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Professor John Cowie Reid (4 January 1916 – 31 May 1972) was a New Zealand professor of English and founding chairman of the Mercury Theatre. John Cowie Reid was born in Auckland, New Zealand on 4 January 1916. He was educated at Sacred Heart College and Auckland University College.[citation needed] After some time spent in various occupations, he became a secondary school teacher at Auckland Grammar School for short periods before and after the Second World War. From 1942 to 1946, he served with the New Zealand Military Forces, partly in the Army Education Service. He was active in musical, film, literary, and Roman Catholic organisations. In 1952–53 he engaged in research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[citation needed]
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Born: 1916
Died: 1972

Alternate Names: Reid, J. C. (John Cowie), 1916-1972, Reid, John Cowie, 1916-1972, Reid, J.C., Reid, J.C. (John Cowie), Reid, John (professor of English), Reid, J. C. 1916-1972, Reid, John C., Cowie Reid, John 1916-1972, Reid, John Cowie, Professor John Reid, Professor John Cowie Reid, John Cowie Reid
Occupation(s): literary critic, academic
Associated Place(s): New Zealand--Auckland