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Robert Samuel Fletcher

Robert Samuel Fletcher, American educator. Member American History Association, American Association University professors, Mississippi Valley History Association, Ohio Archaeol. and History Society.

Background

  • Fletcher, Robert Samuel was born on November 20, 1900 in Forestville, New York, United States. Son of Clayton Herbert and May (Dye) Fletcher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College. 1920; A.M., Harvard, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939.

    Career

    • 1 son, Daniel Oliver. Teacher history Ironwood (Michigan) High School, 1920-1922. Instructor Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924-1925.

      Associate agricultural economist, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1925-1926. Assistant professor of history Oberlin College, 1927-1931, associate professor, 1931-1943, professor since 1943.

    Works

    • Author: A History of Oberlin College from its Foundation through the Civil War, 2 vols., 1943. Contributor articles and reviews in various periodicals.

    Membership

    Member American History Association, American Association University professors, Mississippi Valley History Association, Ohio Archaeol. and History Society.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Abbey, August 15, 1925.
    • father: Clayton Herbert Fletcher
    • mother: May (Dye) Fletcher
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Abbey
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    Born November 20, 1900
    Died December 14, 1959
    (aged 59)
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