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Miles Ellis Drake

university president

Miles Ellis Drake, American university president. Member American History Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Delta Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Blue Key.

Background

Drake, Miles Ellis was born on March 16, 1901 in Oswayo, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Watson Llewellyn and Ella (Ellis) Drake.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Alfred University, 1925. A.M., Syracuse University, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., American U., 1932.

Doctor of Laws, Hartwick, 1954.

Career

Instructor of history and political science Alfred U., 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1930, associate professor, 1932-1934, professor and department chairman, 1934-1942, dean of men, 1934-1946, director summer school, 1942-1948, dean College Liberal Arts, 1946-1948, acting president, 1948-1949, president, 1949-1967. Chairman Empire State Foundation of Liberal Arts Colleges, 1956-1957. Trustee Alfred University, 1948-1979.

Trustee, vice chairman College Center of the Finger Lakes, 1961-1979.

Membership

Member American History Association, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Delta Epsilon, Delta Sigma Phi, Blue Key. Clubs: Rotary (Hornell, New York).

Connections

Married Marie Hunt, June 27, 1929. Children: Jeanne Marie (Mistress F.T. Allen, Junior.

father:
Watson Llewellyn Drake

mother:
Ella (Ellis) Drake

spouse:
Marie Hunt

children:
Jeanne Marie (Mistress F.T. Allen Drake

Jr Drake