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James Edwin Savage

James Edwin Savage, American educator. Recipient Henry E. Huntington Library research grant, summer 1954. Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Member Modern Language Association, The Malone Society, American Association University Professors.

Background

  • Savage, James Edwin was born on October 13, 1903 in Nowata, Oklahoma, United States. Son of William Currens and Myrtle (Arnold) Savage.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, College of Emporia, 1928. Master of Arts, University Arkansas, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1942.

    Career

    • Coach, principal township high school, Kirkwood, Illinois, 1930-1939. Instructor English, Cornell Univercity, 1942-1943, 1945-1946. Professor of English, U. Mississippi, 1946-1972, department chairman, 1953-1960.

    Works

    • Author articles in field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Modern Language Association, The Malone Society, American Association University Professors.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Kathryn Johnston, August 13, 1935. Children: Margaret Louise, Kathryn Mary (deceased).
    • father: William Currens Savage
    • mother: Myrtle (Arnold) Savage
    • spouse: Mary Kathryn Johnston
    • children: Margaret Louise Savage
    • Kathryn Mary Savage (deceased)
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    Born October 13, 1903
    Died June 5, 1972
    (aged 68)
    Nationality

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