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Alfred Hinsey Kelly

Alfred Hinsey Kelly, American educator, historian.

Background

  • Kelly, Alfred Hinsey was born on June 23, 1907 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Son of Raymond Ransom and Bessie Mae (Case) Kelly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy Chicago, 1931, A.M., 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938.

    Career

    • Member faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1935-1976, professor of history, department chairman, 1952-1974 acting dean graduate studies, to 1976. Technical advisor preparation Supreme Court brief Brown versus Board, N.A.A.C.P., 1953. Appointed to Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, 1970.

      Michigan co-chairman Volunteers for Stevenson, 1952, Detroit chairman, 1956.

    Works

    • Author: (with W. A. Harbison) The American Constitution: Its Origins and Development, 4th edit., 1970. Editor, author: American Foreign Policy and American Democracy, 1954, 5th edit., 1976. Foundations of Freedom, 1958.

      Contributor articles professional journals.

    Membership

    Member faculty Wayne State University, Detroit, 1935-1976, professor of history, department chairman, 1952-1974 acting dean graduate studies, to 1976. Technical advisor preparation Supreme Court brief Brown versus Board, N.A.A.C.P., 1953. Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946.

    Member American, Southern history associations, Organisation American Historians. Club: Orpheus (Detroit).

    Connections

    • Married Emily May Peterson, September 22, 1935. Children: Elizabeth Marie (Mistress.
    • father: Raymond Ransom Kelly
    • mother: Bessie Mae (Case) Kelly
    • spouse: Emily May Peterson
    • child: Elizabeth Marie (Mrs Kelly
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    Born June 23, 1907
    Died February 16, 1976
    (aged 68)
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