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Frank Pierrepont Graves

Graves, Frank Pierrepont, 1869–1956, American educator, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., grad. Columbia (B.A., 1890; Ph.D., 1912). He taught Greek and classical philology at Tufts College (1891–96), was president of the Univ. of Wyoming (1896–98) and of the Univ. of Washington (1898–1903), and later served as professor of education and dean at the Univ. of Missouri, Ohio State Univ., and the Univ. of Pennsylvania. From 1921 until his retirement in 1940 he was commissioner of education and president of the Univ. of the State of New York. He wrote several works on both the Greek language and the history of education, as well as three volumes of addresses and papers.

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