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Abraham Flexner

Abraham FlexnerBorn: 13-Nov-1866
Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Died: 21-Sep-1959
Location of death: Falls Church, VA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The American College

Brother: Simon Flexner (Director of the Rockefeller Institute, b. 1863, d. 1946)

    University: Johns Hopkins University (1886)
    University: Harvard University
    University: University of Berlin

    Institute for Advanced Study Director (1930-39)
    Institute for Advanced Study Founder (1930)
    Dutch Treat Club (1940-46)
    Rockefeller Foundation General Education Board (1913-28)

Author of books:
The American College: A Criticism (1908)
Medical Education in the United States and Canada (1910)
A Modern School (1916)
The Burden of Humanism (1928)
Universities: American, English, German (1930)
I Remember: An Autobiography (1940, memoir)

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