McCANN, FRANKLIN THRESHER, 1903-1969

Biography:

Literary scholar; college professor.┬áBorn– October 19, 1903, Dayton, Ohio. Parents– Judge B.F. and Laura Thresher McCann. Married– Esther Nelson. Children– Three. Education– B.A., Denison College; M.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. Employed by Denison and Columbia; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1947-1969; acting head, English Department, Auburn University, 1953-1954. Member– Alabama College English Teachers Association; Auburn Board of Education. Died April 8, 1969.

Source:

Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Publication(s):

English Discovery of America to 1585. New York; Kings Crown Press, 1952.

Coordinator:

Recommendations for Auburn School Program, 1960-70. Auburn, Ala.; Auburn Committee for Better Schools, 1959.