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Ralph Earle Kharas

Ralph Earle Kharas, American university dean. Member of New York State Mediation Board, 1947-1960, War Labor Board, Board, Region II (public panel 1943-1945). Chairman, Syracuse Human Rights Commission, 1964.; Member American Association University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Kharas, Ralph Earle was born on January 7, 1902 in Omaha. Son of Theodore and Emma (Worman) Kharas.

  • Education

    • Student Creighton U., 1919-1920, Omaha U., 1920-1921. Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, 1923, Doctor of Laws, 1957. Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1927.

      Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale, 1935.

    Career

    • Instructor, Cornell College, 1923-1925. Assistant professor Syracuse University, 1925-1927. Associate professor Colgate University, 1927-1928.

      Assistant professor of law Syracuse University, 1928-1934, associate professor, 1934-1937, professor since 1937, acting dean, 1942-1946, associate dean, 1946-1952, dean since 1952. Visiting professor New York University, 1950-1952, Chicago U., 1956. Assistant to attorney general as hearing officer under Selective Service Act, 1943-1945, 48-50.

    Works

    • Contributor to legal journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member of New York State Mediation Board, 1947-1960, War Labor Board, Board, Region II (public panel 1943-1945). Chairman, Syracuse Human Rights Commission, 1964. Member American Association University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Mohn, August 25, 1928. Children: Richard Davis, Katharine Jane.
    • father: Theodore Kharas
    • mother: Emma (Worman) Kharas
    • spouse: Elizabeth Mohn
    • children: Richard Davis Kharas
    • Katharine Jane Kharas
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    Born January 7, 1902
    Died March 18, 1966
    (aged 64)
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