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Howard E. Wilson

Howard E. Wilson, American university dean. Member American Council on Education (Chairman of Commission on Asiatic studies 1941-1947,; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

  • Wilson, Howard E. was born on October 10, 1901 in Bluffs, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Frank and Della (Vandeventer) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Student Illinois College, 1919-1921. Doctor of Laws, 1954. Bachelor of Philosophy Chicago, 1923, A.M., 1928.

      Doctor of Education, Harvard, 1931.

    Career

    • Teacher Stevens Point (Wisconsin) High School, 1923-1925, U. High School, University of Chicago, 1925-1928. Instructor graduate school education Harvard, 1928-1931, assistant professor, 1931-1937, associate professor and editor Harvard Ednl. Review, 1937-1945; assistant director div. education Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1945-1947, executive associate charge education, 1947-1953.

      Secretary educational policies commission National Education Association, 1953-1957. Dean school education University of California at Los Angeles, since 1957. Director civic education, section New York State Regents Inquiry into cost and character of education, 1936-1938.

      Consultant United States Navy, 1943. Chairman education commission National Conference Christians and Jews, 1943-1947. Deputy executive secretary Preparatory communications of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1946.

      Director United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Siminar on international education, Sevres, France, summer 1947. Member United States National Common for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1947-1951, 57-59. American consultant to Turkish National Commision on Education, 1959.

    Works

    • Author: Mary McDowell, Neighbor, 1929. Fusion of Social Studies in Junior High School, 1933. The United States National Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1948.

      Universities and World Affairs, 1951. College Life as Education in World Outlook, 1956. (with Florence H. Wilson) American Higher Education and World Affairs, 1965.

      Also textbooks, monographs, official reports. Articles for professional mags. and yearbooks.

    Membership

    Member American Council on Education (Chairman of Commission on Asiatic studies 1941-1947. Club: Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Florence Heden, August 7, 1926. Children: Jane W. Ernsberger, Franklin Heden.
    • father: Joseph Frank Wilson
    • mother: Della (Vandeventer) Wilson
    • spouse: Florence Heden
    • children: Jane W. Ernsberger Wilson
    • Franklin Heden Wilson
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    Born October 10, 1901
    Died August 12, 1966
    (aged 64)
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