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Miles Ellis Drake

Miles Ellis Drake, American university president. Member American History Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Delta Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Blue Key.

Background

  • Drake, Miles Ellis was born on March 16, 1901 in Oswayo, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Watson Llewellyn and Ella (Ellis) Drake.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Alfred University, 1925. A.M., Syracuse University, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., American U., 1932.

      Doctor of Laws, Hartwick, 1954.

    Career

    • Instructor of history and political science Alfred U., 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1930, associate professor, 1932-1934, professor and department chairman, 1934-1942, dean of men, 1934-1946, director summer school, 1942-1948, dean College Liberal Arts, 1946-1948, acting president, 1948-1949, president, 1949-1967. Chairman Empire State Foundation of Liberal Arts Colleges, 1956-1957. Trustee Alfred University, 1948-1979.

      Trustee, vice chairman College Center of the Finger Lakes, 1961-1979.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American History Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Delta Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Blue Key. Clubs: Rotary (Hornell, New York).

    Connections

    • Married Marie Hunt, June 27, 1929. Children: Jeanne Marie (Mistress F.T. Allen, Junior.
    • father: Watson Llewellyn Drake
    • mother: Ella (Ellis) Drake
    • spouse: Marie Hunt
    • children: Jeanne Marie (Mistress F.T. Allen Drake
    • Jr Drake
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    Died February 28, 1979
    (aged 77)
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