Waterman, Leroy

Name

Waterman, Leroy

Dates

1875 - 1972

Specialization

Assyriology; Biblical Studies

Major works

Some Kouyunjik Letters and Related Texts (AJSL 28/2-29/1), Chicago 1912 Business Documents of the Hammurapi Period (AJSL 29-30), Chicago 1913-1914 Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire 1-4, Ann Arbor 1930-1936

Remarks

Studied under F. Delitzsch, University of Berlin, 1906-1907, and under L.W. King, British Museum, 1910 Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1912 (under R.F. Harper) Professor of Semitics and Chairman of the Department of Oriental Languages, University of Michigan, 1915-1946 Annual Professor of the Baghdad School of Oriental Reaserch, 1927-1928 Director of excavations at Seleucia on the Tigris, 1927-1929, 1931-1932 President of the American Oriental Society, 1937-1938

Obituaries

AfO 26 (1978-1979) 244-245 (G.G. Cameron), with photo

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