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BEGGS, Gertrude Harper

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  • Date of Birth: February 27, 1874
  • Born City: Pleasant Hill
  • Born State/Country: MO
  • Parents: Francis S. & Sarah Odele Norman B.
  • Date of Death: April 11, 1951
  • Death City: Denver
  • Death State/Country: CO
  • Education:

    St. Louis public schools, Drury College (Springfield, MO); A.B., U. of Denver, 1893; Ph.D., Yale, 1904; study at ASCSA, 1912; LL.D., U. of Denver, 1914.

  • Dissertation:

    "The Adnominal Genitive in Lysias" (Yale, 1904).

  • Professional Experience:

    Teacher, Denver High School, 1894-8; principal, academic dept., Stanley Hall (Minneapolis, MN), 1899-1900; prof. Greek, Earlham College (Richmond, IN), 1904-6; prof. Latin, U. of Denver, 1901-3; prof. Greek, 1905-14; social dir., U. of Michigan, 1915-17; dean of women, U. of Minnesota, 1917

  • Publications:

    The Four in Crete (New York: Abingdon Press, 1915).

  • Sources:

    Woman's Who's Who, 91; Who Was Who, 5 (1969-73).

  • Author: Ward Briggs