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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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SHIELDS, CURRIN VANCE: 1918-

Born on Feb. 18, 1918, in La Porte, Ind., Currin Vance Shields is the son of Clarence Vance and Harriet Swanson Shields. He received the A.B. degree from the University of Nebraska, 1941; the Ph.M. degree from the University of Wisconsin, 1943; and the Ph.D. degree from Yale University, 1950. He married Marjorie Miller Rowe and they had four children: Currin Burk, Craig Vance, Malinda Rae, and Colin Kent.

Shields taught at Yale University, 1947-50, and the University of California ( Los Angeles ), 1950-60. In 1960 he became professor, head of the department of government, and director of the Institute of Government Research at the University of Arizona. He has been a consultant on legislative education to the United Steelworkers of America since 1953. He served in the U.S. Army, 1943-46; conducted a weekly radio program, "What's the Issue ?" (Hollywood, Calif.), 1953-55; and has been a public lecturer. He has edited several of John Stuart Mills' books.

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