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Robert Ward Mcewen

Robert Ward Mcewen, American college president. Member American Philosophical Association, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

  • Mcewen, Robert Ward was born on December 3, 1906 in Loup City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Leland Cummings and Lillian Maud (McWilliams) Mcewen.

  • Education

    • Student North Dakota State College, 1923-1925. Bachelor of Arts, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1952. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1930.

      A.M., University of Chicago, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., 1933. Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1949, Colgate University.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Lawrence University, 1950, Doctor of Letters, Union College, 1953.

    Career

    • ; children—Mary (Mistress Arthur Content), Jean (Mistress Marvin Haiken). Married second, Marjorie A. Rickard, July 18, 1942. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1930.

      Minister Flossmoor (Illinois) Community Church, 1933-1934. Professor philosophy and religion, Hanover (Indiana) College, 1934-1938. Professor of history religion Carleton College, 1939-1944, professor philosophy, 1944-1945, director library, 1939-1945.

      President Blackburn College, 1945-1949. President Hamilton College, since 1949. President, Association Colleges Universities New York, 1958-1960.

    Membership

    Member American Philosophical Association, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: University, Century Association (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Wicker Brack, 1929 (deceased.; married second, Marjorie A. Rickard, July 18, 1942. Children: Mary (Mistress.
    • father: Leland Cummings Mcewen
    • mother: Lillian Maud (McWilliams) Mcewen
    • spouses: Helen Wicker Brack
    • Marjorie A. Rickard
    • child: Mary (Mrs Mcewen
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    Born December 3, 1906
    Died March 30, 1967
    (aged 60)
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