Roswell G. Ham

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Roswell G. Ham
12th President of
Mount Holyoke College
In office
1937–1957
Preceded by Mary Emma Woolley
Succeeded by Richard Glenn Gettell
Personal details
Born March 11, 1891
Lemoore, California
Died July 20, 1983(1983-07-20) (aged 92)
Santa Barbara, California
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Yale University
Profession Professor

Roswell Gray Ham (March 11, 1891 – July 20, 1983) was an American educator who served as the 12th President of Mount Holyoke College from 1937 to 1957. He was born in LeMoore, California and received his B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He taught at Yale for ten years before becoming the first male president of Mount Holyoke.

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Mary Emma Woolley
President of Mount Holyoke College
1937–1957
Succeeded by
Richard Glenn Gettell