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us: Hester, James M., 1924-2014


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • James McNaughton
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19240419
    • Death Date

        20141231
    • Birth Place

        Chester (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        Princeton (N.J.)
    • Associated Locale

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York University
        • Affiliation Start: 1962
        • Affiliation End: 1975
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Nations University
        • Affiliation Start: 1975
        • Affiliation End: 1980
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York Botanical Garden
        • Affiliation Start: 1980
        • Affiliation End: 1989
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
        • Affiliation Start: 1989
        • Affiliation End: 2004
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) College presidents--New York (State)--New York
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) New York University--Presidents
      • Sources

        • found: Inciting to riot, 1994 (name not given)
        • found: LC in RLIN, 1/10/'95 (hdg.: Hester, James M., 1924- ; usage: James M. Hester)
        • found: New York times, 8 January 2015 (James McNaughton Hester; born April 19, 1924, Chester, Pa,; died December 31, 2014, Princeton, N.J.; aged 90; steered New York University through campus unrest in the 1960s and helped chart its evolution from a commuter school on the brink of bankruptcy to a highly selective institution with national academic stature. [Hester] was rector of the United Nations University in Tokyo from 1975 to 1980, president of the New York Botanical Garden from 1980to 1989 and president of the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation from 1989 to 2004. He was also an accomplished painter.)
        • found: OCLC database, 10 January 2015 (access points: Hester, James; Hester, James M.; Hester, James M., 1924- ; Hester, James M. (James McNaughton), 1924- ; usage: James Hester; James M. Hester)
      • Change Notes

        • 1995-01-10: new
        • 2015-01-11: revised
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