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Walter Dumaux Edmonds

Walter Dumaux Edmonds, American author. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Edmonds, Walter Dumaux was born on July 15, 1903 in Boonville, New York, United States. Son of Walter Dumaux and Sarah (May) Edmonds.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1926. Doctor of Letters, Union College, 1936. Doctor of Letters, Rutgers University, 1940.

      Doctor of Letters, Colgate University, 1947. Doctor of Letters, Harvard University, 1952. Doctor of Letters, Utica College, 1993.

    Career

    • Member board overseers Harvard, 1945-1950. President, public Harvard Alumni Bulletin, 1957-1966, director, 1966-1973.

    Major achievements

    • Academy Arts and Scis.; Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Saint Botolph's (Boston).

    Works

    • Time to Go House (New York Classics)
    • This children's classic spins a charming tale of adventure and romance when the field mice leave the meadow to "go house" for the winter and Smalleata falls in love with house mouse Raffles.
    • Time to Go House
    • Childrens book about a family of mice who move in and out of a summer home throughout the year as tenants move in and out.

    Membership

    Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Saint Botolph's (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Livingston Stetson, 1930. Children: Peter B., Eleanor D., Sarah M. Married Katharine Baker-Carr, 1956.
    • father: Walter Dumaux Edmonds
    • mother: Sarah (May) Edmonds
    • spouses: Eleanor Livingston Stetson
    • Katharine Baker-Carr
    • children: Peter B. Edmonds
    • Eleanor D. Edmonds
    • Sarah M. Edmonds
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    Nationality
    • 1926
      Harvard University
    • 1936
      Union College
    • 1940
      Rutgers University
    • 1947
      Colgate University
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1993
      Utica College
    • 1945 - 1950
      Member, board overseers Harvard
    • 1957 - 1966
      president
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