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Robert Samuel Fletcher

educator

Robert Samuel Fletcher, American educator. Member American History Association, American Association University professors, Mississippi Valley History Association, Ohio Archaeol. and History Society.

Background

Fletcher, Robert Samuel was born on November 20, 1900 in Forestville, New York, United States. Son of Clayton Herbert and May (Dye) Fletcher.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College. 1920; A.M., Harvard, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939.

Career

1 son, Daniel Oliver. Teacher history Ironwood (Michigan) High School, 1920-1922. Instructor Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924-1925.

Associate agricultural economist, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1925-1926. Assistant professor of history Oberlin College, 1927-1931, associate professor, 1931-1943, professor since 1943.

Works

  • Author: A History of Oberlin College from its Foundation through the Civil War, 2 vols., 1943. Contributor articles and reviews in various periodicals.

Membership

Member American History Association, American Association University professors, Mississippi Valley History Association, Ohio Archaeol. and History Society.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Abbey, August 15, 1925.

father:
Clayton Herbert Fletcher

mother:
May (Dye) Fletcher

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Abbey