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Harold Sellew Vincent

Harold Sellew Vincent, American educator. Member of National Education Association, Ohio (president 1948-1949), American (vice president 1962-1963), Wisconsin associations school adminstrs., Horace Mann League, Phi Delta Kappa.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).; Club: City.

Background

  • Vincent, Harold Sellew was born on November 9, 1900 in Knox, Indiana, United States. Son of Burton Jones and Carrie (Black) Vincent.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Greenville (Illinois) College, 1923. A.M., Ohio State University, 1932. Student Western Reserve University, 1938-1946.

      Doctor of Laws, Marquette University, 1954. Doctor of Letters, (honorary), Greenville College, 1955.

    Career

    • Junior high school principal, Wessington Springs, South Dakot, 1923-1924, senior high school principal, 1924-1926. Elementary school teacher, Akron, O., 1926-1927, high school teacher and assistant principal, 1927-1934, assistant superintendent schools, 1934-1947. Superintendent of schools, Canton, O., 1947-1950, Milwaukee, 1950-1968.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Religion

    The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Member of National Education Association, Ohio (president 1948-1949), American (vice president 1962-1963), Wisconsin associations school adminstrs., Horace Mann League, Phi Delta Kappa. Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Club: City.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Willard Hill, August 22, 1924. Children: Burton Judson, Dwight Harold.
    • father: Burton Jones Vincent
    • mother: Carrie (Black) Vincent
    • spouse: Frances Willard Hill
    • children: Burton Judson Vincent
    • Dwight Harold Vincent
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    Born November 9, 1900
    Died July 10, 1968
    (aged 67)
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