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Philip Eldon Henderson

Philip Eldon Henderson, American educator. Member National Association Foremen, Society Advancement Management; Mason (32°).


  • Henderson, Philip Eldon was born on May 23, 1901 in Lynchburg, Ohio, United States. Son of Herschel Nelson and Martha Mae (DeLaney) Henderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Colorado, 1922. Master of Business Administration, Harvard.


    • High school teacher, Wyoming, Montana, 1922-1924. Auditor H. C. Hopson and Company. New York City, summers 1926-1928.

      Instructor Temple University, 1926-1928. Head department commerce Junior College of Connecticut, 1928-1929. Associate secretary Taylor Society for Science Management, 1929-1931.

      Comptroller Mount Holyoke College, 1931-1934. Traveling auditor, retail store supervisor B. F. Goodrich Company, 1934-1935. Assistant manager Cocoa and Chocolate Code Authority, 1935-1936.

      Finance manager Farm Security Administrator, 1936-1937, assistant regional director, 1936-1937, regional director, 1937-1941. Assistant to president Western College for Women, Oxford, O., 1941-1943, vice president, 1943-1945, president, 1945-1951. Department chairman economics and business administration Wilmington College since 1951.

      Administrative staff Summer School for American Students U. Oslo, Norway, 1918.


    Member National Association Foremen, Society Advancement Management. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Kiwanis (chairman vocational guidance Ohio district). Harvard, University (Cincinnati).


    • Married Myrtle Hardaker, June 7, 1934. Children: Philip Eldon, Cynthia Myrtle.
    • father: Herschel Nelson Henderson
    • mother: Martha Mae (DeLaney) Henderson
    • spouse: Myrtle Hardaker
    • children: Philip Eldon Henderson
    • Cynthia Myrtle Henderson
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    Born March 23, 1901
    Died April 25, 1955
    (aged 54)