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Theodore Dixon Long

Theodore Dixon Long, American writer, investor. National Academy of Sciences fellow, Washington, 1973-1974. Trustee, past president Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, Ohio, since 1971; trustee Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio, since 1974, Strybing Arboretum Society, San Francisco, since 1994. With United States Army, 1955-1957, Korea. Member International House of Japan.

Background

  • Long, Theodore Dixon was born on June 26, 1933 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Theodore Samuel and Gertrude (Drew) Long.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Amherst College, 1955. Master of Arts, Tufts University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1968.

    Career

    • Consultant Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1964-1967. Assistant professor Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1967-1974, associate professor, 1974-1981, professor, 1981-1994, dean Western Reserve College, 1977-1985, professor, dean emeritus, since 1994. Chairman Springcreek Corporation, Corte Madera, California, since 1994.

    Membership

    Trustee, past president Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, Ohio, since 1971. Trustee Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio, since 1974, Strybing Arboretum Society, San Francisco, since 1994. With United States Army, 1955-1957, Korea.

    Member International House of Japan.

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting ceramics, fundraising, bricolage.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Corning, August 18, 1962 (deceased July 1989). Children: Samuel Dixon, Maudalison. Married Ruthanne Betlach, June 21, 1994.
    • father: Theodore Samuel Long
    • mother: Gertrude (Drew) Long
    • spouses: Ellen Corning
    • Ruthanne Betlach
    • children: Samuel Dixon Long
    • Maudalison Long
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    Born June 26, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1955
      Amherst College
    • 1958
      Tufts University
    • 1968
      Columbia University
    • 1964 - 1967
      Consultant, Organization of European Cooperation and Development
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1967 - 1974
      assistant, professor Case Western Reserve University
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1977 - 1985
      assistant, professor Case Western Reserve University
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