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Robert M. Hutchins

AKA Robert Maynard Hutchins

Born: 17-Jan-1899
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 17-May-1977
Location of death: Santa Barbara, CA
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, University of Chicago, 1929-51

Military service: US Army (ambulance service, WWI)

Wife: Maude Phelps McVeigh (m. 1921, div. 1948, three daughters)
Daughter: Mary Frances
Daughter: Joanna
Daughter: Clarissa
Wife: Vesta Sutton Orlick (m. 1949)

    University: Oberlin College (attended 1915-17)
    University: BA, Yale University (1921)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1925)
    Professor: Yale Law School
    Administrator: Dean, Yale Law School (1927-29)
    Administrator: President, University of Chicago (1929-45)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Chicago (1945-51)

    Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Founder (1959)

Author of books:
No Friendly Voice (1936)
The Higher Learning in America (1936)
Education for Freedom (1943)
The University of Utopia (1953)
The Learning Society (1968)

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