Entity | Fred Harvey Harrington

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Fred Harvey Harrington (June 24, 1912 – April 8, 1995) was an American educator and the 17th President of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1962 to 1970. Born in Watertown, Harrington received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University (1933), and his Master of Arts (1934) and Doctor of Philosophy (1937), both from New York University, where he also taught as an instructor during the 1936-1937 academic year. Upon graduating, he immediately took the post of Assistant Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1940, Harrington moved to the University of Arkansas as a full professor of history and political science, and had a brief spell as a visiting professor at West Virginia University in 1942. He earned a Guggenheim Fellowship from 1943 to 1944. Harrington returned to Madison in 1947, and also chaired the history department from 1952 to 1955.
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Born: 1912, Watertown
Died: 1995, Madison

Alternate Names: Harrington, Fred Harvey, 1912-, Fred Harvey Harrington., Harrington, Fred H. (Fred Harvey), 1912-, Harrington, Fred Harvey, Harrington, Fred H. 1912-, President Fred Harvey Harrington., Harrington, Fred H.
Occupation(s): academic administrator, educator
Employer(s): University of Arkansas, University of Wisconsin–Madison, West Virginia University, New York University