Name: John Norton DALAND 1
Birth: 16 JUL 1885 in Elizabeth, Union Co., New Jersey
Death: 28 MAR 1959 in Edgerton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
Burial: 31 MAR 1959 Milton Cemetery, Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
Occupation: Professor - Milton College
Change Date: 27 OCT 2008
GRAD: 20 JUN 1906 Milton Academy, Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
GRAD: 19 JUN 1913 Milton College - BA, Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
Residence: 412 Plumb St., Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
Cause of death: Toxic nephritis, paranoid depression
Milton College faculty member and Dean in the 1940's
Pillar of Milton Award from Milton College Alumni Association1949
John Norton Daland 1885-1959
"The Milton and Milton Junction Courier", Milton Junction, Wisconsin, Thursday, Apr. 2, 1959, p 1.
John Norton Daland, dean emeritus of Milton College with which he was associated 54 years before resigning in 1956 because of poor health, died Saturday morning, March 28, in Edgerton Memorial Hospital.
Dean Daland headed the college history department for many years and served as acting president of the college on two occasions - during 1927-28 and 1939-40. He was well-known over a wide area as teacher and historian and was in demand as a speaker.
Thousands of students knew him as a brilliant teacher, both kind and demanding in his classes.
"Prof. John," as he was known affectionately by students, came to Milton College in 1902 when his father, the late William C. Daland, became Milton's second president.
Dean Daland was graduated from Milton in 1913 and earned his master's degree from the University of Wisconsin the following year. He joined the college as a teacher of Latin, later becoming professor of history and head of the history department.
In 1940 Dean Daland conducted a series of programs on the world situation over radio station WCLO.
The son of Dr. and Mrs. William C. Daland, he was born July 16, 1885, in Elizabeth, N. J. He married Nellie Furrow, Riverside, Calif., June 24, 1914. He was active in the Seventh Day Baptist Church and headed the board at the time the church was built here 1932-33.
Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Elizabeth, at home; a son, Prof. Robert Daland, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn.; two brothers, Alexander of Rockford, and Clifton, of Battle Creek, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. F. G. Hall, Durham, N. C., and two grandsons.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Milton Seventh Day Baptist Church, the Rev. Elmo Fitz Randolph officiating. The College Choir, directed by Prof. B. H. Westlund, sang and Edward J. Rood was organist. Burial was in Milton Cemetery, pallbearers being college faculty members, William A. Cornell, Leland W. Hulett, L. Milton Van Horn, Harold H. James, William D. Burdick and Leland C. Shaw.
Nellie FURROW b: 16 APR 1884 in Latah Co., Idaho Territory
24 JUN 1914
in Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin
- Mary Elizabeth DALAND b: 5 DEC 1916 in Riverside Co., California
- Robert Theodore DALAND b: 3 OCT 1919 in Janesville, Rock Co., Wisconsin
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