Nebraska Authors

James Stuart Dales

Born 1852-05-28 St. Louis, MO (USA)

Died 1937-08-14
Lincoln, NE (USA)

One of only two members of the first graduating class at the University of Nebraska, 1873.
Was awarded his Honorary Doctor of Law degree in 1934 at the same time Bess Streeter Aldrich received her Doctor of Letters.

Places Lived

St. Louis, MO
Lincoln, NE
Fairbury, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Literary Criticism


University of Nebraska. Bachelor of Philosophy, 1873
University of Nebraska. Master of Philosophy, 1876
University of Nebraska. Honorary Doctorate of Law, 1934


Secretary of the Board of Regents, University of Nebraska
Clerk of the District Court of Lancaster County, NE
Municipal Court Judge
Dean of Secretaries of American State Universities

Places Worked

University of Nebraska


Honorary Doctor of Law Degree from the University of Nebraska


Shakespeare and the English Classic Drama. 1934.

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