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Bio

Frederick Stephen Breed
The Michigan Alumnus 84-91

Frederick Stephen Breed, now 
Assistant Professor of Education in 
the University, was born in Clarion
 County, Pa., July 12, 1876. His early 
education was received in the high
 school of Butler, Pa., from which he
 was graduated in 1895. Three years 
later he received his Bachelor's degree
 from Allegheny College, Meadville, 
 Pa.

After three years' experience as 
a high school principal, he became
 Supervisor of Schools at Vandergrift, 
 Pa., a position which he held for three
 years. He then entered Harvard University for graduate work, receiving 
his Master's degree in 1905. The fol
lowing two years, 1905 to 1907, were 
spent as principal of the Allegheny
 College Preparatory School. He then
 returned to Harvard, taking up his
 graduate studies and receiving his
 Doctorate in 1909. During this time
 he was also assistant in philosophy at 
Harvard, remaining there in the same
 capacity during the second semester
 of the year 1909-1910. He was
 abroad also during this period, studying in Berlin on the Christopher M. Weld Fellowship of Harvard Univer
sity. He has in preparation a mono
graph on "Inheritance and Acquisi
tion." He is a member of Phi Beta
 Kappa.