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Alfred Hinsey Kelly

educator , historian

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