WESTCOTT, Roger Williams. Philadelphia 28.4.1925 — Southbury, Conn. 21.11.2000. U.S. Linguist. From 1942 studies at Princeton, Ph.D. 1948 in Oriental Languages. Taught at M.I.T., Boston University, University of Michigan, Southern Connecticut State University, Wilson College, and Drew University, emeritus.

Publications: “Toward a more concise inventory of Proto-Indo-European roots”, Word 44, 1993, 459-472.

– Also wrote on general and African linguistics.

Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet.