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John Alden Clark

educator

John Alden Clark, Indian educator. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fulbright lecturer Ahmednagar College, U. Poona (India), 1961-1962.; Member American Philosophical Association, Society Religion Higher Education; Member United Church Christ.

Background

Clark, John Alden was born on August 27, 1907 in Ahmednagar, India, (parents American citizens). Son of Alden Hyde and Mary (Whitcomb) Clark.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1929. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

Career

Instructor philosophy Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1933-1935. Assistant professor Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 1935-1937, associate professor, 1937-1939. Associate professor of University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1939-1941.

Member of faculty Colby College, Waterville, Maine, 1946, professor, 1952-1972, department chairman philosophy and religion, 1952-1971, professor emeritus, 1972-1974. Visiting professor Unity (Maine) College, 1972-1974. Researcher Columbia, 1941-1942, U. Edinburgh (Scotland), 1954-1955.

Works

  • Editor: The Student Seeks an Answer, 1960. Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fulbright lecturer Ahmednagar College, U. Poona (India), 1961-1962. Member American Philosophical Association, Society Religion Higher Education.

Member United Church Christ.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Scott, May 5, 1943. Children: Alice (Mistress.

father:
Alden Hyde Clark

mother:
Mary (Whitcomb) Clark

spouse:
Mary Ann Scott

child:
Alice (Mrs Clark