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Walter Thomas Pax

Walter Thomas Pax, American clergyman, educator. Member American Academy Political and Social Science, National Society Study of Education, National Society College Teachers of Education.

Background

  • Pax, Walter Thomas was born on May 4, 1903 in Celina, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Louise Mary (Wilhelm) Pax.

  • Education

    • Student St. Joseph’s College, 1921-1923, St. Charles Sem. Student, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1930, University of Mich.

    Career

    • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1929. Teacher English Latin and Greek, St. Joseph’s Academy, Collegeville, Indiana, 1930-1933, principal, 1941-1945. Instructor education St. Joseph’s College, Collegeville, 1937-1941, college dean, 1945-1955.

      Department chairman education DePaul University, 1955-1957. Director of education Society of the Precious Blood, since 1950. Instructor education extension centers Catholic University of America, San Rafael, California, summers 1937, 1938, Dubuque, Iowa, 1939, 1940.

    Works

    • Author of monograph: A Critical Study of Thorndike’s Theory and Laws of Learning (Catholic Education Press, 1938).

    Membership

    Member American Academy Political and Social Science, National Society Study of Education, National Society College Teachers of Education.

    Connections

    • father: Joseph Pax
    • mother: Louise Mary (Wilhelm) Pax
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    Born March 4, 1903
    Died March 2, 1960
    (aged 56)
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