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James Anderson Gathings

James Anderson Gathings, American educator. Recipient Lindbach award inspirational teaching Bucknell U., 1962, Burma-Bucknell Bowl for contribution to international understanding, Bucknell U., 1968. Member American Political Science Association, American Society International Law, Pennsylvania Political Science and Public Administration Association (president 1948-1950), Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Gathings, James Anderson was born on September 10, 1900 in Peachland, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Daniel and Nora (Rivers) Gathings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., 1925. A.M., Duke, 1930; fellow political science, University of Chicago, 1930-1931. Doctor of Philosophy., New York University, 1937.

    Career

    • March 1962); 1 daughter, Elizabeth Jane (Mistress David S. Snook). Principal Simpsonville (South Carolina.) High School, 1925-1927, superintendent schools, 1927-1929. Assistant professor political science Texas Christian U., 1931-1932.

      Faculty Bucknell U., 1932-1976, professor political science, 1946-1971, emeritus, 1971-1976, department chairman 1947-1969. Technical adviser Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Board Review, 1938.

    Works

    • Author: International Law and American Treatment of Alien Enemy Property, 1940. A Survey of Governments, 1950. Editor: Politics and The American Businessman, 1960.

    Membership

    Member American Political Science Association, American Society International Law, Pennsylvania Political Science and Public Administration Association (president 1948-1950), Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Daniel, August 6, 1931 (deceased.
    • father: William Daniel Gathings
    • mother: Nora (Rivers) Gathings
    • spouse: Elizabeth Daniel
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    Died March 4, 1976
    (aged 75)
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