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Ignace J. Gelb

AKA Ignace Jay Gelb

Born: 14-Oct-1907
Birthplace: Tarnau, Austria-Hungary
Died: 22-Dec-1985
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Study of Writing

Wife: Hester (until his death, two sons)
Son: John
Son: Walter

    University: PhD, University of Rome (1929)
    Professor: Assyriology, University of Chicago

    Accademia dei Lincei
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Oriental Society President (1965)
    American Philosophical Society 1975

Author of books:
A Study of Writing: The Foundations of Grammatology (1952, linguistics)

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