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NAKARI, TOYOZO WADA: 1898-

Born in Kyoto, Japan, on May 16, 1898, Toyozo Wada Nakari is the son of Tosui and Wakae Harada Nakari. He earned the A.B. degree from Kokugakuin University ( Tokyo ) in 1920; the degrees of A.B. in 1924 and A.M. in 1925 from Butler University; and the Ph.D. degree in 1930 from the University of Michigan. He married Frances Aileen Yorn on June 22, 1933, and they had two sons, Charles and Frederick. Nakari immigrated to the United State in 1923 and was naturalized in 1953. He taught school in Japan , 1920-23, and at the College of Missions ( Indianapolis ), 1923-25. He joined the faculty of Butler University in 1927 and was head of the department of semantics, 1931-65. He has taught at other institutions and has received several awards and prizes.

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NALL, TORNEY OTTO: 1900-

A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Torney Otto Nall, Jr. , was born on May 23, 1900. He is the son of Torney Otto and Alta Mac Stokes Nall. He obtained the A.B. degree from Hamline University in 1921 and the B.D.degree from Garrett Biblical Institute in 1925. He has received honorary doctorates from several colleges and universities. He was ordained in the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal church in 1924. He married Frances Marie Mahaflie on Feb. 2, 1929. Nall worked on the editorial staffs of the EPWORTH HERALD and the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE from 1922 to 1960. He became bishop of the Minneapolis diocese in 1960 and moved to the Hung Kong - Taiwan area in 1968.

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NASH, ARTHUR: 1870-1927.

Arthur Nash was born in Tipton County, Ind., on June 26, 1870. He was the son of Evermont and Rachel Mitchell Nash. He attended the Theological School of the Seventh-Day Adventists (Battle Creek, Mich.). He married Maud Lena Southwell on April 9, 1899. Nash served as a minister for awhile but entered the clothing manufacturing business (Columbus, Ohio) in 1909. In 1916 he founded the A. Nash Company, a wholesale tailoring concern, and developed a program known as the "Nash Plan" for the co-ownership of industry by workers. He died on Oct. 30, 1927.

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NASH, JAY ROBERT: 1934-

Jay Robert Nash was born on Nov. 26, 1934, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Robert Jay and Jerrie Lynn Kosur Nash. He married Janice P. Schwartz in 1962 and they had one son, Lee Travis. He was editor of the following newspapers: MILWAUKEE LITERARY TIMES, 1960-62; ANTIOCH NEWS (Ill.), 1961-62; and AMERICAN TRADE MAGAZINES ( Chicago ), 1962-66. He became editor and publisher of the LITERARY TIMES ( Chicago ) in 1961 and editor of the CHICAGOLAND AND FM GUIDE ( Chicago ) in 1967. Nash founded the Beethoven Memorial Foundation and the Chicago Poets and Writers Foundation.

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NAYLOR, PHYLLIS REYNOLDS (MRS. REX V.) : 1933-

On Jan. 4, 1933, Phyllis Reynolds was born in Anderson, Ind., the daughter of Eugene S. and Lura Schield Reynolds. She received a diploma from Joliet Junior College in 1953 and the A.B. degree from American University in 1962. On, May 26, 1960, she married Rex V. Naylor and they had two children, Alan and Michael. Mrs. Naylor was an elementary teacher in Hazelcrest, Ill., 1956; assistant executive secretary, Montgomery County Education Association (Md.), 1958-59; and editorial assistant, NEA JOURNAL, 1959-60. She began devoting full time to writing in 1960.

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NEET, GEORGE WALLACE: 1863-1957.

George Wallace Neet was born in Parke County, Ind., on March 15, 1863. He was the son of Warren and Harriet Overpeck Neet. He attended Indiana State Normal School and Indiana University and received a D.Pd. degree in 1908 from Valparaiso University. He married Callie Harlan on Aug. 14, 1894, and they had two daughters, Helen Marian and Laura. Neet was a public school teacher in Illinois and Indiana from 1885 until 1894. He was superintendent of schools in Spiceland, Ind., during 1894-98 and became dean of education at Valparaiso University in 1898. He died on Oct. 27, 1957.

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NEFF, FRANK CHAFFEE: 1872-1947.

Frank Chaffee Neff was born in Winchester, Ind., in 1872. He was the son of Andrew Jackson and Ann Chaffee Neff. He received an M.D. degree from University Medical College (Kansas City, Mo.) in 1897 and an honorary D.Sc. degree from Wesleyan College (Kans.) in 1931. He married Josephine Cole and they had three children: Frances Elizabeth, Warren Cole, and Frank Chaffee. Neff began practicing medicine in Kansas City in 1901. Beginning in 1910 he limited his practice to children's diseases. He was professor of pediatrics at the school of medicine, University of Kansas, and died on Dec. 3, 1947.

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NEFF, SADIE ASHWORTH (MRS. C. W.): 1877-

Sadie Ashworth was born on Sept. 28, 1877, in Mattoon, Ill., the daughter of L. A. and Eliza Ann Rice Ashworth. She graduated from Austin College (Erringham, Ill.) and received a diploma from Epworth League Institute. On April 7, 1901, she married C. W. Neff and they had two daughters, Lucille and Kathryn. Mrs. Neff, who lived in Connersville much of her life, wrote fiction and verse.

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NEGLEY, GLENN ROBERT: 1907-

Glenn Robert Negley , son of Homer Samuel Hanway and Myrtle Rhoades Negley, was born on Nov. 5, 1907, in Indianapolis, Ind. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1930 and A.M. in 1934 from Butler University and the Ph.D. degree in 1939 from the University of Chicago. On July 7, 1939, he married Julia Henderson. Negley taught philosophy at the University of Oklahoma, 1937-38, and the University of Illinois, 1938-46. He became professor of philosophy at Duke University in 1946 where he was also chairman of the department, 1950-56. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46; held research fellowships from the Ford and Rockefeller foundations; and has contributed to several books.

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  • Democracy Versus Dictatorship; Teaching American Youth to Analyze and Understand Their Own and the Enemy's Ways of Life... (withThomas V. Smith). Washington, D.C., 1942.Search "Democracy Versus Dictatorship; Teaching American Youth to Analyze
                                        and Understand Their Own and the Enemy's Ways of Life." by NEGLEY, GLENN ROBERT: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Organization of Knowledge; an Introduction to Philosophical Analysis. New York, 1942.Search "The Organization of Knowledge; an Introduction to Philosophical
                                        Analysis" by NEGLEY, GLENN ROBERT: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Political Authority and Moral Judgment. Durham, N.C., 1965.Search "Political Authority and Moral Judgment. Durham, N.C" by NEGLEY, GLENN ROBERT: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Utopia Collection of the Duke University Library. Durham, N.C., 1965.Search "Utopia Collection of the Duke University Library" by NEGLEY, GLENN ROBERT: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NEGLEY, HARRY ELLIOTT: 1866-

Harry Elliott Negley was born in Marion County, Ind., on Aug. 31, 1866, the son of David D. and Margaret Ann Hildebrant Negley. He attended Indiana public schools and studied law privately. Negtey was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1890 and opened an office in Indianapolis in 1894. He spent his entire legal career in Indianapolis and specialized in real estate titles. He was elected to the Indiana senate in 1916.

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NELSON, FRANK CARLETON: 1878-

Frank Carleton Nelson was born in De Kalb County, Ind., on Dec. 12, 1878, the son of Lorenzo D. and Alvina Keeran Nelson. He attended Auburn High School and taught for three years in the public schools of De Kalb County. On Oct. 5, 1904, he married Marie Lois Weamer and they had one daughter, Josephine. Nelson worked as a traveling salesman for the major part of his business career. He wrote his first poem while a student in country school. He has read much of his poetry over Chicago radio stations WGN and WLS and became known as Indiana 's Radio Poet.

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NELSON, JOHN ROBERT: 1920-

John Robert Nelson was born in Winona Lake, Ind., on Aug. 21, 1920. He was married in 1945 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1941 from DePauw University; B.D. degree in 1944 from Yale University; and Dr.Theol. degree in 1951 from the University of Zurich. He has been awarded several honorary degrees.

Nelson worked for the Wesley foundations at the University of North Carolina, 1946-48, and the University of Illinois, 1950-51. He was study secretary for the United Student Christian Council, 1951-53, and executive secretary for the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches, 1953-57. He was dean of the divinity school at Vanderbilt University, 1957-60; taught at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1960-61, and Oberlin College, 1962-65; and became professor of systematic theology at Boston University in 1965. Nelson has been an editor-at-large for CHRISTIAN CENTURY.

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NEWBERRY, GENE WILSON: 1915-

Gene Wilson Newberry was born in Garrison, Ky., on April 3, 1915, the son of Thomas H. and Irene Sullivan Newberry. He graduated from Rio Grande Junior College ( Ohio ) in 1935. He received the A.B. degree from Denison University in 1937, B.Th. degree from Anderson College School of Theology in 1938, Ph.D. degree from Duke University in 1950, and D.D. degree from Rio Grande College in 1964. He married Agnes Hilligas on Aug. 20, 1938, and they had three daughters: Kay Juanita, Jill Diane, and Beth Elaine. Newberry joined the faculty of Anderson College in 1946 where he became dean of the school of theology in 1962. He has preached in churches in Detroit, Cleveland, San Jose, and Baltimore . He has served as national director, Youth Fellowship of the Church of God; treasurer, American Association of Theological Schools, 1968-70; and president, Board of Church Extension of the Church of God.

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NEWBY, J. EDWIN: 1898-

J. Edwin Newby was born in Indiana on March 9, 1898, the son of John and Florence Newby. He married Augusta Williams on May 19, 1924, and they had seven children: Samuel Obed, John Melvin, David Edwin, James Ralph, Enoch Allen, Mary Phebe, and Rebecca Ann. Newby taught at Union Bible Seminary for thirty-one years and afterward served as a minister. He subsequently entered a wholesale and retail religious book business in Noblesville, Ind. He designs and illustrates wall charts for teaching the Bible and has compiled pamphlets on religious subjects.

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NEWELL, ELIZABETH (MRS. HARRY L.): 1874-

Elizabeth Newell was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1874. She graduated from Shortridge High School, received private instruction, and attended Indianapolis Normal School. She married Harry Lawson Newell. Mrs. Newell contributed poems to national magazines including the SATURDAY EVENING POST and COUNTY GENTLEMAN and children's stories to juvenile magazines. She became superintendent of the Terre Haute Social Settlement in 1924.

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NEWLIN, JOHN BURTON: 1909-1968.

John Burton Newlin , son of William H. and Cora English Newlin, was born on March 16, 1909, in Thorntown, Ind. He received the A.B. and A.M. degrees from Indiana University and studied law. Newlin was admitted to the Indiana bar and set up practice in Crawfordsville in 1933. On June 3, 1934, he married Mayme K. Foust. He died on Sept. 28, 1968.

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NEWLIN, ORA ALLEN: 1875-1944.

Ora Allen Newlin was the son of Absolom L. and Netta Sowers Newlin and was born in Newton, Ill., in 1875. He received the D.D. degree from Findlay College and married Lena May Sheets on June 26, 1900. Newlin was a resident of Winona Lake, Ind., for many years and died in 1944.

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NEWLON, JESSE HOMER: 1882-1941.

Jesse Homer Newlon was born on July 16, 1882, in Salem, Ind. He was the son of Richard Rosecrans and Arra Belle Cauble Newlon. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1907, an A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1914, and an LL.D. degree from the University of Denver in 1922. He married Letha Hiestand on Dec. 09, 1909.

Newlon was a high school principal in Charlestown, Ind., during 1905-06 and subsequently held similar positions in Illinois, Nebraska, and Indiana . He was superintendent of schools in Lincoln, Nebr., 1917-20, and Denver, Colo., 1920-27. He joined the faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University, where he was director of the Lincoln Experimental School, 1927-37, and remained until his death on Sept. 1, 1941. He was president of the National Education Association, 1924-25, and served on many boards and commissions chartered for the improvement of education in the United State . Newlon was associate editor of School. EXECUTIVE, 1927-41, and was awarded the Butler Medal by Columbia University in 1925.

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NEWMAN, MABEL JONES (MRS. EVERETT): 1893-1961.

Mabel Jones was born in Mount Carmel, Ill., on Aug. 23, 1893. Her mother died when she was eight years old. She was placed in a foster home in Oakland City, Ind., where she graduated from high school in 1911. Her first and second husbands were O. C. Blough and Everett Newman respectively and she had three daughters. Mrs. Newman was city librarian and clerk-treasurer in Oakland City . She worked for the local telephone company for twenty years, beginning as a telephone operator and becoming office manager. Her verse was published in magazines, newspapers, and anthologies. Mrs. Newman died on Dec. 11, 1961.

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NEWMARK, LEONARD : 1909-

Leonard Newmark son of Max J. and Sophie Glasker Newmark, was born on April 8, 1919, in Attica, Ind. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1947 and the degrees of A.M. in 1951 and Ph.D. in 1955 from Indiana University. Fie married Ruth Broessler on Sept. 16, 1951, and they had one daughter, Katya. Newmark taught at Ohio State University, 1954-62, and Indiana University, 1962-63. In 1963 he became professor of linguistics and chairman of the department at the University of California (San Diego). He has been the recipient of grants from the Social Science Research Council, 1951 and 1953; American Philosophical Society, 1957; and the National Science Foundation, 1963. In addition to the volumes listed below, Newmark has written two books on Albanian grammar and language.

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NIBLACK, ALBERT PARKER: 1859-1929.

Albert Parker Niblack was born in Vincennes, Ind., on July 25, 1859. He was the son of William E. and Eliza Sherman Niblack. He graduated from the United State Naval Academy, 1890, and the Naval War College, 1916. He married Mary A. Harrington on Nov. 24, 1903. He became a rear admiral in 1917 and retired in 1923. Admiral Niblack held important commands page: [451][View Page [451]] during World War I and was awarded numerous military decorations by the U.S. Navy and foreign countries. He died on Aug. 20, 1929.

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  • Why Wars Come; or, Forms of Government and Foreign Policies in Relation to the Causes of War. Boston, 1922.Search "Why Wars Come; or, Forms of Government and Foreign Policies in
                                        Relation to the Causes of War" by NIBLACK, ALBERT PARKER: 1859-1929. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NICHOLS, EDWARD JAY: 1900-

Born on Nov. 2, 1900, in Whiting, Ind., Edward Jay Nichols is the son of Herbert Nelson Nichols. He married Eleanor Black on Aug. 8, 1941. He earned the following degrees: Ph.B. from the University of Chicago, 1925; A.M. from Columbia University, 1928; and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State College, 1939. Nichols joined the faculty of Pennsylvania State College as an instructor in 1928. He became professor of English at that institution, achieved emeritus status in 1965, and has compiled a dictionary on baseball.

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NICHOLS, EGBERT RAY: 1884-1958.

Egbert Ray Nichols was born in Mount Ayr, Ind., on May 6, 1884. He was the son of John Frederick and Mary Ellen Roberts Nichols. He received a Ph.B. degree from Franklin College in 1907, A.M. degree from Harvard University in 1909, and honorary Litt.D. degree from Franklin College in 1942. He married Elsie Grace Stubbe on June 16, 1911, and they had one son, Egbert Ray.

Nichols began his career as an instructor in English at Ottawa University in 1909 and taught at Ripon College, 1911-13. He joined the faculty of the University of the Redlands in 1913 where he remained until 1952. He was a Fulbright exchange professor in Germany , 1952-53, and president of the Western Association of Teachers of Speech, 1954. Nichols was founder and editor of FORENSIC MAGAZINE, 1914-20, and founder and first editor of DEBATERS MAGAZINE, 1945- He also edited many publications in the speech field and died on April 5, 1958.

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NICHOLS, FAY FOLSOM (MRS. FRANK E.) : 1887-1947.

Fay Folsom was born in Hebron, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1887, the daughter of Marvin and Lorraine Tannehill Folsom. She attended Valparaiso University. She taught school for a few years prior to her marriage to Frank E. Nichols on June 23, 1910. They had two children, Audrey and Murl. For ten years Mrs. Nichols served as news editor for the PORTER COUNTY HERALD (Hebron) but resigned that position to complete her book on the Kankakee. She traveled extensively up and down the river, interviewing old-timers and delving into sundry records in river towns. She was president of the Hebron Public Library Board and county president of federated clubs. She served two terms as state chairman of literature in women's clubs. Mrs. Nichols died on Aug. 12, 1947, and her book was published posthumously.

Information from Audrey Nichols.

  • The Kankakee, Chronicle of an Indiana River and Its Fabled Marshes. Brooklyn, N.Y., 1965.Search "The Kankakee, Chronicle of an Indiana River and Its Fabled
                                        Marshes" by NICHOLS, FAY FOLSOM (MRS. FRANK E.) : 1887-1947. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NICHOLSON, KENYON: 1894-

Kenyon Nicholson was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., on May 21, 1894, the son of Thomas Brown and Anne Kenyon Nicholson. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1917. After serving in Europe during World War I, Nicholson worked as a theater press agent in Indianapolis . He began teaching dramatic composition in the extension division, Columbia University, in 1921. In 1924 he married Lucile Nikolas. By the middle 1920s he was actively writing and producing plays.

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NICHOLSON, MORRIS EMMONS: 1916-

Morris Emmons Nicholson was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 15, 1916. He was married in 1943 and is the father of three children. He received the degrees of S.B. in 1939 and Sc.D. in 1947 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he served as an assistant in metallurgy, 1939-47. Nicholson was employed by the Standard Oil Company ( Ind. ), 1947-50, and taught at the University of Chicago, 1950-55. He joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota in 1956 and was head of the department of metallurgy, 1956-62.

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NICKELL, FAITH ELIZABETH: 1888-1900.

Faith Elizabeth Nickell was born near New Market, Ind., on Sept. 9, 1888. She was the daughter of Francis J. and Rebecca Ann Imel Nickell. She attended school in Whitesville, Ind., and wrote her first stanza of verse when she was four and a half. She died on Feb. 3, 1900.

Information from Mrs. William E. Moore.

  • Selections from the Writings of R. Annie Imel Nickell and Faith Elizabeth NickeU. A Memorial. New Market, Ind., 1900.Search "Selections from the Writings of R. Annie Imel Nickell and Faith
                                        Elizabeth NickeU. A Memorial" by NICKELL, FAITH ELIZABETH: 1888-1900. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NICKELL, REBECCA ANN IMEL (MRS. FRANCIS J.): 1858-1931.

Born near Whitesville, Ind., on Aug. 7, 1858, Rebecca Ann Imel was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Stone Imel. She attended the local schools and taught school prior to 1883. She wed Francis J. Nickell on Sept. 13, 1883, and they had one daughter, Faith Elizabeth. Mrs. Nickell died on May 30, 1931.

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  • Selections from the Writings of R. Annie Imel Nickell and Faith Elizabeth Nickell. A Memorial. New Market, Ind., 1900.Search "Selections from the Writings of R. Annie Imel Nickell and Faith
                                        Elizabeth Nickell. A Memorial" by NICKELL, REBECCA ANN IMEL (MRS. FRANCIS J.):
                                1858-1931. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NICOLOFF, PHILIP LOVELESS: 1926-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 21, 1926, Philip Loveless Nicoloff is the son of Traian and Mabel Loveless Nicoloff. He obtained the A.B. degree from the University of California ( Los Angeles ) in 1949 and the degrees of A.M. in 1952 and Ph.D. in 1959 from Columbia University. He married Marguerite McInerney in 1951 and they had six children: Lee, Paul, Elizabeth, Ann, Martha, and Emily. Nicoloff taught at Montclair Academy (N.J.) from 1952 to 1954. He joined the faculty of the University of New Hampshire in 1954 where he became associate professor of English. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-46, and received the Ansley Award from Columbia University Press.

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NIEHOFF, ARTHUR H. : 1921-

Born on Dec. 31, 1921, in Indianapolis, Ind., Arthur H. Niehoff is the son of Bernard H. and Marie Schneider Niehoff. On Jan. 17, 1946, he married Juanita Hobbs and they had one son, Justin. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1949 and the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1957. Niehoff was assistant curator of anthropology at the Milwaukee Public Museum, 1951-59; served as adviser on community development in Laos , U.S. Department of State, Agency for International Development, 1959-61; and taught at the University of Wisconsin ( Milwaukee ), 1962-63. In 1963 he became senior scientist in anthropology at George Washington University, Human Resources Research Office. He has done field work in several countries and was the recipient of the Lapham Research Medal for the discovery of a new insect, Trobocarus Niehoffi, in 1959.

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NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940.

Charles Frederic Nirdlinger was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1863. He graduated from Harvard University in 1883. At one time he was drama critic of the old NEw YORK HERALD and editor of the ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN MONTHLY. In addition to the publications listed below, Nirdlinger wrote several other plays. He died in Atlantic City, N.J., on May 13, 1940.

Information from NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1940, and Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

  • Masques and Mummers; Essays in the Theatre of Here and Now. New York, 1897.Search "Masques and Mummers; Essays in the Theatre of Here and
                                        Now" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Washington's First Defeat; a Comedy in One Act. New York, 1906.Search "Washington's First Defeat; a Comedy in One Act" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The World and His Wife …After the Verse of Jose Echegaray's El gran Galeoto. New York, 1908.Search "The World and His Wife …After the Verse of Jose
                                        Echegaray's El gran Galeoto" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The First Lady of the Land, a Play in Four Acts. New York, 1914.Search "The First Lady of the Land, a Play in Four Acts" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Four Short Plays: Look After Louise, an Everyday Tragedy; Big Kate, a Diplomatic Tragedy; The Real People, a Sawdust Tragedy; Aren't They Wonders, a Holiday Tragedy. New York, 1916.Search "Four Short Plays: Look After Louise, an Everyday Tragedy; Big
                                        Kate, a Diplomatic Tragedy; The Real People, a Sawdust Tragedy; Aren't They
                                        Wonders, a Holiday Tragedy" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Convalescents. New York, 1923.Search "The Convalescents" by NIRDLINGER, CHARLES FREDERIC: 1863-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NIXON, JUSTIN WROE: 1886-1958.

Justin Wroe Nixon was born in Delphi, Ind., on Feb. 23, 1886. He was the son of Harmon Ausburn and Eva Arminta Wroe Nixon. He earned an A.B. degree from Denison University in 1905 and graduated from Rochester Theological Seminary in 1908. He received D.D. degrees from the College of the Ozarks in 1925 and Miami University in 1931. He married Ida Elizabeth Wickenden on June 12, 1914, and they had five children: John, Charles, Elizabeth, Alice, and Justin. Nixon was ordained a Baptist minister in 1919. He taught in divinity schools and held pastorates in a number of cities. In 1937 he became professor of Christian theology and ethics at Colgate-Divinity School where he remained until his retirement in 1954. He served in World War I and died on July 11, 1958.

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NOBLE, CLYDE EVERETT : 1922-

Clyde Everett Noble was born in Princeton, Ind., on June 7, 1922. He was married in 1951 and is the father of four children. He earned the degrees of A.B. page: [454][View Page [454]] in 1947 and M.S. in 1948 from Tulane University and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from the State University of Iowa. Noble was a research psychologist at the Human Resources Research Center during 1951-53. He taught psychology at Louisiana State University, 1953-57, and Montana State University, 1957-64. He joined the faculty of the University of Georgia in 1964 and has conducted research projects for the federal government. Noble served in the U.S. Army, 1942-46, and U.S. Air Force, 1951-53.

Information from American Men of Science.

NOBLE, THOMAS BENJAMIN: 1895-1958.

Thomas Benjamin Noble, Jr. , was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 21, 1895, the son of Thomas Benjamin and Florence Robb Noble. He obtained the B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1915 and the M.D. degree from Washington University (Saint Louis) in 1918. He married Mary Stein Ronaldson in 1918 and they had four children: Patricia, John, Douglas, and Margaret.

Subsequent to serving in World War I, Noble became associated with his father in medical practice in Indianapolis . He was an abdominal surgeon and was affiliated with the staffs of Saint Vincent's, General, Methodist, and Community hospitals. In 1957 he began writing and mimeographing a monthly journal, PROLOGOMENA MEDICA, which he distributed to over 500 world-wide correspondents. Noble died in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Dec. 8, 1958.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

NOBLITT, LOREN SCOTT: 1888-

Loren Scott Noblitt was born on Sept. 23, 1888, in Bartholomew County, Ind., the son of John W. and Hannah E. Barkes Noblitt. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1918 and M.S. in 1924 from New York University and graduated from Zarephath Bible Institute (N.J.). He married Minnie Walls on June 25, 1908, and they had three children : Alma Joyce, Loren Walls, and Charles Robert. Noblitt began teaching in district schools at the age of seventeen and later at Columbus High School. For many years he was head of the mathematics and physics departments at Indiana Central College which awarded him an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. He taught at other institutions including the Purdue University Center ( Columbus ) and retired in 1954. An ordained minister in the Evangelical United Brethren church, he served rural congregations on Sunday in addition to his college teaching duties during the week. Noblitt and his brother presented an astronomical observatory to Indiana Central College.

Information from Bartholomew County Library.

NOBLITT, MINNIE. WALLS (MRS. LOREN S.): 1888-1969.

Minnie Walls was born in French Lick, Ind., on Dec. 20, 1888, the daughter of Jacob Holmes and Lucy Anna Enes Walls. She received the B.S. and A.M. degrees from Alma College and graduated from Zarephath Bible Institute (N.J.). On June 25, 1908, she married Loren Scott Noblitt and they had three children: Alma Joyce, Loren Walls, and Charles Robert. Mrs. Noblitt taught in public schools for three years and in church institutions for twenty-four years, the last of which was at Indiana Central College. She was an ordained minister of the Evangelical United Brethren church and retired in 1954 after thirty-four years of evangelistic work, teaching, and assisting her husband in pastoral work. Some of her poems were published in anthologies and periodicals. She died in 1969.

Information from Bartholomew County Library.

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NOFFSINGER, JAMES PHILIP: 1925-

James Philip Noffsinger was born in Union City Ind. , on May 30, 1925. He earned the following degrees from the Catholic University of America: B.Arch, in 1952, M.Arch. in 1953, and D.Arch. in 1955. Noffsinger taught architectural history and design at the University of Minnesota, 1955-56; the University of Kansas, 1956-58; and Technical Institute ( Bandung Indonesia ), 1958-59. In 1960 he joined the faculty of the University of Kentucky. He is state preservation coordinator in Kentucky and served in the U.S. Army, 1945-46.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

  • The Influence of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts on the Architects of the United States. Washington, D.C., 1955.Search "The Influence of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts on the Architects of
                                        the United States" by NOFFSINGER, JAMES PHILIP: 1925- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

NOLAN, ALAN T.: 1923-

Alan T. Nolan was born on Jan. 19, 1923, in Evansville, Ind., the son of Val and Jeannette Covert Nolan. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1944 and the B.L. degree from Harvard Law School in 1947. On Aug. 26, 1947, he married Elizabeth Titsworth and they had five children: Patrick, Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, and John. Following his first wife's death, he remarried. During 1947-48 Nolan was a law clerk for Judge Sherman Minton, U.S. Court of Appeals ( Chicago ). In 1948 he joined the law firm of Ice, Miller, Donadio, and Ryan ( Indianapolis ), becoming a partner in 1958.

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NOLAN, JEANNETTE COVERT (MRS. VAL FRANCIS): 1897-

The daughter of Charles Grant and Grace L. Tucker Covert, Jeannette Covert was born on March 31, 1897, in Evansville, Ind. She attended local public schools. In 1917 she married Val Francis Nolan and they had three children: Val, Jr., Alan, and Kathleen.

Mrs. Nolan was a newspaper reporter in Evansville, Ind., 1914-16, and wrote the column "Lines with a Hoosier Accent" for the INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 1943-44. She was a staff member, Indiana University Writers Conference, five summers; staff member, Rocky Mountain Writers Conference, University of Colorado, two summers; and instructor of juvenile writing at Indiana University ( Indianapolis ). She won the Indiana Authors Day Award for the most distinguished juvenile book by an Indiana author in 1955 and 1961. Mrs. Nolan also writes under the name Caroline Tucker.

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NOLAND, STEPHEN CROAN: 1887-1962.

Stephen Croan Noland was bomin Richland Township Ind. , on Aug. 5, 1887. He was the son of John Henry and Leonora Croan Noland and studied at Harvard University, 1910-13. He married Teresa Murray on June 11, 1913, and they had four children: John Henry, Elizabeth Anne, Stephen Murray, and David Blair. He married his second wife, Rosalind Swain, on July 10, 1948. Noland joined the INDIANAPOLIS NEWS staff as an editorial assistant in 1914; was an editorial writer, 1919-33; and served as editor from 1934 until his retirement in 1949. He was president of the Stephen C. Noland Publishing Company and editor-publisher of the MARION COUNTY MAIL. He served with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I and on the Indiana Economic Council and the Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. Noland died on March 11, 1962.

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NORDHOFF, ARTHUR C.: 1909-

Arthur C. Nordhoff was born in Dubois County, Ind., on April 15, 1909, the son of Robert F. and Elizabeth M. Rasche Nordhoff. He attended Jasper Academy and earned the J.D. degree from the University of Louisville. On Feb. 18, 1939, he married Wilma M. Miller and they had two children, Arthur C., Jr., and Mary Anne. Nordhoff is a lawyer in Jasper, Ind., and has served as attorney of Dubois County , fifteen years, and city attorney of Jasper , six years. He was a member of the Indiana legislature, 1935-36; president of the Dubois County Historical Society; and secretary-treasurer of the Jasper Manufacturers Association for thirty years.

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NORRIS, MINNIE SWINDELL: ?-

Minnie Swindell Norris , who uses the pseudonym Harris Norris, was born in Plymouth, Ind., the daughter of Joseph Swindell. She taught school in South Bend and was principal of West High School ( Plymouth ). Mrs. Norris moved to Tucson Ariz. , in 1946 and was a substitute teacher in the Pima County schools.

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NORTH, CLYDE: 1889-

Clyde North was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1889. He was the author of the musical plays "Yours Truly," "In Times Square," "All Editions," and "The Curse of Gold." No other information was found.

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  • Remote Control, a Mysterious Melodrama with a New Character in a New Locale, in Three Acts (with others). New York, 1931.Search "Remote Control, a Mysterious Melodrama with a New Character in a
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NORTHRUP, ANNE HOLMES (MRS. ARTHUR H.): 1919-

The daughter of Walter C. and Gladys Copeland Holmes, Anne Holmes was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 17, 1919. She received the following academic degrees: A.B. from Vassar College, 1941; M.S. from Butler University, 1944; and A.M. in 1945 and Ed.D. in 1951 from Teachers College, Columbia University. On July 13, 1948, she married Arthur Harry Northrup and they had two children, Arthur and Nancy. Mrs. Northrup was a teacher at Orchard School ( Indianapolis ), 1941-42, and Free Kindergarten Society, 1942-44 and 1946-48. She taught at Butler University in 1948 and 1952-53.

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  • Child Development Principles in Kindergarten Education; Some Applications of Child Development Principles to the Indianapolis Kindergarten Situation. Greenfield, Ind., 1954.Search "Child Development Principles in Kindergarten Education; Some
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NOYES, RUSSELL: 1901-

Born on Dec. 16, 1901, in Pittsfield Mass. , Russell Noyes is the son of Wilbur Fiske and Alice Hillman Noyes. He received the B.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1924 and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1932 from Harvard University. On Sept. 8, 1928, he and Margaret Greenleaf were wed and they had two children, John Greenleaf and Russell, Jr. He married his second wife, Vernice Lockridge, on May 30, 1964.

Noyes began his career as a high school principal in Wilmington Vt. , 1924-26. He taught at Indiana University, 1928-29, and Boston University, 1930-31. He rejoined the faculty of Indiana University in 1932 where he became professor of English in 1948. He served as chairman of the department, 1941-51, and retired in 1972. Noyes was president of Indiana College English Association in 1949.

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NOYES, WILLIAM ALBERT: 1898-

William Albert Noyes, Jr. , was born on April 18, 1898, in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of William Albert and Flora Collier Noyes. He obtained the A.B. degree in 1919 from Grinnell College and the doctor of science degree in 1920 from the University of Paris. He married Sabine Onillon on June 10, 1921, and they had one son, Claude Charles.

Noyes taught chemistry at the University of California, 1921-22; the University of Chicago, 1922-29; and Brown University, 1929-38. He joined the faculty of the University of Rochester as professor of chemistry in 1938 where he also served as chairman of the chemistry department, dean of the graduate school, and acting dean of the college of arts and sciences and retired in 1963. He has received many awards and medals and has worked on a number of commissions and assignments.

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NUTT, HUBERT WILBUR: 1873-

Hubert Wilbur Nutt was born in Hamilton County, Ind., on Aug. 31, 1873, the son of John Franklin and Charlotte Myers Nutt. He graduated from Indiana State Normal College in 1907 and received three degrees from the University of Chicago: Ph.B. in 1914, A.M. in 1916, and Ph.D. in 1923. He married Ella Rigdon on Dec. 22, 1894, and they had two children, Hubert Estel and Donald Franklin. Nutt was a public school teacher in Indiana , 1892-1907, and Kentucky , 1907-09. He was dean of education at Marion Normal College ( Ind. ), 1909-12, and director of teacher training at the University of Kansas, 1914-22. In 1922 he became director of teacher training at Ohio Wesleyan University.

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NUTTING, WILLIS DWIGHT: 1900-

Willis Dwight Nutting is a native of Iowa City, Iowa. He was born on March 10, 1900, the son of Charles and Eloise Willis Nutting. He received an undergraduate degree in 1921 and a doctorate in 1933 from the State University of Iowa and the bachelor of arts and bachelor of letters degrees in 1924 from Oxford University. He married Eileen Barry on Aug. 1, 1934, and they had three children: Theresa, Charles, and Theodore. Nutting taught Greek and German at the College of Saint Teresa ( Winona Minn. ) and joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame in 1936. He conducted Great Books seminars and related courses in the general program and was a member of the Rhodes scholar selection committee in Indiana . He retired in 1965.

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NYE, HARRIET KAMM (MRs. LOUIS): ?-

Harriet Kamm was born in Mishawaka, Ind., the daughter of Rudolph and Josephine Kamm. She earned an A.B. degree from Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, Ind.) and an A.M. degree from the Universidad de las Americas ( Mexico City ). She has been a guest lecturer in creative writing at the latter institution. She married Louis Nye. Formerly an elementary and high school teacher, Mrs. Nye became librarian at Mishawaka High School in 1965.

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NYERS, AMELIA KATHRYN: 1907-

Amelia Kathryn Nyers was born in Benwood, W. Va., on April 29, 1907, the daughter of Stephen John and Christina Kathleen Tucsek Nyers. In 1921 she became a resident of Indiana . She attended the University of Pittsburgh and took a summer course at Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1945. She studied dance with Karl Heinrich and became a ballet instructor. During World War II Miss Nyers was assistant editor of VERHOVAYAK LAPJA (Pittsburgh) and has contributed stories and poetry to a number of publications. She also writes under the name of Kathryn Raw.

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