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Horace Leland Friess

Horace Leland Friess, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association, American Ethical Union, Phi Beta Kappa. Ethical Culture religion.

Background

  • Friess, Horace Leland was born on March 4, 1900 in New York City. Son of Louis G. and Louise S. (Jagle) Friess.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1918, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926. Cutting Travelling fellow, Heidelberg U., 1924-1925.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Anne. Instructor philosophy Columbia, 1921-1926, assistant professor, 1926-1936, associate professor 1936-1946, professor philosophy, 1946-1975, Joseph L. Buttenwieser professor emeritus human relations Executive officer, department religion, Barnard College, 1940-1947. Department chairman religion Columbia, 1962-1965. Guggenheim fellow, 1942-1943.

      Board leaders New York Society Ethical Culture, 1950-1975.

    Works

    • Author books including: (with Heriot-Watt University Schneider) Religion in Various Cultures, 1932. Our part in this world (edited selections from Felix Adler), 1946. Felix Adler and Ethical Culture: Memories and Studies, 1981.

      Editor The Review of Religion, 1942-1958. Contributor articles.

    Membership

    Member American Philosophical Association, American Ethical Union, Phi Beta Kappa. Ethical Culture religion.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Adler, June 25, 1923.
    • father: Louis G. Friess
    • mother: Louise S. (Jagle) Friess
    • spouse: Ruth Adler
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    Born March 4, 1900
    Died October 12, 1975
    (aged 75)
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