Florer, Warren Washburn, 1869-1958

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Warren W. Florer was a professor of German at the University of Michigan.

From the guide to the Warren Washburn Florer pamphlets and reprints, undated and 1900-1932, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Warren W. Florer was born May 17, 1869, in Loda, Ill., a son of William J. and Mary Ann Washburn Florer. He received his AB degree in 1890 and MA degree in 1893 from DePauw and his PhD degree in 1897 from Cornell. He also attended Leipzig University. Following graduation, he came to the University of Michigan as an instructor in German. He was appointed assistant professor in 1907 and held this position until his retirement from the University in 1918. For the remainder of his life, Florer was a researcher and historian, mainly in the study of German immigration to Michigan. He was author of a series of three volumes on "Early Michigan Settlements." In these volumes, he examined the settlement of Washtenaw County, Catholic settlement of Westphalia, the Lutherans of the Frankenmuth area, the German student revolution of 1848 in Detroit, and German missionary activities among the Indians. Florer also wrote several articles on the works of Martin Luther and in the field of education. He was a lecturer on the American Revolution and on the struggle for liberty in Germany from 1517 to contemporary times. He died April 16, 1958.

From the guide to the Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Professor of German at University of Michigan.

From the description of Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418329

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creatorOf Warren Washburn Florer pamphlets and reprints, undated and 1900-1932 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Florer, Warren Washburn, 1869-1958. Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Rebecca Shelley Papers, 1890-1984 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Warren W. Florer papers, 1877-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
associatedWith Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. person
associatedWith Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968. person
associatedWith Frenssen, Gustav. person
associatedWith Green, Fred Warren, 1872-1936. person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930. person
associatedWith Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971. person
associatedWith Kiefer, Hermann, 1825-1911. person
associatedWith Kopp, Anton. person
associatedWith Kopp, Anton. person
associatedWith Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894. person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Schilling family. family
associatedWith Schilling family. family
associatedWith Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 person
associatedWith Sons of the American Revolution. Michigan Society. Washtenaw Chapter. corporateBody
associatedWith Sons of the American Revolution. Michigan Society. Washtenaw County Chapter No. 1. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Board of Regents. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures. corporateBody
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Washtenaw County (Mich.)
Clinton (Mich.)
Scio (Mich. : Township)
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Washtenaw County (Mich.)
Scio (Washtenaw County, Mich.)
Clinton (Mich.)
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German Americans--Michigan
World War, 1914-1918--Education and the war
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World War, 1914-1918--Michigan--Ann Arbor
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Birth 1869-05-17

Death 1958

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