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Edwin Ruthven Walker

educator

Edwin Ruthven Walker, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association, Southwestern Philos, Conference, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Walker, Edwin Ruthven was born on November 9, 1906 in Rockwall, Texas, United States. Son of Charles J. and Alona B. (Keahey) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern U., 1926. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1939.

Doctor of Laws, Southwestern U., 1957.

Career

Professor philosophy Central College, Missouri, 1935-1942. Associate professor philosophy U. Colorado, 1942-1947. Professor philosophy, director general education Oklahoma A. & M. College, 1947-1948.

Dean college arts and science Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1948-1952. Dean Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1952-1954. President Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1954-1967, chancellor, 1967-1969.

Writer and educational consultant, 1969-1974. Consultant Federal Civil Defense Administration, 1951.

Works

  • Author articles on philosophy.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, Southwestern Philos, Conference, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Pherba Thomas, December 28, 1925. Children: Martha Ann, Edwin Ruthven.

father:
Charles J. Walker

mother:
Alona B. (Keahey) Walker

spouse:
Pherba Thomas

children:
Martha Ann Walker

Edwin Ruthven Walker