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RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940.

Oran Lee Raber was born in Wolcottville, Ind., on Jan. 14, 1893. He was the son of Levi L. and Lida Cowley Raber. He graduated from Indiana University in 1912 and received the degrees of A.M. in 1915 and Ph.D. in 1920 from Harvard University. He served as a balloonist in World War I. Raber taught botany at several universities between 1915 and 1931. He was an associate ecologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1933-34, and a plant physiologist for the U.S. Forest Service, 1935-37. He was a member of the editorial staff of BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS, 1927-33, and editor of SOUTHERN FOREST EXPERIMENT STATION from 1937 until his death on Feb. 29, 1940.

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  • Biographical Sketches of the Samuel Olin Family. Madison, Wis., 1921.Search "Biographical Sketches of the Samuel Olin Family" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Principles of Plant Physiology. New York, 1928.Search "Principles of Plant Physiology" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Water Utilization by Trees, with Special Reference to the Economic Forest Species of the North Temperate Zone. Washington, D.C., 1937.Search "Water Utilization by Trees, with Special Reference to the
                                        Economic Forest Species of the North Temperate Zone" by RABER, ORAN LEE: 1893-1940. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RAGAN, EMILY LEE (MRS. W. H.): 1839-

Emily Lee Ragan was born in Madison, Ind., on March 28, 1839. Twice wed, her first and second husbands were Henry Lee Sherwood and W. H. Ragan respectively. Mrs. Ragan contributed to newspapers in New York City and Washington, D. C. She wrote periodical articles and worked as a special researcher.

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RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936.

John Simeon Ragan, born near North Salem, Ind., on July 5, 1849, was the son of James M. and Lucy Smith Ragan. He attended Ladoga Seminary and graduated from the Medical School of Indiana in 1879. He married Jennie L. Vickery on Jan. 1, 1880. His second wife was Mary E. Huron Cooper and they had two children, Charles and Mary. Ragan was a schoolteacher in Hendricks County , seven years; was principal of the North Salem schools, two years; and practiced medicine in Avon, 1877-95. At the Indiana Boys' School ( Plainfield ) he served as physician, 1895-99, and director, 1913-28. He was engaged in private practice, 1899-1913, and died on Aug. 19, 1936.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

  • Historic Sketches of Christian Churches in Hendricks County, Indiana. Plainfield, Ind., 1926.Search "Historic Sketches of Christian Churches in Hendricks County,
                                        Indiana" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Fifty Years in the Practice of Medicine Then and Now. Plainfield, Ind., 1927.Search "Fifty Years in the Practice of Medicine Then and Now" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Historic Sketches of Robert Ragan, Sr., and Descendents. Plainfield, Ind., 1928.Search "Historic Sketches of Robert Ragan, Sr., and Descendents" by RAGAN, JOHN SIMEON: 1849-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RAINEY, GEORGE S.: 1893-

George S. Rainey was born in Crawford County, Ind., on Nov. 21, 1893, the son of Charles S. and Almira Goad Rainey. He attended public school through the eighth grade and later studied telegraphy. He married Hallie E. Spaulding on April 13, 1915, and they had one son, Charles. Rainey worked for several railroads prior to joining the Old Big Four (now New York Central). He retired as a train dispatcher in 1958.

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RAMSEY, CHARLES EUGENE: 1923-

Charles Eugene Ramsey was born on April 24, 1923, in Paragon, Ind., the son of S. Dodson and Stella M. Goss Ramsey. He married Alberta M. Jordan on July 19, 1943, and they had four children: James D., Charles W., Jane E., and Suzanne. He received the B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College in 1947 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1952.

Ramsey taught sociology at the following institutions: the University of Wisconsin, 1951-52; the University of Minnesota, 1952-54; and Cornell University, 1954-62. He became professor of sociology and chairman of the department at Colorado State University in 1962. He was a research consultant to the Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Science (Turrialba, Costa Rica), 1960, and the New York State Department of Education, 1961. Ramsey served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-46, and was managing editor of RURAL SOCIOLOGY, 1959-60.

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RAMSEY, GLENN VIRGIL: 1910-

Glenn Virgil Ramsey was born in Williamsport, Ind., on Jan. 11, 1910. He earned the A.B. degree in 1932 from Indiana Central College, A.M. degree in 1937 from the University of Illinois, and D.Ed. degree in 1940 from Indiana University. He was married in 1947 and is the father of two children. Ramsey worked on the Kinsey research project as a research psychologist at Indiana University during 1941-42. He taught at Princeton University, 1946-48, and the University of Texas, 1948-50. In 1950 he became a consulting psychologist. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46, and was a consultant to the U.S. Air Force chaplaincy training program for more than twenty years.

Information from American Men of Science.

RANDALL, RANDOLPH C.: 1900-

Born on June 10, 1900, in Arcadia, Ind., Randolph C. Randall is the son of Nathan Clarence and Bertha Johnson Randall. He served in the U.S. Army in 1918. He earned an A.B. degree in 1922 from Indiana University and the degrees of A.M. in 1926 and Ph.D. in 1955 from Columbia University. On Oct. 15, 1939., he married Ellen Moore and they had three children: Carol, Robert Merritt, and Katherine Ann.

Randall taught at continuation school (Isabela, Puerto Rico), 1922-23; Centenary College, 1926-31; and Fenn College where he was professor of English, 1934-65, and chairman of the department, 1931-65. In that same capacity he joined the faculty of Cleveland State University in 1965. He was the recipient of the Ohioana Book Award in biography, Ohioana Library Association, and the Florence Roberts Head Award for literature, American Association of University Women, for James Hall, Spokesman of the New West.

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RANGER, RICHARD HOWLAND: 1889-1962.

Richard Howland Ranger was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 13, 1889, the son of John Hilliard and Emily Anthen Gillet Ranger. He earned the B.S. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1911. He married Laura Anne Lewis on Nov. 27, 1923, and they had one daughter, Mary Wheatley.

Ranger worked for a printing firm in Boston during 1911-17 and was a design engineer for Radio Corporation of America from 1920 to 1930. In 1930 he became president of Rangertone, Inc. (Newark, N. J.). He was a communications authority and served on many technical intelligence missions. He invented the following devices: transoceanic radio facsimile, 1924; electronic organ, 1932; electronic chimes, 1933; airbourne radio relay, 1942; magnetic recording, 1947; and several radar developments. Ranger received an Oscar Award in recognition of his invention of synchronized tape and motion pictures in 1956. He was a veteran of World War I and died on Jan. 10, 1962.

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RANKIN, DAVID: 1825-1910.

David Rankin was born in Sullivan County, Ind., on May 28, 1825, the son of William and Elizabeth Gross Rankin. He attended local schools and was twice wed (1850 and 1878). He moved to Illinois and was a member of the Illinois legislature for three terms. He later moved to Missouri where he owned a 23,000 acre farm. Rankin served as president of the First National Bank of Tarkio, treasurer of Tarkio College, and president of the Midland Plow Company. He died in 1910.

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  • David Rankln, Farmer. Modern Agricultural Methods Contrasted with Primitive Agricultural Methods by the Life History of a Plain Farmer. Tarkio, Mo., 1909.Search "David Rankln, Farmer. Modern Agricultural Methods Contrasted with
                                        Primitive Agricultural Methods by the Life History of a Plain Farmer" by RANKIN, DAVID: 1825-1910. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RANSBURG, WARREN C.: 1855-1936.

Warren C. Ransburg was born on July 16, 1855, and lived most of his life in La Porte, Ind. In earlier years he taught at the Laird School ( Westville ) and later studied law. Interested in American aborigines, he did considerable research on the mound builders of La Porte County and northern Indiana during 1878-83. Ransburg lectured and wrote articles on that subject for La Porte newspapers and also contributed to the History of La Porte County. He died in 1936.

Information from Russell Hickman.

RASMUSSEN, JORGEN SCOTT: 1935-

The son of Robert F. and Rose E. Rasmussen, Jorgen Scott Rasmussen was born in La Porte, Ind., on May 23, 1935. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1957 and the degrees of A.M. in 1958 and Ph.D. in 1962 from the University of Wisconsin. In 1958 he married Martha E. Klemme and they had two children, Teri and Colleen. Rasmussen taught political science at the University of Arizona, 1962-66, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt University in 1966.

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  • Retrenchment and Revival; a Study of the Contemporary British Liberal Party. Tucson, Ariz., 1964.Search "Retrenchment and Revival; a Study of the Contemporary British
                                        Liberal Party" by RASMUSSEN, JORGEN SCOTT: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Relations of the Profumo Rebels with Their Local Parties. Tucson, Ariz., 1966.Search "The Relations of the Profumo Rebels with Their Local
                                        Parties" by RASMUSSEN, JORGEN SCOTT: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Process of Politics, a Comparative Approach. New York, 1969.Search "The Process of Politics, a Comparative Approach" by RASMUSSEN, JORGEN SCOTT: 1935- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941-

Richard Pickering Ratcliff was born in Spiceland, Ind., on Sept. 10, 1941, the son of Rea H. and Winifred L. Pickering Ratcliff. He obtained a B.S. degree in 1963 and a master's degree in 1968 from Ball State University. Ratcliff was a teacher in Winchester, Ind., and subsequently joined the faculty of New Castle Junior High School where he teaches American history. He served as chairman of the board of trustees, Henry County Historical Society Museum, 1965-71.

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  • Along the Banks of Brook Bezor: A History of the Spiceland Community. Cambridge City, Ind., 1963.Search "Along the Banks of Brook Bezor: A History of the Spiceland
                                        Community" by RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Lineal Record of the Ratcliff Family. Spiceland, Ind., 1965.Search "Lineal Record of the Ratcliff Family" by RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Charles A. Beard, 1874-1948; a Native of Henry County, Indiana. New Castle, Ind., 1966.Search "Charles A. Beard, 1874-1948; a Native of Henry County,
                                        Indiana" by RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Quakers of Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana; a History of Spiceland Friends Meeting, 1828-1968. New Castle, Ind., 1968.Search "The Quakers of Spiceland, Henry County, Indiana; a History of
                                        Spiceland Friends Meeting, 1828-1968" by RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Our Special Heritage: The Sesquicentennial History of Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1821-1971. New Castle, Ind., 1971.Search "Our Special Heritage: The Sesquicentennial History of Indiana
                                        Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1821-1971" by RATCLIFF, RICHARD PICKERING: 1941- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RAWLEY, JAMES A.: 1916-

Born on Nov. 9, 1916, in Terre Haute, Ind., James A. Rawley is the son of Frank S. and Annie B. Vanes Rawley. He married Ann F. Keyser on April 7, 1945, and they had two sons, John and James. He received the A.B. degree in 1938 and A.M. degree in 1939 from the University of Michigan and the Ph.D. degree in 1949 from Columbia> University. Rawley served in the U.S. Army during 1940-46. He taught at New York University, 1946-51; Hunter College, 1951-53; and Sweet Briar College, 1953-64. In 1966 he became professor of history and chairman of the department at the University of Nebraska.

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RAY, ROBERT C.: 1926-

Robert C. Ray was born in Elwood, Ind., in 1926. He studied at Herron School of Art, three years; Butler page: [499][View Page [499]] University; and the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Art (Provincetown, Mass.). An interior decorator, Ray began operating Decor Original in Indianapolis in the 1950s.

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RAYLE, ROBERT CHALKLEY: 1896-1969.

Robert Chalkley Rayle was born in Carmel, Ind., on March 20, 1896. He received the A.B. degree from Indiana University, A.M. degree in theology from Butler University, and divinity degree from Garrett Biblical Institute. An ordained Methodist minister, Rayle held several pastorates. Prior to his retirement in 1952, he was serving the Culver circuit of the Northwest Conference of the Methodist Church. He later became associate minister of the Main Street Methodist Church in Dunkirk and died in Carmel in 1969.

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RAYMOND, EDNA DENHAM (MRS. HENRY I.): 1895-

Edna Denham was born in 1895 in Somerset, Ky., the daughter of Charles Alfred and Laura Jane Owens Denham. She attended Dearborn Seminary, Kenwood Institute, and the University of Chicago. She married Henry Ingle Raymond and they had one daughter, Nola Jane. A resident of Indianapolis for many years, Mrs. Raymond has lectured and has written radio programs.

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READ, WILLIAM MERRITT: 1901-

The son of Parley Garfield and Ella Smith Read, William Merritt Read was born in Dupont, Ind., on June 24, 1901. He obtained the A.B. degree in 1923 from DePauw University and the degrees of A.M. in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1927 from the University of Michigan. He married Arletta Otis on Dec. 19, 1924, and they had two children, Virginia and William, Jr. On April 30, 1948, he married his second wife, Betty Jorgensen Delacy and they had one daughter, Elaine Marie. Read taught classical languages at Western Reserve University, 1926-27, and joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 1927. He was director of the University of Washington Press from 1943 to 1963.

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REAM, MARTHA ELIZABETH: 1899-

Martha Elizabeth Ream was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., in 1899, the daughter of E. W. and Lulu B. Ream. She received the degrees of B.M. in 1936 and Ph.M. in 1937 from the University of Wisconsin. Miss Ream taught at Martin College (Pulaski, Tenn.), Ithaca College of Fine Arts, Gulf Park College (Gulfport, Miss.), and Wayne State University. She was a teacher in Crawfordsville , 1925-34, and Glencoe, Ill., 1936-44. She has worked in summer camps and has edited books.

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REAVIS, WILLIAM CLAUDE: 1881-1955.

William Claude Reavis was born in Francisco, Ind., on Aug. 18, 1881. He was the son of Franklin Sherman and Sarah L. Wood Reavis. He received an A.B. degree from Oakland City College ( Ind. ) in 1905 and obtained the following degrees from the University of Chicago: Ph.B. in 1908, A.M. in 1911, and Ph.D. in 1925. He married Anna Lanphar on June 14, 1907. Reavis taught in Indiana public schools, 1899-1905, and subsequently served as a high school principal in Francisco and Hazleton. He became superintendent of schools in Oakland City in 1908; later held similar positions; and was principal of the University of Chicago High School, 1921-27. He joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1927 where he was appointed professor emeritus in page: [500][View Page [500]] 1947. Reavis edited many works on education and died on June 2, 1955.

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RECK, ALMA KEHOE (MRS. WARREN D.): 1901-

Alma Kehoe was born in Washington, Ind., on Jan. 26, 1901, the daughter of John Patrick and Helen Reister Kehoe. She attended local schools and took an extension course in creative writing at the University of Colorado, 1929. She married Warren Dart Reck on Oct. 3, 1935, and they had one daughter, Marjorie Rebecca. Mrs. Reck worked as an advertising copywriter, 1927-35, and assistant advertising manager, 1930-35 and 1942-45, for the May Company ( Denver ). She became an advertising copywriter for the American Furniture Company in 1955 and received the Colorado Authors League Award for Clocks Tell the Time, 1960.

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REDDING, TRACY WARREN: 1888-

Tracy Warren Redding was born in 1888 near Michigan City, Ind. He graduated from DePauw University in 1912 and received the A.M. degree from Columbia University. He married Anna Mae Brummitt and they had two daughters. Redding engaged in YMCA work in Saint Petersburg, Fla.; Russia, before the Russian Revolution; and New York City . He was a member of the faculty of Yale Divinity School and in 1948 became associate pastor of the First Congregational Church in Saint Petersburg.

Information from DEPAUW ALUMNUS, Jan.-Feb. 1968.

REED, CLARE OSBORNE (MRS. CHARLES B.): 1866-

Clare Osborne was born in Plymouth, Ind., on Sept. 28, 1866, the daughter of John Marshall and Marilda Jane Boyd Osborne. She received the A.M. degree in 1888 from Chicago Musical College. She married Charles Bert Reed on June 23, 1892, and they had two adopted daughters, Isabelle and Betty. Mrs. Reed taught at Chicago Musical College during 1889-1901. She was president of the Columbia School of Music, 1901-27, which she founded in 1901. A concert pianist, she played as soloist with many symphony orchestras.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

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REED, DOEL: 1894-

Doel Reed was born in Logansport, Ind., on May 21, 1894, the son of William and Anna Anderson Reed. He studied in Paris and at the Art Academy in Cincinnati . On Oct. 21, 1920, he married Elizabeth Jane Sparks and they had one daughter, Martha Jane. Reed is an emeritus professor and former chairman of the art department of Oklahoma State University. The recipient of many awards and prizes, his art works are owned by museums in the United States and Europe.

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REED, VIRGIL DANIEL: 1896-

Virgil Daniel Reed was born in Muncie, Ind., on Dec. 20, 1896. He is the son of Alonzo Franklin and Florence May Hayden Reed. He received a B.S. degree from Indiana University in 1922 and two degrees from Columbia University, an M.S. in 1928 and a Ph.D. in 1935. He married Ruth Amelia Robertson on April 22, 1924. Reed worked for an exporting firm and was in advertising prior to teaching at Boston University in 1928. In 1936 he returned to the advertising industry and held a series of positions with various firms. He joined the faculty of Michigan State University in 1958 and became professor of marketing at Columbia University in 1962. Reed served in World War I and is a past president of both the American Marketing Association, 1942, and the Market Research Council, 1949-50. He has been a field representative for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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REEDER, WARD GLEN: 1891-1962.

Ward Glen Reeder was born in Windfall, Ind., on March 7, 1891. He was the son of Walter Scott and Etta Shaw Reeder. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1914 and the degrees of A.M. in 1918 and Ph.D. in 1921 from the University of Chicago. He married Vivian Scott on Jan. 1, 1915, and they had three children: Mary Ann, Max Dale, and Louise Alice. Reeder taught in the public schools of Indiana , 1910-18, and was professor of education at State Teachers College (Moorhead, Minn.), 1919-22. He joined the faculty of Ohio State University in 1922 and also participated in school surveys in several states including Ohio and Indiana . He died on July 20, 1962.

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REES, BYRON JOHNSON: 1877-1920.

Byron Johnson Rees was born in Westfield, Ind., on Sept. 30, 1877, the son of Seth Cook and Hulda Johnson Rees. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1903 and A.M. in 1904 from Harvard University. He married Edith Chapin Trafford on April 26, 1899. Rees joined the faculty of Williams College in 1904 where he taught English until his death on Feb. 18, 1920. He edited several books.

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REES, RUSSELL ELLIOTT: 1896-

Russell Elliott Rees was born near Saint Joseph, Ill., on Nov. 16, 1896, the son of Thomas Hester and Florence Elliott Rees. He became a resident of Indiana in 1925. He received the A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1928 and the B.D. degree from Hartford Theological Seminary in 1934. He married Mary Elizabeth Somes in 1919 and they had five children: Sarah Elizabeth, Doris Mae, Thomas Hester, Robert Max, and Gerald Wayne. Rees served as a Friends' minister in Kokomo and Mooresville and was executive secretary for the board of Christian education, Five Years Meeting of Friends (Richmond, Ind.), eight years. He has served in various positions on boards for the Five Years Meeting, Friends United Meeting, and Western Yearly Meeting of Friends and has edited Sunday school materials for the Five Years Meeting of Friends.

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REESE, HERBERT HARSHMAN: ?-1963.

The son of John T. and Alice Reese, Herbert Harshman Reese was born in Cambridge City, Ind. He graduated from Purdue University in 1908 and married Grayce Julian. Reese spent several years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Maryland and was later in charge of the first U.S. Army horse breeding district in Fort Royal, Va. He was engaged by W. K. Kellogg to manage his Arabian horse ranch in Pomona, Calif. He held that position until he established his own Arabian horse ranch in Covina, Calif. Reese wrote many government bulletins on horses and horse breeding and died in Covina on April 7, 1963.

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REESE, LOWELL OTUS: 1866-1948.

Lowell Otus Reese was born in Linden, Ind., on Dec. 31, 1866, the son of David Archer and Amanda Weaver Reese. He was educated in Indiana public schools. He married Sadie Lenore Older on June 24, 1915. Reese was a farmer and a prospector. He joined the staff of the LOS ANGELES TIMES as a feature writer in 1900 and later worked for the SAN FRANCISCO BULLETIN. He returned East in 1906 and became a free-lance magazine writer. Reese died on Sept. 4, 1948.

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REEVE, CHARLES HOWELL: 1822-

Charles Howell Reeve was born in Oneida County, N.Y., in 1822 and moved to Indiana in 1838. He began studying law with the firm of Bradley, Sample and Leston in 1840 and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1842. Reeve located in Plymouth, Ind., in 1846 and was married in 1850. He engaged in the practice of law for a brief period in 1853. He served in the Indiana legislature as senator from Marshall County , 1870-80. A director of the National Prisoners Association, Reeve was presented a medal by the Czar of Russia in commemoration of the work accomplished by the International Congress of Prison Reform.

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  • The Prison Question; a Theoretical and Philosophical Review of Some Matters Relating to Crime, Punishment, Prisons, and Reformation of Convicts. Chicago, 1890.Search "The Prison Question; a Theoretical and Philosophical Review of
                                        Some Matters Relating to Crime, Punishment, Prisons, and Reformation of
                                        Convicts" by REEVE, CHARLES HOWELL: 1822- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REEVE, WILLIAM DAVID: 1883-1961.

William David Reeve was born in Edwardsport, Ind., on Sept. 11, 1883, the son of Charles Hamilton and Martha Ellen McLin Reeve. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Chicago in 1909 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1924. He married Isabel Jaensch on June 16, 1911, and they had one daughter, Katherine Ellen. Reeve taught in high schools in Indiana and Chicago and was head of the mathematics department of the University of Minnesota High School, page: [503][View Page [503]] 1915-21. From 1921 to 1949 he was professor of mathematics at Columbia University. He edited the first twenty volumes of the Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and MATHEMATICS TEACHER, 1928-50. Reeve was national president of Tau Kappa Epsilon, 1918-21, and died on Feb. 16, 1961.

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  • A Diagnostic Study of the Teaching Problems in High-School Mathematics. Boston, 1926.Search "A Diagnostic Study of the Teaching Problems in High-School
                                        Mathematics" by REEVE, WILLIAM DAVID: 1883-1961. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Mathematics for the Secondary School; Its Contents and Methods of Teaching and Learning. New York, 1954.Search "Mathematics for the Secondary School; Its Contents and Methods of
                                        Teaching and Learning" by REEVE, WILLIAM DAVID: 1883-1961. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REEVES, EARL C.: ca. 1890-1962.

Earl C. Reeves was born in Anderson, Ind., about 1890 and was the son of C. R. and Cecile Turner Reeves. He graduated from Indiana University in 1911 where he was editor of THE DAILY STUDENT. During World War I he was London correspondent for the International News Service. Reeves wrote numerous stories for magazines and died in Ridgewood, N. J., in 1962.

Information from Indiana State Library.

  • This Man Hoover. Part One: A Human Interest Story, by Earl Reeves. Part Two: As a Man Thinks, by Herbert Hoover. New York, 1928.Search "This Man Hoover. Part One: A Human Interest Story, by Earl
                                        Reeves. Part Two: As a Man Thinks, by Herbert Hoover" by REEVES, EARL C.: ca. 1890-1962. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Lindbergh Flies On! A Story of a Hero, and of the Pioneers and "Empire Builders of the Air" Who Followed Him. New York. 1929.Search "Lindbergh Flies On! A Story of a Hero, and of the Pioneers and
                                        "Empire Builders of the Air" Who Followed Him" by REEVES, EARL C.: ca. 1890-1962. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Aviation's Place in Tomorrow's Business. New York, 1930.Search "Aviation's Place in Tomorrow's Business" by REEVES, EARL C.: ca. 1890-1962. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REEVES, WILLIAM PETERS: 1865-1945.

William Peters Reeves , son of James Eyre and Hannah Peters Reeves, was born in Richmond, Ind., on June 7, 1865. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1889 and Ph.D. in 1893 from Johns Hopkins University. He married Florence Merwin Beckwith on June 27, 1910, and they had one daughter, Hannah Merwin. Reeves taught at Union College, 1895-97, and the State University of Iowa , 1897-1900. In 1900 he became head of the English department and secretary of the faculty at Kenyon College. He died on Jan. 30, 1945.

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REGAN, ROBERT: 1930-

Robert Regan was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on March 13, 1930. He was married in 1960 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1951 from Centenary College, A.M. degree in 1952 from Harvard University, and Ph.D. degree in 1965 from the University of California ( Berkeley ). Regan taught English at Centenary College, 1955-56, and the University of Virginia, 1963-67. He joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 1967 and served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1952-56 and 1960-61.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

REHNER, HERBERT ADRIAN: 1926-

Herbert Adrian Rehner was born in Vincennes, Ind., on Dec. 14, 1926, the son of Herbert D. and Anna Blanche Chapman Rehner. He received the degrees of A.B. and A.M. in 1948 and the Litt.D. degree in 1960 from Indiana State Teachers College. Rehner taught at Indiana State Teachers College, 1947-48, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 1949-50. At the Wilson branch of Chicago City College he became head of the theater department in 1950 and head of the speech department in 1959. He has produced and directed summer theaters and radio programs.

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REID, GEORGE WILLARD: 1917-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., George Willard Reid was born on Dec. 17, 1917, the son of Lloyd W. and page: [504][View Page [504]] Elsie Gravedinkel Reid. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1942 and C.E. in 1950 from Purdue University and the S.M. degree in 1943 from Harvard University. He married Barbara Ricks on Feb. 21, 1944, and they had four children: Judy, George, Andy, and Carter. Reid taught at Purdue University, 1942-43; the University of Florida, 1943-44; and Georgia Institute of Technology, 1946-50. He was a sanitary engineer for the Indiana Health Department, 1944-45, and the U.S. Public Health Service, 1945-46. He began teaching civil engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 1950 where he became department chairman in 1959.

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REID, MABEL FRANCES: 1875-1926.

Mabel Frances Reid was born near Belleville, Ind., on July 18, 1875, the daughter of Richard E. and Eliza Jane Hunt Reid. She attended school in Clayton, did graduate work at the University of California, and studied at other universities in Europe and the United States. Miss Reid taught school for many years and died in San Francisco on Nov. 11, 1926.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

REID, ROBERT E.: 1878-1966.

The son of Richard E. and Eliza Jane Hunt Reid, Robert E. Reid was born on Jan. 22, 1878, near Belleville, Ind. He attended the Clayton schools. He operated a surgical supply business in San Francisco and after retirement lived in Indianapolis for several years. Reid died in Danville, Va., on June 12, 1966.

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  • Reid Family; Jeremiah Reid of Timber Ridge, Hampshire County, Virginia, and Some Descendants and Affiliations. Indianapolis, 1960.Search "Reid Family; Jeremiah Reid of Timber Ridge, Hampshire County,
                                        Virginia, and Some Descendants and Affiliations" by REID, ROBERT E.: 1878-1966. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REIDELBACH, JOHN G.: 1872-1938.

A native of Tiffin, Ohio, John G. Reidelbach was born on Aug. 19, 1872, the son of Donat and Barbara Reitger Reidelbach. He attended Valparaiso University and Indiana State Normal School. He taught school in Pulaski County, Ind., for fifteen years. He married Anna Higgins and they had four children. Reidelbach studied law with H. A. SteMs, was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1904, and formed a partnership with his brother Louis in 1909. He served as deputy prosecuting attorney for Pulaski and Starke counties, four years, and joint state senator for Cass and Pulaski counties, 1915 and 1917. He began serving on the Pulaski County Circuit Court in 1935 and died in Winamac, Ind., on Nov. 1, 1938.

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  • Bubbles from the Tippecanoe. Pulaski, Ind., 1899.Search "Bubbles from the Tippecanoe" by REIDELBACH, JOHN G.: 1872-1938. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Century of Achievement in Pulaski County, Indiana. 1839-1939, Compiled and Edited by Richard R. Dodd from an Unpublished Manuscript. Winamac, Ind., 1972.Search "A Century of Achievement in Pulaski County, Indiana. 1839-1939,
                                        Compiled and Edited by Richard R. Dodd from an Unpublished Manuscript" by REIDELBACH, JOHN G.: 1872-1938. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REIGHARD, JACOB ELLSWORTH: 1861-1942.

Jacob Ellsworth Reighard was born in La Porte, Ind., on July 2, 1861, the son of John Davison and Mary Hulbert Reighard. He received a Ph.D. degree in 1882 and an honorary Sc.D. degree in 1936 from the University of Michigan. He married Katharine E. Farrand on July 1, 1887, and they had four children: Paul Roby, John Jacob, Catherine Farrand, and Farrand Kitchel. Reighard was a public school teacher for three years and joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1886. He taught zoology and also held the following positions at that institution: director of the zoology department, 1895-1925; director of the museum, 1895-1913; and director of the biological station. He was appointed professor emeritus in 1927. He participated in fish and game surveys for the state of Michigan and the federal government including a survey of the Great Lakes, 1898-1901. Reighard was a trustee of the Marine Biology Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.; wrote research studies; and died on Feb. 13, 1942.

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REIMER, CHARLES WILSON: 1923-

Charles Wilson Reimer was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on May 14, 1923. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1946 and A.M. in 1948 from Butler University and the Ph.D. degree in 1952 from Michigan State College. He was married in 1944 and is the father of two children. Reimer was an assistant and instructor at Butler University, 1941-48; was assistant plant physiologist at Michigan State College, 1948-50; and taught botany at DePauw University, 1950-51. He became assistant curator of limnology at the Academy of Natural Sciences in 1953 and was appointed curator in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army, 1942-46.

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REINE, FRANCIS JOSEPH: 1914-

Francis Joseph Reine was born in Evansville, Ind., on Sept. 22, 1914. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1936 from Saint Meinrad College, S.T.B. in 1938 from Gregorian University, and S.T.L. in 1940 and S.T.D. in 1942 from Catholic University of America. In 1968 he was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree by Marian College. Monsignor Reine was assistant pastor at Holy Angels Parish ( Indianapolis ), 1942-45, and taught in Clarksville, Ind., 1951-54. Joining the faculty of Marian College, he instructed religion and psychology, 1945-51, and served as president, 1954-68. In 1968 he became pastor of Assumption Church in Indianapolis .

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  • The Eucharistic Doctrine and Liturgy of the Mystagogical Catecheses of Theodore of Mopsuestia. Washington, D.C., 1942.Search "The Eucharistic Doctrine and Liturgy of the Mystagogical
                                        Catecheses of Theodore of Mopsuestia" by REINE, FRANCIS JOSEPH: 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REINOEHL, CHARLES MYRON: 1878-1957.

Charles Myron Reinoehl was born in Corunna, Ind., on Sept. 19, 1878, the son of Solomon and Martha Eckhart Reinoehl. He received two degrees from Indiana University, an A.B. in 1909 and an A.M. in 1910, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1920. He married Blanche Mac Huet on Sept. 18, 1908, and they had two daughters, Violet Mac and Virginia Lavon. Reinoehl began his teaching career in Indiana rural schools. He taught at State Normal School ( Natchitoches , La.), 1910-11; Highland Park College (Des Moines, Iowa); and other institutions. He was professor of education at the University of Arkansas from 1921 to 1947 and served as superintendent of schools in Lincoln, Ark., 1947-49. He died in College Station, Texas , on March 3, 1957.

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  • Analytic Survey of State Courses of Study for Rural Elementary Schools. Washington, D.C., 1923.Search "Analytic Survey of State Courses of Study for Rural Elementary
                                        Schools" by REINOEHL, CHARLES MYRON: 1878-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Classroom Administration and Pupil Adjustment (withFred C. Ayer). New York. 1940.Search "Classroom Administration and Pupil Adjustment" by REINOEHL, CHARLES MYRON: 1878-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REISING, OTTO: 1903-1970.

Otto Reising was born in 1903 and moved to Gary, Ind., in 1929. He was married and had six children. He taught journalism and printing at the Horace Mann School from 1929 until 1962. Reising was one of the founders of the Friends of the Gary Public Library. In addition to the novel listed below he wrote a play entitled "Mistake Hotel" and contributed short stories to magazines. He died in 1970.

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REITH, HERMAN ROBERT: 1915-

A native of Kokomo, Ind., Herman Robert Reith was born on Aug. 14, 1915, the son of Joseph and Ida page: [506][View Page [506]] Liebich Reith. He obtained the following degrees: Ph.B. and S.T.B. in 1940 from Gregorian University; A.M. in 1943 from the University of Notre Dame; and Ph.D. in 1945 from Laval University ( Quebec ). He was ordained a priest in the Roman Catholic church in 1942. Except during 1949-51 when he taught at Portland University ( Oreg. ), Father Reith has been a member of the philosophy faculty of the University of Notre Dame since 1945 and was head of the department, 1954-64. He has been a visiting professor at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda).

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RELANDER, CLIFFORD: 1908-1969.

Clifford Relander , also known as Click Relander, was born near Danville, Ind., on Jan. 16, 1908. He was the son of Fred and Lessie Mae Pearcy Relander. In California Relander worked on the staffs of the following newspapers: VISALIA MORNING DELTA, VISALIA TIMES-DELTA, and FRESNO BEE. He was curator-director of the Washington State Historical Society and a trustee of the Yakima Valley Museum ( Wash. ). From 1945 to 1969 he served as city editor of the YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC. Relander devoted many years to the study of the Northwest American Indians and was adopted by the Wanapum tribe of the Yakimas. He died on Oct. 20, 1969, and was buried with full Indian ceremonies.

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  • Treaty Centennial, 1855-1955, the Yakimas. Yakima, Wash., 1955.Search "Treaty Centennial, 1855-1955, the Yakimas" by RELANDER, CLIFFORD: 1908-1969. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Drummers and Dreamers; the Story of Smowhala the Prophet and His Nephew Puck Hyah Toot, the Last Prophet of the Nearly Extinct River People, the Last Wanapums. Caldwell, Idaho, 1956.Search "Drummers and Dreamers; the Story of Smowhala the Prophet and His
                                        Nephew Puck Hyah Toot, the Last Prophet of the Nearly Extinct River People, the
                                        Last Wanapums" by RELANDER, CLIFFORD: 1908-1969. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Yakima, Washington Jubilee, 1885-1960. Yakima, Wash., 1960.Search "Yakima, Washington Jubilee, 1885-1960" by RELANDER, CLIFFORD: 1908-1969. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Strangers on the Land; a Historiette of a Longer Story of the Yakima Indian Nation's Efforts to Survive Against Great Odds. Yakima, Wash., 1962.Search "Strangers on the Land; a Historiette of a Longer Story of the
                                        Yakima Indian Nation's Efforts to Survive Against Great Odds" by RELANDER, CLIFFORD: 1908-1969. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REMAK, HENRY HEYMANN HEIMANN: 1916-

Henry Heymann Heimann Remak was born on July 27, 1916, in Berlin, Germany, and is the son of John H. I. and Hedwig Salz Remak. He studied at Hochschule fuer Politic ( Berlin ), 1932-33; University of Bordeaux, Certificat d'Etudes Francaises, 1934; and the University of Montpellier, Licencie-es-Lettres, 1936. He earned the A.M. degree from Indiana University in 1937 and Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1947. He married Ingrid Grunfeld on Aug. 3, 1946, and they had four children: Roy Andrew, Steven Bruce, Renee June, and Ronald Frank.

Remak began his career as a lecturer at Indiana University Extension Center ( Indianapolis ), 1939-43, and was a censor of foreign-language mail, U.S. Office of Censorship (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 1943-44. From 1944 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Merchant Marine. In 1946 he joined the faculty of Indiana University ( Bloomington ) where he became professor of German and comparative literature in 1964. He received the Indiana University Foundation Award for distinguished teaching in 1962. Remak became editor of YEARBOOK OF COMPARATIVE AND GENERAL LITERATURE in 1965 and has been a consulting editor in German for the Blaisdell/Ginn Publishing Company since 1962.

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REMMERS, HERMANN HENRY: 1892-

Hermann Henry Remmers was born on Nov. 25, 1892, in Norden, Germany, the son of Diedrich and Thelke Sichtman Remmers. He earned the following degrees from the State University of Iowa: A.B. in 1921 and A.M. and Ph.D. in 1927. In 1924 he married Edna M. Fager and they had three children: Lois June, Sarah Elizabeth, and John Hermann. Remmers joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1923 where he taught psychology and education; was page: [507][View Page [507]] director of the division of educational reference, 1928-63; and became professor emeritus, 1963. He was a member of the technical advisory committee, American Youth Commission, 1933-37; consultant, Adjutant General's Office, 1941-45; and member, Advisory Committee on Research to U.S. Commissioner of Education, 1955-58. He became an educational research consultant to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 1958. Returners founded the Purdue Opinion Panel of which he was director, 1940-63. He was the recipient of the Gordon A. Barrows Memorial Award for distinguished contribution to psychology; has edited a college textbook series, Education for Living; was a member of the editorial boards for two psychology journals; and has written many bulletins.

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RESER, WILLIAM M.: 1863-1943.

William M. Reser was born in Tippecanoe County, Ind., on June 19, 1863, the son of Harvey and Sarah Waymire Reser. At the age of thirty-five he decided to become a doctor. He attended Jefferson Medical College ( Philadelphia ) where he received the M.D. degree in 1903. He married Mary E. Erisman in 1907. Reser returned to Lafayette, Ind., to practice medicine and retired in 1940. For twenty-five years he donated his services as physician to the county orphan's home. He was a charter member of the Tippecanoe County Historical Association and had served as its president. He died on March 19, 1943.

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RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874-

Leo Frederick Rettger was born in Huntingburg, Ind., on March 17, 1874. His parents were John Henry and Mary Catherine Woellner Rettger. He received the following degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1896, A.M. in 1897, and an honorary LL.D. in 1931. He earned a Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1902. On June 9, 1903, he married Clara V. Snyder and they had one son, James Frederick. Rettger began his career as an assistant in bacteriology and chemistry at Indiana University in 1897. He joined the faculty of Yale University in 1902 where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1942. He was president of the Society of American Bacteriologists, 1916, and the North American Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 1932.

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  • A Treatise on the Transformation of the Intestinal Flora, with Special Reference to the Implantation of Bacillus Acidophilus (withHarry A. Cheplin). New Haven, Conn., 1921.Search "A Treatise on the Transformation of the Intestinal Flora, with
                                        Special Reference to the Implantation of Bacillus Acidophilus" by RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Its Therapeutic Application (with others). New Haven, Conn., 1935.Search "Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Its Therapeutic Application (with
                                        others)" by RETTGER, LEO FREDERICK: 1874- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

REXROTH, KENNETH: 1905-

Kenneth Rexroth was born on Dec. 92, 1905, in South Bend, Ind., the son of Charles Marion and Delia Reed Rexroth. Orphaned at an early age, he moved to Chicago when he was twelve and was allowed by his guardian to leave school and pursue his own reading interests. Although largely self-educated, he took courses at the Art Institute of Chicago and Art Students League (New page: [508][View Page [508]] York City). He married Myrtle Schaefer in 1927 and his second wife was Marie Kass. In 1949 he married Marthe Larsen and they had two daughters, Mary and Katharine. Rexroth had the following work experiences: mucker, harvest hand, packer, fruit picker, forest patrolman, factory hand, and insane asylum attendant. In 1953 he became San Francisco correspondent for THE NATION. He was a columnist for the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER and co-founder of the San Francisco Poetry Center. He was the recipient of several awards including a California Literature Silver Medal Award for Poetry, 1941 and 1945; Guggcnhcim fellowship in poetry, 1948 and 1949; Eunice Teitjens Award, 1957; Shelley Memorial Award, 1958; and an Amy Lowell fellowship, 1958. Becoming one of the country's first abstract painters, Rexroth held one-man art shows in Chicago, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Santa Monica . In addition to writing, he has edited a number of anthologies and has translated poetry from Greek, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish.

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REYNIERS, JAMES ARTHUR: 1908-

A native of Mishawaka, Ind., James Arthur Reyniers was born on April 16, 1908. He was married in 1930 and is the father of three children. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1930 and M.S. in 1931 from the University of Notre Dame. Reyniers taught bacteriology at the University of Notre Dame from 1931 to 1959 and subsequently became president and director of the Germfree Life Research Center. He was a member of the board of the National Science Foundation, 1950-54.

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REYNOLDS, DEWEY A.: 1898-

A native of Plymouth, Ind., Dewey A. Reynolds was born on July 11, 1898. He was married in 1926 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. degree from Washington and Lee University in 1902. Reynolds taught chemistry at Greenbrier Military School ( W.Va. ), 1902-23, and worked in various capacities for the U.S. Bureau of Mines from 1923 to 1958. In 1958 he became a consultant on coal carbonization. He served in the U.S. Army, 1917-19.

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REYNOLDS, FERRIS ERVIN: 1907-

Ferris Ervin Reynolds was born in Tampico, Ind., on May 18, 1907. He was married in 1933 and is the father of three children. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1929 from Butler University, B.D. in 1931 and S.T.M. in 1932 from Hartford Theological Seminary, and Ph.D. in 1935 from the University of Edinburgh. Reynolds was pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Manchester, Conn., from 1935 to 1946. In 1946 he became chairman of the philosophy and religion department at Elon College.

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  • An Adventure with People; the "Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic" of Teaching Religion. Philadelphia, 1954.Search "An Adventure with People; the "Reading, Writing, and
                                        Arithmetic" of Teaching Religion" by REYNOLDS, FERRIS ERVIN: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Thinking About Religion; an Introduction to the Problems of Interpreting Religion. New York, 1965.Search "Thinking About Religion; an Introduction to the Problems of
                                        Interpreting Religion" by REYNOLDS, FERRIS ERVIN: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RHINEHART, BARTON ARTHUR: 1895-1964.

The son of John Wesley and Katherine Boles Rhinehart, Barton Arthur Rhinehart was born on March 27, 1895, in Idaville, Ind. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1919 and M.D. in 1922 from Indiana University and interned at Saint Vincent's Hospital ( Indianapolis ). On June 26, 1923, he married Nellie Thomson and they had one daughter, Martha. Rhinehart moved to Little Rock, Ark., in 1923 and became associated with his brother in the private practice of radiology. He taught at the University of Arkansas where he also founded a tumor clinic and died on June 6, 1964.

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RHOADS, PAUL SPOTTSWOOD: 1898-

A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Paul Spottswood Rhoads was born on March 12, 1898. He received the B.S. degree in 1922 from the University of Chicago and the M.D. degree in 1924 from Rush Medical College. Rhoads taught at Rush Medical College, 1926-35, and in the medical school of Northwestern University from 1935 until his retirement in 1970. In 1972 he became director of medical education at Reid Memorial Hospital. He was editor of ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 1951-62.

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RHODES, FRED HOFFMAN: 1889-

Fred Hoffman Rhodes was born in Rochester, Ind., on June 30, 1889, the son of Eden Ellsworth and Clara Louise Hoffman Rhodes. He received an A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1910 and a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1914. He married Ethel Marion Bundy on Aug. 11, 1915, and they had one daughter, Clara Helen. Rhodes began his career as an assistant in chemistry at Cornell University in 1910. He subsequently taught at the University of Montana and did chemical research for the Barret Company. He rejoined the faculty of Cornell University as professor of industrial chemistry in 1920 where he also served as director of the school of chemical and metallurgical engineering and held the Herbert Fisk Johnson professorship in industrial chemistry.

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RICE, THURMAN BROOKS: 1888-1952.

Thurman Brooks Rice was born in Landess, Ind., on Aug. 17, 1888, and was the son of Robert Tihon and Ruth Porter Rice. He received the following degrees: B.S. from Marion Normal College, 1909; B.Pd. from Valparaiso University, 1912; A.B. from Muncie Normal Institute, 1913; and A.B. in 1914, A.M. in 1917, and M.D. in 1921 from Indiana University. On Sept. 1, 1910, he married Ada Charles and they had one daughter, Ada Louise. He married his second wife, Ruby Caster, in 1923 and they had four children: Robert, Thurman, James, and Reed.

Rice was a teacher in Indiana in Huntington County , 1906-08, and Wheeler , 1910-12. He taught at Winona College during 1914-16. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1921 where he was professor of bacteriology and public health, 1926-46. He served as director of the Indiana State Board of Health laboratory, 1924-26, and held several positions with the Indiana Division of Public Health. Rice was a veteran of World War I; edited the INDIANA STATE BOARD OF HEALTH JOURNAL; and died on Dec. 27, 1952.

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RICH, DANIEL CATTON: 1904-

Born in South Bend, Ind., on April 16, 1904, Daniel Catton Rich is the son of Daniel and Martha Catton Rich. He received the Ph.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1926. He married Bertha Ten Eyck James on Sept. 23, 1927, and they had four children: Michael, Stephen, Penelope, and Anthony. Employed by the Art Institute of Chicago, Rich worked in various capacities including editor, curator, director of fine arts, and trustee from 1927 to 1958. In 1958 he became director of the Worcester Art Museum ( Mass. ). He has been a trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ( New York ) and overseer of Brandeis University. He is the recipient of several awards and decorations.

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RICH, EARL ARTHUR: 1921-

The son of Clarence Arthur and Letha Forrest Knight Rich, Earl Arthur Rich was born on June 8, 1921, in Seymour, Ind. He received the degrees of doctor of chiropractic and Ph.D. from Lincoln Chiropractic College. He married Mary Frances Morton on Aug. 11, 1956, and they had one son, Earl Arthur, Jr. Rich taught at Lincoln Chiropractic College, 1946-55, and also held the following positions: secretary of the college, 1955; vice president, 1962; and president, 1965. He served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46.

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RICH, ELAINE SOMMERS (MRS. RONALD L.): 1926-

Born on Feb. 8, 1926, in Plevna, Ind., Elaine Sommers is the daughter of Monroe and Effie Horner Sommers. She married Ronald L. Rich on June 14, 1953, and they had four children: Jonathan, Andrew, Miriam, and Mark. She received the A.B. degree in 1947 from Goshen College and the A.M. degree in 1950 from Michigan State College. Mrs. Rich was an instructor in speech and English at Goshen College from 1947 to 1953 and taught at Bethel College in 1966.

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RICHARDSON, EMORY AARON: ?-1965.

Emory Aaron Richardson was born in Pike County, Ind., and moved to Evansville in 1918. He received the page: [511][View Page [511]] LL.B. degree from La Salle Extension, University of Chicago. He was a lecturer, entertainer, and humorist and used the pseudonym Big Rich. Unofficially, Richardson was chosen poet laureate of Indiana by the state legislature largely because of his poem "Lincoln, the Hoosier." He died in 1965.

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RICHARDSON, GAYLE ELWIN: 1911-

Gayle Elwin Richardson was born on April 10, 1911, in East Orange, N.J., the son of Glenn Ellison and Gabrielle Clyne Richardson. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Michigan in 1932. He married Marian Sward on June 5, 1937, and they had one son, William B. Richardson held underwriting, sales, and administrative positions in the property and casualty insurance field, 1936-42. He worked for insurance companies during 1942-44 and was state manager for the General Insurance Company of America ( Indianapolis ), 1947-56. He became an insurance consultant and agent in Indianapolis in 1957 and a lecturer at Indiana University in 1952. During 1962-63 he served as moderator and director of the insurance television program "Behind Your Policy."

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RICHARDSON, RUTH TRACY (MRs. K. M.): 1890-1957.

Ruth Tracy was born near Gilead, Ind., on May 10, 1890, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Tracy. When she was twelve, the family moved to Rochester, Ind. She took a teacher's education course at Rochester College and taught primary grades for six years. She married K. M. Richardson on Oct. 6, 1915, and they had three children. Mrs. Richardson lived a large part of her life in Illinois and died on Jan. 14, 1957.

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RICHARDSON, WALTER CECIL: 1902-

The son of William G. and Emma Chancellor Richardson, Walter Cecil Richardson was born in Spurgeon, Ind., in 1902. He earned the A.B. degree from Oakland City College in 1925 and the degrees of A.M. in 1926 and Ph.D. in 1936 from the University of Michigan. He married Griselda Silvanus in 1952 and has one stepdaughter, Anna. Richardson taught in secondary schools in Indiana and Michigan , five years; the University of Michigan between 1927 and 1932; Ironwood Junior College, 1934-37; and Ohio University ( Athens ), 1937-40. He joined the faculty of Louisiana State University in 1940 where he became a Boyd professor in 1954. He received the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize from the American Historical Association for best book in European history for Tudor Chamber Administration in 1954.

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RICHEY, ALBERT SUTTON: 1874-1936.

A native of Muncie, Ind., and born on April 10, 1874, Albert Sutton Richey was the son of Webster Scott and Julia M. Thomas Richey. From Purdue University he received the B.M.E. degree in 1894 and the E.E. degree in 1908. He married Edith Holman Kendrick on June 14, 1907, and they had two daughters, Frances and Janet. Richey was an electrical engineer for the Union Traction Company of Indiana until 1905 page: [512][View Page [512]] at which time he became professor of electrical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a consulting engineer. He was a fellow of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and died on June 24, 1936.

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  • Electric Railway Handbook; a Reference Book of Practice Data, Formulas and Tables for Use of Operators, Engineers, and Students (withWilliam C. Greenough). New York, 1915.Search "Electric Railway Handbook; a Reference Book of Practice Data,
                                        Formulas and Tables for Use of Operators, Engineers, and Students" by RICHEY, ALBERT SUTTON: 1874-1936. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RICHEY, HERMAN GLENN: 1897-

A native of Clay County, Ind., Herman Glenn Richey was born on Nov. 4, 1897, the son of George Willard and Susan May Bennett Richey. He earned the following degrees : A.B. in 1920 from Indiana State Teachers College, Ph.M. in 1924 from the University of Wisconsin, and A.M. in 1927 and Ph.D. in 1930 from the University of Chicago. He married Marie Magdalena Rousseau on Aug. 9, 1923, and they had one son, Herman Glenn, Jr.

Richey began his career as a high school principal in North Terre Haute, Ind. He joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1928 where he was also research secretary in the laboratory schools and dean of students in the graduate school of education. He retired from that institution in 1965. He served on many survey commissions and was secretary-treasurer and member of the board of directors, National Society for the Study of Education.

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  • The Relation of Accelerated, Normal and Retarded Puberty to the Height and Weight of School Children. Washington, D.C., 1937.Search "The Relation of Accelerated, Normal and Retarded Puberty to the
                                        Height and Weight of School Children" by RICHEY, HERMAN GLENN: 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Extent of Equalization Secured Through State School Funds (withNewton Edwards). Washinaton, D.C., 1938.Search "The Extent of Equalization Secured Through State School
                                        Funds" by RICHEY, HERMAN GLENN: 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The School in the American Social Order; the Dynamics of American Education (withNewton Edwards). Boston, 1947.Search "The School in the American Social Order; the Dynamics of American
                                        Education" by RICHEY, HERMAN GLENN: 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RICHMOND, ALMON BENSON: 1825-1906.

Almon Benson Richmond was born in Switzerland County, Ind., in 1825 and died in Meadville, Pa., on July 18, 1906. No other information was found.

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RICHMOND, FRANCES: 1883-1971.

Frances Richmond was born in Trimble County, Ky., on June 9, 1883. She moved to Columbus, Ind., in 1919 where she maintained residence until her death in 1971. She was a contributor to GIRLHOOD DAYS, a publication of the Christian church, and to Tom Elrod's "Hoosier Homespun" column in the INDIANAPOLIS NEWS. She served as secretary of the Columbus Poetry Club and treasurer of the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs.

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RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968.

Oscar Riddle was born in Cincinnati, Ind., on Sept. 27, 1877. He was the son of Jonathan and Amanda Emiline Carmlchael Riddle. He earned an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1902 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1907. He received several honorary degrees including an LL.D. from Indiana University in 1933. He married Leona Lewis on June 3, 1937.

Riddle held a variety of instructorships before becoming a research associate at the Cold Spring Harbor facility of the Carnegie Institution in 1912. From 1914 until his retirement in 1945 he was a research staff member of the Carnegie Station for Experimental Evolution. He lectured in South America during 1945-47. He was page: [513][View Page [513]] president of the Association for the Study of Internal Secretions, 1928-29, and the American Rationalist Federation, 1959-60. Riddle received a number of achievement awards from professional groups and was the recipient of the Humanist of the Year Award of the American Humanist Association, 1958. He died on Nov. 29, 1968.

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  • Prolactin, a Product of the Anterior Pituitary, and the Part It Plays in Vital Processes. Washington, D.C., 1938.Search "Prolactin, a Product of the Anterior Pituitary, and the Part It
                                        Plays in Vital Processes" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Endocrines and Constitution in Doves and Pigeons. Washington, D.C., 1947.Search "Endocrines and Constitution in Doves and Pigeons" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Studies on Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism with Especial Reference to the Pigeon (with others). Washington, D.C., 1947.Search "Studies on Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism with Especial
                                        Reference to the Pigeon (with others)" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Unleashing of Evolutionary Thought. New York, 1954.Search "The Unleashing of Evolutionary Thought" by RIDDLE, OSCAR: 1877-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RIDENOUR, NINA: 1904-

A native of Vincennes, Ind., Nina Ridenour was born on Dec. 12, 1904. She received the A.B. degree in 1926 from Radcliffe College, A.M. degree in 1930 from Colorado College, and Ph.D. degree in 1941 from New York University. She was married in 1941. Mrs. Ridenour worked in various capacities for the following organizations: Children's Center ( Detroit ), 1931-37; State Charities Aid Association ( New York ), 1937-47; National Committee for Mental Hygiene, 1947-52; and the Ittleson Family Foundation, 1952-67. In 1952 she also began serving as an editorial consultant, Mental Health Materials Center.

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RIDGLEY, DOUGLAS CLAY: 1868-1952.

Douglas Clay Ridgley was born in Wabash County, Ind., on March 18, 1868. He was the son of George Washington and Catherine Yohe Ridgley. He obtained an A.B. degree from Indiana University, 1893; an M.S. degree from the University of Chicago, 1922; and a Ph.D. degree from Clark University, 1925. He married Bessie Cushing on Aug. 26, 1891, and they had one daughter, Winifred. He married his second wife, Florence Johnson, on July 25, 1920.

Ridgley was a teacher in Indiana rural schools, 1884-95, and at West Division High School ( Chicago ), 1895-1900. He was principal of a grammar school in Chicago , 1900-03, and taught at State Normal University, 1903-22. He joined the faculty of Clark University in 1922 where he became professor of geography in education and achieved emeritus status in 1937. He was president of the National Council of Geography Teachers, 1931, and received that organization's Distinguished Service Award, 1935. Ridgley wrote numerous textbooks and study outlines and edited several works in his field. He was associate editor of the JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION and died on Oct. 10, 1952.

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RIESS, WALTER : 1925-

Walter Riess was born on Dec. 24, 1925, in Corunna, Ind., the son of Oswald and Eleanor Koch Riess. He married Lois Marie Sattelmeier on Aug. 7, 1951, and they had three daughters: Judy, Mary, and Kathy. He page: [514][View Page [514]] studied at Concordia College and received the B.D. degree from Concordia Seminary in 1954. Riess was ordained in the Lutheran ministry in 1950. He was editor of DETROIT LUTHERAN in 1951 and held a pastorate in Ann Arbor, Mich., in 1952. He served as editor of "High School Discussion Guides," Lutheran church, 1953-60, and editor of THIS DAY and SPIRIT during 1960-66.

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RIGHTER, GUY ATHERTON: 1876-1953.

Guy Atherton Righter was born on Feb. 10, 1876, in Decatur, Ill., and moved to Richmond, Ind., in 1913. He worked for the RICHMOND ITEM which was later merged with the PALLADIUM. Righter was made mechanical superintendent of the PALLADIUM-ITEM, became foreman of the composing room, and retired in 1944. He died in Richmond on Dec. 8, 1953.

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RIKER, BEN H.: 1889-1962.

Ben H. Riker was born on Jan. 19, 1889, in Saint Paris, Ohio. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1911 where he edited the student newspaper. He taught English at Shawnee High School ( Okla. ) and wrote advertising copy for the Prest-O-Lite Corporation, 1912-19. For a short while he owned and operated a bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, and in 1926 became manager of a bookstore in Detroit . From 1932 until his retirement in 1954 Riker was manager of the book department of L. S. Ayres and Company. He served as chairman of the publications committee of the Indiana Historical Society for several years and was president of the Indianapolis Literary Club, 1947-48. He wrote a number of essays and pamphlets on retail bookselling and died on Dec. 25, 1962.

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RIKER, DOROTHY LOIS: 1904-

Dorothy Lois Riker was born in Elwood, Ind., on Sept. 25, 1904, the daughter of Albert and Kate Ripple Riker. She received two degrees from Indiana University, A.B. in 1926 and A.M. in 1928. Miss Riker worked for the Indiana Historical Bureau as a research assistant, 1929-45, and was editor of the organization's COLLECTIONS from 1946 to 1971. In 1971 she became assistant editor for the Indiana Historical Society. She has edited many publications including territorial laws, legislative journals, and correspondence and papers of several governors.

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  • The Hoosier Training Ground; a History of Army and Navy Training Centers, Camps, Forts, Depots, and Other Military Installations Within the State Boundaries During World War II. Bloomington, Ind., 1952.Search "The Hoosier Training Ground; a History of Army and Navy Training
                                        Centers, Camps, Forts, Depots, and Other Military Installations Within the State
                                        Boundaries During World War II" by RIKER, DOROTHY LOIS: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Readings in Indiana History (withGayle Thornbrough). Indianapolis, 1956.Search "Readings in Indiana History" by RIKER, DOROTHY LOIS: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Indiana to 1816, the Colonial Period (withJohn D. Barnhart). Indianapolis. 1971.Search "Indiana to 1816, the Colonial Period" by RIKER, DOROTHY LOIS: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RILEY, A. T.: 1849-1925.

A. T. Riley was born in South Bend, Ind., on Jan. 17, 1849. Married, he was the father of two daughters and two sons. During his years in the service in the Methodist Episcopal church, he held pastorates in Illinois, Kansas, and Minnesota . Riley was active in the anti-saloon movement in Indiana and Kansas . At the time of his death on Feb. 15, 1925, he was one of the oldest Methodist Episcopal ministers in Indiana .

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RINGER, BARBARA ALICE: 1925-

Barbara Alice Ringer was born on May 29, 1925, in Lafayette, Ind., and is the daughter of William Raimond and Gladys Wells Ringer. She earned the degrees of A.B. in 1945 and A.M. in 1947 from George Washington University and the LL.B. degree in 1949 from Columbia University. Miss Ringer was admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. She has held various positions in the Library of Congress, U.S. Copyright Office, since 1949 and became assistant register of copyrights for examining in 1963. She has also been adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University since 1962. She has received awards for meritorious service, has contributed to encyclopedias, and has compiled bibliographies.

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RISHER, DANIEL WEBSTER: 1833-1897.

A native of Armstrong County, Pa., Daniel Webster Risher was born on Nov. 3, 1833, the son of John and Mary Hawk Risher. In 1853 he joined the Methodist Episcopal church and was licensed to preach one year later. He moved to Iowa in 1855 where he held several pastorates in the Upper Iowa Conference. He was married to Emily Wright and they had one daughter, Mary. On June 2, 1859, he married his second wife, Rebecca Jane Wright, and they had three children: James Harlan, Minnie Cornelia, and William Warren. Returning to Pennsylvania in 1863, Risher engaged in the coal business and later was in the same line of work with two brothers in Brazil, Ind. From 1868 to 1895 he served as a clergyman in a number of Indiana cities. It has been suggested that the book listed below was not written by an Indian but by a white minister and that the author was Risher. He died in Vigo County on Aug. 14, 1897.

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  • The Indian and White Man: or, The Indian in Self-Defense, by Right-Hand Thunder, Indian Chief. Indianapolis. 1880.Search "The Indian and White Man: or, The Indian in Self-Defense, by
                                        Right-Hand Thunder, Indian Chief" by RISHER, DANIEL WEBSTER: 1833-1897. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RITCHEY, JOHN ARTHUR: 1919-

Born on Nov. 13, 1919, in Camden, Ind., John Arthur Ritchey is the son of Arthur and Mabelle Gronninger Ritchey. He married Frances Curtis on June 8, 1941, and they had two daughters, Diane and Robin. He earned the B.S.E.E. degree from Purdue University, 1941; M.S. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1946; and Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, 1958. Ritchey worked for Revere Copper and Brass, 1941-42, and Procter and Gamble, 1946--52. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1952 where he was professor of industrial engineering, 1959-68. In 1968 he became operations analyst for Stanford Research Institute. During 1965--66 Ritchey took leave of absence from Purdue University to participate in a Ford Foundation industrial development project in Egypt. From 1942 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Navy and is editor of "Classics in Industrial Engineering," Prairie Publishers ( Lafayette ).

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RITMAN, THOMAS A.: 1931-

A native of Louisville, Ky., Thomas A. Ritman was born on May 25, 1931, the son of William S. and Mary Cecilia Ritman. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame. He and his wife, Pauletta, had three children: Robin, Tobin, and Amber. Ritmanis a public relations associate for the Eli Lilly International Corporation. At the time of this writing (1973), he has been a resident of Indiana for thirty-two years.

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RITTER, HALSTED LOCKWOOD: 1868-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Halsted Lockwood Ritter was born on July 14, 1868. He was the son of Eli Foster and Narcissa Lockwood Ritter. He received the following degrees from DePauw University: Ph.D. [sic] in 1891, LL.B. in 1892, A.M. in 1893, and LL.D. in 1930. He married Grace Lurline May on July 14, 1897, and they had two children, Elinor and Walter. Ritter was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1892. He practiced law in Indianapolis, 1892-95; Denver, Colo., 1895-1925; and West Palm Beach, Fla., 1925-29. He became a judge of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida , in 1929. He taught at Denver Law School, was president of the Denver Bar Association, and founded the Denver Legal Aid Society.

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ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951.

Born in Clinton County, Ind., on April 21, 1886, Rainard Benton Robbins was the son of Charles James and Kiturah Belle Snider Robbins. He obtained the degrees of A.B. in 1909 and A.M. in 1910 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1914 from Harvard University. He married Sarah Helen Sparks on Aug. 15, 1916, and they had two daughters, Sarah Louise and Rosabel.

From 1909 to 1921 Robbins taught mathematics at Indiana University, Earlham College, Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Michigan, and DePauw University. In succeeding years he was associated with the New York State Insurance Department and the Union Labor Life Insurance Company. Joining the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association in 1931 as secretary and actuary, he later became vice president and consultant. Robbins was an authority on annuity and pension plans and died in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., on Feb. 11, 1951.

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  • Retirement Plans for College Faculties. New York, 1934.Search "Retirement Plans for College Faculties" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Preliminary Report on the Status of Industrial Pension Plans As Affected by Old Age Benefits Sections of the Social Security Act. … Washington, D.C., 1936.Search "Preliminary Report on the Status of Industrial Pension Plans As
                                        Affected by Old Age Benefits Sections of the Social Security Act.
                                        …" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • College Plans for Retirement Income. New York, 1940.Search "College Plans for Retirement Income" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Railroad Social Insurance; Favored Treatment Versus Uniform Social Insurance. New York, 1945.Search "Railroad Social Insurance; Favored Treatment Versus Uniform
                                        Social Insurance" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Impact of Taxes on Industrial Pension Plans. New York, 1949.Search "Impact of Taxes on Industrial Pension Plans" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Pension Planning in the United States. New York, 1952.Search "Pension Planning in the United States" by ROBBINS, RAINARD BENTON: 1886-1951. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBBINS, ROY MARVIN: 1904-

Roy Marvin Robbins was born in Richmond, Ind., on July 26, 1904. He received an A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1925 and two degrees from the University of Wisconsin, an A.M. in 1926 and a Ph.D. in 1929. He married Joyce Gowen and they had two children, Marvin and Philip. Robbins taught at the University of Washington, 1928-29, and Western Reserve University, 1929-38. He joined the faculty of Butler University in 1938 where he was professor of history, 1939-53; director of the division of graduate instruction, 1939-46; and head of the history department, 1939-53. He became professor of history at the University of Nebraska in 1953.

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ROBERTS, BESSIE KEERAN (MRS. FRANK): ?-1964.

Bessie Keeran was born in Auburn, Ind., the daughter of William H. and Eleanor Comparet Keeran. The family moved to Fort Wayne when she was seven. She obtained an A.B. degree from Indiana University. In 1919 she married Frank Roberts and they had two sons, Richard and John. Mrs. Roberts taught in Indiana in Fort Wayne and Princeton and at Kansas State Normal School. She served in the U.S. Army as a reconstruction aide during World War I. She was a writer for the JOURNAL-GAZETTE ( Fort Wayne ) and the EVANSVILLE COURIER in the 1920 and in 1930 wrote a syndicated column entitled "Whither Flaming Youth"? She received an award of merit from the American Association for State and Local History for Fort Wayne's Family Album. Mrs. Roberts died in Fort Wayne in 1964.

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ROBERTS, EDITH KNEIPPLE (MRS. JOHN): 1902-1966.

Edith Kneipple was born in Marion, Ind., in 1902, the daughter of Cove L. Kneipple. Subsequent to graduation from the University of Chicago, she began teaching school and writing in her spare time. She married John Roberts and they had one son. After moving to Puerto Rico, Mrs. Roberts became actively involved in improving the educational and socioeconomic conditions of the territory. She died in 1966.

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ROBERTS, ELIZABETH BOND (MRS. SOLOMON W.): 1801-1884.

Elizabeth Bond was born in Surry County, N.C., on June 5, 1801, the daughter of Edward and Anna Huff Bond. She moved to Wayne County, Ind., in 1811. On Dec. 5, 1816, she married Solomon Whitson Roberts and they had thirteen children. They lived near Richmond and in Pendleton. Mrs. Roberts was active in the ministry of Friends' meetings and died on Nov. 8, 1884.

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  • Memoir of Elizabeth Roberts … Together with Some Other Writings and Memorials, Written by Herself. Richmond, Ind., 1885.Search "Memoir of Elizabeth Roberts … Together with Some Other
                                        Writings and Memorials, Written by Herself" by ROBERTS, ELIZABETH BOND (MRS. SOLOMON W.): 1801-1884. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBERTS, GEORGE C.: 1931-

George C. Roberts was born in Lafayette, Ind., in 1931. He earned the B.S. degree in 1953 from Purdue University and the degrees of A.M. in 1954 and Ph.D. in 1962 from Indiana University. At Indiana University Roberts taught at the southeast campus, 1958-59, and began teaching at the northeast campus in 1966. During 1959-66 he was a member of the political science faculty at the University of Arkansas. He served in the U.S. Army, 1954-56.

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ROBERTS, MARGUERITE: 1904-

Marguerite Roberts was born in Rockport, Ind., on March 15, 1904, the daughter of Ralph Elmer and Alice Enfield Saunders Roberts. She received the A.B. degree in 1924 from Evansville College and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1943 from Radcliffe College. Miss Roberts was a faculty member and dean of women at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) from 1937 to 1946. She taught at the University of Toronto during 1846-47. She became dean and professor of English at Westhampton College, University of Richmond, in 1947 and was appointed chairman of the department in 1965. She was a member of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services during 1965-68.

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  • Hardy's Poetic Drama and the Theatre; the Dynasts and the Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall. New York, 1965.Search "Hardy's Poetic Drama and the Theatre; the Dynasts and the
                                        Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall" by ROBERTS, MARGUERITE: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBERTS, SELDON LOW: 1871-1930.

Seldon Low Roberts was born in Monroeville, Ind., on Feb. 6, 1871, the son of Hiram and Elizabeth Ann page: [518][View Page [518]] Todd Roberts. He received the A.B. degree in 1902 and the D.D. degree in 1926 from Franklin College. On Oct. 13, 1898, he married Violet Burkhart and they had four children: Princess Clarene, Lillian Alice, Gladys Irene, and Elsie Elizabeth. Roberts was ordained a Baptist minister in 1897 and held pastorates in Indiana and Illinois until 1910. From 1910 to 1920 he served as director of religious education for Baptist churches in the state of Indiana . In 1920 he became director of leadership training for the American Baptist Publication Society. He died on June 11, 1930.

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  • Teaching in the Church School; a Manual of Principles and Methods for Church School Teachers. Philadelphia, 1927.Search "Teaching in the Church School; a Manual of Principles and Methods
                                        for Church School Teachers" by ROBERTS, SELDON LOW: 1871-1930. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Training Lessons for Church-School Workers; a Study of the Church-School Based on a Survey Problem Solving Plan. Philadelphia, 1930.Search "Training Lessons for Church-School Workers; a Study of the
                                        Church-School Based on a Survey Problem Solving Plan" by ROBERTS, SELDON LOW: 1871-1930. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBERTS, STEPHEN JAMES: 1915-

Stephen James Roberts was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 15, 1915. He was married in 1938 and is the father of two children. He received the D.V.M. degree in 1938 from Cornell University and M.S. degree in 1942 from Kansas State College. Roberts was an instructor in veterinary medicine at Kansas State College during 1938-42. Joining the faculty of the New York State Veterinary College at Cornell University in 1942, he became director of the mastitis control program in 1946 and was appointed chairman of the department of large animal medicine, obstetrics, and surgery in 1970.

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ROBERTS, SUZANNE FLEISHER

New York acting in summer stock. She married Richard R. Roberts and they had five children. Mrs. Roberts has written several stories for magazines.

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ROBERTSON, MARGARET CLYDE APPLEGATE (MRS. WILLIAM E.): 1870-

Margaret Clyde Applegate was born in Franklin, Ind., on Feb. 1, 1870, the daughter of John Adams and Elizabeth Herriott Applegate. She graduated from Lynns High School ( Kans. ). On Aug. 21, 1898, she married William Earl Robertson and they had one daughter, Sheila. Mrs. Robertson was an opera singer with the Columbia Opera Company ( New York ) and later with the American Opera Company, She sang several title roles and retired in 1912. Joining her husband in Leadville, Colo., she began to write stories, plays, and verse which were published in magazines. She won many awards for her poetry and at one time was poet laureate of Colorado. Mrs. Robertson was a past president of the League of American Pen Women of Colorado and past vice president of the Poetry Society of Great Britain. She wrote under the pseudonym Clyde Robertson.

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ROBIE, BERTHA GRACE: 1873-1914.

Bertha Grace Robie was born in 1873, the daughter of William H. and Alice Norris Robie. It is assumed that her birthplace was Wayne County, Ind., because her page: [519][View Page [519]] parents were married there on July 12, 1870, and their names appear in the 1879-80 Richmond ( Ind. ) directory (and later years). Miss Robie graduated from Richmond High School in 1891. She died in Richmond on Aug. 31, 1914.

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ROBINSON, ARTHUR RAYMOND: 1881-1961.

Arthur Raymond Robinson was born in Pickerington, Ohio, on March 12, 1881, the son of John F. and Catherine Beard Robinson. He graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1901 and received a law degree from Indiana Law School ( Indianapolis ) in 1910. He married Frieda A. Elfers on Dec. 27, 1901, and they had three children: Arthur, Jr., Willard, and Kathryn. Robinson was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1910. He served in the Indiana senate, 1914-17, and in World War I. He resumed private law practice in 1919 and was appointed judge of the Marion County Superior Court for two years. He was a delegate to the Republican national conventions in 1924 and 1932. Robinson was appointed to the U.S. Senate to serve an unexpired term and was elected for another term. From 1935 until his death on March 17, 1961, he practiced law in Indianapolis .

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ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888-

Born in North Salem, Ind., on Oct. 19, 1888, Daniel Sommer Robinson is the son of William and Lucretia Cassity Robinson. He earned the following degrees: A.B. in 1910 from Butler College, A.M. in 1911 and B.D. in 1912 from Yale University, and Ph.D. in 1917 from Harvard University. He married Oma Glasburn on June 6, 1912, and they had three children: Daniel Sommer, Joan, and Sydney Caroline. Robinson was ordained in the ministry of the Disciples of Christ in 1910 and subsequently held several pastorates. He taught at Miami University prior to serving as head of the department of philosophy at Indiana University, 1929-39. He was president of Butler University, 1939-42, and director of the school of philosophy at the University of Southern California from 1946 until his retirement in 1954. He was appointed distinguished scholar in residence at Bethany College ( W.Va. ) in 1954. Robinson served as a Navy chaplain during the First World War and is also a veteran of World War II. He is a past president of the American Philosophical Association and was a member of the Indiana Library State and Historical Board, 1939-42.

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  • The Principles of Reasoning; an Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. New York, 1924.Search "The Principles of Reasoning; an Introduction to Logic and
                                        Scientific Method" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The God of the Liberal Christian; a Study of Social Theology and the New Theism As Conflicting Schools of Progressive Religious Thought. New York, 1926.Search "The God of the Liberal Christian; a Study of Social Theology and
                                        the New Theism As Conflicting Schools of Progressive Religious Thought" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Illustrations of the Methods of Reasoning; a Source Book in Logic and Scientific Method. New York, 1927.Search "Illustrations of the Methods of Reasoning; a Source Book in Logic
                                        and Scientific Method" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Introduction to Living Philosophy; a General Introduction to Contemporary Types and Problems. New York, 1932.Search "An Introduction to Living Philosophy; a General Introduction to
                                        Contemporary Types and Problems" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Political Ethics; an Application of Ethical Principles to Political Relations. New York, 1935.Search "Political Ethics; an Application of Ethical Principles to
                                        Political Relations" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Principles of Conduct; an Introduction to Theoretical and Applied Ethics. New York, 1948.Search "The Principles of Conduct; an Introduction to Theoretical and
                                        Applied Ethics" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Critical Issues in Philosophy; Studies of Current Problems and Leading Philosophers from the Standpoint of Philosophical Realism. Boston, 1955.Search "Critical Issues in Philosophy; Studies of Current Problems and
                                        Leading Philosophers from the Standpoint of Philosophical Realism" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Royce and Hocking: American Idealists; an Introduction to Their Philosophy, with Selected Letters. Boston, 1968.Search "Royce and Hocking: American Idealists; an Introduction to Their
                                        Philosophy, with Selected Letters" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBINSON, FRANCIS PLEASANT: 1906-

Francis Pleasant Robinson was born in Danville, Ind., on Dec. 21, 1906. He was married in 1931 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 from the University of Oregon and the degrees of A.M. in 1930 and Ph.D. in 1932 from the State University of Iowa. Robinson was employed by the State University of Iowa, 1929-33, and taught at Stout Institute, 1933-37. He joined the psychology faculty of Ohio State University in 1937.

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ROBINSON, MARY YANDES: 1864-1953.

Mary Yandes Robinson was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on April 22, 1864, the daughter of Joseph R. and Elizabeth Yandes Robinson. She was an art student in New York, Massachusetts, and Indianapolis and also studied under T. C. Steele. Miss Robinson taught art at the Girls Classical School ( Indianapolis ) and the Art School and gave private lessons in her home. She was a member of the Indiana Historical Society for more than forty years and died on March 15, 1953.

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  • The Songs of the Trees; Pictures, Rhymes, and Tree Biographies by Mary Y. Robinson; Music by Josephine Robinson. Indianapolis, 1903.Search "The Songs of the Trees; Pictures, Rhymes, and Tree Biographies by
                                        Mary Y. Robinson; Music by Josephine Robinson" by ROBINSON, MARY YANDES: 1864-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Daniel Yandes and His Family, Pioneers from Pennsylvania to Indiana, 1818 (with others). Crawfordsville, Ind., 1936.Search "Daniel Yandes and His Family, Pioneers from Pennsylvania to
                                        Indiana, 1818 (with others)" by ROBINSON, MARY YANDES: 1864-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROBINSON, OLIVER WILLIAM : 1911-1972.

Oliver William Robinson was born in Ogdensburg, N.Y., on Dec. 14, 1911, the son of Oliver P. Perry and Grace Dunn Robinson. After his father's death in 1921, the family moved to Indiana . He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1933 and the A.M. degree from the University of Chicago in 1939. At Vincennes University Robinson taught English, 1934-43; was professor and head of the English department, 1943-47; and served as academic dean, 1946-47. He joined the faculty of DePauw University in 1947 where he remained until his retirement in 1964. He published several short plays, wrote the words and music for five operettas, and died in 1972.

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ROCKNE, KNUTE KENNETH: 1888-1931.

Knute Kenneth Rockne was born in Voss, Norway, on March 4, 1888. He was the son of Louis and Martha Gjermo Rockne. The family immigrated to the United States in 1893. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1914. He married Bonnie Skiles on July 15, 1914, and they had four children: William D., Knute, Mary Jean, and John V. Rockne became a football coach at the University of Notre Dame in 1914 where he spent his entire career and his team won many national championships. He died on March 31, 1931.

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ROE, CLIFFORD GRIFFITH: 1875-1934.

Clifford Griffith Roe was born in Rolling Prairie, Ind., on June 26, 1875. He was the son of George Washington and Marietta Drummond Roe. He received the B.L. degree in 1899 and the LL.B. degree in 1902 from the University of Michigan. He married Elsie Martha Hercock on March 7, 1910, and they had one daughter, Marjorie Helen. In 1903 Roe was admitted to the Illinois bar. He was an assistant for the state's attorney in Cook County, Ill., during 1906-1909 and a special prosecutor against "white slave traders,: 1909-11. He began working as a corporation lawyer in Chicago in 1915 and joined Wilson and Company in 1918 as an attorney. Roe became a judge on the Illinois Court of Claims in 1931 and was a faculty member of the Illinois College of Law, 1915-19. He died in 1934.

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ROEHR, WALTER WILLIAM : 1907-

Walter William Roehr was born on Sept. 13, 1907, in Mount Vernon, Ind. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 from DePauw University and the degrees of M.S. in 1931 and Ph.D. in 1933 from Washington University (Saint Louis). Roehr taught physics at Washington University, 1929-31 and 1933-34. He became a research physicist for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 1934 and was appointed research associate in 1958.

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ROGERS, BRUCE: 1870-1957.

Bruce Rogers was born in Lafayette, Ind., on May 14, 1870. He was the son of George and Ann E. Gish Rogers. He obtained a B.S. degree from Purdue University in 1890. He married Anne Baker on June 20, 1900. Rogers began working for the INDIANAPOLIS NEWS art staff in 1891 and subsequently was employed by the Indiana Illustrating Company. From 1895 to 1912 he was a designer for Riverside Press. He was an adviser to the University Press (England), 1917-19, and Harvard University Press, 1920-34. Rogers received an honorary L.H.D. degree from Purdue University in 1932 and died on May 18, 1957.

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  • Paragraphs on Printing, Elicited from Bruce Rogers in Talks with James Hendrickson on the Functions of the Book Designer. New York, 1943.Search "Paragraphs on Printing, Elicited from Bruce Rogers in Talks with
                                        James Hendrickson on the Functions of the Book Designer" by ROGERS, BRUCE: 1870-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Pi; a Hodge-Podge of the Letters, Papers, and Addresses Written During the Last Sixty Years by Bruce Rogers. Cleveland, 1953.Search "Pi; a Hodge-Podge of the Letters, Papers, and Addresses Written
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ROGERS, JAMES SPEED: 1891-1955.

James Speed Rogers was born on Nov. 4, 1891, in Dayton, Ind., the son of Henry Martin and Alma Goodloe Smith Rogers. He earned the following degrees from the University of Michigan: A.B. in 1915, A.M. in 1916, and Ph.D. in 1930. He married Irene Russell on April 18, 1918, and they had two children, James and Irene. Rogers taught at Grinnell College, 1920-22, and the University of Florida, 1922-46. In 1947 he became professor of zoology and director of the museum of zoology at the University of Michigan. He was a veteran of World War I; wrote several bulletins; and died on May 17, 1955.

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ROGERS, LESTER BURTON: 1875-

Lester Burton Rogers was born near Commiskey, Ind., on Nov. 4, 1875, the son of John Hamilton and Ruth Morin Rogers. He received a B.S. degree from Moores Hill College (Ind.) in 1899 and the degrees of A.M. in 1907 and Ph.D. in 1915 from Teachers College, Columbia University. He married Nettle Mae Hopkins on Sept. 25, 1902, and they had two daughters, Mary Jean and Elizabeth. Rogers began his career teaching in Indiana rural schools; was head of the department of philosophy and education at Tri-State College (Angola, Ind.), 1907-10; and taught at Lawrence College. He joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in 1919, became dean of the school of education in 1922, and was appointed dean emeritus in 1945. He is a past president of the Society of College Teachers of Education.

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ROGERS, WILLIAM EMERSON: 1887-

William Emerson Rogers was born on Dec. 3, 1887, in Manville, Ind., the son of Albert and Victoria page: [522][View Page [522]] Rogers. He attended Madison Business College and studied law at Danville College. On May 19, 1920, he married Pearl Arden Mayes and they had two children, Melbourne Arnold and Melva Arnola. Rogers was admitted to the Indiana bar and practiced law in Madison . He served as a correspondent for the MADISON COURIER during World War I. Entering the business world, he managed a finance company in New Albany, Ind., where he later organized another finance firm and a furniture company. The INDIANAPOLIS NEWS to which Rogers has contributed articles and verse has stated "'Hoosier Bill,' as he was called.., uses his spare moments to turn out wartime verse and other notable poems."

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ROLL, CHARLES: 1883-

Charles Roll was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Aug. 8, 1883, the son of John Aaron and Mary Jane Shaw Roll. He married Sylvia Opal McShane on June 21, 1911, and they had three children: Charles Robert, Helen Marguerite, and Walter Edward. He earned the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1910 and the A.M. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1912. Roll was a fellow in American history at the University of Wisconsin, 1912-13. He joined the faculty of Indiana State Teachers College in 1913 where he taught history and was appointed professor emeritus in 1951.

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ROLLISON, WILLIAM DEWEY: 1897-

The son of Jesse and Charlotte Benham Rollison, William Dewey Rollison was born on July 1, 1897, in Bloomfield, Ind. He earned the LL.B. degree in 1921 and A.B. degree in 1924 from Indiana University and the LL.M. degree from Harvard University in 1930. He married Edwina Latimer. Rollison was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1919 and the Alabama bar in 1925. He taught law at the University of Alabama, 1922-30, and the University of Notre Dame, 1930-63. He joined the faculty of Samford University (Birmingham, Ala.) as distinguished professor of law in 1963. In 1949 he received the Lay faculty award for distinguished service to the University of Notre Dame.

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ROLSTEN, ROBERT FRED : 1925-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Robert Fred Rolsten was born on Feb. 6, 1925. He was married in 1947 and is the father of three children. He received the B.S. degree from Capital University in 1948 and Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University in 1955. Rolsten was a research chemist at Battelle Memorial Institute, 1950-55; E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, 1956-59; U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation, 1959-60; and the General Dynamics Corporation, 1960-63. He worked as a physicist for Technical Operations, Inc., during 1964-65. He became an international consultant in 1960 and joined the engineering faculty of Wright State University in 1971. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-46.

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RONALD, BRUCE : 1931-

Bruce Ronald was born in Indiana on Aug. 1, 1931, the son of James and Dorothy Walton Ronald. He graduated from Miami University in 1953. On Feb. 20, 1954, he married Virginia Ludiwick and they had four children : Roger, Amy, Kenneth, and Nora. Ronald served in the U.S. Army and is associated with the Kircher, Helton and Collett Advertising Agency in page: [523][View Page [523]] Dayton, Ohio. He has written several short stories and a play that was performed on a Dayton television station.

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ROOT, EDWARD MERRILL: 1895-1973.

The son of Edward Tallmadge and Georgiana Merrill Root, Edward Merrill Root was born on Jan. 4, 1895, in Baltimore, Md. He earned the A.B. degree from Amherst College in 1917. He married Alsa Voorhees Landon on June 8, 1922, and they had one daughter, Georgiana Merrill. A poet, essayist, and lecturer, Root taught English at Earlham College from 1920 until 1960. Many of his poems have been published in anthologies and texts. He has served as poetry editor for QUAKER LIFE and AMERICAN OPINION and received the Freedom Foundation Medal in 1953. He died in Portland, Maine, on Oct. 26, 1973.

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ROOT, EDWIN ALVIN: 1860-

Edwin Alvin Root was born in Indiana on Dec. 9, 1860. He graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1883; Infantry and Cavalry School, 1889; and the Army War College, 1906. He was commissioned a second lieutenant on June 13, 1883, and subsequently held various Army unit posts. Root was an instructor in engineering at the Infantry and Cavalry School, 1890-95, and later served as an engineer and judge advocate in Puerto Rico , the Philippine Islands, and the United States.

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ROREM, NED: 1923-

Ned Rorem was born on Oct. 23, 1923, in Richmond, Ind., the son of Clarence R. and Gladys Miller Rorem. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1946 and M.S. in 1948 from the Juilliard School of Music. He also studied privately with Aaron Copland and Virgil Thomson. Rorem wrote more than 300 songs in the 1940s. During 1949-57 he composed his first extended works while living in France and Morocco . He was a composer in residence at the University of Buffalo, 1959-61, and the University of Utah, 1965-67. He has written orchestral works, operas, song cycles, compositions for piano, chamber music, ballets, and theatrical works. Rorem has received several honors including the Gershwin Memorial Award, 1949, for "Overture in C"; a Fulbright fellowship for study with Honegger in Paris , 1951-52; and a Eurydice Choral Award, 1954.

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ROSE, ERNESTINE BRADFORD (MRS. GEORGE) : 1901-

The daughter of Chester and Ruby Claypool Bradford, Ernestine Bradford was born on Feb. 22, 1901, in Indianapolis, Ind. She attended Smith College and Indiana University. She married George Rose and they had page: [524][View Page [524]] one son, George Bradford. Mrs. Rose worked as a librarian at the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library and the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children Library which she founded. She established the department of volunteer services at Marion County General Hospital and has served as director. She has been president of both the woman's association of her church and the Indianapolis Woman's Club.

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ROSE, JOSEPH NELSON: 1862-1928.

Joseph Nelson Rose was born near Liberty, Ind., on Jan. 11, 1862. He was the son of George W. and Rebecca Corrington Rose. He received four degrees from Wabash College: B.S. in 1885, A.M. in 1887, Ph.D. in 1889, and an honorary LL.D. in 1925. He married Lou B. Sims in 1888 and they had five children: Joseph Sims, Rebecca, Martha, Walter Deane, and George. Rose taught at Wabash College, 1888-89, and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1889-94. From 1894 until his death in 1928, he was affiliated with the U.S. National Museum and was also curator in charge of the National Herbarium. He worked as a researcher for the Carnegie Institution, 1912-23, and traveled extensively in Mexico and South America.

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ROSE, MERRITT DEVON: 1923-

The son of Don Carl and Minnie M. Airhart Rose, Merritt DeVon Rose was born on May 19, 1923, in Lebanon, Ind. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and received the A.B. degree in 1951 from Canterbury College. Rose was employed by the Shumate Printing Company, 1941-42, and Commercial Filters. He was associated with Hershel W. Weber in magazine writing and photography; was advertising manager of the MONROE COUNTY APPEAL (Paris, Mo.); and worked for other companies includung Eastman Kodak, Monsanto, and Frigidaire. In Indiana he engaged in publishing ventures beginning in 1963 and purchased the HOOSIER GRAPHIC (Thorntown) in 1969. His poetry has appeared in anthologies and periodicals.

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ROSS, CONNOR DANIEL: 1884-1955.

Connor Daniel Ross was born in Manchester, Ind., on Feb. 4, 1884, the son of Jasper and Elizabeth Phoebe Milliken Morton Ross. He earned the degrees of B.L. in 1907 and A.B. in 1908 from Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.) and the LL.B. degree in 1909 from Indiana University. On Aug. 17, 1917, he married Anna Dennison and they had two sons, Dan and Hugh. His second wife was Mary Ash whom he wed on June 18, 1949. Ross was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1909. He practiced law in Shelbyville , 1909-17, and Indianapolis , 1922-33. He was an assistant reporter for the Indiana Supreme Court and appellate courts, 1917-22, and deputy attorney general of Indiana , 1922-33 and 1942-55. Ross died in Indianapolis on Nov. 23, 1955.

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ROSS, EMORY WARREN: 1887-1973.

Emory Warren Ross was born on July 28, 1887, in Kendallville, Ind., but grew up in Mississippi . He was the son of Allison Troy and Elizabeth Williams Ross. He earned the A.B. degree in 1908 from Eureka College. On June 15, 1917, he married Myrta M. Pearson and they had three children: Frances Elizabeth, Roger Pearson, and Rachel Ann. Ross was associated with the Southern Christian Institute (Miss.), 1908-10, and Eureka College, 1910-12. He was ordained in the ministry of the Disciples of Christ church in 1912 and served as a missionary in Liberia , 1912-16. From 1917 to 1933 he worked as a page: [525][View Page [525]] missionary in the Belgian Congo and was general secretary of the Congo Protestant Council. He was executive secretary of the Africa committee, National Council of Churches, 1935-53, and held positions in many organizations associated with Africa. Ross was the recipient of several honorary degrees and died in Annandale, Va., on March 16, 1973.

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ROSS, FLOYD HIATT: 1910-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Floyd Hiatt Ross was born on Jan. 19, 1910. He obtained the following degrees: A.B. from Butler University, 1930; B.D. from Garrett Biblical Institute, 1933; A.M. from Northwestern University, 1933; and Ph.D. from Yale University, 1935. He was married in 1934 and is the father of two children. Ross taught at Southern Methodist University, 1935-36; Iowa Wesleyan College, 1936-40; the University of Southern California, 1940-56; and Southern California School of Theology, 1956-68. He began teaching philosophy at California State Polytechnic College in 1968 and has been awarded Fulbright and Rockefeller research grants.

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Ross, GEORGE GOULD: 1894-1961.

Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on June 25, 1894, George Gould Ross was the son of Garrett and Clara Van Houton Ross. He married Mabel Victoria Mann on July 24, 1923. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1930 and M.L.A. in 1932 from the University of Michigan. Ross taught at Iowa State College during 1932-34. He joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1934 where he became an assistant professor in 1940 and retired in 1959. He was site planner for the Pentagon building in 1942. Ross was a sculptor and a veteran of both world wars and died in Battle Creek, Mich., on Nov. 12, 1961.

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  • The Twelve Apostles at the Kirk in the Hills, Bloomfield Township, Michigan. Ann Arbor, 1953.Search "The Twelve Apostles at the Kirk in the Hills, Bloomfield
                                        Township, Michigan" by Ross, GEORGE GOULD: 1894-1961. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROSS, HEROLD TRUSLOW: 1895-

Herold Truslow Ross was born in Rochester, Ind., on Oct. 27, 1895. He was married in 1921 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1918 from DePauw University, A.M. degree in 1924 from Columbia University, and Ph.D. degree in 1932 from the State University of Iowa. Ross was a schoolteacher in Indiana , 1920-23, and taught at Iowa State College, 1924-27. He was English master at Culver School (New York City) during 1923-24. From 1927 until his retirement in 1961 he was a member of the speech faculty at DePauw University and served as department head, 1937-61.

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ROSS, MAURICE O'REAR: ca. 1897-

The son of Pemberton Johnson and Emma Lou O'Rear Ross, Maurice O'Rear Ross was born circa 1897 page: [526][View Page [526]] in Hillsboro, Ky. He earned the A.B. degree in 1918 from Kentucky Wesleyan College and the degrees of A.M. in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1936 from the University of Chicago. On Sept. 7, 1929, he married Rachel Borders and they had one son, Jeremy Pemberton. Ross was principal and superintendent of public schools in Sturgis, Ky., 1919-23. At Earlham College he instructed economics, 1924-32, and served as dean, 1932-37. He taught at the University of Tennessee, 1937-38, and was dean of the college of business administration at Butler University, 1938-42, becoming president of the latter in 1942.

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  • Commercial Banking Practices and Policies in the State of Indiana. 1936.Search "Commercial Banking Practices and Policies in the State of
                                        Indiana" by ROSS, MAURICE O'REAR: ca. 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Commercial Banking Policies of Small Banks in Tennessee. Knoxville, Tenn., 1938.Search "Commercial Banking Policies of Small Banks in Tennessee" by ROSS, MAURICE O'REAR: ca. 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Practices and Policies of Small Community Banks in the State of Tennessee. Knoxville, Tenn., 1939.Search "Practices and Policies of Small Community Banks in the State of
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ROSS, THURSTON HOWARD: 1894-

Thurston Howard Ross was born in Richmond, Ind., on Oct. 25, 1894. He is the son of Thomas Edwin and Louise Emma Busch Ross. He received an A.B. degree from Otterbein College in 1917 and two degrees from the University of Southern California, an M.B.A. in 1922 and a Ph.D. in 1924. He married Bertha Cod on Sept. 25, 1920, and they had one son, Thurston Howard, Jr. Ross served in World War I and was an instructor in industrial management at the University of California ( Los Angeles ) in 1921. He joined the faculty of the University of Southern California ifi 1922, became a full professor and chairman of the department of management in 1928, directed the Bureau of Business Research, and retired in 1960. He served in World War II and represented the U.S. Navy in the area of logistics at the Quebec, Cairo, and Yalta conferences. Ross has edited the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUSINESS REVIEW and has lectured at the Army-Navy Staff College.

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ROSSOW, ROBERT: 1881-1960.

Robert Rossow was born on Jan. 22, 1881, in Delray, Mich., Enlisting in the U.S. Cavalry, he served in the Philippine Islands, 1898-1906. He graduated from Command and General Staff School, 1926, and attended the U.S. Cavalry School, 1924, and the Army War College, 1927. He married Ethel Simmons and they had two children, Nancy and Robert, Jr. Rossow joined the staff of Culver Military Academy (Ind.) in 1906 where he was director of the Black Horse Troop and organized the Summer Cavalry Camp in 1907. Commissioned a major in the Cavalry Reserve Corps during World War I, he commanded battalions in France and Germany . He was commandant of cadets, 1927-35, and director of the Culver Summer School Woodcraft Camp, 1935-45. He retired in 1945 but served as manager of the dining hall, 1949-58. Rossow was superintendent of state police (Ind.), 1947-49. He was a member of the governor's commission for control of crime; was named honorary chief of the Black Feet Indians, 1928; and was presented the Citizenship Medal by the Indiana Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1947. He died in South Bend, Ind., on April 11, 1960.

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ROTH, WALTER A.: 1893-

Born in Bartholomew County, Ind., on July 8, 1893, Walter A. Roth is the son of John and Minnie Lee Smith Roth. He attended Purdue University for two years. On Aug. 3, 1916, he married Lavina Pearl Smith and they had five children: Allen, Hilda Marie, Betty Mac, Miriam Lee, and John. Moving to Indianapolis about 1922, Roth worked for the Bemis Bag Company, Real Silk Mills, and Allison Division of General Motors Corporation. He later became a resident of Hendricks County; was in charge of the Wilkinson Lumber Yard in New Salem, 1945-56; and owned and operated a general store in Bamard, 1956-60.

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ROUNDS, JOSEPH BRADFORD: 1909-

Joseph Bradford Rounds was born in Knightstown, Ind., on May 24, 1909, the son of James Henry and Mary Welborn Rounds. He received the A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1930 and the degrees of A.B. in L.S. in 1931 and A.M. in L.S. in 1938 from the University of Michigan. Rounds held the following positions: librarian, Earlham College, 1931-36; consultant, International Labour Office Library ( Geneva ), 1938-39; and manager, U.S. Office of the American Library ( Paris ), 1940. In Buffalo, N.Y., he served as director of both the Grosvenor Library, 1941-47, and Erie County Public Library, 1947-54, and became director of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library when the two units were merged in 1954. He has been a member of New York state councils and commissions related to libraries.

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  • Research Facilities of the International Labour Office Available to American Libraries. Chicago, 1939.Search "Research Facilities of the International Labour Office Available
                                        to American Libraries" by ROUNDS, JOSEPH BRADFORD: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Urban, Regional and County Public Libraries (withKeith Couch). Ottawa, 1956.Search "Urban, Regional and County Public Libraries" by ROUNDS, JOSEPH BRADFORD: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

ROURKE, JAMES FRANCIS ANTHONY: 1922-

James Francis Anthony Rourke was born in Paris, Ky., on Aug. 7, 1922. The family moved to Richmond, Ind., in 1928. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a navigator during World War II and later received an A.B. degree from the University of Kentucky. He married Mary Denton McChesney. Rourke worked for the LEXINGTON LEADER ( Ky. ) and became a feature writer for the INDIANAPOLIS TIMES in 1954.

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ROUSH, GAR A.: 1883-1955.

Gar A. Roush was born in Harrisburg (now Gas City), Ind. , on Oct. 21, 1883. He was the son of Isaac N. and Clementine H. McCarthy Roush. He obtained an A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1905 and an M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1910. He married Lillian Belle Coleman on July 16, 1911.

Roush began teaching metallurgy at Lehigh University in 1919 and was a special adviser to the Museum of Peaceful Arts ( New York City ), 1927-30. After 1930 he worked for federal agencies and was involved in planning the utilization of strategic mineral resources. He retired from the General Service Administration in 1955. Roush served in World War I and received the Toulmin Medal in 1939 from the Society of American Military Engineers. He edited Mineral Industry, 1913-43, and died on Aug. 17, 1955.

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ROYSE, MINTIE ALLEN (MRS. CLARENCE A.): 1872-1963.

Mintie Allen was born in Greencastle, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1872. She was the daughter of Jerome and Emma Bennet Allen. She received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1894. On March 25, 1903, she married Clarence Arthur Royse and they had two children, Allen and Mary Elizabeth. For several years prior to 1903 Mrs. Royse taught school in Paris, Ill., and Muncie, Ind. After her husband's death in 1933 she lectured and gave book reviews in Indiana towns. She was given honorary membership in Phi Beta Kappa on the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the chapter at DePauw University. Mrs. Royse died on July 9, 1963.

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ROYSTER, SALIBELLE: 1895-

Salibelle Royster was born in Henderson County, Ky., on Aug. 7, 1895, the daughter of L. D. and Sallie Martin Royster. She received the A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Evansville and the A.M. degree and professional diploma in English from Columbia University. Miss Royster taught in the public schools of Henderson County, Ky., 1917-21. She became a resident of Evansville, Ind., in 1921 where she page: [528][View Page [528]] was a teacher and head of the English department at Reitz High School, 1940-62. From 1962 until her retirement in 1969 she was a member of the faculty of the University of Evansville. Her book Skyway to Poetry was awarded second place in the National League of American Penwomen poetry contest in 1968.

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RUBINS, DAVID KRESZ: 1902-

David Kresz Rubins was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sept. 5, 1902, the son of Harry W. and Florence Hawkins Rubins. He studied at Dartmouth College, Beaux Arts Institute of Design ( New York ), Ecole des Beaux Arts ( Paris ), and the Academie Julian ( Paris ). He married Marion L. Ayer on Aug. 29, 1931, and they had two sons, James and Harry. Rubins was a fellow in sculpture at the American Academy ( Rome ), 1928-31, and a sculptor in New York , 1931-35. In 1935 he started teaching anatomy and sculpture at the Herron School of Art ( Indianapolis ). Some of his work in Indianapolis includes the Eli Lilly Monument in Crown Hill Cemetery; statue of Lincoln at the state office building plaza; and bust of Governor Schricker in the state house. He was awarded the Paris Prize in sculpture in 1924.

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RUDOLPH, LAVERE CHRISTIAN: 1921-

Lavere Christian Rudolph was born in Dubois County, Ind., on Dec. 24, 1921, the son of Joseph Frank and Rose Stradtner Rudolph. He married Ellen Todrank on Feb. 23, 1945. He earned the following degrees: A.B. from DePauw University, 1948; B.D. from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, 1951; and Ph.D. from Yale University, 1958. Rudolph became a Presbyterian minister in Indiana in 1950 and an instructor in church history at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1954. He worked at Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, during 1969-70 and joined the staff of Lilly Library, Indiana University, in 1970. He was co-recipient of a Thomas-Kuch Award, Presbyterian Historical Society, for Hoosier Zion. Rudolph served in the U.S. Air Force, 1940-46.

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RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907-

Born in Calumet, Mich., on Aug. 18, 1907, Margaret Irene Rufsvold is the daughter of Martin B. and Mina Christine Miller Rufsvold. She earned the A.B. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1929, a diploma from Wisconsin Library School, and an A.M. in L.S. degree from George Peabody College for Teachers in 1933. Miss Rufsvold was a librarian at Central High School ( Tulsa ), 1929-32, and Gulf Park College (Gulfport, Miss.), 1933-37. She joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1938; was director of the Division of Library Science, 1949-66; served as dean of the Graduate Library School, 1966; and has been teaching since 1966.

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  • World War Information … (withKathleen Dugdale). Bloomington, Ind., 1943.Search "World War Information …" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • School Library Personnel in Indiana. Bloomington, Ind., 1945.Search "School Library Personnel in Indiana" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • School Library Personnel and Standards in Indiana. Bloomington, Ind., 1948.Search "School Library Personnel and Standards in Indiana" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Audio-Visual School Library Service, a Handbook for Librarians. Chicago, 1949.Search "Audio-Visual School Library Service, a Handbook for
                                        Librarians" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Secondary School Library Personnel and Standards in Indiana (withAdele Hart). Bloomington, Ind., 1957.Search "Secondary School Library Personnel and Standards in
                                        Indiana" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Proposed Method for Establishing Bibliographic Control of the Newer Educational Media for the Purpose of Informing Teachers Concerning Available Materials and Their Education Utility (withCarolyn Guss). Bloomington, Ind., 1960.Search "A Proposed Method for Establishing Bibliographic Control of the
                                        Newer Educational Media for the Purpose of Informing Teachers Concerning
                                        Available Materials and Their Education Utility" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Guides to Newer Educational Media: Films, Filmstrips, Phonorecords, Radio, Slides, Television (withCarolyn Guss). Chicago, 1961.Search "Guides to Newer Educational Media: Films, Filmstrips,
                                        Phonorecords, Radio, Slides, Television" by RUFSVOLD, MARGARET IRENE: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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RUNDEN, JOHN PAUL: 1916-

A native of Clinton, Ind., John Paul Runden was born on March 22, 1916. He was married in 1944 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. degree in 1938 and A.M. degree in 1940 from Northwestern University. Runden began his career as a schoolteacher in Indiana . He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-45; instructed English at Franklin College, 1946-47; and was a teaching fellow at Indiana University, 1947-51. He taught at the University of Kentucky, 1952-54, and Western Illinois University, 1954-59. In 1959 he joined the faculty of Paterson State College.

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RUSH, CHARLES EVERETT: 1885-

Charles Everett Rush was born in Fairmount, Ind., on March 23, 1885. He was the son of Nixon and Louisa Winslow Rush. He received an A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1905, a B.L.S. degree from New York State Library School in 1908, and an A.M. degree from Yale University in 1931. He married R. Lionne Adsit on Sept. 7, 1910, and they had three children: Alison Adsit, Frances Marie, and Myra Lionne.

Rush was a library assistant at Earlham College in 1903 and subsequently held similar positions in Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, New Jersey, and Missouri . He was a librarian at Indianapolis Public Library, 1917-28, and Teachers College Library, Columbia University, 1928-31. He was associate librarian at Yale University, 1931-38, and director of Cleveland Public Library, 1938-41. Rush became professor of library science and director of University Library, University of North Carolina, in 1941 where he remained until his retirement.

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  • Modern Aladdins and Their Magic; the Science of Things About Us (withAmy Winslow). Boston, 1926.Search "Modern Aladdins and Their Magic; the Science of Things About
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RUSSELL, DONALD BERT: 1899-

Donald Bert Russell , son of Oscar Elwood and Ethel Bert Russell, was born in Huntington, Ind., in 1899. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Michigan in 1921. He married Ruth Holsenbeck in 1922 and they had three children: Elaine Canfield, John Robert, and Martha Jane.

Russell began his career as a newspaperman in Chicago where he was copyreader, CHICAGO JOURNAL, 1923-25; editorial writer, CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, 1925-46; and makeup editor, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1947-50. He was senior associate editor, New Standard Encyclopedia, 1950-53, and resumed that position in 1956. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and the U.S. Army Reserve, 1925-41. He received the Friends of Literature, best book award, 1961, and Spur Award for nonfiction, Western Writers of America, 1962. Russell became editor of The Westerners Brand Book in 1946.

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RUSSELL, JOHN DALE: 1895-

John Dale Russell was born in Bloomington, Ind., in 1895. From Indiana University he received the following degrees: A.B. in 1917, A.M. in 1924, and Ph.D. in 1931. He is a veteran of World War I. During 1922-25 Russell was assistant to the dean of the school of education and assistant dean of the summer session at Indiana University. He was director of research and statistics, Indiana State Department of Education, 1925-27; worked for the Bureau of School Service, University of Kentucky, 1927-29; and served as assistant director of surveys for the board of education, Methodist Episcopal church, 1929-31. Russell taught at the University of Chicago, 1931-46; became director of the Division of Higher Education, U.S. Office of Education, in 1946; and has written several educational studies.

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RUSSELL, JOSIAH COX: 1900-

Born in Richmond, Ind., on Sept. 3, 1900, Josiah Cox Russell was the son of Elbert and Lisnetta Cox Russell. He earned the A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1922 and the degrees of A.M. in 1923 and Ph.D. in 1926 from Harvard University. He married Ruth Winslow in 1924. Russell taught history at Radcliffe College, 1923-24; Harvard University, 1924-26; Colorado College, 1927-29; New Mexico Normal, 1929-31; and the University of North Carolina, 1931-35. In 1935 he joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico.

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RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Dorothy Ritter was born on Aug. 24, 1900, the daughter of Roscoe H. and Mary Polk Ritter. She graduated from DePauw University in 1922 and was a social worker at the Institute for Disabled and Crippled Men ( New York ). In 1923 she married Anthony J. Russo and they had two children, Robert and Mary. The Russos opened the Hoosier Book Shop ( Indianapolis ) in 1931. They began to prepare and publish bibliographies of Indiana authors in 1939. After her husband died in 1940 Mrs. Russo continued the project which was sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society and financed by J. K. Lilly, Jr. From 1953 until her retirement in 1970 she worked for the Marion County Public Welfare Department.

Information from Gayle Thornbrough.

  • Abe Martin--Kin Hubbard; a Study of a Character and His Creator, Intended Primarily As a Check List of the Abe Martin Books … (withBlanche Stillson). Indianapolis, 1939.Search "Abe Martin--Kin Hubbard; a Study of a Character and His Creator,
                                        Intended Primarily As a Check List of the Abe Martin Books …" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of James Whitcomb Riley (withAnthony J. Russo). Indianapolis, 1944.Search "A Bibliography of James Whitcomb Riley" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of George Ade, 1866-1944. Indianapolis, 1947.Search "A Bibliography of George Ade, 1866-1944" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington, 1869-1946 (withThelma L. Sullivan). Indianapolis, 1949.Search "A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington, 1869-1946" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • One Hundred Years of Indiana Medicine, 1849-1949. Indianapolis, 1949.Search "One Hundred Years of Indiana Medicine, 1849-1949" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of Crawfordsville (withThelma L. Sullivan). Indianapolis, 1952.Search "Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of
                                        Crawfordsville" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RUTHENBURG, Louis: 1888-

The son of R. and Minnie D. Brittingham Ruthenburg, Louis Ruthenburg was born in Louisville, Ky., on March 20, 1888. He attended Purdue University, 1905-07. On Oct. 6, 1914, he married Katherine B. Singleton and they had three children: Louis, James, and Katherine. Beginning in 1907 Ruthenburg worked in various engineering positions in Louisville, Ky; London, England; Dayton, Ohio; Moline, Ill.; Pontiac, Mich.; and Mount Clemens, Mich. He became president of Servel, Inc. (Evansville, Ind.), in 1934 and chairman of the board in 1946.

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RUTSTRUM, CALVIN: 1895-

A native of Hobart, Ind., Calvin Rutstrum [sic] was born on Oct. 26, 1895, the son of Tiofil and Emily Carlson Rudstroem. He attended public schools to the page: [531][View Page [531]] seventh grade in Minneapolis, Minn., and worked at odd jobs until he was sixteen. He "rode fence," in Montana and became a cowboy. Returning to Minneapolis in 1913, he learned the baker's trade. He married Florence M. Merth.

Rutstrum served in the Navy Medical Corps during World War I; sold real estate, then automobiles; and began a fifteen-year period of investigating crime in the United States and Canada . He began writing for magazines; started youth conservation work in 1945; and did research on equipment and living methods in wilderness field, setting up wilderness trips and organizing expedition materials and methods. He bought and sold real estate in Minneapolis and developed subdivisions. Rutstrum established a canoe outfitting and a trading post and resort which he sold to their respective managers before turning to writing as a profession. A frequent lecturer, he has made radio and television appearances.

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RYAN, JAMES HUGH: 1886-1948.

James Hugh Ryan was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1886. He was the son of John Marshall and Brigid Rogers Ryan. He obtained two degrees from the College of Propaganda ( Rome ), an S.T.B. in 1906 and an S.T.D. in 1909, and a Ph.D. degree from the Roman Academy in 1908. He received several honorary degrees including an LL.D. from Marquette University in 1929. Father Ryan was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1909. He was professor of psychology at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ( Ind. ), 1911-21, and taught philosophy at the Catholic University of America, 1922-29. He was appointed a domestic prelate with the title of monsignor in 1927 and was the bishop of Omaha, Nebr., from 1935 until his death on Nov. 23, 1948.

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  • A Catechism of Catholic Education. Washington, D.C., 1922.Search "A Catechism of Catholic Education" by RYAN, JAMES HUGH: 1886-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Introduction to Philosophy. New York, 1924.Search "An Introduction to Philosophy" by RYAN, JAMES HUGH: 1886-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Student's Library of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy. Philadelphia, 1928.Search "A Student's Library of Neo-Scholastic Philosophy" by RYAN, JAMES HUGH: 1886-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Peace Points of Pope Pius XII, an Interpretation of the Holy Father's Peace Points; with Interpolated Discussion Outlines and Lists of Related Readings. Washington, D.C., 1943.Search "The Peace Points of Pope Pius XII, an Interpretation of the Holy
                                        Father's Peace Points; with Interpolated Discussion Outlines and Lists of
                                        Related Readings" by RYAN, JAMES HUGH: 1886-1948. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RYAN, THOMAS RICHARD: 1897-

Born on Oct. 7, 1897, in Union City, Ind., Thomas Richard Ryan is the son of John Francis and Catherine Kelly Ryan. He studied at Saint Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Ind.) and Saint Charles Seminary (Celina, Ohio). A Roman Catholic priest, Father Ryan has taught in a number of Catholic high schools and academies including Vincentian Academy (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and was on the faculty of Brunnerdale Seminary (Canton, Ohio).

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RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909-

Born on July 29, 1909, in Jeffersonville, Ind., David Garriott Ryans is the son of John Byron and Carrie Grifliths Ryans. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1932 and the degrees of A.M. in 1933 and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Minnesota. In 1935 he married Rosann Greco and they had two sons, David Garriott, Jr., and Richard Frank.

Ryans was an instructor at Eveleth Junior College ( Minn. ), 1933-37, and dean of faculty and professor of psychology at William Woods College, 1937-39. Affiliating with the American Council on Education in 1939, he was executive secretary of both the Cooperative Test Service and the National Teacher Examinations during 1939-43. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46, and was director of the National Teacher Examinations, 1946-48. He taught at the University of California ( Los Angeles ), 1948-58, and the University of Texas, 1948-61. Ryans worked for the System Development Corporation, 1961-64, and joined the University of page: [532][View Page [532]] Hawaii faculty as director of the education research and development center in 1964. He became educational psychology editor, Chandler Publishing Company, in 1959; educational consultant, CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY, in 1961; and a member of the editorial board, JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, in 1966.

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  • The First Step in Guidance: Self-Appraisal …. New York, 1941.Search "The First Step in Guidance: Self-Appraisal …" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Measuring the Intellectual and Cultural Backgrounds of Teaching Candidates …. New York, 1941.Search "Measuring the Intellectual and Cultural Backgrounds of Teaching
                                        Candidates …" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Growth, Teaching, and Learning (with others). New York, 1957.Search "Growth, Teaching, and Learning (with others)" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Characteristics of Teachers, Their Description, Comparison, and Appraisal; a Research Study. Washington, D.C., 1960.Search "Characteristics of Teachers, Their Description, Comparison, and
                                        Appraisal; a Research Study" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Application of Programmed Instruction and Audio-Instructional Devices in Colleges and Their Relation to a Theory of Instruction. Santa monica, 1963.Search "The Application of Programmed Instruction and Audio-Instructional
                                        Devices in Colleges and Their Relation to a Theory of Instruction" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Information Systems Approach to Education. Santa Monica, 1963.Search "An Information Systems Approach to Education" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Information-System Approach to Theory of Instruction with Special Reference to the Teacher. Santa monica, 1963.Search "An Information-System Approach to Theory of Instruction with
                                        Special Reference to the Teacher" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

RYF, ROBERT STANLEY: 1918-

Robert Stanley Ryf , son of Otto M. and Alice C. Dutton Ryf, was born on Aug. 12, 1918, in Berne, Ind. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1939 and A.M. in 1953 from Occidental College and the Ph.D. degree in 1956 from Columbia University. On July 30, 1943, he married Elaine Abbitt and they had two children, Steven and Susan. Ryf was a writer for the Columbia Broadcasting System ( Los Angeles ), 1945-48, and worked as a free-lance writer during 1948-53. He joined the faculty of Occidental College in 1955 where he became professor of English and comparative literature in 1963 and chairman of the department in 1965. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1940-45.

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RYPINS, STANLEY: 1891-

Stanley Rypins was born in Evansville, Ind., on Feb. 1, 1891. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1912 and A.M. in 1913 from the University of Minnesota; was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, 1914-17; and received the Ph.D. degree from Harvard University, 1918. Rypins taught English at the University of Minnesota, 1919-21, and was chairman of the English department and director of academic studies at San Francisco State College, 1922-30. From 1931 until his retirement in 1960 he was professor of English at Brooklyn College. He was married in 1941.

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  • Three Old English Prose Texts in Ms. Cotton Vitellius A xv, Edited with an Introduction and Glossarial Index by Stanley Rypins. London, 1924.Search "Three Old English Prose Texts in Ms. Cotton Vitellius A xv,
                                        Edited with an Introduction and Glossarial Index by Stanley Rypins" by RYPINS, STANLEY: 1891- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Book of Thirty Centuries; an Introduction to Modern Study of the Bible. New York, 1957.Search "The Book of Thirty Centuries; an Introduction to Modern Study of
                                        the Bible" by RYPINS, STANLEY: 1891- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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