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ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945.

Jesse Earl Adams , son of George Washington and Ellen Lovelace Adams, was born in Monroe City, Ind., on 1April. 24, 1888. He received the degrees of A.B. from Vincennes University in 1913 and A.M. in 1922 and Ph.D. in 1925 from Indiana University. He married Esther Nicholson on Feb. 20, 1920, and they had two children, William Randolph and George Robert.

Prior to 1920 Adams was a high school principal. He was county superintendent of the Knox County schools ( Ind. ), 1920-21, and head of the department of education and director of the summer session at Franklin College, 1922-25. In 1925 he became professor of educational administration at the University of Kentucky and was director of the summer session, 1932-40. Adams was widely known as a lecturer on educational subjects and served as a private and ordnance sergeant in World War I. He died on March. 9, 1945.

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  • Study in the Equalization of Educational Opportunities in Kentucky. Lexington, Ky., 1928.Search "Study in the Equalization of Educational Opportunities in
                                        Kentucky" by ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Introduction to Education and the Teaching Process (withWilliam S. Taylor). New York, 1932.Search "An Introduction to Education and the Teaching Process" by ADAMS, JESSE EARL: 1888-1945. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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