North American Scholar

DENSMORE, Harvey Bruce

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1881-09-09
  • Born City: Stanton
  • Born State/Country: NE
  • Parents: Charles Mather and Lucy Murphy D.
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 1977-01-22
  • Death City: Seattle
  • Death State/Country: WA
  • Married: Ruth Fisk Anderson, 1 Aug. 1917.
  • Education:

    B.A. U. Oregon, 1904; B.A. Oxford (University Coll.) (Rhodes Scholar), 1907.

  • Professional Experience:

    Asst. prof, to prof, class. U. Washington, 1907-52; chair, dept. gen. stud., 1937; executive officer, class, dept., 1941-9; pres. CAPC.

  • Publications:

    Ten Greek Plays, trans. G. Murray and others, preface by Densmore, intro. by Lane Cooper (New York, 1929).

  • Notes:

    Harvey Bruce Densmore was well known as a pioneer classicist in the pacific Northwest, who taught and inspired many students who went on to become accomplished classicists.

  • Sources:

    WhAm 6:110.

  • Author: Daniel P. Harmon