Oates, Whitney Jennings
- Robert Heinrich
Oates, Whitney Jennings (26 Mar. 1904–14 Oct. 1975), classicist, professor, and proponent of the humanities, was born in Evanston, Illinois, to James Franklin Oates, who had a successful career in the life insurance industry, and Henrietta Jennings Oates. After graduating Evanston Township High School he enrolled in Princeton University in ...