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SANDERS, JENNINGS BRYAN: 1901-

Jennings Bryan Sanders was born on March 18, 1901, in Martin County, Ind., the son of Jefferson D. and Emma Horsey Sanders. He married Mary Purviance on June 6, 1923. He earned an A.B. degree from Franklin College in 1923 and the degrees of A.M. in 1925 and Ph.D. in 1928 from the University of Chicago.

Sanders taught history at Denison University, 1926-27; the University of Chicago, 1928-30; the University of Alabama, 1930-35; and the University of Tennessee, 1935-43. He was president of Memphis State College, 1943-46, and acting professor of history at the University of Washington, 1947. He worked for the U.S. Office of Education as a specialist in college history and social sciences, 1948-59, and became an independent research historian in 1959. Sanders served in the U.S. Army, 1942-43, and received an honorary LL.D. degree from Franklin College in 1953.

Information from Contemporary Authors.

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