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Roscoe Leonard Lokken

Roscoe Leonard Lokken, American educator. Member Chamber of Commerce Association Valley City (director 1946-1970), National Education Association, North Dakota Ednl. Association, North Dakota, American history associations, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Lokken, Roscoe Leonard was born on August 10, 1904 in Westby, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Theodore and Millie (Brown) Lokken.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University North Dakota, 1929, A.M., 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1939.

    Career

    • Rural schools, North Dakota, 1922-1929. Teacher social studies, high schools, North Dakota, 1930-1936. Instructor history, dean of men State Teachers College Mayville, North Dakota, 1936-1940.

      Head history department State Teachers College, Dickinson, North Dakota, 1940-1946. President Valley City (North Dakota) State College, 1946-1970, president emeritus, 1973-1974, professor of history, 1970-1971. Lokken Field, Valley City State College named for him, 1971.

    Works

    • Author: Iowa
    • Public Land Disposal, 1942. North Dakota: A Syllabus, 1945. North Dakota History and Government.

      North Dakota: Our State, 1974.

    Membership

    Member Chamber of Commerce Association Valley City (director 1946-1970), National Education Association, North Dakota Ednl. Association, North Dakota, American history associations, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Madeline Berg, August 10, 1929. Children: Marlys A., Ronald A. Teacher.
    • father: Theodore Lokken
    • mother: Millie (Brown) Lokken
    • spouse: Madeline Berg
    • children: Marlys A. Lokken
    • Ronald A. Teacher Lokken
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    Born August 10, 1904
    Died March 16, 1974
    (aged 69)
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