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REEVES, WILLIAM PETERS: 1865-1945.

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

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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