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Edwin Ruthven Walker

Edwin Ruthven Walker, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association, Southwestern Philos, Conference, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Walker, Edwin Ruthven was born on November 9, 1906 in Rockwall, Texas, United States. Son of Charles J. and Alona B. (Keahey) Walker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern U., 1926. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1939.

      Doctor of Laws, Southwestern U., 1957.

    Career

    • Professor philosophy Central College, Missouri, 1935-1942. Associate professor philosophy U. Colorado, 1942-1947. Professor philosophy, director general education Oklahoma A. & M. College, 1947-1948.

      Dean college arts and science Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1948-1952. Dean Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1952-1954. President Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1954-1967, chancellor, 1967-1969.

      Writer and educational consultant, 1969-1974. Consultant Federal Civil Defense Administration, 1951.

    Works

    • Author articles on philosophy.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Philosophical Association, Southwestern Philos, Conference, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Pherba Thomas, December 28, 1925. Children: Martha Ann, Edwin Ruthven.
    • father: Charles J. Walker
    • mother: Alona B. (Keahey) Walker
    • spouse: Pherba Thomas
    • children: Martha Ann Walker
    • Edwin Ruthven Walker
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    Born November 9, 1906
    Died September 19, 1974
    (aged 67)
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