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Ulysses Grant Weatherly

Ulysses Grant Weatherly
b. 2 April 1865, West Newton, Marion County, Indiana, to William Addison and Lydia (Dicks) Weatherly,
d. 18 July 1940, Cortland, Cortland County, New York

m. 24 December 1890
Alice May Burgess
b. 23 September 1868, Solon, Cortland County, New York, to Gersham B. & Rexvilla (Peck) Burgess
d. 1957

Children with Alice May Burgess:

  • Ruth (ca. 1896-1978) married John Gray

Ulysses was born in Indiana and lived most of his life here, but he moved to New York, the native state of his wife, after his retirement in 1935. He was a professor at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and one of the first college-level teachers in the field of social work. He served as chair of the Sociology Department from 1899 to 1935.

His widow and daughter established a Ulysses Grant Weatherly Award for Best Undergraduate Paper at Indiana University in his honor after his death.

Submitted by:
Mary Houghton
Woodstock VT
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