DAVIS, Edwin Bell. Lawrence, Mass. 3.6.1866 — 195?/6? . U.S. Linguist. Professor in New Brunswick, N.J. Graduated from Dartmouth College (B.Litt. 1889). In 1889-90 teacher at a high school in New Brunswick, N.J., 1890-91 at Salt Lake City Academy, 1891-95 Instructor at New Hampshire State College. Then at Rutgers University in New Brunswick NJ: 1895-1901 Instructor in Romance languages, 1901-04 Associate Professor, 1904-39 Professor, 1939 emeritus. Married in 1892, 2 children. As his main interests phonology, prononciation of English, Sanskrit vowels, and syntax are mentioned.
Publications: “Sanskrit Vowels”, JAOS 62, 1942, 118-130.
Sources: Dir. Am. Sch. 1st ed. 1942, 2nd ed. 1951, 3rd ed. 1957.
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