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Norman Johnston Dewitt

Norman Johnston Dewitt, American educator. award, 1954. Member American Classical League, Classical Association of Middle West and South (secretary-treasurer, 1942-1945, president 1956-1957), American Philological Association, Archaeol. Institute of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Dewitt, Norman Johnston was born on August 1, 1908 in Lincoln, Illinois, United States. Son of Norman Wentworth and Katherine Ida (Johnston) DeW.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1930, A.M., 1933. Doctor of Philisophy, Johns Hopkins, 1938. Doctor of Literature (honorary), Lincoln College, 1965.

    Career

    • Instructor in classics Western Reserve University, 1938-1941. Instructor in classics Washington University, St. Louis, 1941-1943, assistant professor, 1943-1945, associate professor, 1945-1946, professor, 1946, head Latin department, 1947-1949. Department chairman classics, University of Minnesota, 1949-1965.

      Editor, Classical Journal, 1945-1950. Co-winner Variety award, 1954. Faculty fellow American Council Learned Socs., 1951-1952.

    Works

    • Editor, Classical Journal, 1945-1950. Co-winner Variety award, 1954. Faculty fellow American Council Learned Socs., 1951-1952.

    Membership

    Member American Classical League, Classical Association of Middle West and South (secretary-treasurer, 1942-1945, president 1956-1957), American Philological Association, Archaeol. Institute of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Elizabeth Pfister, May 31, 1941. Children: Louis Johnston, Katharine Edith, Margaret Ann, Norman Wentworth, World War II Began career as teaching fellow in classics University of Toronto, 1933-1934.
    • father: Norman Wentworth DeW.
    • mother: Katherine Ida (Johnston) DeW.
    • spouse: Lois Elizabeth Pfister
    • children: Louis Johnston Dewitt
    • Katharine Edith Dewitt
    • Margaret Ann Dewitt
    • Norman Wentworth Dewitt
    • World War II Began career as teaching fellow in classics University of Toronto Dewitt
    • 1933-1934 Dewitt
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    Born August 1, 1908
    Died November 18, 1966
    (aged 58)
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