Lucius Garvin

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Lucius Garvin

  • Birth 2 Feb 1908 Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 10 Apr 1977 Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 24700591

Lucius Garvin was born in Cumberland on February 2, 1908, the son of Lucius & Sarah (Tomlinson) Garvin. He received his degrees from Brown University: BA in 1928, MA in 1929 and his Ph.D.in 1933. He was an instructor of Philosophy at Indiana University (1933-1935), Professor of Philosophy at Oberlin College, Ohio (1939-1952), Professor and Head of Philosophy at the University of Maryland (1952-1961), Dean of the College, then Vice President for Academic Affairs, and finally Executive Vice President and Provost at Macalester College(1961-1971). The author of many several on ethics, he died at his home in Rancho Bernardo, CA on Sunday, April 10, 1977, after a long illness.

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  • Maintained by: FrancisMattesonLine
  • Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 17 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24700591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucius Garvin (2 Feb 1908–10 Apr 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24700591, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by FrancisMattesonLine (contributor 47326405) .