- Category : 1915-births
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 3
American educator, an English professor who was popular for his sense of humor. He did his dissertation for his Ph.D. on George Eliot, and he loved music, an accomplished pianist and organist for pleasure. He was the son of a physician who gave him X-rays to treat ring worm on his face at 10. He had high blood pressure starting about 11. Fatally ill Christmas, 1937, when his brother, in pre-med, diagnosed him as having trench mouth, not diphtheria for which he was being treated, saving his life. He had a sports injury at about 25 and knee surgery, later pain from arthritis in the knee.
He smoked and drank. In mid-57, a carcinoma inside his chin was removed. Cancer of the tongue was discovered 11/69 and treated with cobalt. The tumor returned Spring 1970. Died 4/17/1970 one hour into a radical operation, declared dead at 2:04 PM.