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Floyd Jordan

Floyd Jordan, American educator. Served with United States Army, 1918-1919; Member National Education Association, American Association School Adminstrs., National Society Study Education, American Ednl.

Background

  • Jordan, Floyd was born on March 20, 1900 in Spurgeon, Indiana, United States. Son of Tom and Matilda (Kitchens) Jordan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oakland City College, 1922. Master of Arts, (fellowship), U. Pittsburgh, 1927. Doctor of Philosophy., George Peabody College Teachers, 1933.

    Career

    • History teacher McKeesport (Pennsylvania) High School, 1924-1926. Lecturer education Syracuse University, 1927-1931. Professor education Piedmont College, 1933-1934.

      Assistant div. surveys and field studies George Peabody College, 1934-1935. Professor education Northwestern State Teachers College, 1935-1937. Professor education U. Georgia, since 1938, coordinator Atlanta area teacher education service, since 1945.

      Professor education U. P.R., summer 1951, U. Colorado, summer 1953. Cons., staff member President’s Advisory Committee Education, 1937. Consultant United States Office Education, 1943-1945.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National Education Association, American Association School Adminstrs., National Society Study Education, American Ednl.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Asbury, April.
    • father: Tom Jordan
    • mother: Matilda (Kitchens) Jordan
    • spouse: Emily Asbury
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    Born March 20, 1900
    Died September 1, 1959
    (aged 59)
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