Honorary Degrees, 1950-59

Bates College Honorary Degree Recipients, 1950-59

1959
Frank Morey Coffin ’40 Doctor of Laws
Sylvia Porter Collins Doctor of Letters
Alan Hovhaness Doctor of Music
Thayer Lindsley Doctor of Laws
Henry Pitney van Dusen Doctor of Humane Letters
1958
Julius Seelye Bixler Doctor of Humane Letters
Alfred Maximillian Gruenther Doctor of Laws
Arthur Wagg Pollister ’24 Doctor of Science
Miriam Van Waters Doctor of Humane Letters
1957
Samuel Brookner Gould ’30 Doctor of Laws
Lay Wesley Henderson Doctor of Laws
George Washington Lane, Jr. Doctor of Laws
William Thon Doctor of Fine Arts
Valentine Haining Wilson ’38 Doctor of Laws
Anne Helen Martikainen ’39 Doctor of Science
Milton David Proctor Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert Burnham Watts ’22 Doctor of Laws
Luis Munoz-Marin Doctor of Laws
1956
Dorothy Fosdick Doctor of Humane Letters
Boris Goldovsky Doctor of Music
George Magoffin Humphrey Doctor of Laws
Harold Wellington Richardson ’30 Doctor of Humane Letters
Hazel Hutchins Wilson ’19 Master of Arts
1955
Malvina Hoffman Doctor of Fine Arts
Ralph Lowell Doctor of Laws
Edmund Sixtus Muskie ’36 Doctor of Laws
Charles Laurence Stevens ’21 Doctor of Education
Dorothy Constance Stratton Doctor of Humane Letters
1954
John Phillips Marquand Doctor of Humane Letters
William Grant Still Doctor of Letters
Clarence Paul Quimby ’10 Doctor of Education
Richard Lyon Bowditch Doctor of Laws
Millicnet Carey McIntosh Doctor of Humane Letters
Sherman Adams Doctor of Laws
1953
George Elbert Judd Doctor of Humane Letters
Edwin Herbert Land Doctor of Laws
Clarence Irving Chatto ’12 Doctor of Education
N. Myra Galzier kenney Doctor of Laws
Lester Markel Doctor of Humane Letters
1952
Ada Holding Miller Master of Arts
Louis Clark de Rochemont Doctor of Humane Letters
Louis Bartlett Costello ’98 Doctor of Laws
Frank Altschul Doctor of Laws
John William Ashton ’22 Doctor of Laws
Daniel Alfred Poling Doctor of Humane Letters
Alfred Eastlack Driscoll Doctor of Laws
1951
John Lewis Miller ’26 Doctor of Laws
Ben Ames Williams Doctor of Letters
Helen Rogers Reid Doctor of Letters
Robert James McCracken Doctor of Humane Letters
Lester Bowles Pearson Doctor of Laws
1950
Everett Clifton Higgins ’03 Master of Arts
James Rhyne Killian, Jr. Doctor of Science
Harold Raymond Medina Doctor of Laws
William Webster Doctor of Laws
Clifton Todd Perkins ’22 Doctor of Science
Arthur Andrew Hauck Doctor of Humane Letters
Abraham Lincoln Filene Doctor of Laws
Paul Howard Douglas Doctor of Laws

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