Monday, May 16, 2011

Eric L. Clitheroe ~ Another Wasatch Academy Graduate -1927 ~ Making Headlines at Wasatch Academy, Westminster College, Coe College and Purdue University

Eric was an honor student with the following credits to his name:

And in the Salt Lake Telegram May 24 1928, we find him making headlines again

            Salt Lake Telegram 1928-05-24 Elections Held at Westminster

In 1937 we find him In Carroll Iowa to speak at Presbyterian Pulpit

Carroll Daily Herald
Publication Date:
Friday, August 20, 1937
Newspaper Location:
Carroll, Iowa, United States Of America
Dr. Eric Clitheroe , Parsons College, To Speak Aug. 29 Will Fill Presbyterian Pulpit Here; Noted Scholar, Speaker FIELD PIECE SHOWERS DEATH ON TIENTSIN-So casually do Japanese troops take the battle.


In 1948 we find him as a Guest Minister from Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Rev. Gwaltney returned Monday
 from his vacation Guest minister
during his absence was Dr
Eric Clitheroe professor of Bible
studies Coe college, Cedar Rapids,

And beginning in 1951, we find him as a Professor at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana.  
And a Scholarship in Philosophy Continues to this day in his name.

Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University
The Eric L. Clitheroe Scholarship in Philosophy

This merit scholarship was created in 1987 in honor of Prof. Eric L. Clitheroe, who was a member of Purdue’s Philosophy Department from 1951 to 1973. Each year, it awards at least $500 to an outstanding undergraduate philosophy major. Friends and former student’s of Prof. Clitheroe’s established the initial endowment for this scholarship.

Eric died June 1986, Lafayette, Ind.    

A big "Thank You" goes to Lee R.  Christensen for helping me   with this post.  If anyone would like to spotlight someone from Mt. Pleasant, Utah's past.  Let us know.  

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