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Coen Gallatin Pierson

Coen Gallatin Pierson, American educator. Fellow Royal History Society; member American Association University Professors, American Hists. Association, Conference British Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Pierson, Coen Gallatin was born on March 7, 1901 in Dubois County, Indiana, United States. Son of John B. and Ellen (McBride) Pierson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, DePauw University, 1922. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1932.

    Career

    • May 1926); children—John, Robert. Married second, Elizabeth P. O’Neal, November 29, 1963. Faculty DePauw University, from 1925, professor of history from 1945, head department, 1960-1966, John Clark Ridpath professor, 1960-1966, professor emeritus, 1966-1972.

      Visiting professor Indiana University, summers 1939-1951, 66. Exchange lecturer U. Exter (England), 1953-1954. Visiting Professor of English, Illinois State University, 1966-1968.

    Works

    • Author: Canada and the Privy Council, 1960. Also articles.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal History Society. Member American Association University Professors, American Hists. Association, Conference British Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Viva Bolin, June 18, 1919 (deceased.; married second, Elizabeth P. O’Neal, November 29, 1963. Children: John, Robert.
    • father: John B. Pierson
    • mother: Ellen (McBride) Pierson
    • spouses: Viva Bolin
    • Elizabeth P. O’Neal
    • children: John Pierson
    • Robert Pierson
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    Born March 7, 1901
    Died March 18, 1972
    (aged 71)
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