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SACKSTEDER, RICHARD CARL: 1928-

Richard Carl Sacksteder was born in Muncie, Ind., on Feb. 11, 1928. He was married in 1952 and is the father of two children. He received the degrees of Ph.B. in 1946 and B.S. in 1948 from the University of Chicago and the Ph.D. degree in 1960 from Johns Hopkins University. Sacksteder served in the U.S. Army, 1950-52, and was a research mathematician for the U.S. Department of the Army, 1954-59. He held a fellowship at Yale University, 1959-60, and was a visiting member in the Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University, 1960-62. He taught at Columbia University, 1962-65, and joined the faculty of the City University of New York in 1965.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

SAIDLA, LEO ERVAL ALEXANDRE: 1889-1961.

The son of William A. and Mary Charlotte Rine Saidla, Leo Erval Alexandre Saidla was born in Lebanon, Ind., on Feb. 16, 1889. He earned the following page: [533][View Page [533]] degrees: A.B. from Wabash College, 1909; B.D. from Union Theological Seminary, 1912; and A.M. from Columbia University, 1925. Married in 1932, he was the father of two children. Saidla was an ordained Presbyterian minister and served with the Army Medical Corps during World War I. He instructed at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1920-23, and New York University, 1924. From 1924 until his retirement in 1959 he taught English at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute and was department chairman, 1945-59. He died in 1961.

Information from Mrs. Leslie F. Widener and Directory of American Scholars.

SAMUELS, LEO TOLSTOY: 1899-

The son of John MacElvaney and Lillie Alice Davisson Samuels, Leo Tolstoy Samuels was born on Nov. 15, 1899, in Indianapolis, Ind. He earned the A.B. degree in 1925 from Emanuel Missionary College ( Mich. ) and the Ph.D. degree in 1930 from the University of Chicago. He married Barbara Katherine Petrie on March 11, 1935. Samuels taught at Emanuel Missionary College, 1924-27; was a biochemist for the Kellogg Foundation for Cancer Research, 1930-31; and worked as a research biochemist for White Memorial Hospital ( Los Angeles ), 1931-34. He taught at the medical school of the University of Southern California , 1934-37, and the University of Minnesota, 1937-44. He joined the faculty of the University of Utah in 1944 and was head of the department of biochemistry, 1944-64. Samuels received the Fred Conrad Koch Award in 1964.

Information from Who's Who in America.

SAMUELSON, PAUL ANTHONY: 1915-

Paul Anthony Samuelson was born on May 15, 1915, in Gary, Ind., the son of Frank and Ella Lipton Samuelson. He earned the A.B. degree in 1935 from the University of Chicago and the degrees of A.M. in 1936 and Ph.D. in 1941 from Harvard University. On July 2, 1938, he married Marion E. Crawford and they had six children: Jane, Margaret, William, Robert, John, and Paul. Samuelson joined the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1940 and became professor of economics in 1947. He has held consultant positions for the U.S. government including economic adviser to John F. Kennedy. He served as president of the American Economic Association, 1961, and the International Economic Association, 1966-69. He has received several awards and honorary degrees and is a member of the editorial board of Econometrica.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SANDERS, DAVID W.: 1873-1912.

David W. Sanders was born in Jackville, Ind., in 1873. He graduated from Wabash College and also studied at Indiana University. He held the positions of high school principal, editor of the FOUNTAIN COUNTY CITIZEN, attorney, and schoolteacher. Sanders died in 1912.

Information from Covington Public Library and Indiana State Library.

  • A Manual of Civil Government of Indiana Townships and County, Town and City …. Covington, Ind., 1903.Search "A Manual of Civil Government of Indiana Townships and County,
                                        Town and City …" by SANDERS, DAVID W.: 1873-1912. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Church Creeds and Party Platforms; a Comparison of Catholic Preachers, Campbellite Priests, and Ministers of Other "Christian" Churches; Also a Shallow Probing of the Deep Conundrum: What Shall the Democratic Party Do to Be Saved? Indianapolis, 1907.Search "Church Creeds and Party Platforms; a Comparison of Catholic
                                        Preachers, Campbellite Priests, and Ministers of Other "Christian"
                                        Churches; Also a Shallow Probing of the Deep Conundrum: What Shall the
                                        Democratic Party Do to Be Saved?" by SANDERS, DAVID W.: 1873-1912. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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SANDERS, JENNINGS BRYAN: 1901-

Jennings Bryan Sanders was born on March 18, 1901, in Martin County, Ind., the son of Jefferson D. and Emma Horsey Sanders. He married Mary Purviance on June 6, 1923. He earned an A.B. degree from Franklin College in 1923 and the degrees of A.M. in 1925 and Ph.D. in 1928 from the University of Chicago.

Sanders taught history at Denison University, 1926-27; the University of Chicago, 1928-30; the University of Alabama, 1930-35; and the University of Tennessee, 1935-43. He was president of Memphis State College, 1943-46, and acting professor of history at the University of Washington, 1947. He worked for the U.S. Office of Education as a specialist in college history and social sciences, 1948-59, and became an independent research historian in 1959. Sanders served in the U.S. Army, 1942-43, and received an honorary LL.D. degree from Franklin College in 1953.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SANDERS, REUBEN HAINES: 1833-1908.

Reuben Haines Sanders was born in Greensburg, Pa., on Oct. 12, 1833, the son of James Steele and Mary Haines Sanders. The family settled in Lake County, Ind., in 1847 and moved near Crown Point in 1851. He attended district schools but was largely self-educated. He married Mary Ann Sutton on May 15, 1853, and they had two children. Converting to the Methodist faith, Sanders was licensed as an exhorter in 1854 and as a preacher in 1856. He was admitted to the Northwest Conference in 1863. He held pastorates in Indiana cities including Valparaiso, Hebron, Door Village, and La Porte . He retired in 1903 and was a resident of La Porte until his death in 1908. He was responsible for the building of a number of churches and was pro tempore chaplain of the state prison in Michigan City on several occasions.

Information from Grace Shaw Woldt.

  • The Men Behind the Bars; or, Lights and Shadows of Prison Life; Methods of Reform Considered from a Christian Standpoint …. Chicago, 1903.Search "The Men Behind the Bars; or, Lights and Shadows of Prison Life;
                                        Methods of Reform Considered from a Christian Standpoint …" by SANDERS, REUBEN HAINES: 1833-1908. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SANDISON, HELEN ESTABROOK: 1884-

Helen Estabrook Sandison was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Sept. 16, 1884. She received the following degrees from Bryn Mawr College: A.B. in 1906, A.M. in 1907, and Ph.D. in 1911. She was an assistant principal of a high school in Indiana , 1907-08, and a reader in English at Bryn Mawr College, 1911-13. From 1913 until her retirement in 1950 Miss Sandison taught at Vassar College and served as chairman of the English department, 1931-46. She was awarded the Crawshay Prize by the British Academy in 1956 and has edited the poems of Sir A. Gorges.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

SANDS, CHARLES DALLAS: 1916-

Charles Dallas Sands was born in Wells County, Ind., on July 13, 1916. He was married in 1944 and is the father of two children. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1939 and J.D. in 1941 from Indiana University and the LL.M. degree in 1950 from Columbia University. Sands worked as a research assistant in the law school of the University of Michigan, 1941-42. Except during 1954-56 when he taught at Rutgers, The State University, he has been a member of the law faculty of the University of Alabama since 1946. He has written for law journals; has been a legal consultant; and served in the U.S. Army, 1942-46.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

SAPPENFIELD, BERT REESE: 1912-

Bert Reese Sappenfield was born in Indiana on Jan. 2, 1912, the son of Alonzo Seth and Lena Miller Sappenfield. He received the A.B. degree in 1935 from DePauw University and the degrees of A.M. in 1938 and Ph.D. in 1941 from New York University. On Oct. 2, 1937, he married Louise Pile and they had two children, Elizabeth Anne and Mary Jean. Sappenfield worked for the Life Office Management Association during 1939-40. Joining the faculty of the University of Montana in 1941, he was chairman of the psychology department, 1955-60. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1945-46, and is a past president of both the Montana Psychological Association and the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association.

Information from Who's Who in America.

SATTERLEE, WILLIAM WILSON: 1837-1893.

William Wilson Satterlee was born in La Porte, Ind., in 1837. He was licensed to preach when he was nineteen, was ordained a minister in 1860, and moved to Minnesota in 1863. He worked as an agent for the Minnesota Temperance Union, 1873-80, and later became professor of scientific temperance and hygienic philosophy at Grant University ( Tenn. ). Satterlee died in Minneapolis on May 27, 1893.

Information from Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Vol. 14.

SATTERTHWAITE, MYRTILLUS N.: 1853-

Myrtillus N. Satterthwaite was born in Nineveh, Ind., on June 10, 1853, the son of William and Josephine Troutman Satterthwaite. More information can be found in the book listed below.

Information from Hoosier Courtships in the Horse and Buggy Days.

  • Hoosier Courtships in the Horse and Buggy Days (withMartha C. Bishop). Greenfield, Ind., 1943.Search "Hoosier Courtships in the Horse and Buggy Days" by SATTERTHWAITE, MYRTILLUS N.: 1853- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SATTINGER, IRVING JACK: 1912-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Irving Jack Sattinger was born on Nov. 1, 1912. He earned the degrees of B.S.E. in 1933 and M.S. in 1935 from the University of Michigan. He was married in 1937 and is the father of two children. Sattinger worked for the Central Ohio Light and Power Company, 1936-37; Commonwealth and Southern Corporation, 1937-38; Loup River Public Power District, 1938-39; Indiana Service Corporation, 1939-41; Basic Magnesium, Inc., 1941-43; and Lear, Inc., 1943-48. In 1948 he became a research engineer in the Willow Run laboratories of the Institute of Science and Technology, University of Michigan.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

SAUVAIN, HARRY CHARLES : 1907-

A native of Muncie, Ind., Harry Charles Sauvain was born on Nov. 15, 1907, the son of Arthur Howard and Maggie May Hobbs Sauvain. He received the following degrees from New York University: B.S. in 1930, M.B.A. in 1931, and D.C.S. in 1935. He married Ruth Marie Clelland on June 13, 1935, and they had two sons, Richard and Donald. Sauvain joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1936 where he has taught finance; was acting dean of the school of business, 1942-43; and served as chairman of the department of finance, 1946-62. He lectured in the graduate school of banking of the American Bankers Association, 1939-43; served in the U.S. Army, 1944-46; and was president of the American Finance Association, 1968.

Information from Who's Who in America.

SAVAGE, ETHEL: 1886-1970.

Ethel Savage was born on May 25, 1884, in Culver, Ind. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1904 and attended Valparaiso Normal College. She received a B.S. degree in 1933 from Michigan State Normal College and a master's degree in 1937 from Colorado State College of Education. Miss Savage taught elementary school in Elkhart, Ind., from 1907 until her retirement in 1945. In the latter year she began teaching both normal and retarded children in her home. She helped organize the Elkhart Council of the Parent Teacher Association in 1933 and held many offices until 1954. She was chosen "Teacher of the Year" by the Thirteenth District of the Indiana Federation of Clubs in 1958 and died in 1970.

Information from Elkhart Public Library.

SAYLER, GEORGE W. : ?-

George W. Sayler was born in Cutler, Ind. At the time the book below was published, he was living in Elwood, Ind. No further information was found.

Information from Indiana State Library.

SAYLER, OLIVER MARTIN: 1887-1958.

Oliver Martin Sayler was born in Huntington, Ind., on Oct. 23, 1887, the son of Samuel Martin and Luella C. Daily Sayler. He received an A.B. degree from Oberlin College in 1909. He married Lucie V. Reichenbach on Sept. 18, 1920, and they had one daughter, Ida Lou. Sayler was a dramatic critic for the INDIANAPOLIS NEws from 1909 to 1920. During the 1920 She worked as a free-lance critic and conducted a weekly radio program called "Footlight and Lamplight." He specialized in the Russian theater; was a U.S. representative to the Moscow Art Theatre; and founded Oliver M. Sayler, Inc., in 1928. He edited several volumes of plays and died on Oct. 19, 1958.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

SCHAAF, ALBERT H.: 1923-

Albert H. Schaaf was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Feb. 8, 1923. He was married in 1954 and is the father of two children. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of California ( Berkeley ) in 1955. Schaaf began teaching economics at that institution in 1954.

Information from American Men of Science.

  • Characteristics and Performance of Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen in California (withSherman J. Maisel). Berkeley, 1956.Search "Characteristics and Performance of Real Estate Brokers and
                                        Salesmen in California" by SCHAAF, ALBERT H.: 1923- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Economic Aspects of Urban Renewal: Theory, Policy, and Area Analysis. Berkeley, 1960.Search "Economic Aspects of Urban Renewal: Theory, Policy, and Area
                                        Analysis" by SCHAAF, ALBERT H.: 1923- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Supply of Residential Mortgage Funds in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1950-1960. Berkeley, 1962.Search "Supply of Residential Mortgage Funds in the San Francisco Bay
                                        Area, 1950-1960" by SCHAAF, ALBERT H.: 1923- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHAAF, CARL HART: 1912-

Carl Hart Schaaf was born on Jan. 14, 1912, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the son of Albert H. and Bertha May Hart Schaaf. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1935 and Ph.D. in 1940 from the University of Michigan and alsostudied at the University of iontpellier, 1930-31, and the University of Stockholm, 1937-39. He married Barbara Joan Crook on Nov. 22, 1945, and they had two sons, Albert and Timothy.

Schaaf taught at the College of William and Mary, 1940-42, and was state rationing administrator, U.S. page: [537][View Page [537]] Office of Price Administration ( Virginia ), 1942-43. He was assistant deputy director-general, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), European regional office ( London ), 1944-47. He served as associate professor of administration at Comell University, 1947-49. He worked in various capacities for United Nations agencies in Bangkok, 1949-54; Jerusalem, 1954-57; and Manila, 1957-59. In 1959 he became an executive agent headquartered with the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (Bangkok). Schaaf is the author of the three- act play Burke's Ideas which was produced at Green Mountain Playhouse, 1948, and at an off-Broadway theater under the title Partition later that same year.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

  • The Lower Mekong: Challenge to Cooperation in Southeast Asia (withRussell Fifield). Princeton, N.J., 1963.Search "The Lower Mekong: Challenge to Cooperation in Southeast
                                        Asia" by SCHAAF, CARL HART: 1912- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHAAF, MARTHA ECKERT (MRS. CLARENCEW.):1911-

Born on Sept. 21, 1911, in Madison, Ind., Martha Eckert is the daughter of Frederick William and Julia Richert Eckert. She received the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1933 and the M.S. degree from Columbia University in 1945. She married Clarence William Schaaf in 1941 and they had one daughter, Susan Elizabeth.

Mrs. Schaaf has been a teacher and librarian in Indiana schools including Crothersville, 1936-38; Angola , 1938-39; Indianapolis , 1939-41; and Evansville , 1942. She served as county supervisor at the library in Columbus, Ga., during 1943. She was librarian at Camp Van Dorn Hospital (Miss.), 1944.; Bulova Watch Company, 1944-45; and Eli Lilly and Company, 1946-50. From 1958 to 1961 Mrs. Schaaf worked as a cataloger, Wallace collection, for the Indiana Historical Society Library.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHAAF, SAMUEL ALBERT: 1918-

Samuel Albert Schaaf was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Jan. 26, 1918. He was married in 1943 and is the father of one child. He received the A.B. degree in 1939 and the Ph.D. degree in 1944 from the University of California ( Berkeley ). Except for two years spent at New York University, Schaaf has taught mathematics and engineering at the University of California ( Berkeley ) where he became director of the low pressures project in 1951.

Information from American Men and Women of Science.

SCHAEFER, EARL SIMON: 1926-

Earl Simon Schaefer was born in Adyeville, Ind., on May 13, 1926. He received the B.S. degree in 1948 from Purdue University and the degrees of A.M. in 1951 and Ph.D. in 1954 from Catholic University of America. He was married in 1956 and is the father of four children. Schaefer was a clinical psychology trainee with the U.S. Veterans Administration, 1948-52. He became a research psychologist for the National Institutes of Mental Health in 1953 and served in the U.S. Army, 1944-46.

Information from American Men of Science.

  • Maternal Behavior, Child Behavior, and Their Intercorrelations from Infancy Through Adolescence (withNancy Bayley). La[ayette, Ind., 1963.Search "Maternal Behavior, Child Behavior, and Their Intercorrelations
                                        from Infancy Through Adolescence" by SCHAEFER, EARL SIMON: 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Correlations of Maternal and Child Behaviors with the Development of Mental Abilities (withNancy Bayley). Chicago. 1964.Search "Correlations of Maternal and Child Behaviors with the Development
                                        of Mental Abilities" by SCHAEFER, EARL SIMON: 1926- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHAUINGER, JOSEPH HERMAN: 1912-1971.

Joseph Herman Schauinger was born in Logansport, Ind., on June 26, 1912. He was married in 1942 and had four children. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1935 and A.M. in 1936 from Indiana University, the Ph.D. degree from Georgetown University in 1939, and the B.L.S. degree from the University of Michigan in 1942. Schauinger was an assistant librarian at the University of Michigan, 1941-43, and an instructor at the University of Idaho, 1943-44. He taught at Gannon College, 1944-45, and became associate professor of American page: [538][View Page [538]] history at the College of Saint Thomas ( Minn. ) in 1945. He died in 1971.

Information from Directory of American Scholars.

SCHELL, EDWIN ALLISON: 1859-1937.

Edwin Allison Schell was born in Deer Creek, Ind., on Nov. 25, 1859, the son of Jacob and Elizabeth Zeller Schell. He received the degrees of A.B. from Northwestern University, 1886; B.D. from Garrett Biblical Institute, 1889; Ph.D. from Illinois Wesleyan University, 1891; and D.D. from Hedding College ( Ill. ), 1892. He married Emma Wright on July 14, 1886.

Schell was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal ministry in 1883. From 1883 to 1893 he held pastorates in Hammond, Ind.; South Bend, Ind.; and Yonkers, N.Y. He was general secretary of the Epworth League, 1892-99; presiding elder, Crawfordsville, Ind., 1901-07; pastor in La Porte, Ind., 1908; and president, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1908-18. After working with the Red Cross in France and Serbia for several years, Schell was a chautauqua and lyceum lecturer and minister in Kansas City, Mo. He was a delegate to a number of Indiana Republican state conventions and died in 1937.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

SCHERZER, CARL JOHN: 1901-

Carl John Scherzer was born in 1901 in Tell City, Ind., the son of Baltas and Anna Margaret Maier Scherzer. He received a B.D. degree from Eden Theological Seminary; an honorary D.D. degree from Elmhurst College in 1951; and clinical pastoral training, Wesley Memorial Hospital ( Chicago ). In 1924 he married Virginia Louise Hodde and they had two daughters, Virginia Joyce and Gretchen Louise. Scherzer is an ordained clergyman of the United Church of Christ. He has held pastorates in Clarington, Ohio, 1923-27; Sandusky, Ohio, 1927-32; and Vincennes, Ind., 1932-44. In 1944 he became chaplain at the Protestant Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He has done work with religious and health organizations and has been a lecturer in pastoral psychology.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHILLING, ARLO LEONARD: 1924-

Arlo Leonard Schilling was born in Huntington, Ind., on Oct. 13, 1924, the son of Jacob Howard and Nora Elanor Rusher Schilling. He received the B.S. degree in 1948 from Huntington College, M.S. degree in 1950 from Indiana University, and Ph.D. degree in 1958 from Purdue University. On Oct. 20, 1946, he married Gloria Ann Wygant and they had three daughters: Nancy Sue, Emily Lou, and Janey Kay. In Indiana Schilling worked in public schools in Avilla, 1948-52; Coesse, 1952-55; and Montpelier, 1955-56. He taught at Purdue University, 1956-58; was assistant superintendent of schools in Elkhart , 1958-60; and became president of North Central College (Naperville, Ill.) in 1960. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and has been a trustee of Lincoln Academy of Illinois and Huntington College.

Information from Who's Who in America.

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SCHLABACH, THERON FREDERICK: 1933-

Born on Dec. 6, 1933, in Goshen, Ind., Theron Frederick Schlabach is the son of Ezra and Vivian Johns Schlabach. He married Sara Kauffman on Jan. 8, 1955, and they had three children: Gerald Wayne, John Carlyle, and Roderic Alan. He received an A.B. degree from Goshen College in 1960 and the degrees of M.S. in 1961 and Ph.D. in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin. Schlabach joined the history faculty of Goshen College in 1965. During 1970-71 he served as director of Study-Service Term Center (San Jose, Costa Rica).

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHLEBECKER, JOHN THOMAS: 1923-

The son of Erwin Charles and Emma Catherine Wiseman Schlebecker, John Thomas Schlebecker was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Feb. 8, 1923. He received the A.B. degree from Hiram College in 1949, the A.M. degree from Harvard University in 1951, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1954. He married Ruth Barbara Atwater and they are the parents of five children: Susan, Ann Terry, Mark Geoffrey, David John, and John Peter. Schlebecker taught at Montana State University, 1954-56, and joined the history faculty of Iowa State University in 1956. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during 1942-46 and has contributed articles to Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHLEICHER, CHARLES P.: 1907-

The son of Charles P. and Emma Watt Schleicher, Charles P. Schleicher, Jr. , was born on Jan. 15, 1907, in Marysville, Ind., He received the A.B. degree from the University of the Pacific, 1928; the A.M. degree from the University of Hawaii, 1931; and the Ph.D. degree from Stanford University, 1936. On Dec. 23, 1934, he married Marion E. Putnam and they had two children, Karyn Ann and Cheryl Lynne. Schleicher taught at College of the Sequoias, 1934-37; Eastern Washington College, 1937-39; and the University of Utah, 1939-47. He worked for the U.S. War Department, 1943-45, and was central secretariat for the U.S. Department of State, 1945-46. He joined the faculty of the University of Oregon as professor of political science in 1947 where he was also associate director of the Institute of International Studies and Overseas Administration. He was a Fulbright professor at Allahabad University ( India ), 1954-55, and Delhi University, 1962-63, and served as acting director of the U.S. Educational Foundation in India, 1962-63.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHLEPPY, LEON: 1885-

Leon Schleppy was born in 1885 in Assumption, Ill., but grew up in Crawfordsville, Ind. He studied drafting, building construction, and architecture in Indianapolis, 1902-07, and attended the School of Industrial Art ( Philadelphia ), 1907-09. He married Fanny Onales Norton in 1913. Schleppy worked for architectural firms in Indianapolis , 1909-13, where he headed his own office, 1915-18. He subsequently engaged in structural and industrial engineering in Chicago until his retirement and returned to Indianapolis in 1966. He also writes poetry.

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SCHLUNDT, ESTHER MARTIA: 1905-1968.

Esther Martia Schlundt was born in Columbia, Mo., on Sept. 9, 1905. She received the B.S. degree from the page: [540][View Page [540]] University of Missouri in 1927, B.S. degree in library science from the University of Illinois in 1929, and M.S. degree in library science from the University of Michigan in 1941. Miss Schlundt began working at Purdue University in 1929 where she held a series of positions and became head of readers' services in 1953. She retired in 1965 and died on Nov. 15, 1968. She was president of the Indiana chapter of the Special Libraries Association, 1951-52.

Information from Purdue University Library.

  • Guide to Dissertations Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Purdue University. Lafayette, Ind., 1956-58. 2 vols.Search "Guide to Dissertations Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the
                                        Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Purdue
                                    University" by SCHLUNDT, ESTHER MARTIA: 1905-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Reference Library in Microbiology (withAnn E. Kerker). Lafayette, Ind., 1959.Search "The Reference Library in Microbiology" by SCHLUNDT, ESTHER MARTIA: 1905-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Literature Sources in the Biological Sciences (withAnn E. Kerker). Lafayette, Ind., 1961.Search "Literature Sources in the Biological Sciences" by SCHLUNDT, ESTHER MARTIA: 1905-1968. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHMANDT, RAYMOND HENRY: 1925-

Raymond Henry Schmandt, Jr. , was born on Sept. 20, 1925, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Raymond Henry and Estelle Overman Schmandt. He received the A.B. degree in 1947 and the A.M. degree in 1949 from Saint Louis University and earned the degrees of A.M. and Ph.D. in 1952 from the University of Michigan. On June 9, 1949, he married Elizabeth Convy and they had two children, Christopher Martin and Stephen John. Schmandt taught modern languages at Saint Louis University, 1946-50, and history at De Paul University ( Chicago ), 1952-58. He became associate professor of history at Loyola University in 1961. He was general editor of the Newman Press series, The Popes Through History, and contributes articles to encyclopedias.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

SCHOLL, WILLIAM MATHIAS: 1882-1968.

William Mathias Scholl was born in La Porte, Ind., on June 22, 1882, the son of Peter and Clara Hanna Scholl. He received M.D. degrees from both the Illinois Medical College and the Chicago Medical College in 1904 and 1922 respectively. Scholl moved to Chicago in 1899 and worked in a shoe store where he fitted shoes to misshapen feet. In 1904 he invented his first arch support and later held about 300 patents on foot correctives. He was a director of the Foot Specialist Publishing Company; coined and trademarked the word "practipedics"; established a correspondence school to train shoe clerks; and founded the Illinois College of Chiropody and Foot Surgery in 1912. Scholl died in Chicago on March 30, 1968.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography and NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1968.

SCHORLING, RALEIGH: 1887-1950.

Raleigh Schorling was born in Batesville, Ind., on Aug. 15, 1887. He was the son of Henry and Catherine Kammeyer Schorling and graduated from Indiana State Normal School in 1909. He earned the following degrees: A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1911, A.M. from the University of Chicago in 1914, and Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1924. He married Marie Louise Oury on July 26, 1916, and they had three children: Ruth Mary, Clark, and Otis William. Schorling taught in public schools prior to serving as principal of the experimental Lincoln School of Teacher's College, Columbia University, 1917-22. In 1922 he organized and later administered the experimental University High School of the University of Michigan. He wrote more than a dozen mathematics textbooks and exercise books and died on April 22, 1950.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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SCHORTEMEIER, FREDERICK EDWARD: 1889-1965.

A native of Shelbyville, Ind., Frederick Edward Schortemeier was born on March 25, 1889, the son of Henry and Sophia Schroer Schortemeier. He received the A.B. degree from Butler College in 1912 and the LL.B. degree from Harvard University in 1915. On Dec. 29, 1915, he married Margrette Boyer and they had two children, Mary and Fazli. Schortemeier worked as a reporter for the INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 1908-17, and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1915. He was private secretary to U.S. Senator Harry S. New, 1917-19; secretary, Republican State Committee of Indiana, 1920-24; secretary of state for Indiana , 1924-28; and instructor, law school of Indiana University, 1932-44. He became president of the Indianapolis Casket Company in 1938 and entered private law practice in 1944. Schortemeier died on June 18, 1965.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • Rededicating America; Life and Recent Speeches of Warren G. Harding. Indianapolis, 1920.Search "Rededicating America; Life and Recent Speeches of Warren G.
                                        Harding" by SCHORTEMEIER, FREDERICK EDWARD: 1889-1965. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Indiana General Corporation Law and Companion Acts, with Explanatory Notes (withPaul V. McNutt). Indianapolis, 1929.Search "Indiana General Corporation Law and Companion Acts, with
                                        Explanatory Notes" by SCHORTEMEIER, FREDERICK EDWARD: 1889-1965. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Indiana Corporation Law. … Indianapolis, 1952.Search "Indiana Corporation Law. …" by SCHORTEMEIER, FREDERICK EDWARD: 1889-1965. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHROEDER, M. ADELAIDE (SISTER MARY CAROL): 1915-

M. Adelaide Schroeder is the daughter of Harry and Adelaide Meyer Schroeder and was born in Saint Bernard, Ohio, on Feb. 4, 1915. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Francis on Sept. 23, 1933. Her religious name is Sister Mary Carol. She received the following academic degrees: A.B. from Marian College, 1940; A.M. from Butler University, 1943; and Ph.D. from Catholic University of America, 1946. Sister Carol taught school in Saint Bernard during 1940-41. She joined the history faculty of Marian College ( Indianapolis ) in 1945 where she became department chairman in 1954; served as dean of women, 1950-54; and was made chairman of the committee on non-western studies in 1959. She has contributed articles to Catholic encyclopedias.

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  • The Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes, 1847-1877. Washington, D.C., 1946.Search "The Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes,
                                        1847-1877" by SCHROEDER, M. ADELAIDE (SISTER MARY CAROL): 1915- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHUELL, HILDRED M.: 1906-

Hildred M. Schuell was born in South Bend, Ind., on July 15, 1906. She obtained the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1928 from Milwaukee-Downer College, A.M. in 1940 from Middlebury College, and Ph.D. in 1946 from the State University of Iowa. Miss Schuell taught in Indiana public schools from 1928 to 1948. She became director, aphasia section of the neurological service, Veterans Administration Hospital ( Minneapolis ), in 1948 and was appointed professor of neurology in the school of medicine of the University of Minnesota in 1950.

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  • Aphasia in Adults: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment (with others). New York, 1964.Search "Aphasia in Adults: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment (with
                                        others)" by SCHUELL, HILDRED M.: 1906- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHUK, GEORGE EDWARD: 1930-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sept. 13, 1930, George Edward Schuk is the son of George Oscar Edward and page: [542][View Page [542]] Viola May Lentz Schuk. He earned the following academic degrees: B.S. in 1952, Purdue University; M.S. in 1954, Michigan State University; A.M. in 1958 and Ph.D. in 1961, University of Chicago. He married Maria Ignez Angeli on May 23, 1965, and they had one daughter, Audrey Marie. Schuk started teaching agricultural economics at Purdue University in 1959. He served in the U.S. Army, 1954-56.

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  • Quantitative Analysis of Some Farm and Non-Farm Determinants of Agricultural Land Values--Impact of Economic Development (withWesley C. Scharlach). Lafayette, Ind., 1966.Search "Quantitative Analysis of Some Farm and Non-Farm Determinants of
                                        Agricultural Land Values--Impact of Economic Development" by SCHUK, GEORGE EDWARD: 1930- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Agricultural Development of Brazil (withElisen R. Alves). New York, 1970.Search "The Agricultural Development of Brazil" by SCHUK, GEORGE EDWARD: 1930- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHULTHEIS, ROSE MAY DAWSON (MRS. LEO): 1890-1967.

Born on Sept. 28, 1890, in Vincennes, Ind., Rose May Dawson was the daughter of Thomas and Lida Knox Dawson. She attended Vincennes University. On June 10, 1915, she married Leo Schultheis and they had five children. Mrs. Schultheis founded a store that sold church-related goods. The store later became the Catholic Information Center in Vincennes. She was an historical researcher and at the time of her death in 1967 was president of the family firm Schultheis and Sons, Inc.

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  • Pioneer Bishops of Indiana; Sketches of the First Four Bishops Whose Combined Work Was the Foundation, Organization, and Establishment of the Catholic Church in Indiana 1834-1877. … Vincennes, Ind., 1950.Search "Pioneer Bishops of Indiana; Sketches of the First Four Bishops
                                        Whose Combined Work Was the Foundation, Organization, and Establishment of the
                                        Catholic Church in Indiana 1834-1877. …" by SCHULTHEIS, ROSE MAY DAWSON (MRS. LEO): 1890-1967. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHULTZ, EDNA MOORE (MRS. CHARLES S.): 1912-

Edna Moore was born on March 5, 1912, in Ellettsville, Ind., the daughter of Emerson E. and Anna M. Hinshaw Moore. She attended public schools in Stinesville, Ind., and Buffalo, N.Y. She married Charles S. Schultz and they had five children: C. David, Nancy J., Janice E., Christine, and Kathleen L. In New York Mrs. Schultz became a feature writer for both the LANCASTER ENTERPRISE and DEPEW HERALD ( Lancaster ) in 1954. She has broadcast a regular poetry program, "Thoughts Along the Way" ( Buffalo ), since 1964 and has written a poetry column by the same title. She won first prize for light verse from Western New York Pen Women for "Threading a Needle."

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SCHULTZ, GEORGE FRANKLIN: 1908-

George Franklin Schultz was born on March 14, 1908, in Columbia City, Ind. He received the following academic degrees: B.S. from the United States Naval Academy, 1931; A.B. in 1950 and A.M. in 1955 from Indiana University; and A.M. from the University of Michigan, 1956. Schultz was a career officer in the U.S. Navy from 1927 to 1940 when he was retired for physical disability. He was director of the Vietnamese-American Association (Saigon), 1956-58, and associate professor of Russian and chairman of the department at Purdue University, 1959-62.

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SCHWALM, VERNON FRANKLIN: 1887-

Vernon Franklin Schwalm was born in Mishawaka, Ind., on April 10, 1887, the son of Harrison M. and Margaret Sophn Schwalm. He earned the A.B. degree in 1913 from Manchester College and the degrees of A.M. in 1916 and Ph.D. in 1926 from the University of Chicago. He married Florence R. Studebaker on Oct. 17, 1914, and they had one daughter, Edith Elizabeth. Schwalm taught in Indiana public schools, 1904-11, and was a tutor at Manchester Academy, 1911-13. At Manchester College he taught history, 1913-27; was dean, 1917-27; and served as president from 1941 until his retirement in 1956. He was president of McPherson College ( Kans. ) from 1927 to 1941 and is an ordained Church of Brethren minister.

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SCHWARTZ, CARL HERBERT: 1910-

Carl Herbert Schwartz was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on March 13, 1910. He was married in 1936 and is the father of one child. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1932 and M.B.A. in 1933 from the University of Michigan and the Ph.D. degree in 1938 from Columbia University. Schwartz worked in the bureau of business research at the University of Michigan during 1931-33. Employed by the federal government, he was on the staff of the Farm Credit Administration, 1934-42, and the Bureau of the Budget, 1942-67. In 1967 he became director of the Natural Resources Program Division.

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  • Financial Study of the Joint Stock Land Banks; a Chapter in Farm Mortgage Banking. Washington, D.C., 1938.Search "Financial Study of the Joint Stock Land Banks; a Chapter in Farm
                                        Mortgage Banking" by SCHWARTZ, CARL HERBERT: 1910- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCHWARTZ, DAVID J. 1882--1973.

The son of Jacob and Maria Liechty Schwartz, David J. Schwartz was born on Oct. 23, 1882, in Berne, Ind. He married Flora Map Sauder on Jan. 10, 1914, and they had four children: Carmen Louise, Flora Vivian, Eleanor Beth, and David Joseph. Schwartz was a farmer most of his life. In his early years he taught school and was also employed by the highway department. He died in Decatur, Ind., on March 14, 1973.

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SCHWARTZ, DAVID JOSEPH: 1927

David Joseph Schwartz, Jr. , son of David J. and Flora Sauder Schwartz, was born on March 23, 1927, in Berne, Ind. He received the B.S. degree in 1948 from the University of Nebraska and the degrees of M.B.A. in 1949 and Ph.D. in 1953 from Ohio State University. He is married and the father of one son, David. Schwartz taught at Mississippi State College, 1949-51; Ohio State University, 1951-53; and Wayne State University, 1953-56. He became professor of business administration at Georgia State College ( Atlanta ) in 1956 and has written several special studies. He is the owner of the David Schwartz Company, a management consultant firm.

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SCOTT, ANGELO CYRUS: 1857-1949.

Born near Franklin, Ind., on Sept. 25, 1857, Angelo Cyrus Scott was the son of John Walter and Maria Protsman Scott. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1877 and A.M. in 1880 from the University of Kansas and the LL.B. and LL.M. degrees from George Washington University Law School. He married Lola May Smeltzer on May 31, 1894.

Scott began practicing law in Kansas in 1885. He was co-founder of the OKLAHOMA CITY TIMES and was appointed to the townsite board in Oklahoma by President Harrison in 1890 to determine land controversies. He was U.S. commissioner, 1891-92; Oklahoma executive commissioner to the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893; and territorial senator from Oklahoma , 1895-97. He served as president of Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1899-1908, and subsequently taught at Epworth University, the University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma City University until his retirement. Scott was awarded an honorary Litt. D. degree by Emporia College ( Kans. ), was chosen Oklahoma City's "most useful citizen" in 1937, and received an alumni award from the University of Kansas in 1946. He died on Feb. 6, 1949.

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SCOTT, MARSHAL LOGAN: 1909-

Marshal Logan Scott was born in Greensburg, Ind., on Oct. 27, 1909, the son of Robert Logan and Martha McCall Scott. He earned the following degrees: A.B. in page: [544][View Page [544]] 1931 from Muskingum College, B.D. in 1934 from McCormick Theological Seminary, and A.M. in 1948 and Ed.D. in 1953 from Columbia University. On Aug. 25, 1934, he married Carolyn Zoe Smith and they had four children: Thomas Marshal, Carolyn Elizabeth, Andrew Leroy, and James William. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Scott held pastorates in New York and Ohio , 1934-44. He was dean of the Presbyterian Institute of Industrial Relations in New York City , 1945-52, and Chicago beginning in 1952. He has received several honorary degrees.

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SCOTT, MINA MORRIS (MRS. MELVIN E.): 1899-

Mina Morris was born near Azalia, Ind., on Nov. 14, 1899. She attended Indiana State Normal College and took extension courses in literature at Purdue and Indiana universities. She married Melvin E. Scott and they had one daughter. Mrs. Scott taught school in Bartholomew County and became a resident of Columbus, Ind., in 1933. For twenty years she served continuously as president of the Columbus Poetry Club. Her poetry has been published in newspapers and anthologies and has been used in radio and community programs. She has contributed her writings to IDEALS and other magazines for twenty-five years. Mrs. Scott is a past poet laureate, Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs.

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SCOTT, MORGAN: 1868-1953.

Morgan Scott was born on Nov. 30, 1868, in Shelby County, Ind., the son of G. W. and Sarah A. Scott. His opportunities for education were somewhat limited because of the work necessary to farm life. He graduated from common school at the age of sixteen. He attended Mount Auburn Normal School, completing the high school branches when he was twenty. Scott often wrote poems and prose for newspapers and religious magazines and contributed to two weekly periodicals. About 1885 he served as recording clerk of the Indiana Central Association. He died on March 26, 1953.

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SCOTT, VIVIAN: ca. 1937-

Vivian Scott was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., about 1937 and moved to Maine when she was eight. She is the daughter of Sally Scott. Since early childhood she has written stories and has drawn pictures. She later worked for student publications at Antioch College. Her grandmother was Dorothy Canfield Fisher.

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SCOTT, WILL: 1877-1937.

Will Scott was born in Houston, Ind., on April 20, 1877, the son of Adam and Priscilla Ann Clark Scott. He graduated from Indiana State Normal School and received the following academic degrees from Indiana University: A.B. and A.M. in 1908 and Ph.D. in 1911. He married Naomi Florence Crumbaugh on June 18, 1907, and they had one daughter, Mary Frances. Scott taught zoology at Indiana University from 1908 until he retired. He became director of the Indiana University biological station in 1920 and was the author of several bulletins. He died on Oct. 17, 1937.

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SCOVILLE, CHARLES REIGN: 1869-1938.

Charles Reign Scoville was born in Newville, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1869. He graduated from Tri-State College in page: [545][View Page [545]] 1892; obtained two degrees from Hiram College, an A.B. in 1897 and an A.M. in 1898; and received an honorary LL.D. degree from Drake University in 1901. He married Arlene Dix and they had one daughter, Ruth. Scoville assumed pastoral duties at the Metropolitan Christian Church ( Chicago ) in 1901 but shortly afterward became an evangelist. His wife was a singer and accompanied him on tours. Together they conducted evangelical campaigns throughout the United States and in Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. Scoville also served as president of the Evangelistic Association of the Disciples of Christ from 1920 until his death on June 23, 1938.

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  • Evangelist Sermons Delivered During the Great Meetings at Pittsburgh and Des Moines. Des Moines, 1902.Search "Evangelist Sermons Delivered During the Great Meetings at
                                        Pittsburgh and Des Moines" by SCOVILLE, CHARLES REIGN: 1869-1938. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SCUDDER, JANET: 1873-1940.

Janet Scudder was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Oct. 27, 1873. She was the daughter of William Hollingshead and Mary Sparks Scudder. She studied at art academies in Cincinnati, Chicago, and Paris . She received medals from the Chicago Exposition, 1893, and other international expositions. A painter and sculptor, Miss Scudder's works appear in several museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Swope Art Museum ( Terre Haute ). She died on June 9, 1940.

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SEAL, LYNAS CLYDE: 1865-1948.

Lynas Clyde Seal , son of William O. and Lavina Blotcher Seal, was born in Bartholomew County, Ind., on Dec. 27, 1865. He received teacher training at a college in Lebanon, Ohio, and at Hope Normal School. Seal was a schoolteacher in and around Columbus, Ind., for eleven years and later managed a job printing shop in Columbus. He began growing plants and flowers in 1907 and was a florist for thirty-nine years. He operated the Seal Flower Gardens most of that time and died in Columbus on Feb. 2, 1948.

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SEARS, LOUIS MARTIN: 1885-1960.

Louis Martin Sears was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 4, 1885. He was the son of George Hosmer and Evelina Throop Martin Sears. He received three degrees from the University of Chicago: A.B. in 1905, A.M. in 1909, and Ph.D. in 1922. Sears began his teaching career at high schools in the Chicago area. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1920 where he became a full professor in 1925 and retired in 1956. He died on May 14, 1960.

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SEARS, MINNIE EARL: 1873-1933.

A native of Lafayette, Ind., Minnie Earl Sears was born on Nov. 17, 1873. She received the degrees of B.S. in 1891 and M.S. in 1893 from Purdue University and the B.L.S. degree from the University of Illinois in 1900. Miss Sears worked as a cataloger at the University of Illinois Library, was head cataloger at Bryn Mawr College Library and the University of Minnesota Library, and became first assistant in the reference-catalog division of New York Public Library. In 1920 she joined the editorial staff of the H. W. Wilson Company ( New York City ) where she remained until her death on Nov. 28, 1933. She edited two editions of The page: [546][View Page [546]] Children's Catalog, assisted in editing Essay Index, and edited sections of the Standard Catalog for Public Libraries.

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  • A Thackeray Dictionary; the Characters and Scenes of the Novels and Short Stories Alphabetically Arranged (withIsadore G. Mudge). New York, 1910.Search "A Thackeray Dictionary; the Characters and Scenes of the Novels
                                        and Short Stories Alphabetically Arranged" by SEARS, MINNIE EARL: 1873-1933. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A George Eliot Dictionary; the Characters and Scenes of the Novels, Stories, and Poems Alphabetically Arranged (withIsadore G. Mudge). New York, 1924.Search "A George Eliot Dictionary; the Characters and Scenes of the
                                        Novels, Stories, and Poems Alphabetically Arranged" by SEARS, MINNIE EARL: 1873-1933. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Song Index; an Index to More Than 12,000 Songs in 177 Song Collections (withPhyllis Crawford). New York, 1926.Search "Song Index; an Index to More Than 12,000 Songs in 177 Song
                                        Collections" by SEARS, MINNIE EARL: 1873-1933. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Practical Suggestions for the Beginner in Subject Heading Work. New York, 1933.Search "Practical Suggestions for the Beginner in Subject Heading
                                        Work" by SEARS, MINNIE EARL: 1873-1933. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SEBEOK, THOMAS ALBERT: 1920-.

Thomas Albert Sebeok was born on Nov. 9, 1920, in Budapest, Hungary. He became a U.S. citizen in 1944. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1941 and the degrees of A.M. in 1943 and Ph.D. in 1945 from Princeton University. In 1943 he began teaching at Indiana University where he became chairman of the Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics and professor of linguistics and of Uralie and Altaic studies. He has been a visiting professor at several universities. Sebeok was assistant director of the Linguistic Institute (Linguistic Society of America) during the summers of 1952 and 1953; associate director, 1958; and director, 1964. He is a former director of the Air Force Language Training Program. He has received numerous awards and fellowships including grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research and the National Science Foundation. In addition to being an author Sebeok has edited many books.

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SEEBER, EDWARD DERBYSHIRE: 1904-

Edward Derbyshire Seeber was born on Dec. 17, 1904, in Rochester, N.Y., the son of Edward J. and Sarah Carolyn Gulick Seeber. He received the A.B. degree in 1927 from Oberlin College, the A.M. degree in 1931 from the University of Rochester, and the Ph.D. degree in 1934 from Johns Hopkins University. He is married and the father of three children: John W., Elizabeth C., and Gilbert F. Seeber taught at Oberlin College, 1929-30, and the University of Rochester, 1930-31. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1938 where he became professor of French in 1946 and was chairman of the graduate committee, comparative literature program. He has contributed articles to books and has served as editor of the Indiana University Humanities Series.

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  • Anti-Slavery Opinion in France During the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century. Baltimore, 1937.Search "Anti-Slavery Opinion in France During the Second Half of the
                                        Eighteenth Century" by SEEBER, EDWARD DERBYSHIRE: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Style Manual for Students, Based on the MLA Style Sheet. Bloomington, Ind., 1964.Search "A Style Manual for Students, Based on the MLA Style
                                    Sheet" by SEEBER, EDWARD DERBYSHIRE: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Style Manual for Authors, Based on the MLA Style Sheet. Bloomington, lnd., 1965.Search "A Style Manual for Authors, Based on the MLA Style Sheet" by SEEBER, EDWARD DERBYSHIRE: 1904- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SEELE, KEITH CEDRIC: 1898-

Born in Warsaw, Ind., on Feb. 13, 1898, Keith Cedric Seele is the son of Henry D. and Ora Capitola Dick Seele. He received the A.B. degree from the College of Wooster in 1922, B.D. degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in 1926, T.B. degree from the University of Berlin in 1928, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1938. He married Diederika MiUard on June 29, 1929. Seele began participating in survey expeditions for the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, and taught Egyptology at that university from 1936 until he retired in 1963. He became editor of the JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES in 1948.

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SEERLEY, HOMER HORATIO: 1848-

Born near Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 13, 1848, Homer Horatio Seerley was the son of Thomas and Louisa Ann Smith Seerley. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1873 and A.M. in 1876 from the State University of Iowa. On July 9, 1878, he married Clara E. Twaddle and they had three children: Clement Clifford, Esther Louise, and Helen. Seerley taught school, 1873-75, and was superintendent of schools in Oskaloosa, Iowa., 1875-86. From 1886 until his retirement in 1928 he served as president of Iowa State Teachers College. He was president of the American State Teachers College Council, 1919, and received two honorary degrees.

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SEFRIT, SALLIE MULHOLLAND (MRS. CHARLES G.): 1862-1941.

The daughter of Samuel H. and Susan Ellen Kidwell Mulholland, Sallie Mulholland was born in 1862 in Washington, Ind., She married Charles G. Sefrit and they had four daughters: Ethel, Nell, Claire, and Ruth. Mrs. Sefrit wrote a series, Hoosier Boy Sketches, published in the INDIANAPOLIS STAR about 1913 under the name of Virginia Harmon Waller. Her poems were included in the anthology Singing Davids, 1930, and she died on Oct. 10, 1941.

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SEGAR, WILLIAM ELIAS: 1923-

William Elias Segar was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Dec. 16, 1923. He obtained the degrees of B.S. in 1944 and M.D. in 1947 from Indiana University. He was married in 1954 and is the father of two children. Segar taught pediatrics at Yale University, 1951-53, and in the school of medicine, Indiana University, 1955-67. He subsequently instructed at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin in 1970. He served in the U.S. Army, 1953-55.

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SEIFERT, HARVEY: 1911-

The son of Daniel Frederick and Elfrieda Ehrhardt Seifert, Harvey Seifert was born in Posey County, Ind., on Sept. 25, 1911. He received the A.B. degree from Evansville College in 1932 and the degrees of A.M. in 1934, S.T.B. in 1935, and Ph.D. in 1940 from Boston University. He studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science, 1935-36. On Aug. 6, 1942, he married Lois Olive Cummings and they had three daughters: Carolyn, Mary, and Linda. Seifert taught at Adrian College, 1942-45, and the University of Southern California, 1945-56. In 1956 he became professor of social ethics at the school of theology of Claremont College.

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SEIFERT, RALPH LOUIS EDWIN: 1914-

A native of Mount Vernon, Ind., Ralph Louis Edwin Seifert was born on Feb. 4, 1914. He was married in 1938 and is the father of one child. He received the A.B. degree in 1934 from Evansville College and the degrees of A.M. in 1935 and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Illinois. Seifert taught chemistry at the University of Illinois, 1937-38; Alma College, 1938-44; and Carleton College, 1946-49. He worked as a chemist in a metallurgy laboratory in Chicago , 1944-46, and joined the chemistry faculty of Indiana University in 1949.

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SELKO, DANIEL THEODORE: ca. 1907-

Daniel Theodore Selko was born circa 1907 in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Maurice and Anna Blair Selko. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College, 1928, and earned the Ph.D. degree from Yale University. Selko taught three years at Union College and joined the staff of Brookings Institution about 1935.

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SELL, JOSEPH WILLIAM: 1870-1960.

Joseph William Sell was born on June 8, 1870, near Rockford, Ohio, the son of Charles and Carolina Rummell Sell. He graduated from Indiana Central College. His first wife was Cora Tinner and he later married Daisy F. Wood. Sell was a schoolteacher but subsequently took up farming. He lived in Bartholomew County, Ind., from 1903 until his death in 1960.

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SELLE, WILBUR ARTHUR: 1902-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Wilbur Arthur Selle was born on May 30, 1902. Married, he is the father of three children. He obtained the following degrees: A.B. in 1925, Occidental College; A.M. in 1926 and Ph.D. in 1929, Stanford University; and M.D. in 1956, University of California. Selle was an ichthyologist for the California State Fish Commission, 1924-26, and instructed physiology at the University of California, 1926-28. He taught in the medical school of the University of Texas, 1929-49, and subsequently joined the school of medicine faculty of the University of California ( Los Angeles ). He has been a government consultant and has served on hospital staffs.

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  • Body Temperature: Its Changes with Environment, Disease, and Therapy. Springfield, Ill., 1952.Search "Body Temperature: Its Changes with Environment, Disease, and
                                        Therapy" by SELLE, WILBUR ARTHUR: 1902- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SENOUR, FAUNT LEROY: 1824-1910.

Faunt LeRoy Senour was born in Madison, Ind., in 1824 and died in Titusville, Pa., on April 23, 1910. He was a clergyman but no other information was found.

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SENOUR, FRANK C.: 1871-1928.

Frank C. Senour was born on Dec. 15, 1871, in New Augusta, Ind. He received the A.B. degree in 1911 and A.M. degree in 1913 from Indiana University. Senour began instructing English at Indiana University in 1911 and was an associate professor at the time of his death on Nov. 2, 1928. He married Helen George on Aug. 25, 1928.

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  • Art for Your Sake; a Series of Talks in the First and Second Person on the Use of Pictures. Bloomington, Ind., 1924.Search "Art for Your Sake; a Series of Talks in the First and Second
                                        Person on the Use of Pictures" by SENOUR, FRANK C.: 1871-1928. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SEVERINGHAUS, AURA EDWARD: 1894-

The son of Charles Edwin and Ida Henrietta Mock Severinghaus, Aura Edward Severinghaus was born in Jeffersonville, Ind., on May 5, 1894. He earned the following degrees from Columbia University: A.B. in 1916, A.M. in 1919, and Ph.D. in 1927. He married Sara M. Nay on July 9, 1923. At Peking Union Medical College ( China ) Severinghaus was assistant professor of biology, 1920-23, and dean, 1923-26. He joined the faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, where he taught and served as assistant dean, associate dean, and secretary of the faculty from 1927 until his retirement in 1962. He was granted the Peoples Medal of Honored Merit by the Republic of China in 1943 and has received several honorary degrees and other awards.

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  • Preparation for Medical Education in the Liberal Arts College (with others). New York, 1953.Search "Preparation for Medical Education in the Liberal Arts College
                                        (with others)" by SEVERINGHAUS, AURA EDWARD: 1894- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Preparation for Medical Education, a Restudy (with others). New York, 1961.Search "Preparation for Medical Education, a Restudy (with
                                        others)" by SEVERINGHAUS, AURA EDWARD: 1894- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHACKELFORD, JANE DABNEY: 1895-

Jane Dabney was born in Clarksville, Tenn., on Oct. 16, 1895, the daughter of George Brooks and Margaret Stewart Dabney. She earned the A.B. degree from Indiana State Teachers College in 1919 and the A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1927. She was married and taught in the Terre Haute public schools from 1919 to 1962. Mrs. Shackelford was made an honorary member of the International Mark Twain Society and was awarded the Girl Scout Adult Thanks Badge for her work in both organizing troops and troop leadership. Active in church work, she has served as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent and has received a citation from the Terre Haute Council of Churches for her contributions to the betterment of race relations and understanding.

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SHAFER, JOSEPH ERNEST: 1903-

The son of Otis Ernest and Ida March Taylor Sharer, Joseph Ernest Shafer was born in Bluffton, Ind., on April 25, 1903. He received the A.B. degree in 1925 from DePauw University and the degrees of A.M. in 1929 and Ph.D. in 1932 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Emily Cornell Marine on June 10, 1926, and they had two children, Sue Elizabeth and Thayer Cornell. Shafer taught at the University of Wisconsin, 1929-32; the University of Texas, 1932-35; Bowling Green State University, 1935-46; and the University of New Hampshire, 1946-60. At Alaska Methodist University he became professor of economies in 1960 and was appointed dean of the college of business administration and economics in 1965.

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SHAFER, MINA SPRUCK (MRS. ROBERT R.): 1872-

Mina Spruck was born in Kentland, Ind., on Dec. 8, 1872, the daughter of Konrad and Marie Schmidt Spruck. She married Robert R. Sharer . Mrs. Sharer wrote articles, short stories, and poetry about California and was a columnist for newspapers.

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SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914-

Kenneth Raymond Shaffer was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 5, 1914, the son of Robert M. and Clara page: [550][View Page [550]] Gristow Shaffer. He earned the A.B. degree from Butler University in 1935 and the B.S. in L.S. degree from the University of Illinois in 1940. Shaffer began his career as head of the acquisition department at Indiana State Library, 1935-41, and was assistant director, Indiana University libraries, 1941-44. During 1945-46 he was executive director of American Book Center, Inc. (Washington, D.C.). In 1946 he joined the faculty of Simmons College as director of the school of library science and the college libraries. He served as a consultant on library building in the United States and abroad; was a Trumbull lecturer at Yale University, 1954; and lectured at foreign universities, 1962-63.

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  • Twenty-Five Short Cases in Library Personnel Administration. Hamden, Conn., 1959.Search "Twenty-Five Short Cases in Library Personnel
                                        Administration" by SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Twenty-Five Cases in Executive-Trustee Relationships in Public Libraries. Hamden, Conn., 1960.Search "Twenty-Five Cases in Executive-Trustee Relationships in Public
                                        Libraries" by SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Book Collection; Policy Case Studies in Public and Academic Libraries. Hamden, Conn., 1961.Search "The Book Collection; Policy Case Studies in Public and Academic
                                        Libraries" by SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Design for Change: Public Library Services for Cranston, Rhode Island; an Evaluative Study with Recommendations. 1965.Search "Design for Change: Public Library Services for Cranston, Rhode
                                        Island; an Evaluative Study with Recommendations" by SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Dimensions of Progress; a Survey of Library Services and Resources for Glastonbury, Connecticut. Glastonbury, Conn., 1967.Search "Dimensions of Progress; a Survey of Library Services and
                                        Resources for Glastonbury, Connecticut" by SHAFFER, KENNETH RAYMOND : 1914- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915.

A native of Delphi, Ind., Robert Howard Shaffer was born on Sept. 13, 1915, the son of John William and Bessie Marie Hall Shaffer. He received the A.B. degree in 1936 from DePauw University, A.M. degree in 1939 from Columbia University, and Ph.D. degree in 1945 from New York University. On Sept. 22, 1940, he married Marjorie Jane Fitch and they had two sons, James Burgess and Bruce William. Shaffer worked for the Boy Scouts of America during 1936-41. He subsequently began teaching at Indiana University where he has also served as an assistant to the dean of the school of business and dean of students. He has been a government consultant and has held national offices in the Boy Scouts of America .

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  • The Effect of English Deficiency upon a Student's Adjustment in College. Bloomington, Ind., 1948.Search "The Effect of English Deficiency upon a Student's Adjustment
                                        in College" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Professional Opportunities in National Youth Serving Organizations (withCharles Miller). Pasadena, Calif., 1949.Search "Professional Opportunities in National Youth Serving
                                        Organizations" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Scientific and Engineering Manpower in New Zealand Industry (withJ. T. O'Leary). Wellington, New Zealand, 1958.Search "Scientific and Engineering Manpower in New Zealand
                                        Industry" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Residential College Concept; Campus Organizational Patterns for Quality with Quantity (withDaniel A. Ferber). Bloomington, Ind., 1965.Search "The Residential College Concept; Campus Organizational Patterns
                                        for Quality with Quantity" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Foreign Students and Their American Student Friends (withLeo R. Dowling). Bloomington, Ind., 1966.Search "Foreign Students and Their American Student Friends" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Student Personnel Services in Higher Education (withWilliam D. Martinson). New York, 1966.Search "Student Personnel Services in Higher Education" by SHAFFER, ROBERT HOWARD: 1915. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHAKE, CURTIS GROVER: 1887-

Curtis Grover Shake was born in Knox County, Ind., on July 14, 1887, the son of Daniel W. and Arminda F. Wyant Shake. He graduated from Vincennes University in 1906 and earned the LL.B. degree from Indiana University in 1910. He married Ann Szeleczky on June 5, 1911, and they had one son, Gilbert. On Jan. 2, 1952, he married his second wife, Alice K. Hubbard, and they had one daughter, Susan.

In Vincennes Shake began practicing law in 1911 and was deputy prosecuting attorney, 1911-13, and city attorney, 1912-15. He served as a U.S. commissioner, 1917-25, and county attorney, 1923-26, and was elected to the Indiana senate in 1927. A member of the Indiana Supreme Court from 1938 to 1945, he served as chief justice in 1939, 1941, and 1944. He was elected permanent chairman of the Democratic state convention in 1942. He was named referee for the National Railroad Adjustment Board and mediated 120 strikes from 1928 to 1946. During 1944-47 he chaired three Presidential emergency boards for settlement of railway strikes.

Shake was presiding judge in the I. G. Farben case before the U.S. military tribunals in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1947 and 1948. He was chairman of the board of trustees of Vincennes University from 1945 to 1966 when he received emeritus status. That institution's Curtis G. Shake Memorial Library was dedicated in 1960. Known as "Mr. History," he was active in renewing the Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society in 1965 and is a charter and life member of the board of governors.

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SHANE, MARGARET SMITH (MRS. TED): 1898-

Margaret Smith was born in Washington, Ind., on Nov. 24, 1898. Her parents were Duncan and Grace Woodward Smith. She attended the University of Chicago. Her first husband was Thomas Boyd and on Dec. 31, 1929, she married Ted Shane. She is the mother of two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. Mrs. Shane has written under the pseudonyms of Peggy Shane and Woodward Boyd.

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SHANNON, DAVID ALLEN: 1920-

The son of John Raymond and Esther Allen Shannon, David Allen Shannon was born on Nov. 30, 1920, in Terre Haute, Ind. He earned the B.S. degree from Indiana State College in 1941 and the degrees of M.S. in 1946 and Ph.D. in 1950 from the University of Wisconsin. In 1940 he married Jane Short and they had two daughters, Molly and Sarah. Shannon taught at Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1948-51; Teachers College, Columbia University, 1951-57; and the University of Wisconsin, 1957-65. He became professor of history and chairman of the department at the University of Maryland in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 1943-45, and was a lecturer at universities in Sweden , 1959-60, and France, 1962-63.

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SHANNON, JOHN RAYMOND: 1895-

John Raymond Shannon was born in Clay City, Ind., on Aug. 12, 1895, the son of Louis Teeumseh and Sarah Margaret Sparks Shannon. He obtained the A.B. degree from Indiana State Teachers College in 1917 and the degrees of A.M. in 1922 and Ph.D. in 1927 from Indiana University. On Dec. 31, 1916, he married Esther Allen and they had three children: David Allen, John Blair, and Dan Caxton. Shannon was a public school teacher for ten years. Joining the faculty of Indiana State Teachers College, he taught from 1927 to 1949 and was director of research and editor of TEACHERS COLLEGE JOURNAL, 1940-46.

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SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953.

Born on Oct. 16, 1876, near Coatesville, Ind., Cecil James Sharp was the son of James and Martha Minter Sharp. He graduated from Tri-State Normal College in 1898 and received the A.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1902. He married Grace Chapman in 1904 and they had three children: Margaret Ruth, James Ridpath, and Eunice Mary. In 1951 he wed Bonnie Robertson. Sharp taught in country schools and was principal of Angola High School, 1898-1901. He was minister of the First Christian Church in Gary from 1902 to 1928. Moving to Cincinnati , he served as teacher training editor for the Standard Publishing Company from 1930 until his retirement in 1946. Sharp wrote a number of religious pamphlets. He became a resident of Sarasota, Fla., about 1945 where he died on Oct. 26, 1953.

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  • Twelve Lessons in Group Evangelism; a Series of Practical Lessons in New Testament Evangelism. Cincinnati, 1925.Search "Twelve Lessons in Group Evangelism; a Series of Practical Lessons
                                        in New Testament Evangelism" by SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Communion; Scriptural and Historical Facts About the Lord's Supper. Cincinnati, 1930.Search "The Communion; Scriptural and Historical Facts About the
                                        Lord's Supper" by SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • How to Plant and Organize New Testament Churches; Ten Lessons for Classes in Church Extension. Cincinnati, 1930.Search "How to Plant and Organize New Testament Churches; Ten Lessons for
                                        Classes in Church Extension" by SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Why We Believe; Ten Practical Lessons in Christian Evidences. Cincinnati, 1932.Search "Why We Believe; Ten Practical Lessons in Christian
                                        Evidences" by SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • New Testament Evangelism; Campaign Guide and Handbook. Cincinnati, 1941.Search "New Testament Evangelism; Campaign Guide and Handbook" by SHARP, CECIL JAMES: 1876-1953. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896-

Walter Rice Sharp was born in Greenwood, Ind., on Jan. 25, 1896. He is the son of Orien Bass and Margaret Estelle Rice Sharp. He received an A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1917 and a doctorate from the University of Bordeaux in 1922. He married Doris West Bepler on July 6, 1922, and they had two children, Alice Louise and Norman Vincent. Sharp taught at Washington and Lee University, 1922; the University of Wisconsin, 1923-40; and the College of the City of New York, 1940-51. In 1951 he became professor of political science and director of graduate studies in international relations at Yale University where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1964. He has served on a number of governmental study commissions and was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree by Wabash College in 1964.

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  • The French Civil Service: Bureaucracy in Transition. New York, 1931.Search "The French Civil Service: Bureaucracy in Transition" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Civil Service Abroad, Great Britain, Canada, France, Germany (with others). New York, 1935.Search "Civil Service Abroad, Great Britain, Canada, France, Germany
                                        (with others)" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Source Book of European Governments: Switzerland, France, Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union (with others). New York, 1937.Search "Source Book of European Governments: Switzerland, France, Italy,
                                        Germany, the Soviet Union (with others)" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Government of the French Republic. New York, 1938.Search "The Government of the French Republic" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Contemporary International Politics (withGrayson Kirk). New York, 1940.Search "Contemporary International Politics" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Differential Participation of States in International Organization (withWalter R. Sharp). New York, 1944.Search "The Differential Participation of States in International
                                        Organization" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Technique of International Conferences; a Progress Report on Research Problems and Methods. Paris, 1951.Search "The Technique of International Conferences; a Progress Report on
                                        Research Problems and Methods" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • International Technical Assistance: Programs and Organization. Chicago, 1952.Search "International Technical Assistance: Programs and
                                        Organization" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Field Administration in the United Nations System: The Conduct of International Economic and Social Programs. New York, 1961.Search "Field Administration in the United Nations System: The Conduct of
                                        International Economic and Social Programs" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The United Nations Economics and Social Council. New York, 1969.Search "The United Nations Economics and Social Council" by SHARP, WALTER RICE: 1896- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHARPE, VIRGINIA BANTA (MRS. WILMER T.): 1917-

Virginia Banta was born in Linden, Ind., on March 13, 1917, the daughter of Theron S. and Etta Marcrum Bantu. She lived in Waveland from 1918 to 1970 and moved to Crawfordsville in 1970. She received a diploma from the Washington School of Art in 1937. She married Wilmer T. Sharpe in 1938 and they had one daughter, Pamela Ann. Mrs. Sharpe worked as assistant librarian at Waveland Public Library, 1955-68, and subsequently became employed as a copywriter and traffic manager for radio station WCVL in Crawfordsville .

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SHARTLE, MILDRED MUSGRAVE (MRS. ARTHUR): 1892-

Mildred Musgrave was born in New Whatcom (now Bellingham), Wash., on April 26, 1892. When she was ten years old her family moved to Indiana . She attended Wiley High School ( Terre Haute ), Indiana State Normal College, and Earlham College. Obtaining a teachers license in Illinois and in Indiana , she taught school for awhile and later did photo-finishing in Greencastle and Danville . In 1920 she married Arthur Shartle and they had one son, Stanley. Mrs. Shartle is a member of the Indiana Poetry Society and the Indiana Federation of Poetry Clubs. Many of her poems have been published in magazines and newspapers and read over radio stations. She has been chosen poet laureate twice by the Indiana Federation of Poetry Clubs, 1962-63 and 1968-69.

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SHARTLE, STANLEY MUSGRAVE: 1922-

Stanley Musgrave Shartle was born in Clay County, Ind., on Sept. 27, 1922, the son of Arthur Tinder and Mildred Musgrave Shartle. He attended Purdue University. On April 7, 1948, he married Anna Lee Mantle and they had one son, Stanley Randolph. Shartle is a registered professional engineer and land surveyor. He served Hendricks County as chief deputy surveyor, 1945-50, and county surveyor and engineer, 1950-54. From 1954 to 1961 he was a member of the engineering staff of the Indiana Toll Road Commission and joined the Indiana State Highway Commission as engineer of land acquisition in 1961. He is a veteran of World War II and has written a fight-of-way engineering manual.

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  • Sharth Genealogy; an Historical Account of the American Ancestry, Life, and Descendants of Philip Shartle I. Indianapolis, 1955.Search "Sharth Genealogy; an Historical Account of the American Ancestry,
                                        Life, and Descendants of Philip Shartle I" by SHARTLE, STANLEY MUSGRAVE: 1922- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • History of a Quaker Branch of the Musgrave Family of the North of Ireland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Illinois, and Elsewhere, with Selected Papers Relating to the Ancient and Landed Musgraves of England. Indianapolis, 1961.Search "History of a Quaker Branch of the Musgrave Family of the North of
                                        Ireland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Illinois, and Elsewhere, with Selected
                                        Papers Relating to the Ancient and Landed Musgraves of England" by SHARTLE, STANLEY MUSGRAVE: 1922- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHAW, CHARLES RAYMOND: 1921-

Charles Raymond Shaw was born on Feb. 28, 1921, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Thomas O. and Hilda Rodenbeck Shaw. He married Margery Schlamp on May 31, 1942, and they had one daughter, Barbara Rae. He received the M.D. degree from New York University in 1946. A certified psychiatrist, Shaw worked in that capacity at Hawthorn Center (Northville, Mich.), 1956-67. In 1967 he became assodate professor of biology at the University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Hospital (Houston). He served in the U.S. Army, 1943-45, and U.S . Air Force, 1951-53.

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SHAW, ELMER WILLARD: 1918-

Elmer Willard Shaw was born in Indiana on Oct. 2, 1918. He was married twice (1943 and 1965) and is the father of three children. He earned the B.S. degree in 1941 from Purdue University, M.S. degree in 1947 from the University of California ( Berkeley ), and A.B. degree in 1961 from Colorado State University. Joining the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Shaw worked for the Forest Service, 1947-62, and the Bureau of Land Management, 1962-67. In 1967 he became an analyst on environmental policy, Library of Congress. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-45.

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SHAW, REUBEN COLE: 1826-

Reuben Cole Shaw was born in Massachusetts in 1826. After his marriage he settled in Iowa . He traveled West in 1849 during the California Gold Rush and afterward returned to Iowa . In the 1850 he moved to Randolph County, Ind., where he farmed and served as a road commissioner. Shaw was responsible for the building of the first gravel road in that county which extended four miles north of Farmland to what is known as Twin Bridges. He also established a packing plant for poultry on his farm which involved buying, slaughtering, processing, and shipping to Eastern markets.

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SHAW, WALLACE ALLEN : 1934-

Wallace Allen Shaw was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., on Jan. 31, 1934, the son of Noble R. and Mary Virginia Crabbs Shaw. He obtained the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1956 and graduated from page: [554][View Page [554]] Union Theological Seminary in 1959. He married Lesley Ballantine on July 1, 1959, and they had three children: Alison Margaret, Fiona Mary, and Andrew Graeme. Shaw was ordained a Methodist Episcopal minister in the New York East Conference in 1961 and held pastorates in Brooklyn and Westhampton Beach. In 1962 he located in Scotland where he served youth at Saint Georges West ( Edinburgh ). He became pastor of Saint Margarets (Glenrothes-Fife) in 1963 and serves as chaplain for six schools in Fife. Shaw organized Operation Friendship, an international youth exchange.

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SHAW, WILBUR: 1902-1954.

Wilbur Shaw , born in Shelbyville, Ind., on Oct. 31, 1902, was the son of James and Etta Mac King Shaw. He lived in Greensburg, Ind., for several years and later moved to Indianapolis . He attended Arsenal Technical High School but withdrew during World War I. He held varied positions in Indianapolis and Detroit before becoming a professional race driver in 1923. His first wife was Bea Patrick whom he married in 1926. On March 23, 1929, he wed Cathleen Stearns.

Shaw won the Indianapolis "500" in 1937, 1939, and 1940; finished in second place three times; and was national driving champion, 1937 and 1939. He was instrumental in persuading Tony Hulman to purchase the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and served as its president and general manager from 1945 until 1954. During World War II Shaw was head of the aircraft tire division of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. En route from Michigan to Indianapolis on Oct. 30, 1954, he was killed in a plane crash near Fort Wayne .

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SHEEHAN, BESS MAY VROOMAN (MRS. FRANK J.): ?-1968.

A resident of Gary, Ind., since the early 1900, Bess May Vrooman lived there most of her life. She married Frank J. Sheehan. She was often called "The Dunes Lady" because of her work in helping preserve the Porter County dunes which became Indiana Dunes Park in 1923. Mrs. Sheehan was president of the Indiana Federation of Clubs, 1925-27, and compiled a forty-year history of the association. She was one of a nine-member committee appointed by the governor in 1929 to make plans for the present Indiana State Library building. She died in Florida in 1968.

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SHELTON, ALBERT LEROY: 1875-1922.

Albert Leroy Shelton was born on June 9, 1875, in Indianapolis, Ind. He was the son of Joseph Oscar and Emma Rosabelle Belles Shelton. He graduated from the medical department of the University of Kentucky in 1903. He married Flora Beal in 1899. Shelton was appointed missionary to China and Tibet by the Foreign Christian Missionary Society of Cincinnati. He preached, practiced medicine, taught school, and promoted better agricultural methods among the natives. In 1922 he was fatally wounded by robbers a few miles from his missionary station in Batang, China. He compiled a collection of Tibetan folktales.

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  • Pioneering in Tibet; a Personal Record of Life and Experience in Mission Fields. New York, 1921.Search "Pioneering in Tibet; a Personal Record of Life and Experience in
                                        Mission Fields" by SHELTON, ALBERT LEROY: 1875-1922. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHENEFIELD, HALE THUREL: 1902-

A native of Sidney, Ind., Hale Thurel Shenefield was born on April 15, 1902. He was married in 1937 and is the father of two children. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1924 and A.M. in 1928 from the University of Michigan and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from American University. Shenefield was employed by the Lucas County ( Ohio ) government during 1929-39 and worked in various capacities for the federal government from 1939 to 1964. In 1967 he became senior economist at Research Triangle Institute.

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SHERIF, CAROLYN WOOD (MRS. MUZAFER): 1922-

Carolyn Wood was born on June 26, 1922, in Loogootee, Ind., the daughter of Lawrence Anselm and Bonny Williams Wood. She earned the following degrees: B.S. from Purdue University, 1943; A.M. from the University of Iowa, 1944; and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, 1961. On Dec. 29, 1945, she married Muzafer Sherif and they had three daughters: Sue, Joan, and Ann. Mrs. Sherif worked for Audience Research, Inc. (Princeton, N.J.), 1944-45, and was in private practice as a psychologist, 1946-59. She taught at the University of Oklahoma, 1959-64, and joined the faculty of Pennsylvania State University in 1965, becoming associate professor of psychology in 1966.

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SHERTZER, BRUCE ELDON: 1928-

Bruce Eldon Shertzer was born on Jan. 11, 1928, in Bloomfield, Ind., the son of Edwin F. and Lois B. Fitzpatrick Shertzer. He received the following degrees from Indiana University: B.S. in 1952, M.S. in 1953, and Ed.D. in 1958. He married Carol M. Rice on Nov. 24, 1948, and they had two children, Sarah and Mark.

Shertzer began his career in education as a counselor and teacher in the Martinsville metropolitan school district ( Ind. ), 1951-52, and was director of testing and guidance, 1954-56. He was director of guidance and pupil instruction at the Indiana State Department of Public Instruction, 1956-58, and associate director of the North Central Association Superior Student Project, 1958-60. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1960 and became associate professor of education in 1962. He served in the U.S. Army, 1946-48.

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SHERWOOD, ELMER W.: 1896-

Elmer W. Sherwood was born in Linton, Ind., on Feb. 22, 1896, the son of Elmer T. and Hattie Price Sherwood. He was elected to the Indiana legislature in 1920 while a student at Indiana University from which he graduated in 1921. Sherwood held a dealership for Buicks and Chevrolets prior to being elected county clerk in 1926. On Sept. 27, 1925, he married Lucile Smut and they had two children, Joan and Robert. He authored a monograph on American citizenship, wrote short stories for magazines, and served in World War I.

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SHERWOOD, HENRY NOBLE: 1882-

Henry Noble Sherwood was born in Mitchell, Ind., on Dec. 8, 1882, the son of Daniel Webster and Susan Adella Connelly Sherwood. He received the degrees of page: [556][View Page [556]] A.B. in 1909 and Ph.D. in 1914 from Indiana University and the A.M. degree from Harvard University in 1910. He married Adda Angeline Hendrickson on Aug. 8, 1906, and they had two daughters, Alice Adella and Sarah Isabel. Sherwood began teaching in Indiana public schools in 1900. He taught at Central Normal College ( Danville ), 1912-13; Franklin College, 1918-23; and the University of Louisville, 1927-34. He was Indiana superintendent of public instruction during 1924-27. from 1934 until 1942 he was president of Georgetown College ( Ky. ) and served as chancellor of Transylvania College, 1945-46. He worked with the Board of Higher Education of the Disciples of Christ and was appointed president emeritus of that body in 1950. Sherwood participatcd in several study commissions.

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SHERWOOD, MALCOLM HARVEY: 1892-1968.

Malcolm Harvey Sherwood was born in Watervliet, Mich., on Feb. 25, 1892, the son of Robert Harvey and Mary Virginia Brown Sherwood. He earned a civil engineering degree from Purdue University in 1914. He married his first wife in 1916 arm they had one daughter, Sally Anne. On Jan. 4, 1930, he married Anne Arnquist and they had two sons, Malcolm H., Jr., and Bruce Arne.

Sherwood held the following positions: manager of Packard car agencies in Grand Rapids, Mich., and South Bend, Ind.; manufacturer's agent for the Bacon Veneer Company in Chicago ; and manufacturer's agent for the Hoosier Plywood Company in New Albany, Ind. He lectured at the General Electric Company in Syracuse, N. Y., and throughout the Midwest on his special interest, wood and furniture. He was a resident of Indiana from 1930 until his death in 1968, living mainly in La Porte and West Lafayette .

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SHIDELER, ERNEST HUGH: 1891-

Ernest Hugh Shideler was born on March 20, 1891, in Logansport, Ind. He earned the A.B. degree in 1915 from Ottawa University ( Kans. ) and the degrees of A.M, in 1917 and Ph.D. in 1927 irom the University of Chicago. Shideler instructed at Franklin College, 1920-22 and 1925-34, and worked for the Indiana state government, 1934-36. He served as state director of the U.S. Resettlement Administration, 1935-36, and was on the staff of the U.S. Farm Security Administration, 1937-47. From 1947 until his retirement in 1959, he taught in the Galesburg division of the University of Illinois.

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SHIELDS, CURRIN VANCE: 1918-

Born on Feb. 18, 1918, in La Porte, Ind., Currin Vance Shields is the son of Clarence Vance and Harriet Swanson Shields. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Nebraska, 1941; the Ph.M. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1943; and the Ph.D. degree from Yale University, 1950. He married Marjorie Miller Rowe and they had four children: Currin Burk, Craig Vance, Malinda Rae, and Colin Kent.

Shields taught at Yale University, 1947-50, and the University of California ( Los Angeles ), 1950-60. In 1960 he became professor, head of the department of government, and director of the Institute of Government Research at the University of Arizona. He has been a consultant on legislative education to the United Steelworkers of America since 1953. He served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46; conducted a weekly radio program, "What's the Issue ?" (Hollywood, Calif.), 1953-55; and has been a public lecturer. He has edited several of John Stuart Mills' books.

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SHIELDS, GERTRUDE MARGARET: 1890-1950.

Gertrude Margaret Shields was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1890, the daughter of E. E. and Bertha Applegate Shields. She attended Indiana University, the University of Chicago, and Columbia University and earned the A.B. degree. Miss Shields worked mainly as an advertising writer and wrote stories for popular magazines. She died in 1950.

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SHIGLEY, FORREST DWIGHT: 1930-

Forrest Dwight Shigley was born on March 2, 1930, in Lafayette, Ind., the son of Forrest A. and Berniece Cornell Shigley. He received the B.S. degree from Bail State Teachers College, 1957, and the A.M. degree from San Jose State College, 1965. He and his wife, Damaris, were married in 1948. In Indiana Shigley was a public school teacher in Reynolds, 1956-58, and Remington, 1958-61. He began teaching in Belmont, Calif., in 1961 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1952-54.

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SHIGLEY, JOSEPH EDWARD: 1909-

Joseph Edward Shigley was born on April 10, 1909, in Delphi, Ind. He was married in 1934 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. degree in 1931 from Purdue University and the M.S. degree in 1946 from the University of Michigan. Shigley began teaching mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan in 1957.

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SHILLING, CHARLES WESLEY: 1901-

Charles Wesley Shilling was born on Sept. 21, 1901, in Upland, Ind., He was married in 1926 and is the father of two children. He obtained the B.S. degree from Taylor University in 1923 and the degrees of A,B. in 1923 and M.D. in 1927 from the University of Michigan. While serving in the U.S. Navy, 1927-55, Shilling held assignments including director of the medical science division, Office of Naval Research, and senior medical officer at the United States Naval Academy. He joined the staff of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in 1955 and became director of the biological science communications project at George Washington University in 1960. He has compiled several bibliographies of periodicals.

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SHIRLEY, HARDY LOMAX: 1900-

Hardy Lomax Shirley was born in Orleans, Ind., on Nov. 20, 1900. He was married in 1930 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1922 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1928 from Yale University. Shirley taught at the University of Nevada during 1922-25. He was employed by the Boyce Thompson Institute, 1927-29, and the U.S. Forest Service from 1929 to 1945. At the State University of New York College of Forestry, Syracuse University, he served as assistant dean, 1945-52, and dean from 1952 until his retirement in 1967. He has been a government consultant and has received several honorary degrees.

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SHIVELY, BERNARD BOBBS: 1881-1969.

Bernard Bobbs Shively was born on Nov. 5, 1881, in Marion, Ind., the son of Marshall T. and Zamora Bobbs Shively. After attending Marion Normal School and Washington and Lee University, he and his brother published the magazine INTER-STATE for two years. He later worked in a manufacturing plant. Shively read law with Judge Hiram Brownlee and Senator John T. Strange and in 1910 was admitted to the Indiana bar. He was elected to the state senate and was instrumental in getting a law passed that required block signals on railroads. He married Rhoda Ann Overman, was an artist, and died in 1969.

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SHIVELY, GEORGE J. ?-

George J. Shively was born in South Bend, Ind., the son of Benjamin F. Shively (former U.S. senator). He was a member of the class of 1916 at Indiana University. No other information was found.

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SHOCK, NATHAN WETHERILL: 1906-

Nathan Wetherill Shock was born on Dec. 25, 1906, in Lafayette, Ind., the son of Joseph Henry and Blanche Stults Shock. On Sept. 7, 1928, he married Margaret B. Truman and they had two sons, Joseph Baird and John Howard. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1926 and M.S. in 1927 from Purdue University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1930. Shock taught at the University of Chicago, 1930-32, and the University of California ( Berkeley ), 1932-41. In 1961 he became chief of the gerontology branch of the National Heart Institute (Baltimore, Md.,). He was awarded an honorary D.Sc. degree by Purdue University in 1954. He has edited publications on aging and became editor-in-chief of the JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY in 1963.

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SHOEMAKER, HURST HUGH: 1907-

Hurst Hugh Shoemaker was born in Frankton, Ind., on May 5, 1907. He was married in 1936 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1931 from Earlham College and the Ph.D. degree in 1938 from the University of Chicago. Shoemaker taught biology at Earlham College, 1931-35; was an assistant in zoology at the University of Chicago, 1935-38; and held a fellowship at Stanford University, 1938-39. He joined the faculty of the University of Illinois in 1939.

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SHORT, HAROLD ELMO: 1907.

A native of Salem, Ind., and born on Nov. 27, 1907, Harold Elmo Short is the son of Walter Hartford and Nettle Gilstrap Short. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 and LL.D. degree in 1958 from Eureka College and the B.D. degree in 1932 and Ph.D. degree in 1942 from Hartford Theological Seminary. He married Margaret Duncan on June 29, 1935, and they had two daughters, Charlotte May and Catherine Jean.

Short was ordained in the ministry of the Christian church in 1929 and held pastorates in Washington, Ill., page: [559][View Page [559]] 1927-29; Granville, Mass., 1930-33; Springfield, Mass., 1934-36; and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 1936-41. He taught at Hiram College, 1942-46, and Lexington Theological Seminary, 1946-58. In 1958 he became vice president of the Christian Board of Publications and editor of THE CHRISTIAN. He worked for the U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, 1945; was a delegated observer at the Second Vatican Council, 1964; and has served as a member of the board of trustees of Eureka College.

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SHORTRIDGE, WILSON PORTER: 1880-

Wilson Porter Shortridge was born in Medora, Ind., on July 28, 1880, the son of William Howard and Rhoda Ann Roberts Shortridge. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana University, 1907; an A.M. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1911; and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota, 1919. He married Blanche Alter on Aug. 31, 1904, and they had four children: Milford Howard, Blanche Pauline, Wilson Poole, and Rhoda Mildred. Shortridge was a schoolteacher in Elkhart, Ind., 1908-11, and Minneapolis, 1911-17. He taught at the University of Louisville, 1918--22, and became professor of history at West Virginia University in 1922.

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  • The Transition of a Typical Frontier with Illustrations from the Life of Henry Hastings Sibley, Fur Trader, First Delegate in Congress from Minnesota Territory, and First Governor of the State of Minnesota. Menasha, Wis., 1922.Search "The Transition of a Typical Frontier with Illustrations from the
                                        Life of Henry Hastings Sibley, Fur Trader, First Delegate in Congress from
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  • The Development of the United States. New York, 1909.Search "The Development of the United States" by SHORTRIDGE, WILSON PORTER: 1880- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SHOUP, FRANCIS ASBURY: 1834-1896.

Born on March 22, 1834, in Laurel, Ind., Francis Asbury Shoup was the son of George Grove and Jane Conwell Shoup. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1855. In 1870 he married Esther Habersham Elliott and they had three children. Shoup was admitted to the bars of Indiana in 1860 and Florida in 1861. He fought in the Civil War, 1861-65; wrote some Army manuals; and taught at the University of Mississippi, 1865-75. He became affiliated with the Episcopal church and served as a rector in Southern cities, 1875-83. He joined the faculty of the University of the South in 1883 where he remained until his death on Sept. 4, 1896.

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SHREVE, IRENE MACY (MRS. R. NORRIS): 1894-

The daughter of Milton D. and Mary Olive Hunt Macy, Irene Macy was born in Converse, Ind., on Sept. 6, 1894. She received an A.B. degree from Brenau College (Gainesville, Ga.) in 1916, a certificate from the University of Wisconsin Library School in 1930, and a B.S. degree in library science from the University of North Carolina in 1933. On Dec. 25, 1917, she married A. Wright Strieby and they had one son, Robert Milton. She wed her second husband, R. Norris Shreve, on June 1, 1968. Mrs. Shreve taught school in Indiana and Louisiana, 1916-19. She was in business with her first husband in Lake Wawasee from 1919 until his death in 1927 and subsequently held other jobs. She joined the staff of Eli Lilly and Company as a librarian in 1934 and became company archivist in 1956. Mrs. Shreve has done independent consultant work.

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  • Brief Sketches of Henry Haynes, 1701-1784; William Haynes, 1727-1806; Richard Haynes, 1763-1850; Father, Son, and Grandson of Southside, Virginia, Who Gave Aid to the American Colonies in the War of the Revolution (with others), 1964.Search "Brief Sketches of Henry Haynes, 1701-1784; William Haynes,
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                                        (with others)" by SHREVE, IRENE MACY (MRS. R. NORRIS): 1894- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Scientific and Technical Libraries; Their Organization and Administration (with others). New York, 1964.Search "Scientific and Technical Libraries; Their Organization and
                                        Administration (with others)" by SHREVE, IRENE MACY (MRS. R. NORRIS): 1894- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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SHREVE, RANDOLPH NORRIS: 1885-

A native of Saint Louis, Mo., Randolph Norris Shreve was born on March 9, 1885, the son of Thomas Tallifero and Minnie Rhodes McMillin Shreve. He earned the A.B. degree in 1907 from Harvard University and has received honorary degrees from Purdue University and China Academy. He married Nancy B. Vanghan in 1928 and his second wife was Eleanor Bums Mitchell whom he wed in 1935. On June 1, 1968, he married his third wife, Irene M. Strieby. Shreve worked for several industrial firms, 1902-19, and became a consulting chemical engineer in 1919. He taught at Purdue University from 1931 until his retirement in 1961. He was head of the school of chemical and metallurgical engineering at that institution, 1947-51, and has written several technical bulletins.

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SHROCK, ROBERT RAKES: 1904-

A native of Wawpecong, Ind., Robert Rakes Shrock was born on Aug. 27, 1904, the son of Andrew and Stella Glassburn Shrock. All of his academic degrees were received from Indiana University: A.B. in 1925, A.M. in 1926, and Ph.D. in 1928. He married Theodora Antoinette Weidman on Feb. 2, 1933, and they had two children, Wendolyn Theodora and Robert Ellsworth. At the University of Wisconsin Shrock was an assistant in geology, 1928-29, and taught geology, 1929-37. In 1937 he joined the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was chairman of the department of geology, 1950-65. He has been a consultant to petroleum companies and engineering groups. He was president of the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 1956-57, and the National Association of Geology Teachers, 1959.

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SHROYER, FREDERICK B.: 1916-

Frederick B. Shroyer was born on Oct. 28, 1916, in Decatur, Ind., the son of Benjamin Franklin and Huldah Mutschler Shroyer. He earned the following degrees from the University of Southern California: A.B. in 1948, A.M. in 1949, and Ph.D. in 1954. He married Patricia Grace Connor on Jan. 13, 1949, and they had one child, Madeline Gwynn.

Shroyer served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-46. In 1950 he joined the faculty of California State College ( Los Angeles ) where he became professor of English and American literature in 1959 and was chairman of the department of language arts, 1951-53. Since 1962 he has been a literary editor and columnist for the Los ANGELES HERALD-EXAMINER. He has been a literary consultant, narrator, panelist, and moderator for different television series. He was founder and director of the Pacific Coast Writers Conference, 1953-55, and Idyllwild Writers Conference, 1956-57. Shroyer is an editorial consultant to Appleton-Century Crofts, Inc., Charles Scribner's Sons, and Doubleday and Company. He received Huntington Hartford Foundation resident fellowships in 1958 and 1965.

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SHUCK, HELEN CLAPSATTLE (MRS. ROGER W.) : 1908-

Helen Clapsattle, a native of Fort Wayne, Ind., was born on Nov. 11, 1908. Her parents were George Adams and Laura Rehrer Clapsattle. She obtained the A.B. degree from Oberlin College in 1934 and the A.M. degree from the University of Minnesota in 1937. She married Roger Wallace Shugg on Nov. 3, 1956. Mrs. Shugg page: [561][View Page [561]] worked for the University of Minnesota Press as assistant editor, 1937-39; editor, 1939-44; editor- in-chief, 1944-53; and director, 1953-56. She was the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation writing fellowship, 1942-45, and a Guggenheim fellowship, 1957-58. She received an outstanding achievement award from the University of Minnesota in 1958.

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SHULL, CHARLES WILLIAM : 1904-

Charles William Shull was born in Kouts, Ind., on May 26, 1904, the son of Samuel Peter and Lorena Grace Kern Shull. He received the A.B. degree in 1926 from Ohio Wesleyan University and the degrees of A.M. in 1927 and Ph.D. in 1929 from Ohio State University. On June 19, 1935, he married Pauline E. Scott and they had two daughters, Lorena Belle and Harriet Elizabeth. Shull was a graduate assistant and university fellow at Ohio State University, 1926-29, and taught at the University of Kentucky, 1929-30. He joined the faculty of Wayne University in 1930 and became professor of political science in 1955. He was a consultant to the Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-62, and a member of the board of editors of the MIBWEST JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE.

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SHULTZ, LAWRENCE WASHINGTON: 1890-

Born in Huntington County, Ind., on Oct. 24, 1890, Lawrence Washington Shultz is the son of Isaac and Elizabeth Ulrich Shultz. He married Coral Leona Winger on June 1, 1915, and they had four children: Ruthanne, Betty Marie, Carole Dean, and Carl Jean. He obtained an A.B. degree from Manchester College in 1914 and an A.M. degree from Northwestern University in 1924. Shultz was a public school teacher in Huntington County, 1907-14, and principal of Manchester Academy, 1916--22. From 1924 to 1942 he served as both professor and librarian at Manchester College. He has compiled family histories, cemetery records, and bibliographies and has published reprints of books on American Indians and early church history. Shultz built Camp Alexander Mack which he also managed for more than thirty years.

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SHUMAKER, ARTHUR WESLEY : 1913-

Arthur Wesley Shumaker was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 15, 1913. He married Julia Crawley in 1947 and is the father of one child. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1934, A.M. degree from Indiana University in 1942, and Ph.D. degree from the State University of Iowa in 1958. He was a teacher in Indianapolis, 1934-35, and Indiana high schools, 1935-42. Shumaker joined the faculty of DePauw University in 1942 where he has taught English, has served as coordinator of general studies, and became faculty secretary in 1961 and director of convocations in 1967.

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  • History of Indiana Literature, with Emphasis on the Authors of Imaginative Works Who Commenced Writing Prior to World War II. Indianapolis, 1962.Search "History of Indiana Literature, with Emphasis on the Authors of
                                        Imaginative Works Who Commenced Writing Prior to World War II" by SHUMAKER, ARTHUR WESLEY : 1913- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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SHUMAKER, WAYNE: 1910-

Wayne Shumaker was born on Feb. 8, 1910, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Edward Seitz and Flora Holliger Shumaker. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University, 1931; A.M. degree from Harvard University, 1932; and Ph.D. degree from the University of California (Berkeley), 1943. In 1940 he married Estella Grace Smith and they had two children, Pamela Ann and Robert Edward. Shumaker taught at Central Normal College (Danville, Ind.), 1934-35 and 1937-39; Imperial University of Hokkaido ( Japan ), 1935-37; and the University of Denver, 1941-42. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve during 1942-46. He joined the faculty of the University of California ( Berkeley ) in 1946 where he became professor of English.

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SICKELS, EVELYN RAY: 1895-

Born in 1895, Evelyn Ray Sickels graduated from Shortridge High School ( Indianapolis ), Mount Holyoke College, and Carnegie Library School. She held library positions in the following locations: New York City public library system, three years; Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas, twoyears; extension division of Evansville Public Library, two years; and Emmerich Manual Training High School in Indianapolis, two years.

Miss Sickels joined the staff of Indianapolis Public Library as head of the school divisions in 1928, was appointed supervisor of work with children in 1943, became coordinator of children's services in 1957, and retired in 1958. She has edited anthologies of children's literature and has written short stories for children's magazines. In 1959 she was awarded the Grolier Society Award for outstanding contributions to reading for children and young people.

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SICKS, OKLA W.: 1893-

The son of Henry and Eflie Sicks and a native of Lebanon, Ind., Okla W. Sicks was born on March 27, 1893. He received the degrees of A.B. and M.D. from Indiana University. He is married and has two children. Sicks has been a surgeon in Indianapolis for many years. He is a retired U.S. Army colonel and a former treasurer of the Indiana State Medical Association.

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SIEGLINGER, ADELLE DAVIS (MRS. FRANK) : 1904-

Adelle Davis was born on Feb. 25, 1904, in Hendricks County, Ind. As a young girl she was active in the 4-H dub and later studied home economics at Purdue University. She received the bachelor's degree from the University of California ( Berkeley ) and the M.S. degree in biochemistry from the school of medicine, University of Southern California, in 1938. She married Frank Sieglinger and worked as a hospital dietician and nutritionist at a health center. After completing a course in writing, Mrs. Sieglinger had her first experience as an author when she wrote a promotional pamphlet for a milk company. She has been a private consultant on nutrition, has lectured widely on that subject, and has become nationally known in the health foods movement. She uses the pseudonyms Addle Davis and Jane Dunlap.

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SIKES, PRESSLY SPINKS: 1900-

Pressly Spinks Sikes , son of Matthew Edward and Martha Sarah Rebecca Hutchins Sikes, was born in Edinburgh, Miss., on April 10, 1900. He received a B.S. degree from Mississippi State College in 1924, A.M. degree from the University of Texas in 1928, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1934. He married Vivian Iona Bass on Aug. 2, 1925, and they had one daughter, Mary Lynn. Sikes taught in the South and at the University of Illinois, 1930-34. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1934 where he became professor of government in 1945; was dean of the junior division, 1946-65; and retired in 1970.

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SILVER, DAVID MAYER: 1915-

David Mayer Silver was born in Pittston, Pa., on July 16, 1915. He received an A.B. degree from Butler University in 1937 and two degrees from the University of Illinois, an A.M. in 1938 and a Ph.D. in 1940. Silver joined the faculty of Butler University in 1940 as an instructor in history where he became a full professor in 1945 and dean of the college of liberal arts and sciences in 1963.

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SILVERS, RUTH LENORE MARTING (MRS. CHESTER D.) : 1907-

Ruth Lenore Marting , who writes under the pseudonym of Hilea Bailey, was born in Eckerty, Ind., on Aug. 23, 1907, the daughter of Uriah W. and Lily Fesler Marring. She graduated from Danville High School ( Ind. ) in 1924. She married Chester Donald Silvers on Feb. 14, 1951. For about twenty years she worked for an advertising agency, first as receptionist and secretary and later as a technical copywriter on collateral material. Mrs. Silvers lived in Danville, Indianapolis, and Muncie before moving to Florida in 1966 where she worked as a legal secretary for two years.

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SIMMONS, MERLE EDWIN: 1918-

Merle Edwin Simmons , born on Sept. 27, 1918, in Kansas City, Kans., is the son of Walter Earl and Mabel Shoemaker Simmons. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1939 and A.M. in 1941 from the University of Kansas and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1952. On Sept. 8, 1948, he married Concepcion Rojas and they had two daughters, Martha Irene and Mary Alice. Simmons taught at the University of Kansas from 1939 to 1942. He joined the faculty of Indiana University as an instructor in Spanish in 1942 where he advanced to professor in 1962 and also served as chairman of the foreign study committee. He became a bibliographer for SOUTHERN FOLKLORE QUARTERLY in 1964.

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  • The Mexican Corrido As a Source for Interpretative Study of Modern Mexico, 1870-1950. Bloomington, Ind., 1957.Search "The Mexican Corrido As a Source for Interpretative Study of
                                        Modern Mexico, 1870-1950" by SIMMONS, MERLE EDWIN: 1918- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of the Romance and Related Forms in Spanish America. Bloomington, Ind., 1963.Search "A Bibliography of the Romance and Related Forms in Spanish
                                        America" by SIMMONS, MERLE EDWIN: 1918- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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SKELTON, RUSSELL R.: 1896-

Russell R. Skelton was born on Sept. 23, 1896, in Princeton, Ind. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1923 and C.E. in 1934 from Purdue University and the M.S. degree in 1939 from Harvard University. Skehon taught civil engineering at the University of New Hampshire from 1928 until his retirement in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1917-19.

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SLAUGHTER, MOSES STEPHEN: 1860-1923.

Moses Stephen Slaughter was born in Brooklyn, Ind., on Oct. 3, 1860, the son of John and Sarah Louisa Rider Slaughter. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1883 and the Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1891. He married Gertrude Elizabeth Taylor on June 28, 1893. Slaughter taught Latin at Bryn Mawr College, 1887-88; Collegiate Institute of Hackettstown, 1888-89; and Iowa College, 1889-96. He joined the faculty of the University of Wisconsin in 1896 and served as an annual professor of Latin at the American School of Classical Studies ( Rome ), 1909--10. He died on Dec. 29, 1923.

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  • The Substantives of Terence. Boston, 1891.Search "The Substantives of Terence" by SLAUGHTER, MOSES STEPHEN: 1860-1923. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The High School Course in Latin. Madison, Wis., 1900.Search "The High School Course in Latin" by SLAUGHTER, MOSES STEPHEN: 1860-1923. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Roman Portraits: Lucretius, the Poet of Science; Virgil, an Interpretation; Horace, an Appreciation; Cicero, His Critics; Augustus, His Character. New Haven, Conn., 1925.Search "Roman Portraits: Lucretius, the Poet of Science; Virgil, an
                                        Interpretation; Horace, an Appreciation; Cicero, His Critics; Augustus, His
                                        Character" by SLAUGHTER, MOSES STEPHEN: 1860-1923. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SLOAN, JAMES FORMAN: 1874-1933.

James Forman Sloan , who used the name Tod Sloan, was born near Kokomo, Ind., on Aug. 10, 1874. He married Julia Sanderson in 1907. He married his second wife, Elizabeth Malone, in 1920 and they had one daughter. Sloan became a professional jockey and spent most of his career in England. He is noted for originating the low-profile tiding position and other horse-racing techniques. He died in Los Angeles on Dec. 21, 1933.

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SLOAN, LAURENCE HENRY: 1889-1949.

Laurence Henry Sloan was born in Spencer, Ind., on April 29, 1889, the son of Albert F. and Martha Henry Wiles Slosh. He obtained an A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1912. He married Florence Margarett Black on Oct. 14, 1915, and they had one daughter, Martha Lucy. Sloan worked as a reporter and subeditor for the NEW YORK AMERICAN, 1913--16; reporter and night city editor for the NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 1916-18; and assistant economist for the National City Bank of New York, 1918-21. From 1921 until his retirement he was vice president and director of the Standard Statistics Company, Standard and Poor's Corporation. He died on May 6, 1949.

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  • Security Speculation, the Dazzling Adventure; a Statistical Study of the Gainful Possibilities of Two Important Types of Stock Market Operation. New York, 1926.Search "Security Speculation, the Dazzling Adventure; a Statistical Study
                                        of the Gainful Possibilities of Two Important Types of Stock Market
                                        Operation" by SLOAN, LAURENCE HENRY: 1889-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Corporation Profits; a Study of Their Size, Variation, Use, and Description in a Period of Prosperity. New York, 1929.Search "Corporation Profits; a Study of Their Size, Variation, Use, and
                                        Description in a Period of Prosperity" by SLOAN, LAURENCE HENRY: 1889-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Everyman and His Common Stocks; a Study of Long Term Investment Policy. New York, 1931.Search "Everyman and His Common Stocks; a Study of Long Term Investment
                                        Policy" by SLOAN, LAURENCE HENRY: 1889-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Current Vogues in Corporation Refinancing. New York, 1933.Search "Current Vogues in Corporation Refinancing" by SLOAN, LAURENCE HENRY: 1889-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Two Cycles of Corporation Profits, 1922-1933, 1934-1944 (with others). New York, 1936.Search "Two Cycles of Corporation Profits, 1922-1933, 1934-1944 (with
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  • Post-War Savings and Investments; a Study of the Opportunities for Saved Capital Available to the American People, and an Appraisal of the Past and Probable Future Hazards of Savings and Investments. New York, 1945.Search "Post-War Savings and Investments; a Study of the Opportunities
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SLOAN, MARY DIXSON (MRS. HERBERT H.): 1880-

A native of Beloit, Kans., Mary Dixson was born on Dec. 30, 1880, the daughter of Solomon Pryor and Sarah Jane Owen Dixson. She studied at Butler University, Purdue University, and the University of Colorado. She married Herbert Harvey Sloan on Jan. 7, 1909, and they had three children: Frederic Herbert, Mary Louise, and Robert Dixson. Mrs. Sloan became a resident of Worthington, Ind., in 1909 and is a chalk artist.

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SLONAKER, JAMES ROLLIN: 1866-1954.

The son of Adam and Nancy Morris Slonaker, James Rollin Slonaker was born in Farmland, Ind., on June 17, 1866. He received a bachelor's degree from Indiana State Teachers College, B.S. degree in 1893 from the University of Wisconsin, and Ph.D. degree in 1896 from Clark University. On March 24, 1897, he married Marion Estey Stratton and they had three children: Clifton, Emily, and Marion. Slonaker taught zoology at Indiana University, 1896-1901, and the University of Chicago, 1901-02. He joined the faculty of Stanford University in 1902 where he remained until his retirement in 1931. He died in Palo Alto, Calif., on Jan. 3, 1954.

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SLUSS, JOHN WILLIAM: 1867-

Born in Cloverdale, Ind., on Aug. 27, 1867, John William Sluss was the son of David E. and Nancy D. A. Sandy Sluss. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1890 and A.M. in 1894 from DePauw University and the M.D. degree in 1893 from Indiana University. He married Cora Mabel Hart on Oct. 14, 1896, and they had two children, David Hart and Mary Helen. Sluss commenced practicing medicine in Indianapolis in 1893 and began teaching in the medical school of Indiana University in 1894. He was assistant surgeon, Indiana National Guard, 1906--15; superintendent of City Hospital, 1912-15; and a veteran of World War I.

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SMALL, ALBERT A.: 1857-

Albert A. Small was born near Mechanicsburg, Ind., on Nov. 10, 1857. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) in 1882 and an A.M. degree in 1885. He subsequently began practicing law in Anderson, Ind., and was actively engaged in Republican party activities in the state. During his residence in Anderson he also served as local postmaster.

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SMALLEY, DONALD ARTHUR: 1907-

Donald Arthur Smalley , son of Charles Bert and Laura Shankland Smalley, was born on April 2, 1907, in North Manchester, Ind. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1929 and A.M. in 1931 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1939 from Harvard University. He married his second wife, Barbara Jane Martin, in 1952. Smalley began teaching at Indiana University in 1930 where he was professor of English, 1951-59. He joined the faculty of the University of Illinois in 1959. He served as supervisor of the U.S. Naval Training School, Indiana University, during 1942-44.

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SMALLZRIED, KATHLEEN ANN : 1909-

Kathleen Ann Smallzried was born in Wabash, Ind., in 1909, the daughter of Floyd and Grace Palmer Smallzried. She was educated in the Wabash public schools. Miss Smallzried was a reporter for the SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES, 1929-36; editor of the C.E.D. NEWS (Committee for Economic Development), 1942-46; and director of information for the U.S. Council, International Chamber of Commerce, 1948-51.

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SMILEY, THOMAS EWING: 1866-1910.

Thomas Ewing Smiley was born on Sept. 5, 1866, near Connersville, Ind. He graduated from DePauw University in 1887; was married; and had one daughter, Leah. For several years he was connected with the advertising department of the INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL and later with the COMMERCIAL REPORTER. Smiley was ordained a minister in 1905 and helped establish the Tuxedo Methodist Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. He held a pastorate in Weaverville, N.C., until his wife's death in 1909 and returned to Fayette County, Ind. He died in 1910.

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SMITH, ARTHUR HILL: 1849-1906.

Arthur Hill Smith , who wrote under the name Joseph Arthur, was born in Centerville, Ind., in 1849. His parents were John C. and Margaret Hill Smith. He was married to Charlotte Cobb. His first play, Colorado, was produced in Indianapolis in 1875 but was unsuccessful. Smith's second play, The Great Encounter, produced in New York in 1888, was a hit as were his other plays that followed. He died in New York on Feb. 19, 1906.

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  • Tibolus X. Purdoo, Song and Dance; Words and Music by Joseph Arthur. Indianapolis, 1875.Search "Tibolus X. Purdoo, Song and Dance; Words and Music by Joseph
                                        Arthur" by SMITH, ARTHUR HILL: 1849-1906. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITH, ARTHUR MUMFORD: 1903-

Arthur Mumford Smith was born on Sept. 19, 1903, in Scott, Ind., the son of Ora Lynn and Genevieve Mumford Smith. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1924 and LL.B. in 1926 from the University of Michigan. On June 14, 1926, he married Elizabeth Barbara Allan and they had two children, Carrol Jean and Arthur Allan.

Smith was admitted to the Michigan and Illinois bars in 1926. He was admitted to practice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1942, and U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1958. From 1926 to 1933 he practiced patent law. He was a junior partner with Gray and Smith (Detroit), 1933-46, and senior partner with Smith, Wilson, Lewis and McRae (Dearborn, Mich.), 1946-59. Smith was a lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School, 1952-59, and became associate judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals in 1959.

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SMITH, BUTLER KENNEDY: 1807-

Butler Kennedy Smith was born in South Carolina on Sept. 16, 1807. In 1817 the family moved to Wayne County, Ind. He became a resident of Indianapolis in 1829 and married Sarah Bristow on Nov. 17, 1831. Smith served as an officer in a number of churches. An evangelist-at-large, he preached in Kentucky and Indiana . He returned to his farm near Indianapolis in 1855 and was a member of the board of directors of the North- Western Christian University ( Indianapolis ).

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  • An Earnest Inquiry into the True Scriptural Organization of the Churches of God in Jesus Christ. Indianapolis, 1871.Search "An Earnest Inquiry into the True Scriptural Organization of the
                                        Churches of God in Jesus Christ" by SMITH, BUTLER KENNEDY: 1807- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Series of Discourses on Various Subjects, Embodying a Brief Synopsis of the Divine Scheme of Human Redemption and Recovery from Sin. Indianapolis, 1874.Search "A Series of Discourses on Various Subjects, Embodying a Brief
                                        Synopsis of the Divine Scheme of Human Redemption and Recovery from Sin" by SMITH, BUTLER KENNEDY: 1807- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITH, CLAUDE BRYAN: 1905-

Born in Crystal, Ind., on Aug. 30, 1905, Claude Bryan Smith is the son of Rudolphus Pierson and Ella Elkins Smith. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1927 and Mus.D. in 1957 from Oakland City College ( Ind. ) and the Mus.M. degree from Northwestern University in 1937. On Aug. 18, 1931, he married Marie Emelia Hugger page: [567][View Page [567]] and they had two children, Jacqueline and Alan. Smith taught music and mathematics in Indiana schools in Rising Sun, 1927-29, and Tell City, 1929-31. In 1931 he became director of music and radio for the Evansville-Vanderburgh school corporation. He has composed and arranged band music and has served as a guest conductor.

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  • Practical Stunts and Evolutions for Band and Drum Corps (withWaUace Capel). Chicago, 1935.Search "Practical Stunts and Evolutions for Band and Drum Corps" by SMITH, CLAUDE BRYAN: 1905- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Outline of Instrumental Music As a Vital Factor in Progressive Education. Chicago, 1936.Search "An Outline of Instrumental Music As a Vital Factor in Progressive
                                        Education" by SMITH, CLAUDE BRYAN: 1905- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Intermediate Band Method for All Band Instruments (with others). Chicago, 1948.Search "Intermediate Band Method for All Band Instruments (with
                                        others)" by SMITH, CLAUDE BRYAN: 1905- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITH, CLIFFORD PABODY: 1869-1945.

A native of Geneva, Ind., Clifford Pabody Smith was born on March 4, 1869, the son of Joseph Benson and Amelia Pabody Smith. He received the LL.B. degree in 1891 from the State University of Iowa. He married Myrtle Holm on Jan. 31, 1900, and they had one daughter. Smith was admitted to practice law in Iowa in 1900; was judge of the district court in Iowa, 1900-08; and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1908. He became affiliated with the First Church of Christ, Scientist ( Boston ), and served as first reader, 1908-11; president, 1911-12 and 1937-38; a member of the board of lectureship, 1911-14; manager of the committee on publication, 1914-29; and editor of some church periodicals. He died on Aug. 9, 1945.

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  • Christian Science, the Gospel of the Kingdom. Boston, 1913.Search "Christian Science, the Gospel of the Kingdom" by SMITH, CLIFFORD PABODY: 1869-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Christian Science, Its Legal Status; a Defense of Human Rights. Boston, 1914.Search "Christian Science, Its Legal Status; a Defense of Human
                                        Rights" by SMITH, CLIFFORD PABODY: 1869-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Christian Science Healing Not Medical Practice. Boston, 1918.Search "Christian Science Healing Not Medical Practice" by SMITH, CLIFFORD PABODY: 1869-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Historical and Biographical Papers; Sketches from the Life of Mary Baker Eddy and the History of Christian Science. Boston, 1934-36. 2 vols.Search "Historical and Biographical Papers; Sketches from the Life of
                                        Mary Baker Eddy and the History of Christian Science" by SMITH, CLIFFORD PABODY: 1869-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITH, DOROTHY EDNA: 1917-

Dorothy Edna Smith was born in Michigantown, Ind., on Nov. 4, 1917. She was married in 1940 and is the mother of four children. She earned the B.S. degree in 1939 from Northwestern University. Mrs. Smith received the A.M. degree in 1965 from Western Michigan University where she was an assistant in speech therapy, 1950-51, and began teaching psychology in 1963.

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SMITH, EDWARD BYRON: 1912-

Edward Byron Smith was born in Petersburg, Ind., on April 24, 1912. He was married in 1937 and is the father of three children. He earned the B.S. and M.D. degrees in 1938 from Indiana University; interned at Cleveland City Hospital, 1938-39; and was a resident at Charity Hospital, 1939-40.

Smith taught at Washington University ( Saint Louis ), 1940-46 and 1949-51; the University of Pennsylvania, 1946-48; Baylor University, 1948-49; Indiana University School of Medicine, 1951-62; George Washington University, 1962-65; and the University of Michigan, 1965-68. He was a pathologist at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1962-65, and became director and pathologist, Patterson-Coleman Laboratory, in 1968. He is a past president of both the American Board of Pathology and the International Academy of Pathology and the recipient of an honorary degree from Hanover College.

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SMITH, ERNEST VERNON: 1880-

Ernest Vernon Smith was born on June 15, 1880, in Elwood, Ind., the son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Smith. He received an M.D. degree from the University of Minnesota College of Medicine and Surgery in 1907. Smith first worked as a country doctor. After additional training at the Mayo Clinic he established a clinic in Fond du Lac, Wis. He became a noted surgeon and in 1928 was awarded an honorary D.Sc. degree.

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SMITH, EUNICE YOUNG (MRS. STUYVESANT C.): 1902-

Born in La Salle, Ill., on June 10, 1902, Eunice Young is the daughter of Arthur Merriman and Katherine Genevieve Whitmarsh Young. She attended Rosary College, Lake View Commercial Art School ( Chicago ), Indiana University, and the Academy of Fine Arts (Chicago). On June 17, 1927, she married Stuyvesant C. Smith and they had two children, Stuyvesant and Sharon. Mrs. Smith is an illustrator of both children's books and filmstrips and has contributed stories and poems to HUMPTY DUMPTY'S MAGAZINE. She has lived in the Mishawaka, Ind., area since 1929.

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SMITH, FRANKLIN CHAPIN: 1909-

A native of Lebanon, Ind., Franklin Chapin Smith was born on Sept. 29, 1909. He was married in 1936 and is the father of five children. He obtained the following degrees from the University of Michigan: A.B. in 1931, A.M. in 1932, and Ph.D. in 1934. Smith taught mathematics at the College of Saint Francis, 1934-43, and the College of Saint Thomas, 1947-57. He was an actuarial accountant, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, 1943-47, and became vice president of George V. Stennes and Associates in 1957.

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SMITH, GEORGE HERBERT: 1904-

George Herbert Smith was born in Marion, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1904, the son of James Mac and Sarah Bishop Smith. He received the A.B. degree in 1927 from DePauw University, A.M. degree in 1928 from the University of Illinois, and Ed.D. degree in 1938 from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He has been awarded honorary degrees by several institutions. He married Eugenia Brooks on Dec. 28, 1927, and they had two daughters, Sarah and Margaret.

Smith was assistant dean of men at the University of Illinois during 1928-32. He subsequently joined the DePauw University staff where he was dean of freshmen men, 1932-39; dean of administration; assistant director of the Rector Scholarship Fund, 1932-35, and director, 1939-42; and director of public relations, 1939-42. In 1942 he became president of Willamette University. Smith has served on educational commissions and is a past president of the Association of College Fraternity Secretaries.

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SMITH, HEBER WORTH: 1898-

Heber Worth Smith was born on Feb. 9, 1898, in Owensville, Ind. No further information was found.

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SMITH, HENRY LESTER: 1876-1963.

Henry Lester Smith was born in Bloomington, Ind., on April 2, 1876. He was the son of Samuel Thomas Wishard and Ella Cathcart Smith. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1898 and A.M. in 1899 from Indiana University and the A.M. degree in 1910 and the Ph.D. degree in 1916 from Columbia University. He was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree by Butler University in 1940. On Feb. 3, 1915, he married Johnnie Wilson Rutland and they had three children : Martha Elizabeth, Ruth Charlotte, and Henry Rutland.

Smith held public school positions from 1897 to 1909 and was superintendent of schools in Bloomington, Ind., 1909-15. He became professor of school administration and dean of the school of education at Indiana University in 1916 and was appointed dean emeritus in 1946. From 1947 to 1957 he was director of research for the Palmer Foundation.

During his career Smith was president of the following groups: Indiana State Teachers Association, 1921-22; National Council on Education, 1925-31; National Educational Association, 1934; Indiana Council on Education, 1938-40; and the National Association of Colleges and Departments of Education, 1942. He was a consultant to the state of Indiana on educational matters. He was editor of EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS and was a member of the editorial advisory boards of EDUCATIONAL DIGEST and EDUCATIONAL ABSTRACTS. He also edited a number of bibliographies and directories and wrote several university studies in education. Smith died on Oct. 25, 1963.

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SMITH, HURON HERBERT: 1883-1933.

Huron Herbert Smith was born in Danville, Ind., on July 26, 1883, the son of Wesley Orrison and Emma Lavina McCurdy Smith. He received the B.S. degree from DePauw University in 1905 and studied at Cornell University. He married Ethel Auretta Clark on June 15, 1910, and they had one daughter, La Vaughn Chenewah. From 1907 to 1917 Smith worked on a dictionary and collected the North American Dendrographic Display as assistant curator of botany, Field Museum (Chiago). He later became curator of botany at the Milwaukee Public Museum and did special research and publications on the ethnobotany of Wisconsin Indian tribes. Smith was awarded the Increase A. Lapham Medal by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society and died in 1933.

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SMITH, JOHN C.: 1809-1883.

John C. Smith was born in Madison County, Ky., on April 17, 1809, but moved to Jefferson County, Ind., in 1820. He attended Beaumont Park's Academy and was licensed to preach in 1830. He married Mary Eliza Dunn and they had two children. His second wife was Margaret Hill and they had five children. Smith held pastorates in Indiana cities including Greencastle, Indianapolis , and New Albany . He was the first general agent for Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) and died in Indianapolis on Jan. 4, 1883.

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SMITH, MAURICE FREDERIK: 1908-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Maurice Frederik Smith was born on Nov. 24, 1908, the son of George Levi and Lou Emma Pierce Smith. He attended the University of Michigan, the College of William and Mary, and Dayton Art Institute. He married Vivian Weston in 1932 and they had one son, Christopher. On Aug. 22, 1941, he married his second wife, Catherine Hanley, and they had five children: Michaele, Mark, Frederik, Drusilla, and Francesca.

Smith worked in various capacities in advertising during 1925-26 and 1931-42. He became president of General Health Foods Corporation in 1927 and held federal government positions, 1942-44. He was associated with the American Broadcasting Company, 1944-45; Simon and Schuster, 1945-46; and the International United Nations Citizens Movement, 1946-55. Smith was vice president of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, 1956-63, for which he became a consultant in 1963. He is a board member of several companies and was president of the Oakland Corporation, 1963-66.

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SMITH, NAOMI JOHNSON (MRS. WILLIAM A.): 1891-

Naomi Johnson was born in Waveland, Ind., on June 22, 1891. She attended both the Metropolitan School of Music ( Indianapolis ) and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She married Warren Reddish on May 4, 1912, and they had two children, Charles and Warren T. On May 17, 1956, she married her second husband, William A. Smith. Mrs. Smith has contributed verse to several periodicals.

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SMITH, NED MYRON: 1923-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Ned Myron Smith was born on Sept. 9, 1923. He was married in 1945 and is the father of two children. He earned the following academic degrees from Indiana University: A.B. in 1949, A.M. in 1955, and Ph.D. in 1962. Smith worked for the Indiana Geological Survey, 1950--63, and subsequently began teaching geosciences at Purdue University. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-45, and has written several geological bulletins.

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SMITH, PAUL DEWITT: 1892-

Paul DeWitt Smith was born in McClean County, Ill., on Jan. 4, 1892, the son of Ara S. B. and Betsy E. Cox Smith. He moved to Missouri in 1905 where he graduated from high school in Dexter in 1909. In 1910 he worked on farms in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming. He married Ollie E. McMullin in 1913 and they had four daughters : Evalyn, Bertha Mac, Ruth Vernele, and Norma Pauline. Smith has worked as a farmer all his life and became a resident of Indiana in 1934. In addition to the book of poetry listed below, he wrote the "Blaisdell Papers," a small family booklet, that was published in 1965.

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SMITH, PAUL SAMUEL: 1897-

A native of Richmond, Ind., Paul Samuel Smith was born on July 3, 1897, the son of Harry J. and Louise Wolfe Smith. He received the A.B. degree in 1919 from Earlham College and the degrees of A.M. in 1922 and page: [571][View Page [571]] Ph.D. in 1927 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Lillian E. McMinn on Aug. 28, 1923, and they had one daughter, Eleanor Patricia. Smith was a fellow and teaching assistant at the University of Wisconsin during 1919-22. He joined the faculty of Whittier College in 1923 where he served as director of summer session, 1939-51; was president, 1951-69; and became chancellor in 1969.

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SMITH, STEPHEN CORY: 1921-

A native of Muncie, Ind., Stephen Cory Smith was born on Oct. 21, 1921. He was married in 1944 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1943 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1952. Smith taught at Willamette University, 1944-46; the University of Wisconsin, 1946-50; the University of California (Berkeley), 1955-62; and Colorado State University, 1962-63 and 1964-67, where he was also department chairman. He worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1950-55, and in the office of the U.S. Secretary of the Army, 1963-64. In 1967 he became professor of agricultural economics and associate dean of the school of natural resources at the University of Wisconsin.

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  • California's Man-Made Rivers; History and Plans for Water Transfer (withMichael F. Brewer). Berkeley, 1961.Search "California's Man-Made Rivers; History and Plans for Water
                                        Transfer" by SMITH, STEPHEN CORY: 1921- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Public District in Integrating Ground and Surface Water Management; a Case Study in Santa Clara County. Berkeley, 1962.Search "The Public District in Integrating Ground and Surface Water
                                        Management; a Case Study in Santa Clara County" by SMITH, STEPHEN CORY: 1921- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITH, VERNA GRABER (MRS. WILLARD H.) : ca. 1900-

Verna Graber was born in Iowa about 1900. She received the A.B. degree from Goshen College in 1928 and married Willard Harvey Smith in 1930. Mrs. Smith taught in the language department at Goshen College from 1938 until her retirement in 1970. In 1963 she served as director of the Indiana University study project in Mexico.

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SMITH, WALTER BEDELL: 1895-1961.

Walter Bedell Smith was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct. 5, 1895. He was the son of William Long and Ida Frances Bedell Smith. He began his military career as a private in the Indiana National Guard in 1910. He attended military schools including the Army War College and was the recipient of several honorary degrees. He married Mary Cline on July 1, 1917. During World War II Smith served as Chief of Staff of Allied Force Headquarters in North Africa. He was ambassador to Russia, 1946-49, and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1950--53. He became a full general in 1951. After retiring in 1953 he entered private industry and died on Aug. 9, 1961.

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SMITH, WILLARD HARVEY: 1900-

Willard Harvey Smith was born in Eureka, Ill., on Oct. 15, 1900, the son of John J. and Kathryn E. Smith Smith. He married Verna Graber on Sept. 3, 1930. He earned the following degrees: A.B. from Goshen College, 1928; A.M. from the University of Michigan, 1929; and Ph.D. from Indiana University, 1939. Smith joined the faculty of Goshen College in 1929 where he served as dean of men, 1932-35; became chairman of the division of social sciences in 1949; and retired in 1970. He lectured at the extension division, Indiana University; conducted student tours to Europe and Mexico; and directed Mennonite church activities in Paraguay and Mexico.

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SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907-

William Stevenson Smith was born on Feb. 7, 1907, in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of Louis Ferdinand and Edna Stevenson Smith. He studied at the University of Chicago, 1924-26, and received the academic degrees of A.B. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1940 from Harvard University. Smith joined the staff of the Museum of Fine Arts ( Boston ) in 1941 and became curator of Egyptian art in 1956. He was a member of the Egyptian expedition to the Giza Pyramids, 1930-39 and 1946-47, and has been a lecturer in fine arts at Harvard University since 1948. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-46, and was president of American Research Center in Egypt, Inc., 1963-66.

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  • Ancient Egypt As Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, 1942.Search "Ancient Egypt As Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts,
                                        Boston" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old Kingdom. New York, 1946.Search "A History of Egyptian Sculpture and Painting in the Old
                                        Kingdom" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Country Life in Ancient Egypt. Boston, 1951.Search "Country Life in Ancient Egypt" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A History of Giza Necropolis, Volume II (withGeorge A. Reisner). Cambridge, Mass., 1955.Search "A History of Giza Necropolis, Volume II" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt. Baltimore, 1958.Search "The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Interconnections in the Ancient Near-East; a Study of the Relationships Between the Arts of Egypt, the Aegean, and Western Asia. New Haven, Conn., 1965.Search "Interconnections in the Ancient Near-East; a Study of the
                                        Relationships Between the Arts of Egypt, the Aegean, and Western Asia" by SMITH, WILLIAM STEVENSON: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SMITHBURN, KENNETH C.: 1904-1973.

Kenneth C. Smithburn was born in Noblesville, Ind., on Oct. 19, 1904, the son of G. A. and Mary Cottingham Smithburn. He married Florence Bartley on June 17, 1928. From Indiana University he received the B.Sc. degree in 1928 and the M.D. degree. Smithburn worked at Indianapolis City Hospital and the Lilly Laboratory for Clinical Research. From 1930 to 1938 he worked on tuberculosis research for the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. He was director of the Yellow Fever Research Institute in Uganda, a member of the Virus and Rickettsial Diseases Commission of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, and director of the arthropod-borne virus research unit of the Rockefeller Foundation in South Africa. Smithburn died in Indianapolis on Nov. 23, 1973.

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SNIDER, LUTHER CROCKER: 1882-1947.

Luther Crocker Snider was born in Mount Summit, Ind., on Sept. 13, 1882, the son of John and Lou Leath Snider. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1908 and A.M. in 1909 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1915 from the University of Chicago. He married Ruth Gladys Marshall on March 31, 1907, and they had two children, Hester Bernice and John Luther. Snider taught in Indiana public schools prior to being associated with the Oklahoma Geological Survey, 1909-15. He was a geologist for several oil companies from 1915 to 1940 and became professor of geology at the University of Texas in 1941. He worked as an editor, 1933-37, and was president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists in 1940. Snider wrote many geological bulletins and died on May 24, 1947.

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SNODGRASS, CHARLES ALBERT: 1876-

Charles Albert Snodgrass was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Dec. 27, 1876, the son of Silas W. and Sarah Knight Snodgrass. He was educated in the public schools of Indiana. He married Nannie Jones on Oct. 28, 1897, and they had six children. Snodgrass was a garment cutter and designer by trade, worked as a clothing manufacturer for many years, and became a dealer in raw silk and silk yarns in 1922.

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  • Short Methods; a Treatise on Cutting, Designing and Manufacturing Men's Clothing. Charlotte, N.C., 1911.Search "Short Methods; a Treatise on Cutting, Designing and Manufacturing
                                        Men's Clothing" by SNODGRASS, CHARLES ALBERT: 1876- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Light from the Sanctuary of the Royal Arch; a Treatise on the Symbolism, Philosophy, and Teachings of Ancient Craft Masonry, Culminating in the Sublime and August Degree of the Royal Arch. Chattanooga, Tenn., 1932.Search "Light from the Sanctuary of the Royal Arch; a Treatise on the
                                        Symbolism, Philosophy, and Teachings of Ancient Craft Masonry, Culminating in
                                        the Sublime and August Degree of the Royal Arch" by SNODGRASS, CHARLES ALBERT: 1876- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The History of Freemasonry in Tennessee, 1789-1943. Nashville, Tenn., 1944.Search "The History of Freemasonry in Tennessee, 1789-1943" by SNODGRASS, CHARLES ALBERT: 1876- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SNOW, FLORENCE LYDIA: 1861-

Florence Lydia Snow was born in Bellmore, Ind., in 1861. She was the daughter of George Catlin and Lydia Harlan Snow. The family moved to Kansas in 1862 where she received the A.B. and A.M. degrees from Baker University. Miss Snow contributed verse to periodicals and anthologies.

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SNOW, MARGARET BUTLER (MRS. ALPHEUS H.) : ca. 1865-1928.

Margaret Butler was born in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of John M. and Susan W. Butler. On June 29, 1887, she married Alpheus Henry Snow. She was well known in Indianapolis for her charity work. Mrs. Snow traveled extensively with her husband who was an author. She later resided in Washington, D.C., where she died on Jan. 7, 1928.

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SNOW, THAD: 1881-1955.

Thad Snow was born in Greenfield, Ind., in 1881 and attended the University of Michigan. Moving to southeast Missouri in 1910, he cleared thousands of acres of swampland and managed a farm for more than thirty years. Snow was known as the "philosopher of Swampeast, Missouri," and died on Jan. 16, 1955.

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SNYDER, EARL A.: 1918-

Earl A. Snyder was born in Kokomo, Ind., in 1918. He obtained the degrees of A.B. in 1939 and LL.B. in 1947 from Indiana University and the LL.M. degree in 1953 from the law school of Catholic University of America. During World War II he served as a major in the U.S. Air Force, flew many combat missions, and received three citations. Snyder studied at the Hague Academy of International Law on a scholarship from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He practiced law in Crawfordsville, Ind.; taught part time at Indiana University; and was prosecuting attorney of the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Court of Indiana.

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SNYDER, GRAYDON F.: 1930-

Graydon F. Snyder was born on April 30, 1930, in Peru, Ind., the son of Clayton Fisher and Irene Fisher Snyder. He married Lois Homing on June 13, 1953, and they had three children : Jonathan Edvard, Anna Christine, and Stephen Daniel. He earned the A.B. degree from Manchester College, 1951; B.D. degree from Bethany Biblical Seminary, 1954; and Ph.D. degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1961. Snyderis a minister of the Church of the Brethren and became professor of biblical studies at Bethany Theological Seminary (Oak Brook, Ill.) in 1959. He received a Fulbright grant to study at the University of Oslo, 1958-59, and is a member of the editorial board, BRETHREN LIFE AND THOUGHT.

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  • In His Hand. Elgin, Ill., 1965.Search "In His Hand" by SNYDER, GRAYDON F.: 1930- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Power and Violence: A Biblical Study (bound with Radical Social Movement and the Radical Church Tradition by Rosemary R. Ruether). Oak Brook, Ill., 1971.Search "Power and Violence: A Biblical Study (bound with Radical Social
                                        Movement and the Radical Church Tradition by Rosemary R. Ruether)" by SNYDER, GRAYDON F.: 1930- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SNYDER, JUNE WINONA: ca. 1881-1951.

The daughter of William Marshall and Martha Ellen Johnson Snyder, June Winona Snyder was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., about 1881. She moved to Indianapolis in 1897 and attended Emmerich High School. Miss Snyder was president of the Indiana Federation of Poetry Clubs for eight years and served as corresponding secretary of the Poetry Society of Indiana. She compiled Hoof-Marks of the Sod. an anthology of Indiana poetry, and wrote signs for political campaigns and words for sacred songs. She died on Dec. 8, 1951.

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SNYDER, WILLIAM EDWARD: 1877-1949.

William Edward Snyder was born in Corydon, Ind., on March 14, 1877. He was the son of George and Sarah Kopp Snyder. He received a D.D. degree from Indiana Central University in 1915. He married Grace Jones on Nov. 24, 1903, and they had one daughter, Freda Lenore. Snyder began his career as a clergyman in the United Brethren in Christ church in 1899. He was ordained in 1904 and served as conference superintendent, 1899-1917. He held successive pastorates in Indiana in Georgetown, Freetown, Dale, and Odon and later was a minister in Roanoke and Fort Wayne. Snyder joined the staff of RELIGIOUS TELESCOPE in 1921 and became chief editor in 1926. He died on Dec. 9, 1949.

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  • Experiences of Uncle Jack, Being a Biography of Andrew Jackson Newgent. Dayton, Ohio, 1911.Search "Experiences of Uncle Jack, Being a Biography of Andrew Jackson
                                        Newgent" by SNYDER, WILLIAM EDWARD: 1877-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SOBEL, BERNARD: 1887-1964.

Bernard Sobel was born in Attica, Ind., on March 13, 1887, the son of Nathan L. and Hattie Levy Sobel. He received the B.S. degree from Purdue University, 1910; Ph.B. degree from the University of Chicago, 1910; and A.M. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1917. Sobel taught English at Purdue University, 1915-18, and College of the City of New York, 1922-26. He was a drama critic for the NEW YORK DAILY MIRROR, 1932--35, and worked for Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer ( New York City ), 1936-40. He served as a consultant on publicity to Ziegfeld and others and was assistant producer for Hunt Stromberg Productions, Inc. Sobel lectured on the theater and was a radio commentator. He appeared as a guest on television programs and contributed to yearbooks and encyclopedias. He died on March 12, 1964.

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SOFFER, ALFRED : 1922-

A native of South Bend, Ind., Alfred Soffer was born on May 5, 1922. He was married in 1956 and is the father of three children. From the University of Wisconsin he received the degrees of A.M. in 1942 and M.D. in 1945. Softer worked at Genesee Hospital ( N.Y. ), 1951-58, and Rochester General Hospital, 1959-62. He was an associate in medicine at Northwestern University, 1963--64, and began teaching in the medical school of the University of Chicago in 1964. He became senior editor of the JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION in 1962 and editor-in-chief of DISEASES OF THE CHEST in 1968.

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SOHN, DAVID A. : 1929-

David A. Sohn , son of Albert Edward and Margaret Crittenden Sohn, was born in Columbus, Ind., on Nov. 28, 1929. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1950 and the A.M. degree from Indiana University in 1952. On Oct. 15, 1954, he married Elizabeth Manning and they had four children: Matthew, Elizabeth, Jennifer, and Andrew. Sohn started teaching English at Middlesex Junior High School (Darien, Conn.) in 1952 and became assistant supervisor of study skills at Yale University in 1957. He is a consultant to the Learning Units Division of Bantam Books, Inc., and has edited several books.

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SOLBERG, HARRY LELAND: 1898-

Harry Leland Solberg was born in Brookings, S. Dak., on March 30, 1898. He was married in 1929 and is the father of two children. He obtained the following degrees: B.S. in 1920 and D.Eng. in 1955 from South Dakota State College and B.S.M.E. in 1921 and M.S.M.E. in 1923 from Purdue University. Solberg began teaching mechanical engineering at Purdue University in 1921, was associate dean of the engineering school, and received emeritus status in 1966. In addition to the books listed below, he has written bulletins about steam.

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SOMES, JOSEPH HENRY VANDERBURGH: 1898-1962.

Joseph Henry Vanderburgh Somes was born in Vincennes, Ind., on March 22, 1898. He attended Saint Meinrad's Theological Seminary ( Ind. ) and earned a licentiate in canon law from Catholic University of America. Ordained in 1924, Father Somes held pastorates in Indiana in Indianapolis, Columbus, and Vincennes . In 1938 he founded Christ the King Parish ( Indianapolis ) and designed the parish church. He served four terms as president of the Sons of the American Revolution and was one of the first priests in the United States to earn a pilot's license. At the time of his death in Indianapolis on Nov. 2, 1962, he was acting director of the Archdiocesan Charities Bureau.

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  • Old Vincennes, the History of a Famous Old Town and Its Glorious Past. New York, 1962.Search "Old Vincennes, the History of a Famous Old Town and Its Glorious
                                        Past" by SOMES, JOSEPH HENRY VANDERBURGH: 1898-1962. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SOMMERS, SHELDON CHARLES: 1916-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Sheldon Charles Sommers was born on July 7, 1916. He received the degrees of S.B. in 1937 and M.D. in 1941 from Harvard University and was married in 1943. Sommers taught at Boston University, 1953-61; the University of Southern California, 1962; and Columbia University, 1963-68. In 1968 he became a clinical professor at the College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of the pathology laboratory at Lenox Hill Hospital.

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SONDERMANN, ALBERT: 1891-

A native of Ferdinand, Ind., and born in 1891, Albert Sondermann is the son of Joseph A. and Catherine Lueken Sondermann. He graduated from Jasper College in 1908 and married Gladys McNabb on April 18, 1923. Sondermann owned and operated a clothing and dry goods store in Ferdinand for many years and was co-inventor of the Pet-son pump.

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  • Business Activities in Ferdinand, Dubois County, Southwestern Indiana. Ferdinand, Ind., 1965.Search "Business Activities in Ferdinand, Dubois County, Southwestern
                                        Indiana" by SONDERMANN, ALBERT: 1891- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Settlers of Bretzville in Dubois County, Southwestern Indiana (withJohn H. Weber). Ferdinand, Ind., 1966.Search "Settlers of Bretzville in Dubois County, Southwestern
                                        Indiana" by SONDERMANN, ALBERT: 1891- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SOREGI, PRISCILLA VARGA (MRS. CHARLES): 1892-1963.

A native of Hungary , Priscilla Varga was born on Dec. 25, 1892, the daughter of Steve and Victoria Varga. She was largely self-educated and took a business course in night school and correspondence courses. She married Julius Kulchar and they had three children: Goldie, Arlander, and Viola. Her second husband was Michael Horvath and they had three children: Isabelle, Emery, and Irene. Widowed again, she wed Charles Soregi.

Mrs. Soregi was a press agent for the American Hungarian Voice, 1940-45; served as a Hungarian interpreter in court when needed; and was a real estate and insurance agent for the Andrew Pustay Realty Company. She lived in Texas, Connecticut, and Ohio for short periods but spent about forty-five years in Indiana . At one time she taught Hungarian cooking on television and instructed home economics at Riley High School ( South Bend ). She died on Nov. 26, 1963.

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SOVOLA, EDWARD : 1919-

Edward Sovola was born in Hammond, Ind., on April 19, 1919. He won the first Ernie Pyle scholarship awarded by Indiana University and received the A.B. degree from that institution in 1946. Sovola subsequently worked for the INDIANAPOLIS TIMES and later served as director of health education for the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Maricopa County, Ariz. In 1971 he was appointed community activities coordinator of the Community Organization for Drug Abuse Control in Phoenix, Ariz.

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SPAHR, WALTER EARL: 1891-1970.

Walter Earl Spahr was born in Centerville, Ind., on June 27, 1891. His parents were Isaac Jenkins and Lorella Thursa Kramer Spahr. He graduated from Earlham College and earned a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from Columbia University in 1925. He married Beulah Evelyn Lowry in 1920. Spahr taught economics at Dartmouth College, 1919--20, and Columbia University, 1920-23. In 1923 he started teaching at New York University and was chairman of the department of economics from 1927 to 1956. He received several awards and was active in a movement to limit government regulation of business conditions. He died in New York in 1970.

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SPAIN, CHARLES LYLE: 1869-1950.

A native of South Bend, Ind., Charles Lyle Spain was born on March 3, 1869, the son of David Fletcher and Mary Ella Henkle Spain. He earned the M.Pd. degree in 1915 from Michigan State Normal School and received the following degrees from the University of Michigan: A.B. in 1893, A.M. in 1920, and Ph.D. in 1923. He married Annie Elliott on June 26, 1895, and they had four daughters: Dorothy Frances, Margaret Elliott, Virginia Elizabeth, and Anna Lyle.

In Detroit, Mich., Spain was employed by the board of education, 1906-14, and was assistant superintendent of schools and deputy superintendent of schools, 1914-33. From 1933 until his retirement in 1939 he served as executive vice president of Wayne University. An authority on school buildings, he supervised the construction of more than 175 new buildings and additions. Spain died in Detroit on Feb. 23, 1950.

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SPAIN, RICHARD WELLS: 1914-

Richard Wells Spain was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Aug. 5, 1914. He was married in 1940 and is the father of one child. He received the B.S. degree from Rose Polytechnic Institute in 1936. Spain joined the staff of Owens-Illinois, Inc., in 1936 as a combustion engineer where he became chief engineer of the glass furnaces in 1953.

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SPANGLER, IRA MIRIAM: 1898-

Ira Miriam Spangler was born on Feb. 14, 1898, in Decatur, Ind., the daughter of Samuel J. and Louise E. Spangler. She received the B.S. degree in 1927 from Ball State Teachers College, Ph.M. degree in 1934 from the University of Wisconsin, and A.M. degree in 1943 from the University of Michigan. Miss Spangler was a teacher in Indiana in Decatur and Adams County, 1915-26, and at junior high schools in Fort Wayne, 1926--37. From 1937 to 1964 she was a member of the faculty of Central High School ( Fort Wayne ). She worked summers as a naturalist for Indiana state parks, 1944-62, and taught botany at Indiana University, 1964-67.

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SPEARS, BETTY MARY: 1918-

Betty Mary Spears was born in Clinton, Ind., on Jan. 16, 1918, the daughter of Archibald Douglas and Mary Ze11 Spears. She received the degrees of B.S. from Purdue University, 1940; M.S. from Wellesley CobleRe, 1944; and Ph.D. from New York University, 1956. Miss Spears taught at various high schools and colleges during 1940-52 and at Brooklyn College, 1952-60. She became an associate professor at Wellesley College in 1960. She has been a conductor of clinics and a lecturer on synchronized swimming.

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SPEARS, HAROLD: 1902-

Harold Spears was born in Swayzee, Ind., on March 20, 1902, the son of David L. and Ida Arnold Spears. He received the A.B. degree in 1924 and an honorary LL.D. degree in 1957 from Wabash College and the A.M. and D.Ed. degrees from Columbia University in 1931 and 1939 respectively. He married Jennie Hahn on June 8, 1929, and they had two sons, David and Stephen.

Spears taught school in Evansville, Ind., 1924-34, and was director of research and secondary education, 1934-41. He was principal of Township High School (Highland Park, Ill.), 1941-44; professor of education and department head at New Jersey State Teachers College, 1944; and curriculum director for schools in San Francisco, 1947-55. In 1955 he became superintendent of schools in San Francisco. During 1945-46 he served as director of an educational mission to Chile for the U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs. Spears was U.S. representative to Paris for the Advisory Committee on School Curriculum, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for five years. In 1966 he was president of the American Association of School Administrators.

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SPEICHER, HELEN ROSS SMITH (MRS. KENNETH E.): 1915-

Helen Ross Smith was born on Sept. 14, 1915, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Orren E. and Nellie Jane Schrock Smith. She earned a B.S. degree in journalism from Butler University in 1937. On June 7, 1941, she married Kenneth E. Speicher and they had four children: David, Stephen, John, and Susan. Mrs. Speicher worked in Indianapolis for International Typographical Union, 1937-41, and International Harvester, 1942-44. She has coauthored several Bible story programs for children presented on television in Indianapolis. Writing together with Kathryn Kilby Borland under the joint pseudonym Jane and Ross Land, she and Mrs. Borland use the names Ross Land and Jane Land respectively.

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SPENCER, GUILFORD LAWSON: 1858-1925.

Guilford Lawson Spencer was born in Lafayette, Ind., on Dec. 21, 1858, the son of Israel and Helen Virginia Shipley Spencer. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1879 and D.Sc. in 1893 from Purdue University and the M.S. degree from the University of Michigan in 1882. He married Emma Louise Fiske on Sept. 11, 1888. Spencer worked as a chemist for Magnolia Plantation, 1884-93; Chaparra Sugar Company, 1903; and Nicaragua Sugar Estates, 1898-1905. He was employed by the Cuban-American Sugar Company from 1906 until his death in 1925.

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SPERRY, PORTIA HOWE (MRS. RALPH W. E.) : 1890-1967.

Portia Howe was born on June 21, 1890, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Charles Edward and Clara Willey Howe. She was educated at Milwaukee-Downer College and was a licensed teacher of physical education. On Sept. 26, 1914, she married Ralph W. E. Sperry and they had four children : Charles Herbert, Ralph Anson, Emily Elmore, and Portia Howe. Mrs. Sperry lived in Fort Wayne during 1914-17 and took up permanent Indiana residence in 1929. During the depression she set up a shop in Nashville, Ind., to sell handcrafted products. She designed and marketed the "Abigail" doll to teach children to dress themselves which became nationally known. The book below was written to accompany the doll. She died on April 21, 1967.

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SPICER, HAROLD OTIS: 1921-

A native of Gosport, Ind., Harold Otis Spicer was born on Dec. 10, 1921, the son of Otis R. and Hattie Wampler Spicer. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1947 and A.M. in 1949 from DePauw University and the Ph.D. degree from Indiana University. On June 21, 1946, he married Hilda Jane Templeton and they had three children: Sheryl Lynne, Sylvia Jean, and Stephen Michael. Spicer was a newspaper reporter, 1940-41, and taught at Western Illinois University, 1949-56, and DePauw University, 1957-63. He joined the faculty of Indiana State University in 1963. He was news director of a radio station in Macomb, Ill., 1955-57, and assistant to the public relations director at DePauw University, 1957--60. Spicer served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-46, and was editor of COLLEGE PRESS REVIEW.

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SPILMAN, LOUIS: 1899-

Louis Spilman , a native of Crawfordsville, Ind., was born in 1899. He served with the National Guard on the Mexican border and as an Army pilot. He married Emily Moon and attended Wabash College. Spilman began his career in journalism as managing editor of a newspaper in Marion, Ind., and was later involved with magazine work in New York City . He moved to Waynesboro, Va., in 1929 and bought two weekly newspapers which he merged into the NEWS-VIRGINIAN. He was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and in 1960 received the Alumni Award of Merit from Wabash College.

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  • So This Is South America; a Story of Extraordinary Ordinary Events. Waynesboro, Va., 1962.Search "So This Is South America; a Story of Extraordinary Ordinary
                                        Events" by SPILMAN, LOUIS: 1899- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SPRINGER, CLIFFORD HARRY: 1924-

Born on June 1, 1924, in Auburn, Ind., Clifford Harry Springer is the son of W, Harvey and Harriet E. Shadle Springer. He obtained the degrees of B.S. in 1945 and M.S. in 1948 from Purdue University. In 1945 he married Mary Dell Coit and they had two children, Davie H. and Kathleen C. Springer taught at Purdue University during 1945-51. He subsequently held the following positions: chief quality control engineer, Kaiser Manufacturing Company, 1951-54; chief engineer, H. E. Morse Company, 1954-55; consultant, General Electric Company, 1955-66; and vice president, General Learning Corporation, 1966-70. In 1970 he became a member of the corporate executive staff of the General Electric Company.

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SPRINGER, WILLIAM MCKENDREE: 1836-1903.

William McKendree Springer was born in Sullivan County, Ind., on May 30, 1836. He was the son of Thomas B. Springer. He graduated from Indiana University in 1858 and received the A.M. degree in 1861 and LL.D. degree in 1886 from Illinois College. He married Rebecca Ruter on Dec. 15, 1859. Springer was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1859. He was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1872 and was a member of the U.S. Congress, 1875-95. He served as chairman of the ways and means committee and authored the Springer bill that organized the Oklahoma Territory. He aided in legislation that established the judicial system for the Indian Territory and bills that admitted new western states to the Union. Springer served as federal judge for the northern district of the Indian Territory, 1895--99, and resumed law practice in Washington, D.C., in 1900. He died in 1903.

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  • Tariff Reform, the Paramount Issue: Speeches and Writings on the Questions Involved in the Presidential Contest of 1892. New York, 1892.Search "Tariff Reform, the Paramount Issue: Speeches and Writings on the
                                        Questions Involved in the Presidential Contest of 1892" by SPRINGER, WILLIAM MCKENDREE: 1836-1903. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Supreme Court Against Imperialism. Washington. D.C., 1900.Search "Supreme Court Against Imperialism" by SPRINGER, WILLIAM MCKENDREE: 1836-1903. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SPRUNGER, EVA F.: 1891-1973.

Eva F. Sprunger was born on Oct. 4, 1891, in Berne, Ind. She was the daughter of Samuel F. and Catharine Luginbill Sprunger. She attended the Cincinnati Missionary Training School. Miss Sprunger was a librarian at Berne Public Library from 1945 to 1963 and served as a missionary in China for ten years. She died on June 27, 1973.

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  • The First Hundred Years; a History of the Mennonite Church in Adams County, Indiana, 1838--1938. Berne, Ind.. 1938.Search "The First Hundred Years; a History of the Mennonite Church in
                                        Adams County, Indiana, 1838--1938" by SPRUNGER, EVA F.: 1891-1973. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

SPURGEON, WILLIAM ALBERTUS: 1852-

Born in Salem, Ind., on Feb. 1, 1852, William Albertus Spurgeon was the son of Wiley and Mary F. McKinney Spurgeon. He taught school and received the M.D. degree from the Physico-Medical College of Indiana in 1875. He married Elvira Chute on Aug. 29, 1869, and they had four children: Orville, Wiley, Alva, and Mary. Spurgeon practiced medicine, largely in Muncie, from 1875 to 1914; taught at the Physico-Medical College of Indiana, twelve years; and became president of the Muncie Gear Works in 1914. He was a member of both the Indiana State Board of Medical Registration and Examination, more than fifty years, and the Indiana State Medical Board, over thirty years.

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STACKHOUSE, MARY AGNES (SISTER MARY ANGELITA) : 1878-1936.

Mary Agnes Stackhouse was born in Vincennes, Ind., on July 16, 1878, and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Stackhouse. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy (Davenport, Iowa) and attended Saint Francis Academy (Council Bluffs, Iowa). Received into the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1899, she was given her religious name, Sister Mary Angelita. She earned the A.B. degree from Marquette University and the A.M. degree from the University of Notre Dame.

In 1930 Sister Angelita began teaching English and other subjects at several academies sponsored by her community. She also taught at Clarke College and Mundelein College. During her lifetime her verse was published in a number of magazines and collected in various anthologies. She died on April 3, 1934.

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STADER, CARL L.: 1899-

Carl L. Stader was born on Dec. 11, 1899, in Columbus, Ind., the son of Andrew J. and Pink Stader. He and his wife, Helen, had one son, Jack W. He is retired from the Allison Division of the General Motors Corporation and was president of the Indiana State page: [581][View Page [581]] Federation of Poetry Clubs during 1964-67. Stader is currently president of the Indiana Poetry Society and has been a contributor of poetry to leading magazines and newspapers from 1950 to 1960.

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STAHL, OSCAR GLENN : 1910-

A native of Evansville, Ind., Oscar Glenn Stahl was born on April 30, 1910, the son of Oscar and Mayme Wittmer Stahl. He earned the A.B. degree in 1933 from Evansville College, A.M. degree in 1933 from the University of Wisconsin, and Ph.D. degree in 1936 from New York University. He married Marie Jane Rueter on June 26, 1934, and they had two children, Elaine Marie and Alan G. Stahl taught government at New York University, 1933-35; was a personnel officer, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1935-41; and worked for the U.S. Federal Security Agency, 1941-51. He became professor of public administration at American University in 1949 and was associated with the U.S. Civil Service Commission from 1955 to 1969. He has served on missions to foreign countries; is the recipient of several awards; and was president of the Public Personnel Association, 1965-66.

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STANLEY, ORAN BERT : 1909-

Oran Bert Stanley was born in Mooresville, Ind., on June 2, 1909. He was married in 1932 and is the father of two children. He received the B.S. degree in 1931 from Butler University and the Ph.D. degree in 1936 from Yale University. Stanley was an assistant in botany at Butler University during 1928-31. He joined the faculty of Colgate University in 1934 and served as department chairman of both botany, 1946-61, and biology, 1961-64.

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STANLEY, PAUL ELWOOD: 1909-

A native of Huntington, Ind., Paul Elwood Stanley was born on Nov. 6, 1909. He was married in 1930 and is the father of three children. He obtained the A.B. degree in 1930 from Manchester College and the degrees of M.S. in 1933 and Ph.D. in 1937 from Ohio State University. Stanley taught physics at Wheaton College during 1938-43. He joined the staff of Purdue University in 1943 where he began teaching aeronautics in 1945 and became a full professor in 1956.

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STANLEY, WENDELL MEREDITH: 1904-

A native of Ridgeville, ind., Wendell Meredith Stanley was born on Aug. 16, 1904, the son of;James G. and Claire Plessinger Stanley. He earned the B.S. degree in 1926 from Earlham College and the degrees of M.S. in 1927 and Ph.D. in 1929 from the University of Illinois. On June 15, 1929, he married Marion Staples and they had four children: Wendell Meredith, Marjorie Jean, Dorothy Claire, and Janet Elizabeth. Stanley became a member of the research staff of the Rockefeller Institute in 1931 and did pioneer research on the virus responsible for tobacco mosaic disease in plants. He is the recipient of several honorary degrees, awards, and medals including the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1946, received jointly.

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STAPLEFORD, JULIA M. BAKER (MRS. CHARLES E.): 1855-1939.

Julia M. Baker was born on Feb. 12, 1855, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Henry J. and Mary Daugherty Baker. She attended Saint Vincent's Academy and studied art at Saint Augustine's Academy. She married Charles E. Stapleford about 1873 and they had three children : Harry, Esther, and Albert. Mrs. Stapleford taught oil painting and wrote poetry. She died on March 19, 1939, in Fort Wayne.

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  • Wah-See-Ola, the Light of the Tribes at the Meeting Waters. Fort Wayne. 1905.Search "Wah-See-Ola, the Light of the Tribes at the Meeting
                                        Waters" by STAPLEFORD, JULIA M. BAKER (MRS. CHARLES E.): 1855-1939. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

STARRETT, AGNES LYNCH: 1899-

Agnes Lynch Starrett was born in Peru, Ind., on May 30, 1899. She was married in 1923 and is the mother of two children. She received the following degrees from the University of Pittsburgh: A.B. in 1920, A.M. in 1924, and Iitt.D. in 1960. Mrs. Starrett was an English instructor at the Lemington School ( Pittsburgh ) during 1918-22. She joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh in 1923 where she taught English until her retirement in 1964; served as university editor, 1945-64; and was director of the university press, 1950-64.

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  • Through One Hundred and Fifty Years: The University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, 1937.Search "Through One Hundred and Fifty Years: The University of
                                        Pittsburgh" by STARRETT, AGNES LYNCH: 1899- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Darlington Memorial Library, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, 1938.Search "The Darlington Memorial Library, University of
                                    Pittsburgh" by STARRETT, AGNES LYNCH: 1899- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation; a Private Fortune, a Public Trust. Pittsburgh, 1966.Search "The Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation; a Private Fortune, a
                                        Public Trust" by STARRETT, AGNES LYNCH: 1899- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

STAUFFER, MARTHEDITH FURNAS (MRS. S. E.): 1904-

Marthedith Furnas was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on March 18, 1904, the daughter of Isaiah G. and Elizabeth Chamberlain Furnas. She graduated from Tudor Hall in 1921 and studied at Vassar College and Columbia University. She married S. E. Stauffer in 1927 and they had one daughter. Prior to 1927 Mrs. Stauffer was a dress model in New York City and worked as a fashion reporter for WOMEN'S WEAR.

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STEARN, ALLEN EDWIN: 1894-

Allen Edwin Stearn was born on Sept. 14, 1894, in Lafayette, Ind., the son of John H. and Louise Hagerty Steam. He received the following academic degrees: A.B. in 1915 and A.M. in 1916 from Stanford University and M.S. in 1917 and Ph.D. in 1919 from the University of Illinois. On Jan. 20, 1920, he married Esther A. Wagner and they had one daughter, Enid. Steam taught at the University of Illinois, 1919-20; the University of West Virginia, 1920-21; the University of Missouri, 1921-24; and California Institute of Technology, 1924-26. He returned to the University of Missouri in 1926 and taught chemistry until he retired in 1963.

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STEELE, JOHN EDWARD: 1917-

A native of Gary, Ind., John Edward Steele was born on June 7, 1917, the son of Mike and Anna Saskanuk Semanchik. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1941 and M.C.S. in 1948 from Indiana University. He married Ailie Matilda Saari on Nov. 26, 1944, and they had eight children: Paul Michael, Susan Lorayn, Stephen Richard, Robert Joseph, Kenneth Dean, James Andrew, Mary Jean, and Diana Marie.

Steele worked for the United States Steel Corporation during 1935-39. He held personnel positions with Indiana University, 1940-41 and 1946-50; Indiana Personnel Division, 1941-42; U.S. Office of Emergency page: [583][View Page [583]] Management, 1942-43; and the Bureau of National Affairs, 1943-46. He taught at Ohio State University, 1950--64, and became director of placement at Harvard Business School in 1964. Steele was the founder of both the Midwest College Placement Association and the College Placement Council.

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STEELE, SELMA NEUBACHER (MRS. T. C.) : ca. 1870-1945.

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., about 1870, Selma Neubacher was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Neubacher. She studied art in Indianapolis and at Pratt Institute. She was an art teacher and assistant supervisor of art in the Indianapolis public schools at the time she married T. C. Steele, well-known Indiana artist, in 1907. They lived in Brown County, used their home as a center for artists, and helped them in their work. Prior to her death in 1945, Mrs. Steele presented her Sacre estate to the state of Indiana as a memorial to her husband.

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  • The House of the Singing Winds; Life and Work of T. C. Steele (with others). Indianapolis, 1966.Search "The House of the Singing Winds; Life and Work of T. C. Steele
                                        (with others)" by STEELE, SELMA NEUBACHER (MRS. T. C.) : ca. 1870-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

STEEN, EDWIN BENZEL: 1901-

Edwin Benzel Steen was born in Wheellng, Ind., on July 23, 1901. He was married in 1927 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree from Wabash College in 1923, A.M. degree from Columbia University in 1926, and Ph.D. degree in parasitology from Purdue University in 1938. Steen taught at Wabash College, New York University, Purdue University, and City College of New York. In 1941 he joined the faculty of Western Michigan University and became professor and head of the department of biology in 1965.

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STEERE, RHODA WORK (MRS. GEORGE S.): 1915-

Rhoda Work , born on Jan. 10, 1915, in Brockton, Mass., is the daughter of William and Georgia Kelley Work. She received the B.S. degree from Boston University in 1936. She married George S. Steere and they had three children: James Charlton, Daniel Merritt, and David William. Mrs. Steere has lived in Indiana for thirty-three years.

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STEPHENS, FERRIS J.: 1893-

A native of Fayette County, Ind., Ferris J. Stephens was born on Dec. 26, 1893. He was married in 1916 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree in 1915 from Butler University and the degrees of B.D. in 1923 and Ph.D. in 1925 from Yale University. Stephens instructed Old Testament at Culver Stockton College during 1925-28. He taught Assyriology at Yale University from 1928 until his retirement in 1962 where he was also curator of the Babylonian collection, 1933-62.

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STEPHENS, MAYNARD) MOODY: 1908-

A native of Connersville, Ind., Maynard Moody Stephens was born on April 25, 1908. He was married page: [584][View Page [584]] in 1931 and is the father of six children. He obtained the following degrees from the University of Minnesota: A.B. in 1930, A.M. in 1931, and Ph.D. in 1934. Stephens was a geologist for the Minnesota Geological Survey, 1931-36, and at Pennsylvania State College, 1936-41. He worked as a partner in the Ryder Scott Company during 1941-52. At Midwestern University ( Texas ) he was professor of geology, 1952-60, and dean of the school of petroleum and physical sciences, 1957-60. In 1957 he established the Maynard M. Stephens Company, a consulting firm.

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STEPHENS, WILLIAM NEWTON: 1927-

Born on Feb. 3, 1927, in Evansville, Ind., William Newton Stephens is the son of Olen C. and Charlotte Wheeler Stephens. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Colorado, 1955; A.M. degree from Boston University, 1956; and Ed.D. degree from Harvard University, 1959. He married Judith Wilson in 1947 and they had one son, Mark Newton. Stephens was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, 1959-61; taught at the University of Kansas, 1961-65, where he was also a research associate in the bureau of child research; and became associate professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army, 1945-47.

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STEPHENSON, HOWARD: 1893-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Sept. 2, 1893, Howard Stephenson is the son of Samuel Lincoln and Etta Mac Van Tilburgh Stephenson. He studied at the University of Kansas and New York University. He married Ella Jeannette Dalzell on Sept. 20, 1919, and they had three children: Margaret, Howard, and Nina. Stephenson worked for newspapers in Canada and the United States during 1912-17 He was editorial writer, Scripps Howard newspapers (Toledo, Ohio), 1919-32; editor, Hearst magazines, 1932-37; and eastern publicity manager, Westinghouse Electric Company, 1939-42. He held several positions with Hill and Knowlton, Inc. ( New York ), 1942-51, and was founding president, Community Relations, Inc. ( New York ), 1947-67.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

STEPHENSON, WENDELL HOLMES: 1899-1970.

Wendell Holmes Stephenson was born in Cartersburg, Ind., on March 13, 1899, the son of Robert Wans and Virginia Rupe Stephenson. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1923 and A.M. in 1924 from Indiana University and the Ph.D. degree in 1928 from the University of Michigan. He married Hilda Huff Voyles in 1924 and they had one son, Lamar. Stephenson taught in Indiana schools, 1917-21, and at the University of Kentucky, 1924-26 and 1945-46; Louisiana State University, 1927-45; and Tulane University, 1946-53. He joined the faculty of the University of Oregon in 1953 where he remained until his death on April 14, 1970. At Louisiana State University he was dean of the college of liberal arts during 1941-45. He was awarded honorary degrees by Duke University, 1950, and the University of North Carolina, 1953. He was coeditor of the Southern Biography Series and the ten-volume A History of the South. Stephenson was managing editor of the JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, 1934--41, and the MISSISSIPPI VALLEY HISTORICAL REVIEW, 1946-53.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

STEVENS, LULA MEREDITH: ca. 1858-1940.

Lula Meredith Stevens was born in Nashville, Tenn., about 1858. She lived in Tennessee and in the South until after the Civil War and later moved to Illinois with her mother. Mrs. Stevens lived in the North for sixty years, but the only reference to Indiana is that she was a longtime resident of Fort Wayne . She was known as Madame Stevens, was a dress designer, and operated a clothing store in Fort Wayne where she died in 1940.

Information from Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

STEVENS, MARTHA MARTIN (MRS. SMITH NEY): 1871-1961.

Martha Martin was born in Plainwell, Mich., on Jan. 7, 1871. Her parents were John Summerfield and Jemima C. Huff Martin. The family moved to Plymouth, Ind., in 1886 where she attended Marshall County Normal School. She married Smith Ney Stevens on June 14, 1893, and they had two children, Catherine and George. Mrs. Stevens was a trustee of Plymouth Public Library for fifteen years. She died in Plymouth in 1961. Two books attributed to Mrs. Stevens were not verified.

Information from Plymouth Public Library.

STEVENSON, EARL PLACE: 1893-

Earl Place Stevenson was born in Logansport, Ind., on Oct. 2, 1893. He was married in 1919 and is the fat