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Edward Williams Eames

Edward Williams Eames, American educator. Member Headmasters’s Association (president 1957-1958), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Eames, Edward Williams was born on August 14, 1900 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Son of Edward Ashley and Isabel Ransom (Morey) Eames.

  • Education

    • Graduate Nichols Country Day School, Buffalo, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1922, Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), 1955. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1929.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, Bowdoin College, 1944.

    Career

    • Teacher Deerfield (Massachusetts) Academy, 1923-1924, 25-30. Headmaster Governor Dummer Academy, South Byfield, Massachusetts, from 1930. Trustee Essex County Young Men’s Christian Association, Amherst College, 1945-1951, International College, Beirut.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Headmasters’s Association (president 1957-1958), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Odd Volumes, Union, Harvard (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Kimball, June 1926. Children: Elizabeth Tower, Edward Ashley.
    • father: Edward Ashley Eames
    • mother: Isabel Ransom (Morey) Eames
    • spouse: Eleanor Kimball
    • children: Elizabeth Tower Eames
    • Edward Ashley Eames
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    Born August 14, 1900
    Died March 11, 1975
    (aged 74)
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