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...Small, Albion Woodbury Albion Small was born in 11 May 1854 in Buckfield, Maine, to Albion K. P. Small and Thankful Lincoln (Woodbury) Small. Determined to follow his father into the ministry, he received his BA at Colby College in 1876. He...
...Benjamin, Abram Cornelius Abram Cornelius Benjamin was born on 25 August 1897 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received his BA in 1920, his MA in 1921, and his PhD in philosophy in 1924, all from the University of Michigan. His dissertation...
...Young, John Ferrie, John John Ferrie was born in Glasgow, probably in the early 1790s, and died in Holywood, Co. Down on 20 July 1872. He was Professor of Moral Philosophy at the Belfast Academical Institution from 1829 to 1849. He...
...Sweetser, William William Sweetser was born in Boston on 8 September 1797, the only child of William Sweetser, a distiller, and his wife Elizabeth, née Bennison. After being privately tutored by the Reverend William Frothingham of Saugus...
...Gaskell, John Born in Didsbury, near Manchester, England on 17 August 1804, John Gaskell attended school long enough to receive what long-time friend and editor J. W. Huff considered as “the rudiments of a fair English education.” Upon...
...Tyler, Samuel Samuel Tyler was born on 22 October 1809 in Prince George's County, Maryland. He attended a preparatory academy in Georgetown, D.C. with principal Carnahan, James James Carnahan . Only one semester of college education...
...Venn, John John Venn was born in Hull on 4 August 1834, the son of a prominent divine, and died in Cambridge on 4 April 1923. He spent his entire career not only in one university but even in one college, Gonville and Caius, Cambridge. He...
...George Stuart Fullerton was born on 18 August 1859 in Futteghur, India, to the Reverend Robert Stewart Fullerton and Martha White Fullerton, who lived there as missionaries. In 1875 he entered the University of Pennsylvania, earning his BA...
...Mayer, Max Friedrich Max Meyer was born on 15 June 1873 in Danzig, Germany. A chance reading of Lazarus Geiger’s Der Ursprung der Sprache (1869) stimulated his interest in mind and behavior, and in the spring of 1892 he enrolled...
...Dewey, JohnThorndike, Edward Lee Edward L. Thorndike was born on 31 August 1874 in James, William Williamsburg, Massachusetts. He received his BA in classics in 1895 from Wesleyan University. From 1895 to 1897 he studied psychology...