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Theodore Herman Fenske

Theodore Herman Fenske, American educator.

Background

  • Fenske, Theodore Herman was born on November 24, 1904 in Bemidji, Minnesota, United States. Son of Herman Edward and Ida Sophie (Johnson) Fenske.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science (with distinction), University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Science, 1939. Doctor of Science, University North Dakota, 1954.

    Career

    • Member faculty, University of Minnesota-West Central school and Experiment Station, Morris, 1929-1947, professor of agriculture and superintendent, 1944-1947. Associate director field operations, professor department agriculture University of Minnesota U. Farm, St. Paul, 1947-1950, associate director agricultural administration, professor, since 1950, assistant dean Institute Agriculture, University of Minnesota, 1953-1956, associate dean, since 1956.

    Works

    • Author: Arithmetic in Agriculture—Farm Edition, 1948. North Shore, 1949
    • Arithmetic in Agriculture (senior author with Edson and Drake), 1939, review, 1945, 51, (farm edition) 1948, review 54.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member faculty, University of Minnesota-West Central school and Experiment Station, Morris, 1929-1947, professor of agriculture and superintendent, 1944-1947. Member of committee on nat. orgns. Boy Scouts American, since 1950, council commissioner St. Paul area council, 1953-1954.

    Member Minnesota Academy Science, Alpha Gamma Rho (1st nat. vice president 1958, president 1960), Alpha Zeta, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Delta Kappa. Clubs: Kiwanis International (vice president 1949-1951, past governor Minnesota-Dakota District), Kiwanis (St. Paul).

    Connections

    • Married Teckla Victoria Sanstead, June 14, 1929. Children: Margaret Ann, Marilyn Jean, Theodore Herman, Maureen Carol.
    • father: Herman Edward Fenske
    • mother: Ida Sophie (Johnson) Fenske
    • spouse: Teckla Victoria Sanstead
    • children: Margaret Ann Fenske
    • Marilyn Jean Fenske
    • Theodore Herman Fenske
    • Maureen Carol Fenske
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    Born November 24, 1904
    Died March 28, 1963
    (aged 58)
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