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us: Cate, James Lea, 1899-1981

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  • Fuller Name

    • James Lea
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1899-11-16
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1981-11-01
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Little Rock (Ark.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Uvalde (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lockhart (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Kerrville (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Schreiner Institute
        • Affiliation Start: 1925
        • Affiliation End: 1928
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Affiliation Start: 1936
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Army Air Forces
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. USAF Historical Division
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Department of the Air Force. Historian's Office
        • Affiliation Start: 1946
        • Affiliation End: 1956
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) History
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Historians
            (lcsh) Historical consultants
        • Sources

          • found: His Medieval and historiographical essays ... 1933.
          • found: OCLC, November 11, 2015 (usage: James Lea Cate)
          • found: Wikipedia, viewed November 11, 2015 (James L. Cate; James Lea Cate (November 16, 1899 - November 1, 1981) was a professor of history at the University of Chicago, an intelligence officer in the United States Army Air Forces with the rank of major, and part of the Air Force Historical Division during World War II) {}
          • found: University of Chicago Library Guide to the James Lea Cate Papers, 1925-1980, viewed November 11, 2015 (James Lea Cate was born on November 16, 1899 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Clifford Julian Cate and Nathalie Virginia O'Hair. He spent his formative years in Uvalde, Texas, and remained in Texas for the early part of his teaching career. Cate taught high school in Lockhart, Texas from 1923 to 1924, received his A.B. and A. M. at the University of Texas, Austin, in 1925, and worked as an instructor at Schreiner Institute in Kerrville, Texas, from 1925 to 1928. In 1935 he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, and was made an Assistant Professor in 1936. In 1948 Cate was appointed Professor of Medieval History. He was made a professor of history in the humanities in 1965. Cate served in the Army Air Force with the rank of major during World War II and received the Legion of Merit. From 1946 to 1956 he was a consultant in the Historian's Office of the Department of the Air Force. Cate died at home in Chicago on November 1, 1981.) {}
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          • 1980-02-08: new
          • 2015-11-12: revised
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