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date: 25 November 2020

Oates, Whitney Jenningslocked

(26 Mar. 1904–14 Oct. 1975)
  • Robert Heinrich

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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 ...

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