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John Samuel Noffsinger

John Samuel Noffsinger, American organization executive. Member National Education Association, American Association Adult Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Noffsinger, John Samuel was born on December 21, 1886 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Amos and Fiannah (Neidich) Noffsinger.

  • Education

    • Student Bethany Bible School, Chicago, 1906-1908. Bachelor of Arts, Mount Morris (Illinois) College, 1913. A.M., University of Chicago, 1915.

      Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1925.

    Career

    • Teacher, Dayton public schools, 1904-1906. Superintendent schools, Bayombong, Neuva Vizcaya, Philippines, 1910-1912, Ashton, Illinois, 1913-1915. President Mount Morris College, 1915-1918.

      Supervisor, inspector Federal Board Vocational Education, New York City, 1919-1923. Staff adult education Carnegie Corporation, New York City, 1924-1926. Director National Home Study Council, Washington, 1926-1952.

      Executive secretary National Council Business Schools, 1942-1952. Director National Council Technology Schools, 1944-1952, National Federation Private School Associates, 1948-1952. Executive director, secretary International Voluntary Services, Washington, 1953-1961.

      Senior consultant Peace Corps, Washington, 1961-1966. Director secretary, treasurer general education board Church of Brethren, 1920-1935. Special representative United States Government, Prague Conference Commercial Education, 1935.

      Trustee Juniata College (Pennsylvania), 1937-1947.

    Works

    • Author: A Program for Higher Education, 1925. Correspondence Schools, Cautauquas and Lyceums, 1926. Home Study Blue Book, 1928-1947.

      Federal Trade Commission Orders and Stipulations, 1938.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, American Association Adult Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Florence M. Wieand, August 3, 1912. Children: Pauline, Don Owen (deceased).
    • father: Amos Noffsinger
    • mother: Fiannah (Neidich) Noffsinger
    • spouse: Florence M. Wieand
    • children: Pauline Noffsinger
    • Don Owen Noffsinger (deceased)
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    Born December 21, 1886
    Died March 4, 1966
    (aged 79)
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