Prof. Grace Mead de Laguna (Andrus), Ph.D.

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Grace Mead de Laguna (Andrus), Ph.D.

Birthdate: (100)
Death: 1978 (100)
Place of Burial: Greensboro, Orleans Count, Vermont, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Wallace Rowell Andrus and Annis Amanda Andrus
Wife of Prof. Theodore de Laguna, Ph.D.
Mother of Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna, Ph.D. and Wallace de Laguna

Occupation: Philosophy professor at Bryn Mawr College
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About Prof. Grace Mead de Laguna (Andrus), Ph.D.

Grace de Laguna (1878-1978) was an American philosopher who taught at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Grace Mead Andrus, as she was born, was of Connecticut ancestry, her father Wallace R. Andrus, having served in the 17th Connecticut Volunteers in the Civil War; he was later a land agent for the Northern Pacific Railway. Her mother was Annis Mead. She was raised in the Oregon Territory.

She attended the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University, where she received her Ph.D. and met Theodore de Laguna, an instructor there, whom she married.

Grace and Theodore both taught philosophy for many years at Bryn Mawr, starting in 1907. She became chair of philosophy at Bryn Mawr after Theodore's death in 1930.

In the 1940s, she accompanied her daughter, the anthropologist Frederica de Laguna, on anthropological field trips in Arizona and among the Salish people of the Pacific Northwest.

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Prof. Grace Mead de Laguna (Andrus), Ph.D.'s Timeline

October 3, 1906
Age 28
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States
April 20, 1910
Age 32
Age 100
Greensboro, Orleans Count, Vermont, United States