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Brainerd Dyer

educator

Brainerd Dyer, American educator. Recipient resolution California Legislature, 1969. Member American (branch president 1967), Mississippi Valley Southern history associations, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Delta.; Club: Lincoln.

Background

Dyer, Brainerd was born on November 9, 1901 in Wheaton, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank and Mabel (Puckey) Dyer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1923. A.M., Harvard, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932.

Career

Instructor history Dartmouth, 1926-1927, 1929-1930. Francis Parkman fellow Harvard, 1927-1928, teaching fellow, 1928-1929. Associate University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1932, instructor, 1932-1935, assistant professor, 1935-1941, associate professor, 1941-1947, became professor and department chairman history, 1947, professor of history emeritus, to 1980.

Fulbright lecturer American history U. Helsinki, 1955-1956.

Works

  • Author: Public Career of William M. Evarts, 1933. Zachary Taylor, 1946.

Membership

Member American (branch president 1967), Mississippi Valley Southern history associations, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Delta. Club: Lincoln.

Connections

Married Karin Elise Anderson, August 14, 1936. Children: Karin Elise, Martin Brainerd.

father:
Frank Dyer

mother:
Mabel (Puckey) Dyer

spouse:
Karin Elise Anderson

children:
Karin Elise Dyer

Martin Brainerd Dyer