Life Datesearly 1920s - early 2010s;
BiographyJohn P. Anton was born to Greek parents in Cantor, Ohio. The family briefly moved back to Greece when Anton was a young teen. He attended a teacher’s academy in Tripoli, but his studies were interrupted by World War II. He arrived back in the US in 1946 where he began school at Columbia University, ultimately earning a BA, MA, and PhD.