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Harold Wood Bailey

Harold Wood Bailey, American educator. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, American College Personnel Association, Council of Guidance and Personnel Assns. (treasurer 1948-1950), Phi Eta Sigma. Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Mu Epsilon.

Background

  • Bailey, Harold Wood was born on October 16, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John William and Celestine Marcella (Wood) Bailey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ottawa U., 1921, Doctor of Laws, 1941. A.M., University of Illinois, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926.

    Career

    • Instructor mathematics Ottawa U. 1921-1922. Assistant mathematics University of Illinois, 1922-1925, fellow, 1925-1926, instructor, 1926-1928, associate, 1928-1931, assistant professor, 1931-1942, associate professor, 1942-1949, professor 1949-1971, emeritus, 1971-1974, executive secretary department mathematics, 1934-1938, acting director, 1938-1939, director 1939-1946, student counseling bureau, associate dean, liberal arts and science Chicago Undergrad. Division, 1946-1963, assistant vice president, 1963-1966, assistant chancellor, 1966-1967, asso chancellor, 1967-1971.

      Visiting lecturer mathematics Virginia Union U., 1971-1974. Curriculum consultant Chicago Board Education, 1937-1939. Civilian educational advisory Army Training Program, 1943-1944.

      Treasurer Illinois League for Nursing, 1955-1961.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, American College Personnel Association, Council of Guidance and Personnel Assns. (treasurer 1948-1950), Phi Eta Sigma.

    Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Mu Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Marian A. Kinney, August 31, 1926. Children: Marjory Elizabeth, Mary Virginia.
    • father: John William Bailey
    • mother: Celestine Marcella (Wood) Bailey
    • spouse: Marian A. Kinney
    • children: Marjory Elizabeth Bailey
    • Mary Virginia Bailey
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    Born October 16, 1901
    Died January 24, 1974
    (aged 72)
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