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Coen Gallatin Pierson

educator

Coen Gallatin Pierson, American educator. Fellow Royal History Society; member American Association University Professors, American Hists. Association, Conference British Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Pierson, Coen Gallatin was born on March 7, 1901 in Dubois County, Indiana, United States. Son of John B. and Ellen (McBride) Pierson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, DePauw University, 1922. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1932.

Career

May 1926); children—John, Robert. Married second, Elizabeth P. O’Neal, November 29, 1963. Faculty DePauw University, from 1925, professor of history from 1945, head department, 1960-1966, John Clark Ridpath professor, 1960-1966, professor emeritus, 1966-1972.

Visiting professor Indiana University, summers 1939-1951, 66. Exchange lecturer U. Exter (England), 1953-1954. Visiting Professor of English, Illinois State University, 1966-1968.

Works

  • Author: Canada and the Privy Council, 1960. Also articles.

Membership

Fellow Royal History Society. Member American Association University Professors, American Hists. Association, Conference British Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Viva Bolin, June 18, 1919 (deceased.; married second, Elizabeth P. O’Neal, November 29, 1963. Children: John, Robert.

father:
John B. Pierson

mother:
Ellen (McBride) Pierson

spouses:
Viva Bolin

Elizabeth P. O’Neal

children:
John Pierson

Robert Pierson