WINANS, Samuel Ross

WINANS, Samuel Ross. Lyons Farms NJ 1.3.1855 — Princeton NJ 25.7.1910. U.S. Classical Philologist interested in Sanskrit. 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 E. Macdonald.

Publications: edited classical Greek texts, e.g. Xenophon’s Memorabilia 1880, Symposium 1881, and Libri Socratici 1883.

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

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