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Henry J. Otto

Henry J. Otto, American educator. Recipient outstanding achievement award University of Minnesota, 1951. Member National Education Association, Texas Elementary Prins. and Suprs. Association, National Department Elementary School Prins., Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Otto, Henry J. was born on March 20, 1901 in Brownton, Minnesota, United States. Son of Christoph H. and Anna (Uecker) Otto.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Carleton College, 1923. Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

    Career

    • ; children—Gordon Henry, Byron Leonard. Married second, Cecelia Henderson, April 6, 1963. Teacher science and mathematics Long Prairie (Minn) High School, 1923-1925.

      Superintendent schools, Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, 1925-1928. Assistant professor education Northwestern University, 1930-1934. Consultant education Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, 1934-1942.

      Professor elementary curriculum and administration University Texas 1942-1969, emeritus, since 1969, department chairman educational administration 1959-1966.

    Works

    • Author of 40 books in field elementary education, since 1934, also monographs.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, Texas Elementary Prins. and Suprs. Association, National Department Elementary School Prins., Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Alice Wagner, August 18, 1931 (deceased.; married second, Cecelia Henderson, April. Children: Gordon Henry, Byron Leonard.
    • father: Christoph H. Otto
    • mother: Anna (Uecker) Otto
    • spouses: Mildred Alice Wagner
    • Cecelia Henderson
    • children: Gordon Henry Otto
    • Byron Leonard Otto
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    Died August 5, 1975
    (aged 74)
    Nationality

    Award