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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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SIKES, PRESSLY SPINKS: 1900-

Pressly Spinks Sikes , son of Matthew Edward and Martha Sarah Rebecca Hutchins Sikes, was born in Edinburgh, Miss., on April 10, 1900. He received a B.S. degree from Mississippi State College in 1924, A.M. degree from the University of Texas in 1928, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in 1934. He married Vivian Iona Bass on Aug. 2, 1925, and they had one daughter, Mary Lynn. Sikes taught in the South and at the University of Illinois, 1930-34. He joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1934 where he became professor of government in 1945; was dean of the junior division, 1946-65; and retired in 1970.

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