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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.


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

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

Information from Contemporary Authors.