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James Edwin Savage

educator

James Edwin Savage, American educator. Recipient Henry E. Huntington Library research grant, summer 1954. Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Member Modern Language Association, The Malone Society, American Association University Professors.

Background

Savage, James Edwin was born on October 13, 1903 in Nowata, Oklahoma, United States. Son of William Currens and Myrtle (Arnold) Savage.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of Emporia, 1928. Master of Arts, University Arkansas, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1942.

Career

Coach, principal township high school, Kirkwood, Illinois, 1930-1939. Instructor English, Cornell Univercity, 1942-1943, 1945-1946. Professor of English, U. Mississippi, 1946-1972, department chairman, 1953-1960.

Works

  • Author articles in field.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Modern Language Association, The Malone Society, American Association University Professors.

Connections

Married Mary Kathryn Johnston, August 13, 1935. Children: Margaret Louise, Kathryn Mary (deceased).

father:
William Currens Savage

mother:
Myrtle (Arnold) Savage

spouse:
Mary Kathryn Johnston

children:
Margaret Louise Savage

Kathryn Mary Savage (deceased)