Johnson was active in the woman suffrage movement; chairman of the educational committee of the Massachusetts League of Nations Association, 1926-33; and a noted lecturer. She died on Jan. 17, 1952.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • The Case of China and Japan Before the League of Nations; a Dramatization of the Events of 1931-1933 (withSir Herbert B. Ames). Boston, 1933.Search "The Case of China and Japan Before the League of Nations; a
                                        Dramatization of the Events of" by JOHNSON, GRACE FITCH (MRs. LEWIS J.): 1871-1952. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JOHNSON, HOWARD: 1873-

Howard Johnson , son of Franklin Pierce and George Ann Pursel Johnson, was born on May. 22, 1873, in Marion County, Ind. He received his education in the public schools of Indianapolis . He married Minnie C. Fessler on May. 22, 1894, and they had two children, Franklin and Alice. Johnson was a farmer by occupation and retired in 1962.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren--Indiana Lives.

  • A Home in the Woods; Oliver Johnson's Reminiscences of Early Marion County, As Related by Howard Johnson. Indianapolis, 1951.Search "A Home in the Woods; Oliver Johnson's Reminiscences of Early
                                        Marion County, As Related by Howard Johnson" by JOHNSON, HOWARD: 1873- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JOHNSON, PAUL VICTOR: 1920-

Born in Elkhart, Ind., on July. 17, 1920, Paul Victor Johnson is the son of Helge Gustav and Fredda Neff Johnson. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1952 and M.S. in 1953 from Purdue University and the Ph.D. degree from Western Reserve University in 1956. In 1948 he married Emily Carolyn May and they had four children: Phyllis Christine, Nelson Lee, Nancy Victoria, and Kenneth Allen. Johnson taught at Western Reserve University, 1955-56. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1956 where he became associate professor of economics and served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

JOHNSON, WILLIAM HILTON: 1935-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 14, 1935, William Hilton Johnson was married in 1956 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1956 from Earlham College and the degrees of M.S. in 1961 and Ph.D. in 1962 from the University of Illinois. Johnson began teaching geology at the University of Illinois in 1962 and served in the U.S. Army, 1956-58. He wrote two laboratory manuals.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

  • Stratigraphy and Petrography of Illinoian and Kansan Drift in Central Illinois. Urbana, Ill., 1964.Search "Stratigraphy and Petrography of Illinoian and Kansan Drift in
                                        Central Illinois" by JOHNSON, WILLIAM HILTON: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JOHNSON, WILLIS HUGH: 1902-

Willis Hugh Johnson was born in Parkersburg, Ind., on Dec. 21, 1902. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1925 and the degrees of M.S. in 1929 and Ph.D. in 1932 from the University of Chicago. He was married in 1929 and is the father of two children. Johnson taught zoology at Wabash College, 1925-35, and Stanford University, 1935-46. Rejoining page: [327][View Page [327]] the faculty of Wabash College in 1946, he served as a Treves Professor of Biology, head of the biology department, and chairman of the science division and retired in 1968.

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JOHNSTON, ELLA BOND (MRS. MELVILLE F.): 1860-

Ella Bond was born in Webster, Ind., on Nov. 19, 1860, the daughter of Simon H. and Susan Gilbreth Harris Bond. She attended Earlham College and studied drawing and painting under special teachers. She married Melville F. Johnston on Nov. 14, 1889, and they had one son, Donald. Mrs. Johnston was director of the Art Association of Richmond ( Ind. ); organized the first state exhibit of Indiana artists in 1911; and was chairman of the art department, General Federation of Womens Clubs (Indiana), 1912-16. She delivered illustrated art lectures in nineteen states, was director of the public art galleries of Richmond, and taught art at Earlham College.

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JOHNSTON, WIJNANT: 1890-

Wijnant Johnston was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on July. 2, 1890. He attended school in Indianapolis and received a degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Johnston spent much time abroad studying modeling and painting and now lives in Washington, D.C.

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JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972.

Born in Garrett, Ind., on Nov. 3, 1899, William Drumm Johnston, Jr. , was the son of William Drumm and Jessie Mae Kane Johnston. He earned the B.S. degree from the University of Chicago in 1921 and the Ph.D. degree from George Washington University in 1932. He married Madeline A. Thomas in 1931 and they had four children: William Drumm III, John Thomson, Richard Thomas, and Elizabeth Louise. From 1922 to 1928

Johnston taught geology at the University of Cincinnati, the University of Kentucky, and New Mexico School of Mines. He served in various capacities with the U.S. Geological Survey from 1928 to 1941 and again in 1945. He worked for the U.S. Board of Economic Warfare, 1942-45, and served as a U.S. delegate to many international geological conferences and symposia. Johnston received several awards; wrote many government bulletins; and died in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 4, 1972.

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  • Fluorspar in New Mexico. Socorro, N.Mex., 1928.Search "Fluorspar in New Mexico" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Physical Divisions of Northern Alabama. University, Ala., 1930.Search "Physical Divisions of Northern Alabama" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Ground Water in the Paleozoic Rocks of Northern Alabama … withMargaret D. Foster and C. S. Howard. Montgomery, Ala., 1933.Search "Ground Water in the Paleozoic Rocks of Northern Alabama" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Gold Quartz Veins of Grass Valley, California. Washington, D. C., 1940.Search "The Gold Quartz Veins of Grass Valley" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Tungstênio na Paraiba e Rio Grande do Norte (withFrancisco Moacyr de Vasconcelos). Rio de Janeiro, 1944.Search "Tungstênio na Paraiba e Rio Grande do Norte" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Os Pegmatitos Beril-Tantaliferos da Paraiba e Rio Grande do Norte, no Nordeste do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro, 1945.Search "Os Pegmatitos Beril-Tantaliferos da Paraiba e Rio Grande do Norte,
                                        no Nordeste do Brasil" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Pegmatitos Ambligonita, Berilo, Tantaliferos do Ceara, Nordeste do Brasil. Rio de Janeiro, 1945.Search "Pegmatitos Ambligonita, Berilo, Tantaliferos do Ceara, Nordeste do
                                        Brasil" by JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DRUMM: 1899-1972. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JONAS, SYLVIA LUCILE REISS (MRS. ALEXANDER L.): 1895-

Sylvia Lucile Reiss was born on May. 5, 1895, in Knox, Ind., the daughter of Gustav and Flora Haas Reiss. She attended Bryn Mawr College and the Margolis School of Music ( New York City ). On April. 23, 1919, she wed Alexander L. Jonas and they had one daughter, Rosalyn. Mrs. Jonas has produced pageants for several Indiana centennials. Her poems have been published in anthologies and she has written and presented full-length plays for local charities. She served as a correspondent for the SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE. and page: [328][View Page [328]] compiled a world war history of Starke County that was published in 1924.

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JONES, BYRON DEL NORTE: 1866-

Byron Del Norte Jones was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on Sept. 10, 1866, the son of George and Elizabeth Jones. In 1873 the family moved to Madison County, Ind., and he lived in and near Elwood the rest of his life. He graduated from public school when he was fourteen and studied at home. By the time he was fifteen, Jones had written a number of poems. On Sept. 16, 1894, he married Lulu T. Vest. He died by drowning during the 1890s.

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JONES, DAISY MARVEL (MRS. VIVIAN L.): 1906-

Daisy Marvel , daughter of Harlen H. and Nannie Mark Marvel, was born in Brownsburg, Ind., on April. 22, 1906. She earned the B.S. degree in 1931 and M.S. degree in 1933 from Indiana State Teachers College and Ed.D. degree in 1947 from Indiana University. She married Vivian L. Jones.

Mrs. Jones was an elementary teacher in Marion County, Ind., 1925-36, and taught at Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.), 1936-41. She was assistant supervisor of the Muncie public schools ( Ind. ), 1941-46, and director of elementary education for the Richmond public schools ( Ind .), 1946-63. In 1963 she became professor of education at Arizona State University. She received the distinguished alumni award from Indiana University in 1963 and is a past president of the alumni association of the school of education, Indiana University.

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JONES, ELIZABETH MOHR (MRS. CHARLES): 1927-

Elizabeth Mohr was born in Lebanon, Ind., on April. 7, 1927, the daughter of Herman and Mary Winton Mohr. From Purdue University she received the B.S. degree in 1949 and the M.S. degree in 1955. She married Charles Jones on June 24, 1951, and they had two daughters, Susan and Jenifer. Mrs. Jones taught in Indiana schools in East Chicago, 1949-51, and Frankfort, 1951-54. She became a private consultant in home economics in 1954. She served as president of the Indiana Home Economics Association, 1960-62; was a Danforth fellow in 1948; and conducts workshops.

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  • Classroom Guide: Interpreting Clothing Construction for Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Tailoring Levels (withDorothy Everly Waltz). Lebanon, Ind., 1958.Search "Classroom Guide: Interpreting Clothing Construction for Beginning,
                                        Intermediate, Advanced and Tailoring Levels" by JONES, ELIZABETH MOHR (MRS. CHARLES): 1927- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JONES, ELMER ELLSWORTH: 1876-

Elmer Ellsworth Jones was born in Pennville, Ind., on May. 31, 1876, the son of Edmund Davis and Jennie Harper Jones. He received an A.B. degree from Monmouth College in 1894, an A.M. degree from the University of Colorado in 1900, and a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1908. He married Vera Brown on June. 14, 1911, and they had two sons, Elmer Ellsworth, Jr., and Dan Brown. He married his second wife, Helena White, on July. 7, 1946.

Jones taught at State Normal School (Farmville, Va.) during 1902-08. From 1908 until 1914 he was professor of educational psychology at Indiana University. He subsequently joined the faculty of Northwestern University as head of the department of education and was director of the school of education, page: [329][View Page [329]] 1924-31. He became director of the Denver Psychological Laboratory in 1931 and served in the Spanish-American War.

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JONES, FRANK LEONARD: 1872-1953.

Born in Howard County, Ind., on Feb. 25, 1872, Frank Leonard Jones was the son of John Henderson and Harriet Harness Jones. He received the B.S. degree from Valparaiso University in 1890 and the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1898. By a previous marriage he was the father of one daughter, Eleanor, and on June. 12, 1917, he wed Rhoda Davis.

Jones held positions in Indiana public schools prior to serving as state superintendent of public instruction for Indiana, 1898-1902, and worked for the New York Life Insurance Company for four years. About 1906 he became associated with the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States and was vice president when he retired in 1944. With others, he presented the Oakleaf Lincoln Collection to Indiana University in 1942. Jones died in Plandome, N.Y., on Dec. 21, 1953.

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JONES, KATHRYN SEXTON (MRS. ROBERT E.): 1932-

A native of Port Townsend, Wash., Kathryn Sexton was born on June. 25, 1932. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Sexton. The family moved to Rushville, Ind., in 1934. She received the A.B. degree from Ball State University in 1954. She married Robert E. Jones in 1953. For four years Mrs. Jones taught in junior and senior high schools in Battle Creek, Mich.; Augusta, Ga.; and Lafayette, Ind. She was a children's librarian in Oklahoma, four years, and writer-editor of school readers for the Economy Publishing Company, three years. She has written stories for elementary school readers and a poem for a second grade reader. Mrs. Jones lived in Indiana during1934-53 and 1957-66.

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JONES, LEO MEYER: 1913-

Leo Meyer Jones was born in Hartford City, Ind., on March. 2, 1913. He was married in 1935 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1935 from DePauw University, M.S. and D.V.M. degrees in 1939 from Iowa State College, and Ph.D. degree in 1945 from the University of Minnesota. Jones taught veterinary physiology and pharmacology at Iowa State College, 1939-60, and was director of scientific activities, American Veterinary Medicine Association, 1960-66. At the University of Illinois he was dean of the school of veterinary medicine, 1966-68, and became dean of the college of veterinary medicine in 1968. He was a Fulbright lecturer in Vienna, 1953-54, and a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1965-69.

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JONES, LEWIS HENRY: 1844-1917.

Born on July. 3, 1844, in Noblesville, Ind., Lewis Henry Jones was the son of William and Huldah Swain Jones. He attended Spiceland Academy and received degrees in 1868 and 1870 from Oswego Normal School. He was the recipient of honorary degrees from several institutions including DePauw University and Wabash College. He married Sarah Ellen Good on March. 21, 1872. Jones taught at Indiana State Normal School, 1871-74, and Indianapolis High School, 1875. He was principal of Indianapolis Normal School, 1876-84, and served as superintendent of schools in Indianapolis , 1884-94, and Cleveland , 1894-1902. He was president of Michigan State Normal College, 1902-12, and became a lecturer on education in 1912. Jones died on Aug. 11, 1917.

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  • Education As Growth; or, The Culture of Character; a Book for Teachers' Reading Circles, Normal Classes, and Individual Teachers. Boston, 1911.Search "Education As Growth; or, The Culture of Character; a Book for
                                        Teachers' Reading Circles, Normal Classes, and Individual Teachers" by JONES, LEWIS HENRY: 1844-1917. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JONES, RUBY A. HIDAY (MRS. HARRY P.): 1908-

Ruby A. Hiday , born on Oct. 29, 1908, in Fortville, Ind., is the daughter of James W. and Ora C. James Hiday. She received an A.B. degree from Earlharn College in 1930. She married Harry Paul Jones and they had three sons: James, David, and Jon. Mrs. Jones became a journalism teacher at Madison Heights Senior High School (Anderson, Ind.) in 1959. She has contributed to anthologies and has written a column, "As I See It," for the MIDDLETOWN NEWS (Ind.).

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JONES, THOMAS ELSA: 1888-1973.

Thomas Elsa Jones was born in Fairmount, Ind., on March. 22, 1888, the son of David and Sarah Jones. He received an A.B. degree from Earlham College, 1912; a B.D. degree from the Hartford Theological Seminary, 1915; and the degrees of A.M. in 1917 and Ph.D. in 1926 from Columbia University. He was awarded several honorary degrees including an LL.D. from Wabash College in 1946. He married Esther Alsop Balderston on Sept. 29, 1917, and they had three children: David Lloyd, Thomas Canby, and Catharine Balderston.

Jones taught in Indiana public schools, 1906-09, and served as national secretary of the Young Friends' Movement, 1914-17. He taught at Earlham College; did missionary work abroad; was president of Fisk University, 1926-46; and became president of Earlham College in 1946. Retiring in 1958, Jones continued his involvement in education as an administrative consultant for the Association of American Colleges and has served on various study commissions. He had recently completed his autobiography A Light on the Horizon prior to his death on Aug. 5, 1973.

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JONES, WALTER PAUL: 1891-

Walter Paul Jones was born on Aug. 22, 1891, in Larwill, Ind., the son of Oliver Perry and Elsie Eliza Barber Jones. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1913 and the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1925. On Aug. 30, 1916, he married Mildred Victoria Demaree and they had two daughters, Barbara and Betty. Jones taught at the Telluride Association (Ithaca, N.Y.), 1913-17; Potter School for Boys ( San Francisco ), 1918-20; Cornell University, 1920-26; and the University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School, 1926-31. In 1931 he became professor of English at Iowa State College. He served in the armed forces during World War I and has edited several books.

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JORDAN, ELIJAH: 1875-1953.

Elijah Jordan was born near Elberfeld, Ind., on March. 28, 1875, and was the son of Thomas and Matilda Kitchens Jordan. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1907, an A.M. degree from Cornell University in 1908, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1911. He married Linny Anna Woelfing. Jones taught at Cornell University prior to joining the faculty of Butler University in 1913 where he became head of the philosophy department and retired in 1944. He died in Indianapolis on May. 18, 1953.

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JORDAN, FLOYD: 1900-1959.

A native of Spurgeon, Ind., Floyd Jordan was born on March. 20, 1900, the son of Thomas and Matilda Kitchens Jordan. He received the A.B. degree in 1922 from Oakland City College, A.M. degree in 1927 from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. degree in 1933 from George Peabody College for Teachers. On April. 20, 1934, he married Emily Asbury. Jordan was a high school history teacher in McKeesport, Pa., 1924-26. He taught at Syracuse University, 1927-31; Piedmont College, 1933-34; and Northwestern State Teachers College, 1935-37. In 1938 he became professor of education at the University of Georgia. He served on government advisory commissions and in the U.S. Army during World War I. Jordan died on Sept. 1, 1959.

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  • The Social Composition of the Secondary Schools of the Southern States. Nashville, Tenn., 1933.Search "The Social Composition of the Secondary Schools of the Southern
                                        States" by JORDAN, FLOYD: 1900-1959. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902-

Born on Jan. 15, 1902, in Lynnville, Ind., Wilbur Kitchener Jordan is the son of William and Emma Shepard Jordan. He received an A.B. degree from Oakland City College ( Ind. ) in 1923 and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1931 from Harvard University. He married Frances Ruml on March. 13, 1929. Jordan taught at Harvard University, 1931-36; Scripps College, 1936-39; and the University of Chicago, 1939-43. He served as president of Radcliffe College, 1943-60. Rejoining the faculty of Harvard University in 1946, he became a LeRoy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science in 1965. Jordan has been awarded honorary degrees by several educational institutions.

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  • The Development of Religious Toleration in England. London, 1932-40. 4 vols.Search "The Development of Religious Toleration in England" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Men of Substance; a Study of the Thought of Two English Revolutionaries: Henry Parker and Henry Robinson. Chicago, 1942.Search "Men of Substance; a Study of the Thought of Two English
                                        Revolutionaries: Henry Parker and Henry Robinson" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Philanthropy in England, 1480-1660; a Study of the Changing Pattern of English Social Aspirations. New York, 1959.Search "Philanthropy in England, 1480-1660; a Study of the Changing
                                        Pattern of English Social Aspirations" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Charities of London, 1480-1660; The Aspirations and the Achievements of the Urban Society. New York, 1960.Search "The Charities of London, 1480-1660; The Aspirations and the
                                        Achievements of the Urban Society" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Forming of the Charitable Institutions of the West of England; a Study of the Changing Pattern of Social Aspirations in Bristol and Somerset, 1480-1660. Philadelphia, 1960.Search "The Forming of the Charitable Institutions of the West of England;
                                        a Study of the Changing Pattern of Social Aspirations in Bristol and Somerset,
                                        1480-1660" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Charities of Rural England, 1480-1660; the Aspirations and the Achievements of the Rural Society. London, 1961.Search "The Charities of Rural England, 1480-1660; the Aspirations and the
                                        Achievements of the Rural Society" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Social Institutions in Kent, 1480-1660; a Study of the Changing Pattern of Social Aspirations. Ashford, England, 1961.Search "Social Institutions in Kent, 1480-1660; a Study of the Changing
                                        Pattern of Social Aspirations" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Social Institutions of Lancashire; a Study of the Changing Pattern of Aspirations in Lancashire, 1480-1660. Manchester, England. 1962.Search "The Social Institutions of Lancashire; a Study of the Changing
                                        Pattern of Aspirations in Lancashire, 1480-1660" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Edward VI: The Young King; the Protectorship of the Duke of Somerset. Cambridge, Mass.. 1968.Search "Edward VI: The Young King; the Protectorship of the Duke of
                                        Somerset" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Edward VI: The Threshold of Power; the Dominance of the Duke of Northumberland. Cambridge, Mass.. 1970.Search "Edward VI: The Threshold of Power; the Dominance of the Duke of
                                        Northumberland" by JORDAN, WILBUR KITCHENER: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JOSEPH, JAMES HERZ: 1924-

Born in Terre Haute, Ind., on May. 12, 1924, James Herz Joseph is the son of Lawrence Herz and Lucille Liberman Joseph. He earned the B.S. degree from Stanford University in 1949. He married Marjorie Helen Waterman and they had two children, Nancy Lee and James Jay.

Becoming a free-lance magazine, book, and television writer in 1949, Joseph is primarily a writer-photographer in nonfiction ranging from family adventure pieces to technical industrial reporting. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46. He is an editor on the West Coast for various industrial magazines and a regular contributor to more than fifty national consumer and industrial magazines. He writes a weekly column, "Western Round-Up," for newspapers in the West (self-syndicated during college) and an advertising column, "Poolside Living on Your Budget," for swimming pool contractors (since 1962). Joseph has published about 3500 articles in over 500 magazines and a few newspapers.

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JUDAH, CHARLES BURNET: 1902-

Charles Burnet Judah was born in Vincennes, Ind., on Feb. 2, 1902. He received the following academic degrees from the University of Illinois: A.B. in 1925, A.M. in 1926, and Ph.D. in 1929. Judah was a political science instructor at Eastern Illinois State Teachers College, 1929-30, and a Social Science Research Council fellow, 1930-31. He taught at New Mexico Highlands University, 1931-47, and joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico in 1947.

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JUDAY, CHANCEY: 1871-1944.

Chancey Juday was born near Millersburg, Ind., on May. 5, 1871. He was the son of Baltzer and Elizabeth Heltzel Juday. He received the following degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1896, A.M. in 1897, and honorary LL.D. in 1933. He married Magdalen Evans on Sept. 6, 1910, and they had three children: Chancey Evans, Mary, and Richard Evans.

Juday began teaching in Evansville, Ind., in 1898. He was a biologist for the Wisconsin Geology and Natural History Survey, 1900-01, and taught at the University of Colorado, 1903-04, and the University of California. He subsequently rejoined the Wisconsin Geology and Natural History Survey which was conducted by the University of Wisconsin where he also held a professorship, 1905-31. He was a past president of the following organizations: American Microscopic Society, 1923; Ecological Society of America, 1927; and the American Limnological Society, 1935-36. Juday directed the Trout Lake Limnological Laboratory and was associate editor of ECOLOGICAL MONOGRAPHS, 1940-43. He died on March. 29, 1944.

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  • The Inland Lakes of Wisconsin and the Hydrography and Morphometry of the Lakes. Madison, Wis., 1914.Search "The Inland Lakes of Wisconsin and the Hydrography and Morphometry
                                        of the Lakes" by JUDAY, CHANCEY: 1871-1944. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

JUILLERAT, MONTE: 1930-

Monte Juillerat was born in Indiana on March. 9, 1930. He was married in 1954 and is the father of four children. He earned the following academic degrees from Purdue University: B.S. in 1956, M.S. in 1958, and Ph.D. in 1959. Juillerat taught agricultural economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute for three years and joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1962.

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JULIER, VIRGINIA CHEATHAM (MRS. JOHN T.): 1918-

Virginia Cheatham was born in 1918 in Evansville, Ind., and is the daughter of Francis Sidney and Willette Simon Cheatham. She received an A.B. degree from Mundelein College in 1941. In 1942 she married John T. Julier and they had three children: Jerry, Judy, and Joyce. Mrs. Julier sold her first story when she was sixteen years old and a high school sophomore and supplied writings to the CHICAGO DAILY NEWS until 1941. She became a housewife and occasional writer in 1942. page: [333][View Page [333]] She won first prize in a CHICAGO TRIBUNE short story contest and formerly reviewed books in THE CRITIC.

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