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Henry M. Wriston

AKA Henry Merritt Wriston

Born: 4-Jul-1889
Birthplace: Laramie, WY
Died: 7-Mar-1978
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Brown University, 1937-55

Father: Henry Lincoln Wriston
Mother: Jennie Amalia Atcheson
Wife: Ruth Colton Bigelow (d.)
Son: Walter B. Wriston (banker, b. 3-Aug-1919, d. 19-Jan-2005)
Daughter: Barbara Wriston
Wife: Marguerite Woodworth (m. 1947)

    High School: Central High School, Springfield, MA
    University: BA Medieval History, Wesleyan University (1911)
    University: PhD Political Science, Harvard University (1922)
    Professor: History, Wesleyan University (1914-25)
    Administrator: President, Lawrence College (1925-37)
    Administrator: President, Brown University (1937-55)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Council on Foreign Relations President (1951-64)


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