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William Irvine

educator

William Irvine, American educator. Member American Association University Professors, American Civil Liberties Union, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Irvine, William was born on June 9, 1906 in Carson Hill, California, United States. Son of Louis A. and Katharine (Thomas) Irvine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1928. Student of University Heidelberg and University Munich, 1928-1929. A.M., Harvard, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy, 1934.

Career

One son, John Louis Irvine. Lecturer, Mills College, 1934-1935. Member of faculty Stanford, 1935-1964, professor of English, since 1948.

Visiting Professor of English U. North Carolina, 1948, Northwestern University, 1949, Harvard, 1951, 54. Guggenheim fellow, 1956, 62.

Works

  • Author: Walter Bagehot, 1939. The Universe of G.B.S., 1949. Apes, Angels and Victorians, 1955.

    Contributor articles in jours.

Membership

Member American Association University Professors, American Civil Liberties Union, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Charlotte Stearns, June 25, 1935.

father:
Louis A. Irvine

mother:
Katharine (Thomas) Irvine

spouse:
Charlotte Stearns