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Arvel Benjamin Erickson

Arvel Benjamin Erickson, American educator. Recipient Distinguished Teacher award Western Reserve U., 1964; research grantee Social Science Research Council, 1953, American Philosophical Society, 1953, 61. Member American History Association, Ohio Academy History, Midwest Conference British Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Erickson, Arvel Benjamin was born on September 15, 1905 in Eveleth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gust and Anna (Mallom) Erickson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts University of Minnesota, 1929. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Western Reserve U., 1939.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Lynn G. (Mistress Thomas Burnett). Instructor, Case Institute Technology, 1937-1940. Instructor history Western Reserve U., 1940-1942, faculty, 1944-1974, professor of history, 1952-1974, regional economist OPA, 1942-1944.

      Visiting summer professor of University Manitoba, 1962, U. Victoria, 1963.

    Works

    • Author: The Public Career of Sir James Graham, 1952. Edward Cardwall: Paelite, 1959. Co-author: Reedings in English History, 1967.

      England: Prehistory to the Present, 1968. The Paelites, 1846-1857, 1972. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals Associate editor: Journal Social History.

    Membership

    Member American History Association, Ohio Academy History, Midwest Conference British Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Alva C. Roslund, June 9, 1931.
    • father: Gust Erickson
    • mother: Anna (Mallom) Erickson
    • spouse: Alva C. Roslund
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    Born September 15, 1905
    Died November 24, 1974
    (aged 69)
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