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John Garrett Winter
The Michigan Alumnus 56

John Garret Winter, now Assistant 
Professor of Latin and Greek in the 
University, was born in Holland, 
Michigan, in 1881. He graduated from 
Hope College, Holland, in 1901, with 
the degree of Bachelor of Arts; his
 Master's degree was obtained at Mich
igan in 1904, and his Ph.D. in 1906.

From 1906 to 1911 he held the position
 of Instructor in Latin and Greek at 
Michigan. Professor Winter is a
 member of Phi Beta Kappa, Ameri
can Philological Association, Classical
 Association of the Middle West and 
South, and Quadrangle.

His books 
and papers already published include 
the following: "Myth of Hercules at 
Rome"; articles in the Classical Jour
nal, Modern Language Notes, and ar
"Steno, De Solido Intra Solidum Naturaliter Contento."

He was married
 February 20, 1911, to Miss Anna Rie