Bailey, Thomas Andrew
- Alexander DeConde
Bailey, Thomas Andrew (14 December 1902–26 July 1983), historian, was born in San Jose, California, the son of James A. Bailey, a fruit farmer, and Annie Mary Nelson, a grade-school teacher. Bailey entered Stanford University in 1920, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and received the B.A. (1924), M.A. (1925), and Ph.D. (1927) degrees. In August 1928, while teaching at the University of Hawaii, he married Sylvia Dean, the daughter of the university’s former president; they had one child....