Bolton, Frederick Elmer, 1866-

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Frederick R. Bolton was a Detroit lawyer and educator who served as a Navy officer in both World Wars. He was an ensign in World War I and a commander in World War U. In 1940 Mr. Bolton was elected National Chief Justice of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. He served on the staff of the Detroit Board of Education in an administrative capacity. Mr. Bolton worked as an engineer with Ford Motor Company before enlisting in the Navy in 1917. After the war he attended Detroit College of Law, graduating in 1921. He organized his own law firm four years later. In 1962 Mr. Bolton was elected national president of the Judge Advocates Association, an affiliate of the American Bar Association. As an attorney he was general counsel for a number of companies, include Detroit Glass Dealers Association. Frederick R. Bolton died in Detroit on May 8, 1973.

From the description of Frederick R. Bolton papers, 1920-1968 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 547367861

Frederick Elmer Bolton was a professor and dean of the College of Education, University of Washington. He was born in 1866 and died around 1963. Bolton organized the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools. His books included Educational Sociology (1941), The Beginning Superintendent (1937), History of Education in Washington (1935), Adolescent Education (1931), Everyday Psychology for Teachers (1923), and Principles of Education (1910).

From the description of Frederick Elmer Bolton papers, 1896-1948 (bulk 1905-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77573645

From the guide to the Frederick Elmer Bolton papers, 1896-1948, 1905-1945, (University of Washington Libraries Special Collections)

Frederick Elmer Bolton was born May 9, 1866 and grew up on a small frontier farm near Toham in southern Wisconsin. Bolton became interested in education early in his life and worked as a teacher, principle or superintendent for various two room schools, high schools, and normal schools in Wisconsin. Later he served as dean of the College of Education at the University of Iowa. In 1912 Bolton moved to Seattle, where he worked as dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington.

Bolton authored or co-authored a number of books including The Beginning Superintendent and History of Education in Washington. During his career, Bolton was active in the Progressive Movement. He was a strong advocate for the development of junior colleges in Washington State and played a key role in the organization and success of the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools. Bolton died on March 10, 1963 in Seattle, Washington.

From the guide to the Frederick E. Bolton Photograph Collection, 1904-circa 1937, (University of Washington Libraries Special Collections)

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creatorOf Frederick Elmer Bolton papers, 1896-1948, 1905-1945 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bolton, Frederick Elmer, b. 1866. Frederick Elmer Bolton papers, 1896-1948 (bulk 1905-1945). University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Bolton family. Bolton family papers, 1828-2000 (bulk 1885-1980). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Bolton, Frederick R., d. 1973. Frederick R. Bolton papers, 1920-1968 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Frederick E. Bolton Photograph Collection, 1904-circa 1937 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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