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TABER, GRAHAM: ?-

Graham Taber was born and brought up in Logansport, Ind. At one time he was both owner and editor of the LA PORTE ARGUS. He was also connected with various metropolitan newspapers as a dramatic critic and feature writer.

Information from Indiana State Library.

TAGTMEYER, LEONARD C.: 1899-

Leonard C. Tagtmeyer was born in Kinzie, Ind., on April 15, 1899. He served in the U.S. Navy in both world wars. Tagtmeyer was working for the International Harvester Company in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1956.

Information from Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

TAGUE, LOLA F.: 1902-1962.

A native of Rush County, Ind., Lola F. Tague was born in 1902. She graduated from Butler University and received a master's degree from Indiana University in 1953. She published her first verse in 1939 and contributed stories to CHILDREN'S PLAYMATE. Miss Tague won a scholarship in 1955 and attended an Indiana University Writers Conference. She was teaching at University Heights School ( Indianapolis ) at the time of her death on Nov. 29, 1962.

Information from Indiana State Library.

TAIT, SAMUEL W.: 1898-1954.

Samuel W. Tait was born in 1898 in Montpelier, Ind., and graduated from Saint Louis University Law School. Preferring writing to law, he worked on the editorial staffs of the SAINT LOUIS POST DISPATCH and the FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE. Taft's writing ability brought him to the attention of Henry L. Mencken and he became a regular contributor to AMERICAN MERCURY. He died on Oct. 1, 1954.

Information from OUTDOOR INDIANA, April 1967.

  • The Wildcatters; an Informal History of Oil Hunting in America. Princeton, NJ., 1946.Search "The Wildcatters; an Informal History of Oil Hunting in
                                        America" by TAIT, SAMUEL W.: 1898-1954. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TALCOTT, WILLIAM COLE: 1815-

William Cole Talcott was born in Dalton, Mass., on Dec. 25, 1815, the son of Joseph and Rebecca Talcott. He studied for the ministry at Western Reserve College (Hudson, Ohio) but left school and continued to educate himself through independent study. He married Mafia Luther on May 1, 1838, and they had six children: Henry, Ramson, Laroy, Roana, Joseph, and Charles. On Sept. 13, 1899, he married his second wife, Alice S. Broadman.

Talcott settled in Indiana in 1835. He took up surveying in Valparaiso and was that town's first tax collector, schoolteacher, preacher, and newspaper editor. He established the SPIRIT OF REFORM in 1846 for which he developed a phonetic alphabet. He became chief manager of the WESTERN RANGER in 1847; later purchased the enterprise, changing its name to the PRACTICAL OBSERVER; and continued the operation until 1857. Talcott was appointed to a common pleas judgeship in 1849 and page: [600][View Page [600]] served twelve years in that capacity. He practiced law for six years and bought the VIDETTE, a weekly publication, in 1874. He wrote a 4,ooo-word sermon to be read at his funeral.

Information from Indiana State Library.

TATMAN, BERNAL LESLIE: 1874-1944.

Bernal Leslie Tatman was born in Connersville, Ind., in 1874. He was the son of James H. and Josephine Wright Tatman. He married Bertha Reed and they had three daughters. He organized the Reliable Life Insurance Company in Saint Louis, served as its president until 1943, and was made chairman of the board. In Saint Louis Tatman was the first vice president of the Masonic Temple Association and founded the Masonic Temple Museum. During World War I he was secretary of the Saint Louis Council of Defense. He served as president of the Industrial Insurers' Conference of the United States and organized a group that won a commission form of government for Kirkwood, Mo. He died on March 23, 1944, in Kirkwood .

Information from Indiana State Library.

TAYLOR, BEN F.: 1878-

Ben F. Taylor was born in Clark County, Ind., on Sept. 7, 1878, the son of Nield and Sarah Jane Frederick Taylor. Following his mother's death in 1881, he lived in an orphan's home and was later adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holmes. He attended Vincennes University, Valparaiso University, and the Bible Training School of Ellettsville ( Ind. ). He married Zelphia Meldora Anderson on Aug. 21, 1900, and they had six children: James, Zelphia, Ruby, Rosa, Juanita, and Audrey. Taylor served as a schoolteacher from 1898 to 1928. He was a minister of the Church of Christ and began preaching in 1900, holding several pastorates in Indiana and Kentucky . He was superintendent of the Potter Orphan Home and School (Bowling Green, Ky.), 1927-31, and associate editor of the CHRISTIAN LEADER during 1932-52.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren--Indiana Lives.

TAYLOR, CHARLES FREMONT: 1856-1919.

Charles Fremont Taylor was born in Attica, Ind., on July 3, 1856, the son of Jackson and Amanda Bartlette Taylor. In 1892 he married Estelle Foreman. He married his second wife, Amelia Cameron, in 1898. He received the M.D. degree from Central College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1880. Taylor practiced medicine in Indiana during 1880-83 and became editor of MEDICAL WORLD in 1883. He later served as editor and publisher of EQUITY and died on Nov. 4, 1919.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • A Conclusive Peace Presenting the Historically Logical and Feasible Plan of Action for the Coming Peace Conference, Which Will Co-Ordinate and Harmonize Europe and the World. Philadelphia, 1916.Search "A Conclusive Peace Presenting the Historically Logical and
                                        Feasible Plan of Action for the Coming Peace Conference, Which Will Co-Ordinate
                                        and Harmonize Europe and the World" by TAYLOR, CHARLES FREMONT: 1856-1919. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TAYLOR, ELETHA MAE (MRS. CARL A.): ca. 1871-1954.

Eletha Mae Taylor , also known as Eflie May Taylor, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, about 1871. She married Carl A. Taylor in 1893 and attended the Cincinnati Normal School for Poetry. Her first poem was published when she was fourteen years old. She wrote both the words and music to songs, compiled books of poetry, and contributed poems to newspapers and magazines. Mrs. Taylor was one of the founders and president of the Indiana Poetry Society; Indiana representative of the American Literary Association; editor of the INDIANA POETRY MAGAZINE; and a member of the Press Reporting Syndicate and the International Writers League. She died in Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 1954.

Information from Indiana State Library.

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TAYLOR, FLORENCE MARIE: 1897-

The daughter of Franklin Newton and Clara Jennie Kistler Taylor, Florence Marie Taylor was born in New Smithville, Pa., in 1897. In that same year the family moved to Indianapolis . She received the A.B. degree from Butler University. A free-lance writer of poetry, fiction, and articles, Miss Taylor was a local correspondent for the Universal Trade Press Syndicate from 1944 until 1959. The Federation of Poetry Clubs honored her as poet laureate of Indiana . She is membership chairman of the Indiana chapter, National League of American Pen Women, and edits the organization's monthly newsletter.

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TAYLOR, ISABELLE HOUGHTON (MRS. SAMUEL R.): 1859-1932.

Isabelle Houghton was born in Vermont in 1859. The family moved to Defiance, Ohio, in 1868. In 1886 she married Samuel R. Taylor and they became residents of Fort Wayne, Ind. From 1921 until her death in 1932, Mrs. Taylor was curator of the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society. She worked with Bert Griswold on volume two of the History of Fort Wayne.

Information from Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

  • War Work of Fort Wayne Chapters of American Red Cross in 1919. Fort Wayne, 1919.Search "War Work of Fort Wayne Chapters of American Red Cross in
                                        1919" by TAYLOR, ISABELLE HOUGHTON (MRS. SAMUEL R.): 1859-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • History of Allen County, Indiana in World War I. Fort Wayne, 1923.Search "History of Allen County, Indiana in World War I" by TAYLOR, ISABELLE HOUGHTON (MRS. SAMUEL R.): 1859-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TAYLOR, MARY ELIZABETH PLUMMER (MRS. DAVIDSON): 1906-

Mary Elizabeth Plummer was born in Bedford, Ind., in 1906. She is the daughter of Mrs. N. C. Plummer. She began writing plays and short stories while attending DePauw University. She married Davidson Taylor . After doing journalistic work for her hometown newspaper, she became a reporter for the Associated Press. Mrs. Taylor has continued to write since her retirement from the press corps.

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TAYLOR, WILLIAM JAMES: 1867-1949.

William James Taylor was born in Dublin, Ind., on Aug. 8, 1867. He was the son of Aurelius Pryor and Mary Vore Taylor. He received two degrees from the University of Nebraska, an A.B. in 1891 and an A.M. in 1897, and a Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1901. He married Blanche Glasgow on July 15, 1896. Taylor began his career holding school positions in Nebraska and Pennsylvania . He joined the faculty of Yale University in 1902 where he served as head of the department of psychology and the principles of education, 1910-33. He lectured on the history and philosophy of education at Long Island University, 1938-44, and died on March 14., 1949.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

  • Elementary Logic, with Special Applications to Methods of Teaching. New York, 1909.Search "Elementary Logic, with Special Applications to Methods of
                                        Teaching" by TAYLOR, WILLIAM JAMES: 1867-1949. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TEAGUE, WALTER DORWIN: 1883-1960.

Walter Dorwin Teague was born in Decatur, Ind., on Dec. 18, 1883, the son of Martin Addison and Hester Anne Towell Teague. He studied at the Art Students League ( New York ) from 1903 until 1907. Married to Cecily Fehon, they had three children: Walter Dorwin, Jr., Cecily Fehon, and R. Lewis. He married his second wife, Ruth Mills Holmes, on Aug. 31, 1937.

Teague worked for the Calkins and Holden Advertising Agency during 1908-11. Setting up an office in 1911, he did typography and decorative designs for advertising agencies and book and magazine publishers for fifteen years. In 1926 he established an industrial designing enterprise in New York City . Among well-known products that he designed are Steuben glass and Pyrex ovenware; A. B. Dick Company mimeograph machines; and Scripto pens and pocket lighters. Teague designed many buildings and exhibits for the 1939 New York World's Fair and executed 130 research and development assignments for the U.S . Navy during World page: [602][View Page [602]] War II. He was the recipient of many honors and died in Flemington, N.J., on Dec. 5, 1960.

Information from The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.

TECKEMEYER, EARL B.: 1905-1961.

Earl B. Teckemeyer was born in Indiana on Jan. 6, 1905. He received the LL.B. degree from Indiana University in 1997 and entered into the business of real estate property management. On Nov. 28, 1928, he married Edythe Frances Noblitt and they had two children, Carol and Fred. Teckemeyer worked largely in real estate appraisal and finance. He helped prepare the state bar examination for New York , was a vice president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards, and wrote and lectured in the real estate field. At one time he was speaker in the Indiana house of representatives. He died in 1961.

Information from Fred Teckemeyer.

TELLER, WILLIAM: 1850-1927.

William Teller was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, in 1850. While still a small child, the family immigrated to the United States. He attended Earlham College, 1871-72, and Hanover College and married Lillie Adams in 1884. Teller was an ordained minister in the Indiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal church. From 1880 until his death on April 8, 1927, he held pastorates in Bedford, Evansville, Indianapolis, and other Indiana cities.

Information from Indiana University Library and Indiana State Library.

TEMPLETON, ROSAMOND DALE OWEN (MRS. JAMES M.): 1846-1937.

Rosamond Dale Owen was born in New Harmony, Ind., on Dec. 13, 1846, the daughter of Robert Dale and Mary Jane Robinson Owen. Her first husband was Sir Lawrence Oliphant whom she wed on Aug. 17, 1888. She later married James Murray Templeton and had one adopted son, Carlos Ronzeralle. Mrs. Templeton died in Worthington, England, on June 19, 1937.

Information from Library of New Harmony Workingmen's Institute.

TEMPLIN, OLIN: 1861-1943.

Born in Camden, Ind., on Dec. 6, 1861, Olin Templin was the son of Lancy Jefferson and Mary Ann Lerner Templin. He received the A.B. degree in 1886 and the A.M. degree in 1889 from the University of Kansas. On Aug. 6, 1886, he married Lena A. Van Voorhes and they had two daughters, Alice and Marjorie. Templin spent his entire career at the University of Kansas where he taught mathematics and philosophy. He became head of the philosophy department in 1893; was dean of the college of liberal arts and sciences, 1903-21; and became professor of logic, ethics, and esthetics in 1921. He was director of school and college activities for the U.S. Food Administration, 1917-19, and died on March 4, 1943.

Information from Who Was Who in America and Ronald R. Templin.

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TERMAN, FREDERICK EMMONS: 1900-

The son of Lewis Madison and Anna Belle Minton Terman, Frederick Emmons Terman was born in English, Ind., on June 7, 1900. He earned the degrees of A.B. in 1920 and E.E. in 1922 from Stanford University and the Sc.D. degree in 1924 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On March 22, 1928, he married Sibyl Walcutt and they had three sons: Frederick, Terence, and Lewis. Terman joined the faculty of Stanford University in 1925 where he taught electrical engineering and served as executive head of the department, dean of engineering, and provost and vice president. He retired in 1965. He has received honorary degrees from several institutions and has been an adviser and consultant to businesses and the federal government.

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TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956.

Lewis Madison Terman was born in Johnson County, Ind., on Jan. 15, 1877. He was the son of James William and Martha Parthenia Cutsinger Terman. He received the following degrees: A.B. from Central Normal College ( Danville ) in 1898; A.B. in 1902, A.M. in 1903, and LL.D. in 1929 from Indiana University; and Ph.D. from Clark University in 1905. He married Anna Belle Minton on Sept. 18, 1899, and they had two children, Frederick Emmons and Helen Claire.

Terman was a high school principal in Smiths Valley, Ind., during 1898-1901 and San Bernardino, Calif., 1905-06. He became professor of psychology and pedagogy at State Normal School ( Los Angeles ) in 1906. In 1910 he joined the faculty of Stanford University and achieved emeritus status in 1942. He served in World War I as an expert on mental tests and measurements for the Surgeon General and is noted for his research on gifted children. Terman was president of the American School Hygiene Association, 1917, and the American Psychological Association, 1923. He edited the JOURNAL OF GENETIC PSYCHOLOGY and GENETIC PSYCHOLOGY MONOGRAPHS and died on Dec. 21, 1956.

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  • The Teacher's Health; a Study in the Hygiene of an Occupation. Boston, 1913.Search "The Teacher's Health; a Study in the Hygiene of an
                                        Occupation" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Health Work in the Schools (withErnest B. Hoag). Boston, 1914.Search "Health Work in the Schools" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Hygiene of the School Child. Boston, 1914.Search "The Hygiene of the School Child" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Measurement of Intelligence; an Explanation of' and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale. Boston, 1916.Search "The Measurement of Intelligence; an Explanation of' and a
                                        Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the
                                        Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Scale for Measuring Intelligence (with others). Baltimore, 1917.Search "The Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Scale for
                                        Measuring Intelligence (with others)" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Intelligence of School Children, How Children Differ in Ability, the Use of Mental Tests in School Grading, and the Proper Education of Exceptional Children. Boston, 1919.Search "The Intelligence of School Children, How Children Differ in
                                        Ability, the Use of Mental Tests in School Grading, and the Proper Education of
                                        Exceptional Children" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Condensed Guide for the Stanford Revision of the BinetSimon Intelligence Tests. Boston, 1920.Search "Condensed Guide for the Stanford Revision of the BinetSimon
                                        Intelligence Tests" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Children's Reading; a Guide for Parents and Teachers (withMargaret Lima). New York, 1926.Search "Children's Reading; a Guide for Parents and Teachers" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Genetic Studies of Genius (with others). Stanford, Calif., 1926-59. 5 vols.Search "Genetic Studies of Genius (with others)" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Intelligence Tests and School Reorganization (with others). Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1927.Search "Intelligence Tests and School Reorganization (with
                                        others)" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • College and Life; Problems of Self-Discovery and Self-Direction (withMargaret E. Bennett). New York, 1933.Search "College and Life; Problems of Self-Discovery and
                                        Self-Direction" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Sex and Personality; Studies in Masculinity and Femininity (with others). New York, 1936.Search "Sex and Personality; Studies in Masculinity and Femininity (with
                                        others)" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Directions for Administering Forms L and M, Revision of the Stanford-Binet Tests of Intelligence (withMaud A. Merrill). Boston, 1937.Search "Directions for Administering Forms L and M, Revision of the
                                        Stanford-Binet Tests of Intelligence" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Measuring Intelligence; a Guide to the Administration of the New Revised Stanford-Binet Tests of Intelligence (withMaud A. Merrill). Boston, 1937.Search "Measuring Intelligence; a Guide to the Administration of the New
                                        Revised Stanford-Binet Tests of Intelligence" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Psychological Factors in Marital Happiness (with others). New York, 1938.Search "Psychological Factors in Marital Happiness (with others)" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Psychological Approaches to the Biography of Genius. London, 1947.Search "Psychological Approaches to the Biography of Genius" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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  • Scientists and Nonscientists in a Group of 800 Gifted Men. Washington, D.C., 1954.Search "Scientists and Nonscientists in a Group of 800 Gifted
                                    Men" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Gifted Group at Mid-Life; Thirty-Five Years Follow-Up of the Superior Child (withMelita H. Oden). Stanford, Calif., 1959.Search "The Gifted Group at Mid-Life; Thirty-Five Years Follow-Up of the
                                        Superior Child" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale; Manual for the Third Revision of Form L-M (withMaud A. Merrill). Boston, 1960.Search "Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale; Manual for the Third Revision
                                        of Form L-M" by TERMAN, LEWIS MADISON: 1877-1956. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TEZLA, ALBERT: 1915-

The son of Michael and Lucia Szenasi Tezla, Albert Tezla was born in South Bend, Ind., on Dec. 13, 1915. He earned the following degrees from the University of Chicago: A.B. in 1941, A.M. in 1947, and Ph.D. in 1952. On July 26, 1941, he married Olive Anna Fox and they had two children, Michael William and Kathy Elaine. Tezla worked as a shipping clerk, lathe operator, and high school teacher prior to teaching English literature at Indiana University ( South Bend ), 1946-48. He joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota ( Duluth ) in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1942-46, and received the Purple Heart and Commendation Medal. Tezla is the recipient of several awards for contributions to the knowledge of Hungarian culture in the United States.

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THIE, JOSEPH ANTHONY: 1927-

Joseph Anthony Thie was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1927. He received the B.S. degree in 1947 and the Ph.D. degree in 1951 from the University of Notre Dame. Thie taught physics at the University of Dayton, 1947-48, and was a physicist at the Argonne National Laboratory, 1953-60. He was a partner with McLain Rodger Associates, 1960-61, and became an independent nuclear reactor consultant in 1961.

Information from American Men of Science.

THIENES, CLINTON HOBART: 1896-

A native of Evansville, Ind., Clinton Hobart Thienes was born on Aug. 9, 1896. He was married in 1923 and is the father of three children. He earned the A.B. degree in 1918 and A.M. and M.D. degrees in 1923 from the University of Oregon and the Ph.D. degree in 1926 from Stanford University. At the University of Oregon Thienes was an assistant in zoology, 1917-18, and instructed anatomy and pharmacology, 1921-29. He taught in the school of medicine, University of Southern California, from 1929 until his retirement in 1962. In 1962 he became a consultant, Institute of Medical Research, Huntington Memorial Hospital.

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THOMAS, CHARLES MARION: 1902-

Charles Marion Thomas was born in Jasonville, Ind., on May 19, 1902, the son of Marion A. and Pearl Brown Thomas. He received an A.B. degree in 1924 from Indiana University and the degrees of A.M. in 1927 and Ph.D. in 1931 from Columbia University. Thomas taught at Jasonville High School, 1924-26; Long Island University, 1928-36; evening session, College of the City of New York, 1933-36; and Ohio State University, 1936-42. He was editor and director of the Mississippi Valley Press during 1939-42. From 1942 to 1946 he served as professor of international relations at the Documentary Research Division of Aerospace Studies Institute, Maxwell Air Force Base. He has edited several books.

Information from Charles Marion Thomas .

THOMAS, CHARLES SWAIN: 1868-1943.

Charles Swain Thomas was born in Pendleton, Ind., on Dec. 29, 1868, the son of John Lewis and Caroline Swain Thomas. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1894 and A.M. in 1895 from Indiana University; A.B. degree from Harvard University, 1897; and Litt.D. degree from Rhode Island College of Education, 1933. He married Charlotte Thornton on July 23, 1896, and they had one son, Thomas Swain.

Thomas was a teacher in the Pendleton public schools, 1887-89; principal of Bedford High School, 1891-92; and superintendent of schools in Bedford, 1892-93. He taught at Indiana University, 1894-97, and Centre College, 1897-1901, and served as head of the English department at Shortridge High School, 1901-08, and Newton High School, 1908-18. He was a member of the faculty of Harvard University from 1920 until 1936. Thomas worked on the editorial staff of ATLANTIC MONTHLY, 1920-25, and edited many books. He died on Jan. 26, 1943.

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THOMAS, ESTHER KEM (MRS. ARNOLD): 1910-

The daughter of Albert Harrison and Ethel Edwards Kern, Esther Kern was born in Winchester, Ind., on Jan. 24, 1910. While she was a child, the family moved to Wayne County . She studied at Richmond Business College ( Ind. ). On Nov. 28, 1929, she married Arnold Thomas and they had one son and one daughter. Since 1942 Mrs. Thomas has been active in writing and has spoken before many local groups and organizations. Her verse has been published in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies.

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THOMAS, HAROLD ALLEN: 1913-

Harold Allen Thomas, Jr. , was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Aug. 14, 1913, the son of Harold A. and Katherine Sass Thomas. He received the B.S. degree in civil engineering in 1935 from Carnegie Institute of Technology and the S.D. degree in 1938 from Harvard University. He married Gertrude A. Grim on July 2, 1935, and they had three sons: Harold Allen III, Stephen, and Calvin. Thomas joined the faculty of Harvard University in 1939 and has done consulting for the federal government.

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THOMAS, PERCY MONROE: 1886-1957.

Percy Monroe Thomas was born in Randolph County, Ind., on June 25, 1886, the son of John I. and Julia Chenoweth Thomas. He married Gaynelle Smock on Nov. 24, 1908, and they had four children: Sylvia, Corienne, Dorcas, and John William. He was a longtime minister in the Society of Friends and served meetings in Des Moines, Iowa, and in Indiana in Area, Dublin, Portland, Fairmount, and Plainfield . Thomas was clerk of the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends and associate editor of AMERICAN FRIEND, two years. From 1938 to 1948 he worked in various capacities for the Five page: [606][View Page [606]] Year Meetings of Friends and died in New Castle, Ind., on Aug. 20, 1957.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

  • Plainfield Friends Mark a Century, 1851-1951 (withMargaret Stephenson Moore). Plainfield, Ind., 1951.Search "Plainfield Friends Mark a Century, 1851-1951" by THOMAS, PERCY MONROE: 1886-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

THOMAS, ROLLIN GEORGE: 1896-

Rollin George Thomas was born on Dec. 17, 1896, in Anamosa, Iowa, the son of George A. and Emily Fisher Thomas. He received the A.B. degree in 1919 from Cornell College and degrees of A.M. in 1923 and Ph.D. in 1930 from the University of Chicago. On Sept. 10, 1925, he married Dorothy Erb and they had two children, John F. and Emily J. Thomas began teaching economics in 1925 at Purdue University and became professor emeritus in 1965. He was a member of the board of West Lafayette Public Library, 1942-63.

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THOMPSON, CHARLES NEBEKER: 1861-1949.

A native of Covington, Ind., and born on July 7, 1861, Charles Nebeker Thompson was the son of William and Hannah Nebeker Thompson. He received the A.B. degree in 1882 and the A.M. degree in 1885 from DePauw University. He married Julia Finch Conner on Oct. 7, 1891. Thompson was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1885 and practiced law in Indianapolis . He was president of the Indiana Savings and Investment Company; served in the Indiana senate, 1900-04; and was a member of the Indiana Library and Historical Commission, 1925-33. He established the Julia Conner Thompson Memorial Collection on the Finer Arts of Homemaking at the Indianapolis Public Library. Thompson died on Aug. 16, 1949.

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THOMPSON, HILDEGARD STEERSTEDTER: 1901-

Hildegard Steerstedter Thompson was born on Jan. 13, 1901, in DePauw, Ind., the daughter of Andrew and Ella Thevenat Steerstedter. After studying at Indiana State Teachers College, 1924-27, she earned the B.S.E. degree from the University of Louisville in 1930.

Mrs. Thompson taught school in Harrison County schools ( Ind. ) from 1991 to 1930 and was a teacher and textbook writer at the Bureau of Education (Philippine Islands), 1931-36. She held several positions with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1937-65, including chief of the Bureau of Education, and directed the federal school system for all American Indians.

A bilingual program for non-English-speaking Navajo teen-agers that Mrs. Thompson developed is credited with placing over 5,000 youths in employment. The program was carried out between 1946 and 1960. She writes lead articles for INDIAN EDUCATION and served as editor from 1952 to 1965. She received the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Department of Interior.

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THOMPSON, JAMES DAVID: 1920-

Born on Jan. 11, 1920, in Indianapolis, Ind., James David Thompson is the son of Earl Carroll and Alta Wilson Thompson. He married Mary L. Mettenbrink on April 18, 1946, and they had two children, Gregg R. and Janet C. He attended Indiana University, receiving the degrees of B.S. in 1941 and A.M. in 1947, and earned the Ph.D. degree from the University of North Carolina in 1953. Following military service in the U.S. Army, 1941-45, Thompson taught at the University of Wisconsin, 1947-49; University of North Carolina, 1951-54; Cornell University, 1954-57; University of Pittsburgh, 1957-62; and Indiana University, 1962-68. In 1968 he became professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University. He was editor of ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, 1955-57.

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  • Disaster, Community Organization and Administrative Process (withRobert W. Hawkes). Pittsburgh, 1960.Search "Disaster, Community Organization and Administrative
                                        Process" by THOMPSON, JAMES DAVID: 1920- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Organizations in Action; Social Science Bases of Administrative Theory. New York, 1967.Search "Organizations in Action; Social Science Bases of Administrative
                                        Theory" by THOMPSON, JAMES DAVID: 1920- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Behavioral Sciences; an Interpretation (withDonald R. Van Houten). Menlo Park, Calif., 1970.Search "The Behavioral Sciences; an Interpretation" by THOMPSON, JAMES DAVID: 1920- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

THOMPSON, JAMES MARSHALL: 1845-1931.

James Marshall Thompson was born in Carlisle, Ind., on Aug. 29, 1845. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1872 and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in that same year. Thompson held pastorates and did missionary work in New York City , 1872-73; Philadelphia , 1874-82; Pittsburgh , 1882-84; Callao, Peru, 1884-86; California , 1887-98; and Yakima, Wash., 1898-1920. He died in Berkeley, Calif., on Nov. 19, 1931.

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THOMPSON, JOHN MURRAY: 1902-

John Murray Thompson was born in Kokomo, Ind., on Dec. 22, 1902. He was married in 1926 and is the father of five children. He received the A.B. degree in 1925 from DePauw University, M.S. degree in 1929 from Lehigh University, and Ph.D. degree in 1935 from the University of California. Thompson worked as an extension specialist in agricultural economics at the University of California during 1935-37 and subsequently joined the staff of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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THOMPSON, LAWRENCE L. VAUGHN: 1911-

Born in Prairie Creek, Ind., on Feb. 25, 1911, Lawrence L. Vaughn Thompson is the son of John Carl and Osia Rebecca Yeager Thompson. He earned the B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College in 1938. He also attended Indiana University, Manchester College, and the University of Kentucky. He married Princess L. Stone and they had seven children: Carlton, Ocie, Joe, Larry, Lee, Claire, and Rebecca. Thompson has been a teacher and librarian for many years. He composed "Down on the Old Covered Bridge" and "Song for a Covered Bridge" for the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival in 1969. The songs were a joint publication with Princess Stone Thompson and Lois Thompson Hall. He has also written the words and music for other songs.

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THOMPSON, OSCAR: 1887-1945.

Oscar Thompson was born in Crawfordsville, Ind., on Oct. 10, 1887, and was the son of Will H. and Ida Lee Thompson. He studied at the University of Washington during 1907-08. He married Janviere Maybin on April 14, 1914, and they had four children: Hugh, Keith, Letitia, and Janet. Thompson worked for newspapers in the state of Washington in Seattle, 1903-09, and Tacoma , 1909-17. He was a music critic for MUSICAL AMERICA, 1919-25, and the NEW YORK EVENING POST, 1926-34. He was editor of MUSICAL AMERICA, 1936-43, and served as a music critic for the NEW YORK SUN from 1937 until his death on July 2, 1945. He was a veteran of World War I and edited The International Cyclopedia of Music and Musicians and other works in his field.

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THOMPSON, PHILIP DUNCAN: 1922-

A native of Rossville, Ind., Philip Duncan Thompson was born on April 6, 1922. He was married in 1944 and is the father of five children. He obtained the S.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1943 and the Sc.D. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1953. With the U.S. Air Force, Thompson worked in meteorology until 1960 and subsequently became associate director of the National Center of Atmospheric Research. He was president of the American Meteorological Society, 1964-65, and received the association's ieisinger Award in 1960. He was the recipient of the Legion of Merit in 1957 and has written several government bulletins and reports.

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THOMPSON, ROBERT LUTHER: 1907-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 24, 1907, Robert Luther Thompson is the son of Luther Adair and Pearl May Jackson Thompson. He received the A.B. degree in 1928 from Butler University and the degrees of A.M. in 1931 and Ph.D. in 1942 from Columbia University. He married Marjorie Emma Jones on June 24, 1930, and they had three sons: Robert Sharpe, James Lee, and John Jones.

Thompson taught history at Hofstra College during 1938-42. With the federal government, he worked in the Office of War Information, 1942-43, and for the Air Staff Intelligence, Army Air Forces, 1943-44. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, 1944-46, and subsequently joined the staff of the U.S. Department of State where he did editorial and publications work. In 1966 he became deputy executive director of the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs.

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  • Wiring a Continent, the History of the Telegraph Industry in the United States, 1832-1866. Princeton, Nd., 1947.Search "Wiring a Continent, the History of the Telegraph Industry in the
                                        United States, 1832-1866" by THOMPSON, ROBERT LUTHER: 1907- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

THOMPSON, SAMUEL MARTIN: 1902-

A native of Mays, Ind., Samuel Martin Thompson was born on March 10, 1902. He received the A.B. degree from Monmouth College in 1924 and the degrees of A.M. in 1925 and Ph.D. in 1931 from Princeton University. Thompson became professor of philosophy at Monmouth College in 1926.

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THOMPSON, STITH: 1885-

Stith Thompson was born on March 7, 1885, near Bloomfield, Ky., the son of John Warden and Eliza McClaskey Thompson. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1909; A.M. degree from the University of California ( Berkeley ), 1912; and Ph.D. degree from Harvard University, 1914. On June 14, 1918, he married Louise Faust and they had two daughters, Dorothy and Marguerite.

Thompson taught at the University of Texas, 1914-18; Colorado College, 1918-20; and the University of Maine, 1920-21. In 1921 he joined the faculty of Indiana University where he served as professor of English and folklore, dean of the graduate school, and distinguished service professor. He became professor emeritus in 1955. Thompson has dealt with folklore materials in more than a dozen languages and has been awarded honorary degrees by several educational institutions.

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THOMSON, JOHN FERGUSON: 1920-

John Ferguson Thomson was born on April 18, 1920, in Garrett, Ind. He was married in 1943 and is the father of two children. He obtained the following degrees from the University of Chicago: S.B. in 1941, S.M. in 1942, and Ph.D. in 1947. From 1943 to 1951 Thomson was a research associate, pharmacologist, and faculty member at the University of Chicago. In 1951 he joined the staff of the Argonne National Laboratory where he became senior biologist in 1962.

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THOMSON, ORIGEN: 1829-1882.

Origen Thomson was born in Decatur County, Ind., in 1829. He attended Hanover College, 1846-47; learned the printer's trade; and read medicine with a local doctor, 1850-52. He immigrated to the Oregon country with many other people in 1852 where he surveyed government land. Returning to Indiana in 1858, Thomson published a newspaper in partnership in Lawrenceburg. He engaged in the stone business in 1872 and continued until his death in Greensburg in 1882.

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  • Crossing the Plains; Narrative of the Scenes, Incidents and Adventures Attending the Overland Journey of the Decatur and Rush County Emigrants to the "Far Off" Oregon in 1852. …. Greensburg, Ind., 1896.Search "Crossing the Plains; Narrative of the Scenes, Incidents and
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THORNBROUGH, EMMA LOU: 1913-

Emma Lou Thornbrough was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 24, 1913, the daughter of Harry and Bess Tyler Thornbrough. She received the degrees of A.B. in 1934 and A.M. in 1936 from Butler University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1946. Miss Thornbrough began teaching history at Butler University in 1946. She is a board member of both the Indianapolis Civil Liberties Union and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and vice president of the Indiana Council on World Affairs.

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THORNBROUGH, GAYLE: 1914-

Gayle Thornbrough was born in Hendricks County, Ind., on Oct. 29, 1914, the daughter of Harry and Bess Tyler Thornbrough. She received the A.B. degree from Butler University in 1936 and the A.M. degree from the University of Michigan in 1942. Miss Thornbrough was editor for the Indiana Historical Society, 1937-66, and coeditor for the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1946-66. During 1967-68 she worked as a specialist in early American history, manuscripts division, Library of Congress. In 1968 she became director of publications and library for the Indiana Historical Society. She has edited many publications for the Indiana Historical Society including correspondence and papers of several governors, journals of the early general assemblies, and letters of some early Indiana residents.

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THORNBURG, OPAL: 1899-

Opal Thornburg was born in Parker, Ind., on Dec. 31, 1899, the daughter of Otway and Lula McDonald Thornburg. She received the degrees of A.B. in 1923 and A.M. in 1942 from Earlham College. At Earlham College Miss Thornburg served as secretary to the president, 1923-30; registrar, 1930-46; and archivist, continuing part time after her retirement. She was editor of Who's Who Among Earlhamites in 1925, 1940, and 1947.

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THORNBURY, WILLIAM DAVID: 1900-

William David Thornbury was born in English, Ind., on April 23, 1900. He received the degrees of A.B. in 1925 and Ph.D. in 1936 from Indiana University and the A.M. degree from the University of Colorado in 1928. He was married in 1928 and is the father of one child. Thornbury was a schoolteacher in Indiana, 1919-22, and worked in Colorado , 1926-28. He began teaching geology and geography at Indiana University in 1928 and was appointed professor emeritus in 1970. He has authored geological bulletins.

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THORNE, DOROTHY LLOYD GILBERT: 1902-

Dorothy Lloyd Gilbert Thorne was born in Rich Square, Ind., on July 4, 1902. She received the A.M. degree in 1929 from Columbia University and was married in 1954. Mrs. Thorne joined the English faculty of Guilford College in 1926 where she served as chairman of the English department, 1965-68, and became curator of the Quaker collection in 1968.

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THORNTON, JOSEPH FRANCIS: 1864-1948.

Joseph Francis Thornton was born in Bedford, Ind., in 1864. He received the bachelor's degree in 1886 from Indiana University and the master's degree in 1910 from Columbia University. He married Lillian Voris. Thornton taught in Indiana in Mitchell, Bedford, Anderson, and was school superintendent in Rockville. He became supervising principal of West Indianapolis schools in 1902 and later was district superintendent, assistant superintendent, and acting superintendent of Indianapolis public schools. He also served as director of night schools, was one of the founders of the summer school, and instructed history at Shortridge High School until his retirement in about 1935. He died in Indianapolis on Feb. 19, 1948.

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THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932.

Born near Logansport, Ind., on June 27, 1851, William Wheeler Thornton was the son of John A. and Ellen Thomas Thornton. He received the LL.B. degree page: [611][View Page [611]] from the University of Michigan in 1876. On Jan. 25, 1882, he married Mary F. Grove. He wed his second wife, Irene Blackledge, on June 20, 1911. Thornton served as deputy attorney general in Indiana, 1880-82, and was a superior court judge, Marion County, Ind., from 1914 to 1922. He died in 1932.

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  • Indiana Statutory Construction and Citations. Indianapolis, 1887.Search "Indiana Statutory Construction and Citations" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law Appertaining to Juries and Instructions Thereto. Indianapolis, 1888.Search "The Law Appertaining to Juries and Instructions Thereto" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Monograph on the Law of Lost Wills. Chicago, 1890.Search "A Monograph on the Law of Lost Wills" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Municipal Law of Indiana Including the General School Law. Cincinnati, 1891.Search "The Municipal Law of Indiana Including the General School
                                        Law" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law of Railroad Fences and Private Crossings. Indianapolis, 1802.Search "The Law of Railroad Fences and Private Crossings" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Treatise on the Law Relating to Gifts and Advancements. Philadelphia, 1893.Search "A Treatise on the Law Relating to Gifts and Advancements" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law and Practice in the Courts of Indiana Relating to the Administration and Settlement of Estates Both Testate and Intestate, Solvent and Insolvent. Cincinnati, 1895.Search "The Law and Practice in the Courts of Indiana Relating to the
                                        Administration and Settlement of Estates Both Testate and Intestate, Solvent and
                                        Insolvent" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law Relating to Building and Loan Associations (withFrank H. Blackledge). New York, 1898.Search "The Law Relating to Building and Loan Associations" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Complete Guide for Indiana Township Officers, with Forms. Cincinnati, 1899.Search "A Complete Guide for Indiana Township Officers, with
                                        Forms" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law Relating to Oil and Gas. Cincinnati, 1904.Search "The Law Relating to Oil and Gas" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law Governing Cities and Towns in the State of Indiana. Cincinnati, 1906.Search "The Law Governing Cities and Towns in the State of
                                        Indiana" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Indiana Negligence; a Treatise on the Law of Negligence As Administered in the Courts of Indiana, Including the Law of Accident Insurance, Common Carriers, Etc. Cincinnati, 1908.Search "Indiana Negligence; a Treatise on the Law of Negligence As
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                                        Common Carriers, Etc" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Treatise on the Federal Employer's Liability and Safety Appliance Acts. Cincinnati, 1909.Search "A Treatise on the Federal Employer's Liability and Safety
                                        Appliance Acts" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Law of Pure Food and Drugs, National and State. Cincinnati, 1912.Search "The Law of Pure Food and Drugs, National and State" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Treatise on the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Cincinnati, 1913.Search "A Treatise on the Sherman Anti-Trust Act" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Instructions to Juries, with Annotations and a Treatise on the Law of Indiana Relating to Instructions in Civil and Criminal Cases. Cincinnati, 1914.Search "Instructions to Juries, with Annotations and a Treatise on the
                                        Law of Indiana Relating to Instructions in Civil and Criminal Cases" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Manual of Practice Before County Commissioners, Including the Powers and Duties of County Officers in Indiana. Indianapolis, 1925.Search "A Manual of Practice Before County Commissioners, Including the
                                        Powers and Duties of County Officers in Indiana" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Treatise on Combinations in Restraint of Trade. Cincinnati, 1928.Search "A Treatise on Combinations in Restraint of Trade" by THORNTON, WILLIAM WHEELER: 1851-1932. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

THORSON, THOMAS LANDON: 1934-

Born on Jan. 30, 1934, in La Porte, Ind., Thomas Landon Thorson is the son of George Edward and Marie Eleanor Voelkert Thorson. He graduated from Indiana University in 1956 where he received the A.M. degree in 1958. He earned the degrees of A.M. in 1959 and Ph.D. in 1960 from Princeton University. By his first wife, he is the father of two children, Ingrid Marie and Carla Louise. He later married Sandra Joan Simon. Thorson taught at the University of Wisconsin, 1959-66, and the University of Toronto, 1966-70. In 1970 he joined the faculty of Indiana University (South Bend). He has been a guest lecturer at schools in the United States, England, and the Philippines.

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THRASHER, FREDERIC MILTON: 1892-1962.

Frederic Milton Thrasher was born in Shelbyville, Ind., on Feb. 18, 1892. He was the son of Milton Brown and Eva Dell Lacy Thrasher. He received an A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1915 and two degrees from the University of Chicago, an A.M. in 1917 and a Ph.D. in 1925. Thrasher taught at Ohio State University in 1917 and the University of Chicago, 1919-23. In 1927 he became professor of educational sociology at New York University and remained on that faculty until his death in 1962. He specialized in juvenile delinquency and its prevention and participated in dozens of study commissions.

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THROCKMORTON, ORA E.: 1867-1941.

Ora E. Throckmorton was born on June 28, 1867, in Johnson County, Ind., the son of Joseph and Sarah Throckmorton. He graduated from Central College of Medicine ( Indianapolis ), 1897. On Aug. 3, 1893, he married Eflie Palmer and they had one child, Esther. Throckmorton first practiced medicine in Henry County, Ky., and Kennard, Ind. He became a resident of Battle Ground, Ind., in 1900 where he continued as a physician until his retirement. For many years he page: [612][View Page [612]] served as an elder in the Christian church. He died in West Lafayette on Oct. 1, 1941.

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TIFFIN, JOSEPH : 1905-

Born on July 4, 1905, in Falls City, Nebr., Joseph Tiffin is the son of Joseph Henry and Maude Nobles Tiffin. He married Mary Straight on May 18, 1927. He received the A.B. degree in 1927 from the University of South Dakota and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1930 from the State University of Iowa. Tiffin taught at the State University of Iowa, 1931-37, and was director of the Voice Science Laboratory at Brooklyn College, 1937-38. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1938 and became professor of industrial psychology in 1940. He serves as a consultant to the A. C. Nielsen Company and was president of the industrial division, American Psychological Association, 1959-60.

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TILDEN, ARNOLD: 1906-

Arnold Tilden was born in Winona Lake, Ind., on Dec. 30, 1906, the son of Francis Calvin and Ethel Nash Arnold Tilden. He received the A.B. and A.M. degrees in 1928 from DePauw University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California in 1934. He married Sarah Avery on May 8, 1953. From 1929 to 1937 Tilden taught at Indiana University and Ozark Wesleyan College and worked for the California Emergency Relief Administration and the Federal Transient Service of California. In 1937 he joined the faculty of Arizona State University (Tempe). He served in the armed forces, 1942-46.

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  • The Legislation of the Civil War Period Considered As a Basis of the Agricultural Revolution in the United States. Los Angeles, 1937.Search "The Legislation of the Civil War Period Considered As a Basis of
                                        the Agricultural Revolution in the United States" by TILDEN, ARNOLD: 1906- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TILDEN, ETHEL ARNOLD (MRS. FRANClS C.): 1876-1950.

Ethel Arnold was born in Greencastle, Ind., on Feb. 29, 1876. She received the Ph.D. degree from DePauw University, 1897. On Sept. 13, 1900, she married Francis Calvin Tilden and they had three children. Mrs. Tilden taught school, 1897-1900, and wrote poetry and stories. In 1932 she was the first poet laureate of the Indiana Federation of Clubs. She was primarily known for writing the lyrics of the oratorio "The Evangel of the New World" which was performed in 1935 in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Methodism. She died on Oct. 31, 1950.

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TILNEY, WILLIAM DECAUX: 1841-1925.

William DeCaux Tilney was born in Norfolk, England, in 1841. At eighteen years of age he enlisted in the British Army for service in India. While stationed in Bengal as a corporal in the medical corps, he studied hypnotism and ventriloquism. He immigrated to the United States and received an M.D. degree from Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1867. Tilney settled in Crawfordsville, Ind., and was licensed to practice medicine. On April 24, 1871, he married Belle Brackett. He married his second wife, Josephine Bonaparte Wickham, in 1895. He died on Oct. 11, 1925.

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  • Experiences in Hades and Heaven, Communicated Through the Hand of W. D. Tilney, M.D. Crawfordsville, Ind., 1912.Search "Experiences in Hades and Heaven, Communicated Through the Hand of
                                        W. D. Tilney, M.D" by TILNEY, WILLIAM DECAUX: 1841-1925. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TILTON, IRA CLEMENT: 1877-.

Ira Clement Tilton was born in Wayne County, Ill.,on Dec. 4, 1877, the son of George D. and Sarah Howerth Tilton. When he was still young, the family page: [613][View Page [613]] lived in Brown County, Ind., and later in Kansas where he attended State Teachers College. On May 10, 1903, he married Esther Eichenberger and they had five children: Frances, Arthur, Charles, Karl, and Irene. Tilton taught school for ten years in Illinois, Indiana, and Kansas. He received the B.S. degree from Valparaiso University in 1909 and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1914. In addition to private law practice, he served as an attorney for both Valparaiso and Porter County.

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  • The American Republic; Its Constitution and Its Frames, Then and Now. Chicago, 1936.Search "The American Republic; Its Constitution and Its Frames, Then and
                                        Now" by TILTON, IRA CLEMENT: 1877-. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Guide to the Study of the Constitution, Recommended for Use by Teachers and Pupils in the Public Schools. Vaparaiso, Ind., 1966.Search "A Guide to the Study of the Constitution, Recommended for Use by
                                        Teachers and Pupils in the Public Schools" by TILTON, IRA CLEMENT: 1877-. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TITUS, MAUDE ESSEX (MRS. CLYDE E.): 1885

Born in Columbus, Ind., on Feb. 23, 1885, Maude Essex is the daughter of Herbert S. and Lenora Whitesides Essex. She studied voice under Charlotte Rashig and Alexander Ernestinoff and attended the American Conservatory (Chicago). She married Clyde E. Titus. Mrs. Titus was a church soloist in Indianapolis and Chicago, gave concerts throughout the West and Midwest, and traveled with the Redpath Chautauqua. She has compiled material on Indiana composers for the Federation of Music Clubs of Indiana.

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  • A Treatise of American Indian Music; Including Suggestions for Effective Use of Available Material and Reference Notes. Indianapolis, 1920.Search "A Treatise of American Indian Music; Including Suggestions for
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TITUS, PAUL MERLIN: 1904-

Paul Merlin Titus was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., on May 19, 1904. He was married in 1928 and is the father of three children. He received the A.B. degree in 1926 from Oberlin College and the degrees of A.M. in 1932 and Ph.D. in 1933 from Princeton University. Titus joined the economics faculty of Kenyon College in 1933.

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TOLLEY, HOWARD ROSS: 1889-1958.

A native of Howard County, Ind., Howard Ross Tolley was born on Sept. 30, 1889, the son of Elmer Ellsworth and Mollie Grindle Tolley. He earned the A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1910. On May 8, 1912, he married Zora Frances Hazlett and they had three sons: Edwin, Howard, and George.

Tolley was a schoolteacher in Indiana and Illinois from 1906 to 1912 and subsequently spent eighteen years with the federal government in the Coast and Geodetic Survey and Department of Agriculture. He was director of the Giannini Foundation, University of California (Berkeley), during 1930-36. Returning to government work in 1936, he was agricultural adjustment administrator and chief of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics. He worked for the Office of Price Administration and later held positions with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Ford Foundation, and National Planning Association. Tolley was president of the American Farm Economics Association, 1932-33, and died in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 18, 1958.

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TOLMAN, RUTH SHERMAN (MRS. RICHARD C.): 1893-1957.

Ruth Sherman was born in Washington, Ind., on Oct. 10, 1893, the daughter of Warren C. and Lillie Graham Sherman. She received the degrees of A.B. in 1917 and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of California and the A.M. degree in 1930 from Occidental College. She married Richard Chase Tolman on Aug. 5, 1924. Mrs. Tolman taught psychology at the University of California ( Los Angeles ), 1927-29; Occidental College, 1930-32; and Scripps College, 1934. She was senior page: [614][View Page [614]] psychology examiner for the Los Angeles County probation department, 1936-40, and was employed by the federal government, 1941-45. In 1946 she joined the Veterans Administration staff in Los Angeles and began working in clinical psychology. Mrs. Tolman died on Sept. 18, 1957.

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  • Differences Between Two Groups of Adult Criminals. Provincetown, Mass., 1938.Search "Differences Between Two Groups of Adult Criminals" by TOLMAN, RUTH SHERMAN (MRS. RICHARD C.): 1893-1957. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Juvenile Detention in California; Current Practices and Recommended Principles. Los Angeles, 1946.Search "Juvenile Detention in California; Current Practices and
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TOMBAUGH, JEAN CRAGUN (MRS. WENDELL C.): 1915-

Jean Cragun was born in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 31, 1915, the daughter of J. Beach and Ira Mayfield Cragun. She attended the Chicago Art Institute for three years and took private lessons in charcoal drawing. She married Wendell Carvey Tombaugh on Sept. 29, 1940, and became a resident of Rochester, Ind., about that time.

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TORBERT, WALLACE INNIS: 1874-1948.

Born on Sept. 30, 1874, near Rockville, Ind., Wallace Innis Torbert was the son of Abner and Anna Innis Torbert. He attended school in Indiana but the family later moved to Missouri. He became a member of the Methodist church when he was fifteen and was licensed to preach when he was nineteen. He married Harriett M. Pickell on Oct. 24, 1898, and they had three children: Ruth Innis, Paul, and Harry. Torhert held his first pastorate in Tuskahoma, Indian Territory (Okla.). He served other churches in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico and was a missionary in South Dakota and Wyoming. He purchased newspapers in Buffalo, Kans., in 1919 and in Waggoner, Okla., in 1922. Torhert died in Roy, N. Mex., in 1948.

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TOTTEN, MARTHA A. BARR (MRS. EMORY): ?-

Martha A. Barr Totten was the wife of Emory Totten of Crawfordsville, Ind. Her husband was born in 1833, became a resident of Indiana in 1860, and was still listed in the 1912 city directory. No other information was found for Mrs. Totten.

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TOWNSEND, EARL C.: 1914-

Born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 9, 1914, Earl C. Townsend, Jr. , is the son of Earl C. and Besse Kuhn Townsend. He received the A.B. and LL.B. degrees from the University of Michigan. He married Emily Macnab on April 3, 1947, and they had five children: Starr, Vicki, Julia, Earl III, and Clyde. Townsend began practicing law in 1939. He has been an announcer for radio and television stations in Indianapolis and was deputy prosecutor, 1943-45.

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  • Birdstones of the North American Indian; a Study of the Most Interesting Stone Forms, the Area of Their Distribution, Their Cultural Provenience, Possible Uses, and Antiquity. Indianapolis, 1959.Search "Birdstones of the North American Indian; a Study of the Most
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TRABUE, MARION REX: 1890-

Marion Rex Trabue was born near Kokomo, Ind., on April 30, 1890, the son of Otto A. and Mary Emma Long Trabue. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University, A.M. degree from Northwestern University, and Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. He married Emma Wilkie Small on April 20, 1913. Trabue was associate editor of both HIOH SCHOOL JOURNAL and JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH. At one time he was professor of educational administration at the University of North Carolina.

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TRAINER, JOSEPH B.: 1912-

A native of Fort Wayne, Ind., Joseph B. Trainer was born on Nov. 23, 1912. He was married in 1940 and is the father of two children. He earned the degrees of B.S. in 1939 and M.S. in 1940 from the University of Washington and the M.D. degree in 1946 from the University of Oregon. Trainer began teaching physiology in the medical school of the University of Oregon in 1949 and became director of student health services for the medical, dental, and nursing schools at that institution in 1951.

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TRAUGOTT, JOHN LEWIS: 1921-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., John Lewis Traugott was born on Nov. 20, 1921. He received the B.S. degree in 1942 from Purdue University and the degrees of A.M. in 1948 and Ph.D. in 1951 from the University of California. Traugott taught English at the University of Connecticut, 1951-55, and joined the faculty of the University of California (Berkeley) in 1956. He was married in 1967 and is the father of two children. He has been a Ford tellow and Fulbright lecturer and served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-45.

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TRELO, VIRGIL JOHN: 1930-

Virgil John Trelo was born in East Chicago, Ind., on April 30, 1930. He received the A.B. degree from Saint Procopius College in 1953 and the following degrees from the University of Louvain: Ph.B. in 1958, Ph.L. in 1960, and Ph.D. in 1962. Trelo joined the philosophy faculty of Saint Procopius College in 1962 where he was dean of students, 1963-65; was dean of academic affairs, 1965-68; and became chairman of the philosophy department in 1969.

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TREMAINE, GUY EVERTON: 1879-

Guy Everton Tremaine was born near Brookston, Ind., on July 5, 1879, the son of Wright and Genevieve Tremaine. He entered the ministry in 1904, was ordained in 1908, and received an academic degree in 1910 from Oskaloosa College. After the death of his first wife, Rebecca Elmina, he married Merlee Opal. He is the father of two daughters. Tremaine held pastorates in several Illinois and Indiana communities until his retirement. He has written poetry since he was a teen-ager. He won three consecutive prizes for poems from the Poet's Corner of Indianapolis, 1951-53. He published the song "I'm a Hoosier Lad" when he was eighteen. In 1971 Tremaine was writing a book of prose and teaching a Sunday school class that he had organized thirty years earlier.

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TRESSEL, AMALIA STELLHORN (MRS. OSCAR T.): 1879-

Amalia Stellhorn was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Stellhorn. She attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and Earlham College. She married Oscar Thomas Tressel and became a resident of Richmond, Ind., in 1915.

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  • Tales Truly True; Short Missionary Stories for Junior Boys and Girls. Columbus, Ohio, 1940.Search "Tales Truly True; Short Missionary Stories for Junior Boys and
                                        Girls" by TRESSEL, AMALIA STELLHORN (MRS. OSCAR T.): 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Three Kerchiefs, and Other Stories for Boys and Girls to Live By. Columbus, Ohio, 1955.Search "Three Kerchiefs, and Other Stories for Boys and Girls to Live
                                        By" by TRESSEL, AMALIA STELLHORN (MRS. OSCAR T.): 1879- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TRILLINGHAM, CLINTON CONROY : 1900-

Clinton Conroy Trillingham was born in Clinton, Ind., on May 31, 1900, the son of Fred C. and Carrie Louise Blankenburg Trillingham. He married Mildred L. Anderson on May 30, 1933. He received the A.B. degree from Southwestern College in 1921 and the A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California in 1931 and 1933 respectively. Trillingham became assistant superintendent of schools in Los Angeles County.

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  • The Organization and Administration of Curriculum Programs. Los Angeles, 1934.Search "The Organization and Administration of Curriculum
                                        Programs" by TRILLINGHAM, CLINTON CONROY : 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TROUTMAN, JOHN EMORY: 1851-1931.

John Emory Troutman was born in Fulton County, Ind., in 1851. He taught in the Fulton County public schools for twenty-two years. Admitted to the Indiana bar, he served as a justice of the peace for forty-five years. Troutman performed over 1,500 marriages and was known as a "marrying squire." He acquired the sobriquet the "Poet of Lake Manitou" because he developed real estate along the lake shore and mentioned it in much of his poetry. He was also in the insurance business and died on Dec. 12, 1931.

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TROYER, HOWARD WILLIAM: 1901-

Howard William Troyer was born in Lagrange County, Ind., on Sept. 4, 1901, the son of John J. and Sophia Hostetler Troyer. He earned the A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1925 and the degrees of A.M. in 1928 and Ph.D. in 1938 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Doris Gates on May 29, 1933, and they had three sons: Phil, John, and Michael. Troyer taught at the University of Wisconsin, 1926-29, and Lawrence College, 1931-56. He became dean of Cornell College in 1956. He has received study grants from the Ford and Rockefeller foundations, has written short stories, and was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters by Earlham College in 1965.

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TRUEBLOOD, THOMAS CLARKSON: 1856-1951.

Thomas Clarkson Trueblood was born in Salem, Ind., on April 6, 1856. He was the son of Jehu and Louisa Trueblood. He received an A.M. degree in 1886 and an honorary Litt.D. degree in 1921 from Earlham College. He married Carolyn Hoggs and they had two children, Byram Clarkson and Clara Louise. With Robert I. Fulton, Trueblood founded a school of oratory in Kansas City in 1879. He later taught at the University of Missouri, Ohio Wesleyan University, and the University of Kentucky. He joined the faculty of page: [617][View Page [617]] the University of Michigan in 1889 where he was appointed professor emeritus in 1926. He is noted as the organizer of golf as a varsity sport in the Midwest and was director of golf at the University of Michigan from 1901 until 1936. Trueblood was a past president of the National Speech Arts Association and edited several collected volumes of speeches. He lectured in foreign countries including Japan, Australia, and the Union of South Africa and died on June 4, 1951.

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TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908-

A native of Elkhart, Ind., J. Lloyd Trump was born on Dec. 11, 1908, the son of Lloyd S. and Ruby Lambert Trump. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 from DePauw University and the degrees of A.M. in 1935 and Ph.D. in 1943 from the University of Chicago. He married Martha Magill on Aug. 30, 1931. Trump worked in public schools in Indiana and Illinois during 1929-40 and was an educational consultant, National Youth Administration (Chicago), 1940-41. He was principal of Horace Mann High School (Gary, Ind.), 1941-44, and superintendent of Waukegan Township High School (Ill.), 1944-47. He was professor of education at the University of Illinois, 1947-60, and became associate secretary of the National Association of Secondary School Principals in 1960.

Information from Who's Who in American Education.

  • High-School Extracurriculum Activities; Their Management in Public High Schools of the North Central Association. Chicago, 1944.Search "High-School Extracurriculum Activities; Their Management in
                                        Public High Schools of the North Central Association" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Present Status of Admission Requirements to Higher Institutions in Illinois (withGordon W. Fiedler). Springfield, Ill, 1951.Search "Present Status of Admission Requirements to Higher Institutions
                                        in Illinois" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Exciting Profession; New Horizons for Secondary School Teachers. Urbana, Ill., 1957.Search "An Exciting Profession; New Horizons for Secondary School
                                        Teachers" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Images of the Future; a New Approach to the Secondary School. Urbana, Ill., 1959.Search "Images of the Future; a New Approach to the Secondary
                                        School" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Focus on Change; Guide to Better Schools (withDorsey Baynham). Chicago, 1961.Search "Focus on Change; Guide to Better Schools" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Focus on Individuals; a Leadership Responsibility (withLois S. Karasik). Washington, D.C., 1965.Search "Focus on Individuals; a Leadership Responsibility" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Present in Prologue (withLois S. Karasik). Washington, D.C., 1966.Search "The Present in Prologue" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Secondary School Curriculum Improvement: Proposals and Procedures (withDelmas F. Miller). Boston, 1968.Search "Secondary School Curriculum Improvement: Proposals and
                                        Procedures" by TRUMP, J. LLOYD: 1908- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TRYON, ROLLA MILTON: 1875-1954.

Rolla Milton Tryon was born in Knox County, Ind., on Jan. 20, 1875. He was the son of Philip and Eliza Ann Thompson Tryon. He received two degrees from Indiana University, an A.B. in 1907 and an A.M. in 1912, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1915. He married Agnes Carey Polk on Sept. 19, 1907, and they had two children, Philip Freeland and Rolla Milton, Jr. In Indiana Tryon was associated with schools in Edwardsport, Vincennes, Madison, and Bloomington. He joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1912 and was appointed professor emeritus in 1940. With C. R. Lingley, he edited the Tryon and Lingley History Series. He died on Nov. 19, 1954.

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TUBBS, ESTON VALENTINE: 1883-1947.

A native of Hillsboro, Ind., Eston Valentine Tubbs was born on Feb. 14, 1883, the son of Daniel A. and Harriet Cheney Tubbs. He received the A.B. degree in 1909 from Northwestern University, A.M. degree in 1910 from the University of Illinois, and Ph.D. degree in 1924 from the University of Chicago. He married Vinnie I. McAllister on Feb. 24, 1904, and they had five children: Edwin, Dorothy, Genevieve, Marian, and Deane. From 1902 to 1923 Tubbs held positions including teacher, principal, and superintendent of public schools in Illinois. In Chicago he was head of the department of education at Lewis Institute, 1924-27; served as principal of three schools, 1927-36; and became page: [618][View Page [618]] principal of Morgan Park High School in 1936. He died in 1947.

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TUCKER, BERTHA FAIN: 1899-1970.

The daughter of William W. and Bertha Clark Tucker, Bertha Fain Tucker was born in Greencastle, Ind., in 1899. She received the degrees of A.B. and LL.D. from DePauw University and the J.D. degree from the University of Chicago. She was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1925, practiced law in Chicago, and taught at the University of Chicago. Miss Tucker became judge of the circuit court of Cook County, Ill., in 1953 and was the first woman to serve as judge of the criminal court of Cook County. She received several awards and was president of the Women's Bar Association in Illinois, 1941-42. She died in Chicago in 1970.

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TUCKER, GLENN IRVING: 1892-

Born in Tampico, Ind., on Nov. 30, 1892, Glenn Irving Tucker is the son of William W. and Bertha Clark Tucker. He obtained the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1914 and the B.Litt. degree from Columbia University in 1915. He married Dorothy Gaff Thomas on Nov. 10, 1917, and they had two sons, Williana and Richard. Tucker has worked as a newspaper correspondent and an advertising account executive. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I. He has received the Fletcher Pratt Award for best Civil War book and other writing awards; the distinguished alumnus award from DePauw University, 1958; and honorary degrees from the University of North Carolina and DePauw University.

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TUCKER, ROBINA SHARPE (MRS. HANNIBALS.): 1848-1931.

Robina Sharpe was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 30, 1848. Her parents died when she was a child and she lived with Mrs. William Eckert and an aunt. She attended McLean Seminary and Oxford College (Mount Auburn) and studied art. She married Hannibal Smith Tucker in 1870 and they had two daughters. Mrs. Tucker was interested in the free kindergarten of Indianapolis and edited KINDERGARTEN MONTHLY. She contributed poems to newspapers and died on Feb. 21, 1931.

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TUCKER, WILLIAM THOMAS : 1919-

William Thomas Tucker was born in Rushville, Ind., on Jan. 26, 1919. He was married in 1942 and is the father of seven children. He earned the A.B. degree in 1941 from DePauw University and the degrees of M.S. in 1950 and Ph.D. in 1955 from the University of Illinois. Tucker taught at the University of Illinois, 1948-54, and Georgia State College, 1954-59. In 1959 he became professor of marketing at the University of Texas. He was director of the Southeast Research Associates, 1956-59, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1941-46.

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TURK, MORRIS HOWLAND : 1867-1939.

Morris Howland Turk was born in Greenwood, Ind., on June 2, 1867. He was the son of Francis Scott and Sarah Howland Turk. He received two degrees from DePauw University, an A'B. in 1890 and an A.M. in 1893; a Ph.D. degree from Boston University in 1902; and a D.D. degree from Washburn College in 1917. He married Olive Hays on Oct. 17, 1891. Turk was ordained in the Congregational church in 1898. He held his first pastorate in Wenham, Mass., 1898-1904, and subsequently served churches in several other cities. He retired from the ministry in 1934 to devote his time to lecturing and writing. He served as a chaplain in World War I and died in 1939.

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TURNER, ANN PAULINE: 1940-

A native of Chillicothe, Mo., Ann Pauline Turner was horn on Dec. 10, 1940, the daughter of Trenneth Wayne and Eunice Pauline Brown Turner. She became a resident of Plainfield, Ind., in 1951. She attended Milligan College (Johnson City, Tenn.,) and received a master's degree in library science from Indiana University in 1968. Miss Turner works as a librarian at East Elementary School in Martinsville, Ind.

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TURNER, GEORGE EDGAR: 1883-

George Edgar Turner was born near Roachdale, Ind., on Nov. 6, 1883. He received the A.B. degree in 1907 from DePauw University and the LL.B. degree in 1909 from the Indiana Law School. He married Leona C. Weddle and they had two sons, George and William. Turner taught public speaking at Monmouth College and was a schoolteacher in Putnam County, Ind. He practiced law in Indianapolis and was a resident of New Castle, Ind.

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  • Victory Rode the Rails; the Strategic Place of the Railroads in the Civil War. Indianapolis, 1953.Search "Victory Rode the Rails; the Strategic Place of the Railroads in
                                        the Civil War" by TURNER, GEORGE EDGAR: 1883- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TURNER, GLADYS VANDERBURG (MRS. LESLIE B.) 1897-

The daughter of Amos Lee and Maggie McCoy Vanderburg, Gladys Vanderburg was born on Aug. 27, 1897, in Muncie, Ind., She graduated from Cowan High School in 1916 and married Leslie B. Turner on April 21, 1917. They traveled extensively throughout the West during the 1930 S but settled permanently in Cowan, Ind., in 1937. Mrs. Turner has been instrumental in the widespread planting of trees in her area and she and her husband were responsible for restoring an historic church in her community to active use. She wrote a regular column in the INDIANA CONSERVATIONIST for more than five years and was a rural reporter for the MUNCIE EVENING PRESS. While a staff writer for Indiana's CONSERVATiON CAVALCADE, she produced the "This, Too, Is America" series. Mrs. Turner aided in the passage of the eagle bill to prevent extinction of the national symbol.

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  • Hold Fast to Your Dream; the Story of Building a Life, a Home and a Church. New York, 1961.Search "Hold Fast to Your Dream; the Story of Building a Life, a Home and
                                        a Church" by TURNER, GLADYS VANDERBURG (MRS. LESLIE B.) 1897- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TURNER, LYNN WARREN: 1906-

Lynn Warren Turner was born on July 7, 1906, in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Ira Bert and Sylvia Warren Turner. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana page: [620][View Page [620]] Central College, 1927; A.M. degree from Indiana University, 1932; and Ph.D. degree from Harvard University, 1943. On Aug. 13, 1929, he married Vera Kathryn Arbogast and they had three children: Veralyn Alta, Sylvia Warren, and Ian Bruce.

Turner was a high school teacher and coach in Hamilton and Hendricks counties in Indiana, 1928-32. He was chairman of the department of history at Monmouth College (Ill.) during 1936-47. From 1947 to 1958 he was associate professor of history at Indiana University where he also served as director of the Indiana War History Commission. In 1958 he became president of Otterbein College. Turner was awarded an honorary LL.D. degree by Indiana Central College, 1958, and was editor of HISTORIAN, 1953--58.

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  • The Hoosier Training Ground; a History of Army and Navy Training Centers, Camps, Forts, Depots, and Other Military Installations Within the State Boundaries During World War II (with others). Bloomington, Ind., 1952.Search "The Hoosier Training Ground; a History of Army and Navy Training
                                        Centers, Camps, Forts, Depots, and Other Military Installations Within the State
                                        Boundaries During World War II (with others)" by TURNER, LYNN WARREN: 1906- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • William Plummer of New Hampshire, 1759-1850. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1961.Search "William Plummer of New Hampshire, 1759-1850" by TURNER, LYNN WARREN: 1906- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust

TURNER, WILLIAM ARTHUR: 1916-

A native of Trafalgar, Ind., William Arthur Turner was born on June 4, 1916. He was married in 1943 and is the father of two children. He received the A.B. degree from Franklin College in 1940 and the Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University in 1946. Turner was an assistant at Ohio State University, 1941-44, where he taught English, 1944-47. He joined the faculty of Oberlin College in 1947.

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TUTEWILER, HENRY WESLEY: 1842-

Henry Wesley Tutewiler was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1842 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tutewiler. He attended local public schools. He served in the Civil War and was a prisoner at Andersonville. He married Louisa M. Dunn and they had one son, Harry D. Tutewiler was involved in the tinware business and a shoe store called "Boot Upside Down." He became an undertaker in 1885.

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TUTTLE, ALVA MAURICE: 1900-

Born on Sept. 11, 1900, in Morgan County, Ind., Alva Maurice Tuttle is the son of Alva Ellis and Minnie Bertha Robertson Tuttle. He received an A.B. degree from Butler University, 1923; M.S. degree from State University of Iowa, 1928; and Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University, 1947. On Feb. 2, 1938, he married Ruth Lillian Stayner and they had two sons, Thomas C. and Timothy S. In 1942 Tuttle joined the faculty of Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Army, 1918.

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TYNDALL, JOHN WILSON: 1861-

Born in Adams County, Ind., on Oct. 30, 1861, John Wilson Tyndall was the son of John C. and Rachel Wagers Tyndall. He graduated from Northern Indiana Normal School in 1885. In 1893 he married Mary Heller and they had two sons, Daniel H. and Ralph M. Beginning in 1886 Tyndall was surveyor for Adams County for eight years and was city engineer for Decatur, Ind., part of that time. In 1896 he became a member of the drain tile manufacturing firm Krick-Tyndall and Company. He was an Indiana senator in 1904 and was elected auditor of Adams County in 1934. Tyndall served as Democratic county chairman and as a delegate to the Democratic state convention.

Information from Indiana State Library.

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  • Standard History of Adams and Wells Counties, Indiana, an Authentic Narrative of the Past, with an Extended Survey of Modern Developments in the Progress of Town and Country (withOrlo E. Lesh). Chicago, 1918. 2 vols.Search "Standard History of Adams and Wells Counties, Indiana, an
                                        Authentic Narrative of the Past, with an Extended Survey of Modern Developments
                                        in the Progress of Town and Country" by TYNDALL, JOHN WILSON: 1861- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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