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Twenty-five men have been awarded Deturs at Harvard College on the basis of last year's academic work. Deturs are books given as prizes to men who for the first time in their college course have achieved a position in the first group of scholars.
These awards are purchased with the income from a fund left by Edward Hopkins, a London merchant who was several times Governor of Connecticut Colony in the 17th century and later warden of the Fleet under Cromwell, "to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations, for the breeding up of hopeful youths, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times."
The list of Detur winners is as follows:
Class of 1920.
Warren Everett Blake, of Newton.
Jacob Fine, of Roxbury.
Harold Joseph Ginsburgh, of Rochester, N. Y.
William Collar Holbrook, of Cambridge.
Ensel McBryde Kinney, of Southwest Port, Moton, N. S.
Charles Horton Munsell, of Springfield.
Joseph Barin Nathan, of Brookline.
Joseph Solomon Shubow, of Dorchester.
Class of 1921.
Michael Sidney Alexander, of Passaic, N. J.
Elmer Reese Beeler, of Norfolk, Neb.
William Eldridge, of Hempstead, L. I., N. Y.
Leland William Smith, of Springfield.
James Bradley Thayer, of Boston.
Class of 1922.
William Allen, of Boston.
William Roswell Barker, of Montclair, N. J.
Charles Allen Gage, of Braintree.
Eliot Dole Hutchinson, of Lowell.
Jacob Coleman Kelson, of Springfield.
Alfred Ezra Mirsky, of New York City.
Harry Nadell, of Paterson, N. J.
Frederick Theodore Pratt, of West Newton.
William Thomas Salter, of Milton.
Daniel Heckert Sanders, of South Bend, Ind.
Arthur Hills Starbird, of Somerville.
David Stoffer, of Passaic, N. J.
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