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James Lowry Clifford

James Lowry Clifford, American educator. Fellow Royal Society Literature (London); member Johnson Society (president Lichfield, England 1958-1959.

Background

  • Clifford, James Lowry was born on February 24, 1901 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of George S. and Emily (Orr) Clifford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wabash College, 1923, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1941.

      Doctor of Letters (honorary), Evansville College, 1955. Doctor of Humane Letters, Indiana U., 1963, Lehigh University, 1972.

    Career

    • General manager Young Car Company, Evansville, 1926-1928. English master Evans School, Tucson, 1929-1932. Cutting traveling fellow Columbia, 1935-1936.

      From English instructor to associate professor Lehigh University, 1937-1944. Associate Professor of English, Barnard College, 1945-1946. Professor of English, Columbia, 1946-1969, William Peterfield Trent Professor of English, 1964-1969, emeritus, 1969-1978.

      Guggenheim fellow 1951-1952, 65-66. Research in England, 1958-1959. Editor Johnsonian News Letter.

      Secretary English Institute 1946. Chairman 18th century groups Modern Language Association, 1944, 46.

    Works

    • Editor Johnsonian News Letter. Secretary English Institute 1946. Chairman 18th century groups Modern Language Association, 1944, 46.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society Literature (London). Member Johnson Society (president Lichfield, England 1958-1959.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Iglehart, August 31, 1940. Children: Emily Orr, James Townley, Joseph Holt.
    • father: George S. Clifford
    • mother: Emily (Orr) Clifford
    • spouse: Virginia Iglehart
    • children: Emily Orr Clifford
    • James Townley Clifford
    • Joseph Holt Clifford
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    Born February 24, 1901
    Died April 7, 1978
    (aged 77)
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