WINANS, Samuel Ross

WINANS, Samuel Ross. Lyons Farms, NJ 1.3.1855 — Princeton, NJ 25.7.1910. U.S. Classical Philologist also interested in Sanskrit. Son of the elder S.R.W. and Ann D. Woodruff. Educated at Princeton (A.B. 1874, Ph.D. 1882). In 1876-81 tutor in Greek, 1881-83 adj. Professor of Greek and instructor of Sanskrit, 1883-1899/1903? Professor of Greek and instructor of Sanskrit, 1899-1903 dean of the faculty – all at Princeton. Married 1886 Sarah Elizabeth Macdonald, two daughters and two sons.

Publications: Edited classical Greek texts, e.g. Xenophon’s Memorabilia of Socrates. 1880, Symposium. 11+85 p. Boston 1881, and Libri Socratici. 251 p. N.Y. 1883.

Sources: Who Was Who in Am. 1 (1897–1942);; photo in

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