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Frank Pierce Jones

Frank Pierce Jones, American educator. Member American Philological Association, American, New England psychological associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Jones, Frank Pierce was born on April 10, 1905 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George W. and Maud F. (Sackett) Jones.

  • Education

    • Student Lawrence College, 1922-1923, University of Wisconsin, 1923-1924. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1926, Master of Arts, 1928. Postgraduate University of Chicago, 1929-1930.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1937. Studied kinesthetic perception with F.M. and Arkansas Alexander, 1938-1945.

    Career

    • Assistant in general literature Reed College, 1927-1929. Instructor Greek, Latin classics Brown U., 1937-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1944. Assistant Professor of English, Pennsylvania Military College, 1944-1945.

      Private teaching, research in kinesthetic perception, Boston, New York City, 1945-1954. Research associate Institute for Psychological Research, Tufts U., 1954-1968, lecturer classics, 1955-1964, professor classics, 1964-1970, lecturer psychology, 1968-1970, professor emeritus classics, 1970-1975, professor psychology, summer 1972-1974, faculty mentor College Within, 1972-1973. Carnegie grantee, 1954-1956.

      United States Public Health Service grantee, 1956-1964, 66-67.

    Works

    • Author: Body Awareness in Action, 1976. Contributor articles on classical subjects, kinesthetic perception of postural reflex patterns to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Philological Association, American, New England psychological associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Bartlett Rumsey, August 10, 1931. Children: Thomas R., Emlen V. (Mistress.
    • father: George W. Jones
    • mother: Maud F. (Sackett) Jones
    • spouse: Helen Bartlett Rumsey
    • children: Thomas R. Jones
    • Emlen V. (Mrs Jones
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    Died October 15, 1975
    (aged 70)
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