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RICHARDSON, WALTER CECIL: 1902-

The son of William G. and Emma Chancellor Richardson, Walter Cecil Richardson was born in Spurgeon, Ind., in 1902. He earned the A.B. degree from Oakland City College in 1925 and the degrees of A.M. in 1926 and Ph.D. in 1936 from the University of Michigan. He married Griselda Silvanus in 1952 and has one stepdaughter, Anna. Richardson taught in secondary schools in Indiana and Michigan , five years; the University of Michigan between 1927 and 1932; Ironwood Junior College, 1934-37; and Ohio University ( Athens ), 1937-40. He joined the faculty of Louisiana State University in 1940 where he became a Boyd professor in 1954. He received the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize from the American Historical Association for best book in European history for Tudor Chamber Administration in 1954.

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