Elbert Duncan Thomas Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Utah, 1906. Doctor of Philisophy, University of California, 1924. Doctor of Laws, University of Southern California, 1935, University of Hawaii, 1951.
Little D., National U., 1937.
Served as missionary of Latter Day Saints’ Church in Japan, 1907-1912. Was traveler and student, Asia and Europe, 1912-1913. Instructor Latin and Greek, University of Utah, 1914-1916, secretary-registrar, 1917-1921.
Fellow political science, University of California, 1922-1924. Professor political science, University of Utah, since 1924. Member of the United States Senate, 1933-1951.
United States High Comissioner Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands with rank of ambassador since 1951. Major Inspector Gen’s. Department, Utah National Guard and United States Reserves, 1917-1926.
Served as missionary of Latter Day Saints’ Church in Japan, 1907-1912. Member of the United States Senate, 1933-1951. Member General Board Deseret S.S. Union.
Member American Association University professors, American Society International Law (vice president), American Political Science Association (Vice-President 1940-1941), Utah Alumni Association (president 1913-1914), Council American Learned Socs., Chinese Political and Social Science Association, American Oriental Society, New Orient Society, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Pi Zeta, Pi Gamma Museum. Member Carnegie International Conference American professors, 1926, Conference Teachers of International Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1925-1928. Club: Timpanogos.
Married Edna Harker, June 25, 1907 (died April.; married second Ethel Evans, November 6, 1946. Children: Chiyo (Mistress Horton R. Telford), Esther (Mistress Wayne C. Grover), Edna Louise (Mistress Lawrence Lee Hansen).