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Biographical Sketch of Harold North Fowler

Fowler, Harold North; university prof.; born, Westfield, Mass., Feb. 25, 1859; son of Samuel and Maria Jones Fowler; A. B., Harvard, 1880; studied American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1882-1883, Universities Bonn and Berlin, 1883-1885; Ph. D., Bonn, 1885; married, Helen, daughter of ex-Gov. Charles H. Bell, of Exeter, N. H., Dec. 23, 1890; instr. Harvard, 1885-1888; prof. Phillips Exeter Academy, 1888-1892; prof. Greek, University of Texas, 1892-1893; College for Women, Western Reserve University, since 1893; prof. Greek language and literature, American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1903-1904; editor-in-chief American Journal of Archaeology since 1906; corr. mem. Kaiserlich Duetsches Archaol. Institut. Editor: Thucydides, Book V., 1888; Plautus, Menaechmi, 1889; Quintus Curtius, Books III and IV, 1890; Allen and Greenough’s Ovid, 1891. Joint Author: Tuell and Fowler’s First Book in Latin, 1893; Tuell and Fowler’s Beginner’s Book in Latin, 1900; Fowler and Wheeler’s Handbook of Greek Archaeology, 1909. Author: History of Ancient Greek Literature, 1902; History of Roman Literature, 1903. Contbr. classical subjects to revs. and...

Davidson, Gilda Marie – Obituary

Gilda Davidson Dies in Athens Gilda Marie Davidson, a long-time resident of Union and Wallowa counties, died September 13, in Athens, Greece where she had been receiving medical care for a week. She was 63. The daughter of Henry Newton and Jeannie Gail Ashby, she was born March 5, 1912 in Kansas City, Mo. She and her family moved to La Grande in 1922. She was graduated from La Grande High School and from Lindenwood School for Girls in St. Louis, Mo. She was married to John Raymond Davidson June 23, 1936. The Davidson and Ashby’s moved from La Grande to their ranch homes at Water Canyon near Wallowa in 1940. After the ranch was sold the Davidson’s moved back to La Grande in 1972. Mrs. Davidson had worked as a bookkeeper for several years at the former Bowman-Hicks Lumber Co. in La Grande and at their Wallowa office which her father had managed until it was sold in the late 1940’s. She was a partner with her husband in the J.R. Davidson, Inc. Logging Co. in Wallowa until they retired in 1972. Mrs. Davidson was a member and Past Worthy Matron of Jessica Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, in Wallowa and had held the state OES office of Grand Marshal. She was a founder and the first Mother Advisor of Rainbow for Girls in Wallowa. Mrs. Davidson was a former member of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Enterprise and a member of St. Peters Episcopal Church in La Grande. An enthusiastic golfer, she was a member of the La Grande Country Club and also played golf in Enterprise....

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