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John Bertram Whitelaw

John Bertram Whitelaw, American educator. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American Association School Adminstrs. (life), National Education Association (life), Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Whitelaw, John Bertram was born on October 3, 1905 in New York City. Son of Aubrey George and Norah Beatrix (Osborne) Whitelaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

    Career

    • 1 son, John Streeter. Teacher Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1929-1931. Graduate fellow Yale, 1931-1934.

      Instructor, assistant professor Smith College, 1933-1935. Assistant professor education, acting dean School Education George Washington University, 1935-1937. Head, department education State Teachers College, Brockport, New York, 1937-1941.

      General supervisor public schools, Newton, Massachusetts, 1941-1942. Training adviser personnel div. War Manpower Commission, Washington, 1942-1943.

      Assistant director Foreign Service Institute, Department State, 1946-1947. Professor education, department chairman education Johns Hopkins, 1947-1951. Educational advisor Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1951-1955.

      Specialist for teacher education Office Education, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1955-1966. Consultant in education and management, 1966-1968. Director institutional research and development Asheville-Biltmore College (North Carolina), 1967-1968.

      Regional training officer for Tropical Africa, Agency International Development, 1959-1962. Professor University of Chicago summers 1939-1940. Consultant Resettlement Administration, summer 1935, American Council Education, summer 1938.

      Community study workshops Baltimore Public Schools, 1948-1950. Member of the United States Ednl. Mission to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1958.

    Works

    • Author: The School and Its Community, review, 1951. Contributor educational publication, journals.

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Association School Adminstrs. (life), National Education Association (life), Phi Delta Kappa.

    Clubs: Elihu, Elizabethan (New Haven).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Chase Streeter, June 28, 1930.
    • father: Aubrey George Whitelaw
    • mother: Norah Beatrix (Osborne) Whitelaw
    • spouse: Helen Chase Streeter
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    Born October 3, 1905
    Died August 5, 1968
    (aged 62)
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