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Robert Ward Mcewen

college president.

Robert Ward Mcewen, American college president. Member American Philosophical Association, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Mcewen, Robert Ward was born on December 3, 1906 in Loup City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Leland Cummings and Lillian Maud (McWilliams) Mcewen.

Education

Student North Dakota State College, 1923-1925. Bachelor of Arts, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1952. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1930.

A.M., University of Chicago, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., 1933. Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1949, Colgate University.

Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Lawrence University, 1950, Doctor of Letters, Union College, 1953.

Career

; children—Mary (Mistress Arthur Content), Jean (Mistress Marvin Haiken). Married second, Marjorie A. Rickard, July 18, 1942. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1930.

Minister Flossmoor (Illinois) Community Church, 1933-1934. Professor philosophy and religion, Hanover (Indiana) College, 1934-1938. Professor of history religion Carleton College, 1939-1944, professor philosophy, 1944-1945, director library, 1939-1945.

President Blackburn College, 1945-1949. President Hamilton College, since 1949. President, Association Colleges Universities New York, 1958-1960.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: University, Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen Wicker Brack, 1929 (deceased.; married second, Marjorie A. Rickard, July 18, 1942. Children: Mary (Mistress.

father:
Leland Cummings Mcewen

mother:
Lillian Maud (McWilliams) Mcewen

spouses:
Helen Wicker Brack

Marjorie A. Rickard

child:
Mary (Mrs Mcewen