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Alpheus Hyatt Mayor


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The son of Alfred Goldsborough Mayor and Harriet Hyatt Mayor, Alpheus was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in the home that later became the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Mayor graduated from Princeton in 1922 and subsequently taught art history at Vassar for one year. He received a Rhodes scholarship and attended Christ Church College at Oxford University, earning a second degre