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January 1937

WILLIAM ALLEN PUSEY—THE EDUCATOR

Author Affiliations

Dean, University of Illinois College of Medicine CHICAGO

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;35(1):10-13. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01470190013005
Abstract

An adequate portrayal of the educational career of a man of eminence must be based on the various ways in which he has expressed himself in life. Dr. Pusey possesses a multiplicity of modes and manners of expression. He is a lucid writer, a good speaker, a clear thinker, an ardent worker and a stimulating teacher, and he has a gift of story telling and a genial personality. All these attributes appear in well balanced relation to the whole man. One might therefore expect that such a combination of qualities and faculties would evolve a character designed "to plow deep furrows and to draw sharp lines."

His biographer will relate that he was born in Elizabethtown, Ky., in 1865, not far from the birthplace of Lincoln. For a generation Kentucky had been the center of the great controversies between the South and the North. One of

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