Whittemore, Thomas, 1871-1950


Thomas Whittemore was born in 1871, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Whittemore and grandson of Rev. Thomas Whittemore. He was a professor of English and then Fine Arts at Tufts from 1894 until 1912.

History of Whittemore, Thomas

Thomas Whittemore was born in 1871, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Whittemore and grandson of Rev. Thomas Whittemore. He graduated from Tufts College in 1894. He was a professor of English and then Fine Arts at Tufts from 1894 until 1912. He was an officer with the French Red Cross from 1914-1915 and was a director of the Committee for Education of Russian Youth from 1915-1931. In 1950, he posthumously received an honorary degree from Tufts College.