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Douglas Elwood Lawson

Douglas Elwood Lawson, American educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association University Professors, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Lawson, Douglas Elwood was born on October 27, 1903 in in Bristol, Colorado, United States. Son of Alexander B. and Viola (Robertson) Lawson.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Colorado State College, 1933. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1939.

    Career

    • Principal, Orchard (Colorado) School, 1926-1930. With Southern Illinois U., since 1935, professor education, since 1939, dean college education, 1948-1954. Principal elementary education Punahou School, Honolulu, T.H., 1947-1948.

    Works

    • Author: Curriculum Development in City-School Systems, 1940. Procedures and Policies in School Administration, 1953. Also several articles.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association University Professors, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Elnora Boos Baumgardner, May 31, 1938. Children: Jack B., Joan, Jean.
    • father: Alexander B. Lawson
    • mother: Viola (Robertson) Lawson
    • spouse: Elnora Boos Baumgardner
    • children: Jack B. Lawson
    • Joan Lawson
    • Jean Lawson
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    Born October 27, 1903
    Died March 21, 1961
    (aged 57)
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