Cline, Catherine Ann 1927–2005

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Cline, Catherine Ann 1927–2005

OBITUARY NOTICE—See index for CA sketch: Born July 27, 1927, in West Springfield, MA; died of a heart attack, October 12, 2005, in Washington, DC. Historian, educator, and author. Cline was a professor emeritus at the Catholic University of America and an authority on British history. She graduated from Smith College in 1948, then earned her master's degree at Columbia University in 1950 and her doctorate at Bryn Mawr College in 1957. Having previously taught at Smith College and St. Mary's College in the early 1950s, Cline joined the staff of the Notre Dame College of Staten Island in 1954, and became a full professor of history in 1961. She then joined the Catholic University of America faculty as an associate professor in 1968. Promoted to full professor in 1973, she chaired the history department from 1973 to 1976 and again from 1979 to 1982, before retiring in 1996. Cline contributed articles to professional journals and was the author of the books Recruits to Labour: The British Labour Party, 1914–31 (1963) and E.D. Morel, 1873–1924: The Strategies of Protest (1980).



Washington Post, October 17, 2005, p. B4.