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Elmer Henry Cutts

Elmer Henry Cutts, American educator. Decorated Purple Heart. Served as sergeant, A.U.S., World World War World War II; Member International Relations.


  • Cutts, Elmer Henry was born on March 15, 1908 in Silvercliff, Colorado, United States. Son of Elmer Henry and Alice Florence (Tyler) Cutts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Washington, 1929, Master of Arts, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1940.


    • 1 daughter, Lorna Jean. Assistant oriental studies U. Washington, 1932-1935, associate, 1936-1937. Instructor history Cambridge (Massachusetts) Junior College, 1940-1941.

      Assistant professor of history Northeastern U., 1941-1946, associate professor, acting head department history and government, 1946-1947, professor and chairman department of history, since 1947, Fulbright lecturer Andhra University, India, 1958-1959. Visiting professor Portland State College, summer 1955. Exchange professor State College Washington, summer 1956.

      Trustee, secretary board Cambridge Junior College.


    • Author: Basic Bibliography of Indic Studies, 1939. History of the 74th American Automobile Association Brigade, 1946. World History before Christ, 1951.

      Introduction to the Rise of Modern Democracy, 1955.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served as sergeant, A.U.S., World World War World War II. Member International Relations.


    • Married Amelia Eugenia Simaton, September 24, 1933.
    • father: Elmer Henry Cutts
    • mother: Alice Florence (Tyler) Cutts
    • spouse: Amelia Eugenia Simaton
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    Born March 15, 1908
    Died April 4, 1960
    (aged 52)