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Horace Leland Friess

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Horace Leland Friess, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association, American Ethical Union, Phi Beta Kappa. Ethical Culture religion.

Background

Friess, Horace Leland was born on March 4, 1900 in New York City. Son of Louis G. and Louise S. (Jagle) Friess.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1918, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926. Cutting Travelling fellow, Heidelberg U., 1924-1925.

Career

1 daughter, Anne. Instructor philosophy Columbia, 1921-1926, assistant professor, 1926-1936, associate professor 1936-1946, professor philosophy, 1946-1975, Joseph L. Buttenwieser professor emeritus human relations Executive officer, department religion, Barnard College, 1940-1947. Department chairman religion Columbia, 1962-1965. Guggenheim fellow, 1942-1943.

Board leaders New York Society Ethical Culture, 1950-1975.

Works

  • Author books including: (with Heriot-Watt University Schneider) Religion in Various Cultures, 1932. Our part in this world (edited selections from Felix Adler), 1946. Felix Adler and Ethical Culture: Memories and Studies, 1981.

    Editor The Review of Religion, 1942-1958. Contributor articles.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, American Ethical Union, Phi Beta Kappa. Ethical Culture religion.

Connections

Married Ruth Adler, June 25, 1923.

father:
Louis G. Friess

mother:
Louise S. (Jagle) Friess

spouse:
Ruth Adler