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Ronald Vernon Sires

Ronald Vernon Sires, American educator. member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956; Member Washington board American Civil Liberties Union, 1962-1964.; Member American, Pacific history associations, American Association University Professors (council 1959-1962), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Sires, Ronald Vernon was born on September 27, 1901 in Osakis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Alvin and Sarah (Blake) Sires.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1923. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1936.

    Career

    • Teacher history Ishpeming (Michigan) High School, 1923-1925. Associate professor Ball State Teachers College, 1930-1943. Member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956.

      Fulbright lecturer U. West Indies, 1953-1954. Research in London, England., 1951-1952.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956. Member Washington board American Civil Liberties Union, 1962-1964.; Member American, Pacific history associations, American Association University Professors (council 1959-1962), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Children: Justine Claire, David Vernon.
    • father: Alvin Sires
    • mother: Sarah (Blake) Sires
    • children: Justine Claire Sires
    • David Vernon Sires
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    Born September 27, 1901
    Died November 24, 1970
    (aged 69)
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