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McKee, James Hugh



  • Existence: September 20, 1887 - November 24, 1977

Biographical Information

James Hugh McKee was born near Hagerstown, Maryland, on September 20,1887. After receiving degrees from Dickinson College in 1909 and Columbia University in 1916, he taught at Georgia School of Technology and the Case School of Applied Science before arriving at Purdue University in 1921. McKee was a professor of English at the university until his retirement in 1958. Professor McKee was known for his work in journalism, and at Purdue he was closely involved in the Purdue Exponent student newspaper and Purdue Agriculturalist publication.


Bulletin of Purdue University Catalogue Number For the Sessions of 1943-1944, page 52.


Memorial Resolution for James H. McKee, 1877-1977. UA 8, UA8ay19771978n08, Purdue University Faculty and Senate records, Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries. Accessed November 16, 2020.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James H. McKee papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 31, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSF 259
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two folders containing articles by James Hugh McKee.
Dates: 1926 - 1932