Warren Ault

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Warren Ortman Ault (January 8, 1887 – May 14, 1989) [1] was an American historian, who taught at Boston University from 1913 to 1957.

Life[edit]

Ault was born in Lenexa, Kansas and graduated from Baker University in 1907, before studying at Jesus College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. While a student at Baker, he was a member of the local Zeta Chi fraternity.[2] He then obtained a doctorate from Yale University in 1919, having served as a second lieutenant in the artillery in the First World War. He taught history at Boston University from 1913 to 1957, becoming William Edwards Huntington professor.[3] He became an Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford in 1971.[4] He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1941.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warren O Ault". Social Security Death Index. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Hub. Boston, MA: Boston University. 1927. p. 25. 
  3. ^ "Memoirs of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America: Warren O. Ault". Speculum. Medieval Academy of America. 65 (3): 815–823. July 1990. doi:10.1017/s0038713400110693. JSTOR 2864141. 
  4. ^ "University News". The Times. 26 June 1971. p. 12. 
  5. ^ "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 27 April 2011.