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Majl Ewing

Majl Ewing, American educator. Fellow J. Pierpont Morgan Library; member board of trustees. Southwest Museum, Los Los Angeles; Member Philological Association Pacific Coast, Modern Language Association, Wine and Food Society Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates.

Background

  • Ewing, Majl was born on May 24, 1903 in Rochester, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Lilburn and Caroline Van Pelt (Kinnaird) Ewing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of South, 1923. Graduate student Harvard, 1924. A.M., University of Virginia, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929.

    Career

    • Instructor University of Minnesota, 1924-1926. Instructor University of Virginia, 1926-1929, acting assistant professor, 1929. Professor of University South, summer 1930.

      Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1930, assistant professor, 1931-1945, associate professor, 1945-1952, professor since 1952, department chairman English, 1948-1955.

    Works

    • Editor: English Prose of the Romantic Period (with C. F. McIntyre), 1937. Tea Time: A Selection from the Writings of Lady Adams (with Greta B. Millikan), 1942. A. Guide to Better Writing (with Foreign Policy Rolfe and L. M. Collge Pharmacy Buell), 1940.

      Revised A History of English Literature edited by John Buchan for American College use under title A Shorter History of English Literature, 1937.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow J. Pierpont Morgan Library. Member board of trustees. Southwest Museum, Los Los Angeles.

    Member Philological Association Pacific Coast, Modern Language Association, Wine and Food Society Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates. Clubs: Colonade, Zamorano.

    Connections

    • Married Carmelita E. Rosecrans, August 27, 1943.
    • father: John Lilburn Ewing
    • mother: Caroline Van Pelt (Kinnaird) Ewing
    • spouse: Carmelita E. Rosecrans
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    Died November 4, 1967
    (aged 64)
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