James Henry Worman Edit Profile
Educated University of Berlin, and the Sorbonne, Paris. Honorary Master of Arts, Dickinson, 1867. Doctor of Philosophy, DePauw, 1882.
Doctor of Laws, Mount Union.
1 son, Ben J.; married second, Mary A. Payne, April 4, 1898 (died 1919). Children—Dorothea A., Bertha F., Margaret E. Assistant professor, Knox College, 1865-1866. Librarian Drew Theological Seminary, 1867-1874.
Editor Chenango Telegraph, 1875-1876. Associate editor National Repository, 1876-1880. Senior professor Chautauqua from foundation (1877) to 1885.
Head Southern Chautauqua from 1882, Round Lake Summer Schools, from 1885. Founded, 1878, and conducted in Chautauqua, 1878-1880, the correspondent system of study. Professor Adelphi College, 1877-1882, Vanderbilt University, 1882-1885.
Editor Saratogian, 1885-1887. Editor-in-chief Outing, 1887-1900. Consul, 1899-1902, consul general, 1902-1904, Munich, Germany.
Consul at Three Rivers, Canada, 1904-1908. Later in special government, editorial, educational work. Advocated successfully the right of America professional graduates abroad to use American academic degrees.
Led in suppression of fraudulent colleges, in Illinois and Wisconsin. Coöperated with Department of Agriculture for adoption of measures to prevent importation of hides of meat cattle causing, without proper disinfection, foot and mouth disease. Has stock farm at Westport, New York Prepared commercial courses for French and Spanish instruction for Massachusetts University Extension Board, 1915.
Actg. professor Spanish, 1916, head of the department, 1917, University of Vermont. Author: Chautauqua Language Series in French, German and Spanish. Also other modern language textbooks.
Editor: McClintock & Strong’s Cyclopædia. Also contributor to other cyclos., etc. Was founder and president The Round Table (club), Nashville.
Tennessee Active in war work, 1914-1919, and decorated for same. Identified with General Allen’s work for supplying food and clothing to suffering people in Germany, 1923, and in favor of unprejudiced verdict as to reparations to be made by Germany. Home: Westport, New York.
Married Emma Parker Davis, September 10, 1866 (died 1896).; married second, Mary A. Payne, April. Children: Dorothea A., Bertha F., Margaret E. Assistant.