Robert Maynard Hutchins, American philosopher and academic (d. 1977) was born on January 17, 1899.

Robert Maynard Hutchins was an American educational philosopher. He was president (1929–1945) and chancellor (1945–1951) of the University of Chicago, and earlier dean of Yale Law School (1927–1929). His first wife was the novelist Maude Hutchins. Although his father and grandfather were both Presbyterian ministers, Hutchins became one of the most influential members of the school of secular perennialism.

Robert Maynard Hutchins, American philosopher and academic (d. 1977) was born on January 17, 1899.

January 17, 1899

Robert Maynard Hutchins, American philosopher and academic (d. 1977) was born on January 17, 1899.

Robert Maynard Hutchins was an American educational philosopher. He was president (1929–1945) and chancellor (1945–1951) of the University of Chicago, and earlier dean of Yale Law School (1927–1929). His first wife was the novelist Maude Hutchins. Although his father and grandfather were both Presbyterian ministers, Hutchins became one of the most influential members of the school of secular perennialism.