Randall, John Herman, Jr.
- John P. Anton
Randall, John Herman, Jr. (14 February 1899–01 December 1980), philosopher, historian, and educator, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of John Herman Randall, a minister, and Minerva I. Ballard. The family moved to New York City to provide a better education for Randall. After enrolling in Columbia College, he received his A.B. in 1918 and membership in Phi Beta Kappa. The following year he received an M.A. and published his first article, “Instrumentalism and Mythology,” in the ...