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Clitheroe, Eric L. (Eric Lawton), 1908-1986



  • Existence: November 6, 1908 - June 16, 1986

Biographical Information

Dr. Eric L. Clitheroe was the first Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University. He was hired by President Hovde in 1951 and is credited with the founding of the Philosophy program at Purdue. Clitheroe retired in 1972 and passed away in 1986.


Memorial Resoluion for Eric Lawton Clitheroe. (27 October 1986). Second meeting of the 1986-1987 Purdue University Senate. UA8ay19861987n02, Purdue University Faculty and Senate Records, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, West Lafayette, IN.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Betty Nelson Papers, addition 09

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20200309