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Brainerd Dyer

Brainerd Dyer, American educator. Recipient resolution California Legislature, 1969. Member American (branch president 1967), Mississippi Valley Southern history associations, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Delta.; Club: Lincoln.

Background

  • Dyer, Brainerd was born on November 9, 1901 in Wheaton, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank and Mabel (Puckey) Dyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1923. A.M., Harvard, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

    Career

    • Instructor history Dartmouth, 1926-1927, 1929-1930. Francis Parkman fellow Harvard, 1927-1928, teaching fellow, 1928-1929. Associate University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1932, instructor, 1932-1935, assistant professor, 1935-1941, associate professor, 1941-1947, became professor and department chairman history, 1947, professor of history emeritus, to 1980.

      Fulbright lecturer American history U. Helsinki, 1955-1956.

    Works

    • Author: Public Career of William M. Evarts, 1933. Zachary Taylor, 1946.

    Membership

    Member American (branch president 1967), Mississippi Valley Southern history associations, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Delta. Club: Lincoln.

    Connections

    • Married Karin Elise Anderson, August 14, 1936. Children: Karin Elise, Martin Brainerd.
    • father: Frank Dyer
    • mother: Mabel (Puckey) Dyer
    • spouse: Karin Elise Anderson
    • children: Karin Elise Dyer
    • Martin Brainerd Dyer
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    Born November 9, 1901
    Died April 27, 1980
    (aged 78)
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