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Frederick Whiley Hilles

Frederick Whiley Hilles, American educator. Decorated Order British Empire; Legion of Merit (United States). Served from captain lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member Modern Language Association (New York City), Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Hilles, Frederick Whiley was born on June 1, 1900 in Lancaster, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Dewey and Sarah Bell (Whiley) Hilles.

  • Education

    • Student in Cambridge, England, 1922-1923. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1922, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926. Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Lawrence University, 1959.

    Career

    • English, Yale, 1926-1930, assistant professor, 1931-1940, associate professor, 1940-1948, professor, 1948-1965, Bodman professor, 1952-1965, director humanities, 1956-1959, Board of Governors Yale Press, 1958-1974.

    Works

    • Author: Literary Career of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1936. Editor: Portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1952. The Age of Johnson, 1949.

      New Light on Doctor Johnson, 1959. Member editorial board Yale edits. Samuel Johnson’s Works, Private Papers of James Boswell.

      Co-editor From Sensibility to Romanticism, 1965.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from captain lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Modern Language Association (New York City), Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Century Association, Grolier (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Susan Toy Morse, June 14, 1930. Children: Susan E. (Mistress.
    • father: Charles Dewey Hilles
    • mother: Sarah Bell (Whiley) Hilles
    • spouse: Susan Toy Morse
    • child: Susan E. (Mrs Hilles
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    Born June 1, 1900
    Died December 10, 1975
    (aged 75)
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