Biography of Harry Pratt Judson


Judson, Harry Pratt. President of the University of Chicago from 1907. Born in Jamestown, NY, December 20, 1849. Graduate of Williams, 1870 (A. M., 1883; LL. D., 1893), and Queens University, Canada (LL.D., 1903). Teacher and principal of high school, Troy, NY, 1870-85. Professor of history, University of Minnesota, 1885-92. Was co-editor of "American Historical Review." Author: "History of the Troy Citizens' Corps," "Caesar's Army," "Caesar's Commentaries" (co-editor), "Europe in the Nineteenth Century," "The Growth of the American Nation," "The Higher Education as a Training for Business," "The Latin in English," "The Mississippi Valley" (in Shaler's United States of America), "The Young American," "The Government of Illinois," "Graded Literature Readers" (co-editor), 'The Essentials of a Written Constitution."