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Ernest Mayfield Ligon
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1897
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1984
New York, USA

On the 1900 Census, Ernest was listed in Henrietta, Texas living with his parents. On the 1910 Census, he was listed in Clay County, Texas living with his parents. On the 1920 Census, he was listed as a Christian Church pastor in Byers, Texas living with his parents. He received a BA and MA from Texas Christian University. He received a graduate seminary degree (BD) and a PhD in Psychology from Yale University. On the 1930 Census, he was listed as a college teacher at Union College in Schenectady, New York with his wife Lois. He was the founder and director of the Character Research Project in 1935, and was influential with the Religious Education Association. He authored Psychology of Christian Personality in 1935. On the 1940 Census, he was listed as a professor in Schenectady, New York with his wife Lois and mother-in-law Aimee Wood. In 1956, he authored Dimensions of Character. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert L. Ligon (1867 - 1959)
  Alice Waggoner Ligon (1869 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Lois Wood Ligon (1899 - 1972)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ernest Mayfield Ligon (1897 - 1984)
  Anne Ligon Harrison (1902 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vale Cemetery
Schenectady
Schenectady County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Stephen Connor Schneider
Record added: Oct 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99861848
Ernest Mayfield Ligon
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Ernest Mayfield Ligon
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Ernest Mayfield Ligon
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 Added: Feb. 22, 2015
 
 
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