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Professor Edward Caldwell Moore, since 1901 Parkman Professor of Theology, and George Fillmore Swain, Gordon McKay Professor of Civil Engineering since 1909, have resigned and will become Professors Emeritii, according to an announcement made at University Hall yesterday. The resignation of Professor Swain takes effect March 1, 1929, that of Professor Moore on September 1, 1929.
Professor Moore graduated from Marietta College in 1877 and was a graduate of Union Theological Seminary in 1884. Since 1905 he has been Chairman of the Board of College Preachers, and since 1915. Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. He is the author of many books on theological subjects, wrote "The Spread of Christianity in the Modern World" and "West and East" in 1919, and in 1925 was editor, with Professor A. T. Davison, of "The Harvard University Hymn Book."
Professor Swain graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1877, and studied at the Royal Polytechnical School in Berlin from 1877 to 1880. Before coming to Harvard he was Hayward Professor of Civil Engineering at M. I. T. He was for years consulting engineer of the Massachusetts Railroad Commission, and chairman from 1913 to 1918 of the Boston Transit Commission. In 1918 he was a member of a delegation of American engineers to France and a member of the Franco-American Engineering Commission during 1919. He is the author of many works on engineering, and of "How To Study", published in 1917 and "The Young Man and Civil Engineering" published in 1922.
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