Egan, Maurice Francis. Educator, author, diplomat. Born in Philadelphia, 1852. Graduated at LaSalle College, 1878. Notre Dame (A. M., 1878), Villanova (Ph.D., 1907). Engaged in editorial work, 1877-88. Professor of English literature, University of Notre Dame, 1888-95. Professor of English language and literature, Catholic University of America, 1895-1907. United States minister to Denmark, 1907-18. Author, editor, and translator of numerous works.