Robert Morss Lovett (December 25, 1870 - February 8, 1956) was an American academic, writer, editor, political activist, and government official. Events 274 - Roman Emperor Aurelian Year 1870 ( MDCCCLXX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 421 - Constantius III becomes co- Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
He was born in Boston, Mass., and graduated from Harvard in 1892. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. After a period teaching at Harvard, he came to Chicago in 1893 to teach writing and English literature at the University of Chicago. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The University of Chicago is a Private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. He was assistant professor of English (1894-1904); associate professor from 1904 to 1909; and full professor from 1909 onward. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Year 1894 ( MDCCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1904 ( MCMIV) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting on The meaning of the word professor ( Latin: professor, person who professes to be an expert in some art or science teacher of highest rank) varies From 1903 to 1920 he was dean in the junior college. Year 1920 ( MCMXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920 of the Gregorian calendar In Academic administration, a dean is a person with significant authority over a specific academic unit or over a specific area of concern or both He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. The American Academy of Arts and Letters is a 250-member organization whose goal is to "foster assist and sustain excellence" in American Literature, Professor Lovett was the author of The History of English Literature, with W. V. Moody (1902); Richard Gresham, a novel (1904); The First View of English Literature, with W. V. Moody (1905); A Winged Victory, a novel (1907); and Cowards, a play (1914). William Vaughn Moody ( July 8 1869 – October 17 1910) was a U A play, or stageplay, is a form of Literature written by a Playwright, almost always consisting of Dialogue between Fictional characters He served as editor of the Dial in 1917 and joined the editorial staff of the New Republic in 1921. The Dial was an American magazine published intermittently from 1840 to 1929 The New Republic ( TNR) is an American Magazine of politics and the arts He assisted Tarak Nath Das. Taraknath Das or Tarak Nath Das (তারকানাথ দাস( June 15, 1884 &ndash December 22, 1958) anti-British Bengali
He was associate editor of The New Republic magazine in 1921-40, and a signer of the Humanist Manifesto I in 1933. The New Republic ( TNR) is an American Magazine of politics and the arts A Humanist Manifesto, also known as Humanist Manifesto I to distinguish it from later Humanist Manifestos in the series was written in 1933 primarily by
As Government Secretary of the Virgin Islands in 1939-43, he served as acting Governor from December 14, 1940 until February 3, 1941. See also Culture of the Virgin Islands Music of the Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Creole The following is a list of Governors of the United States Virgin Islands. Events 1287 - St Lucia's flood: The Zuider Zee sea wall in the Netherlands collapses killing over 50000 people Year 1940 ( MCMXL) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1112 - Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry uniting the fortunes of those two states Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
In 1943, the Dies Committee charged him as a Communist subversive, over his association with left-wing individuals and groups; through a bill passed by both houses of the U. The House Committee on Un-American Activities ( HUAC or HCUA 1938–1975 was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives. Communism is a Socioeconomic structure that promotes the establishment of an egalitarian, classless, stateless Society based S. Congress, he was forced out of the Secretary position and barred from federal employment. Lovett, who denied he was a Communist, challenged this action through the courts as an unconstitutional bill of attainder, and though he did not get the job back, he won a 1946 decision from the U.S. Supreme Court (United States v. A bill of attainder (also known as an act or writ of Attainder) is an act of Legislature declaring a person or group of persons guilty of The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest judicial body in the United States and leads the federal judiciary. Lovett, 328 U. S. 303), and received back pay.
He died in St. Joseph's Hospital in Chicago in 1956.
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