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Richard Harding Mcfeely

Richard Harding Mcfeely, American educator. Member Headmasters Association (president 1962-1963), Quaker Headmaters Association, Philadelphia Headmasters Association, Friends Council Education, American Civil Liberties Union (board Bucks County), National Council Religion Indiana School (board), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Prins., Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Mcfeely, Richard Harding was born on October 25, 1904 in Marion, Indiana, United States. Son of Maynard Butler and Bertha Elizabeth (Firth) Mcfeely.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1962. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1937. Doctor of Laws, Wayne State University, 1961.

    Career

    • Assistant dean men Swarthmore College, 1929-1931. Teacher history George School, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1931-1939, director studies, 1939-1945. Headmaster Friends Central School, Philadelphia, 1945-1948.

      Principal George School, 1948-1966. Chairman school affiliation service American Friends Service Committee. Member of commission human relations in education Pennsylvania Department Public Instruction.

    Works

    • Author: Organizing the Social Studies in Secondary Schools, 1941. Also articles.

    Membership

    Member Headmasters Association (president 1962-1963), Quaker Headmaters Association, Philadelphia Headmasters Association, Friends Council Education, American Civil Liberties Union (board Bucks County), National Council Religion Indiana School (board), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Prins., Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Watson, August 11, 1931. Children: Richard Aubrey, Marjorie Nancy (Mistress.
    • father: Maynard Butler Mcfeely
    • mother: Bertha Elizabeth (Firth) Mcfeely
    • spouse: Nancy Watson
    • children: Richard Aubrey Mcfeely
    • Marjorie Nancy (Mrs Mcfeely
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    Born October 25, 1904
    Died October 4, 1966
    (aged 61)
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