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Fred Koontz Eshleman

Fred Koontz Eshleman, American college administrator.


  • Eshleman, Fred Koontz was born on April 13, 1906 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. Son of Cyrus H. and Mollie (Koontz) Eshleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1927, A.M., 1933. Graduate student Wayne State University, Michigan State University, University of Michigan.


    • 1 daughter, Elaine (Smith). Instructor, head mathematics department Dearborn (Michigan) public schools, 1927-1938. Director adult education, Dearborn, 1938-1946.

      President Henry Ford Community College, since 1946.


    • Editorial board Junior College Journal 1951-1955.


    Member Government's Commision on Education, Michigan, 1955-1959. Member commission on post high school education Michigan Department Public Instruction. Member American Association Junior Colls.

    (director), Adult Education Association United States, Michigan Adult Education Association (past president), American Council on Education, North Central Association Colleges Secondary Schools (commission on colls. 1956-1959), N.A.M. (educational advising committee since 1959), Michigan Association Junior Colls. (past president), National Education Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Clubs: Economic, Rotary (Detroit).


    • Married Ellen A. McEwen, May 26, 1928.
    • father: Cyrus H. Eshleman
    • mother: Mollie (Koontz) Eshleman
    • spouse: Ellen A. McEwen
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    Died October 23, 1964
    (aged 58)