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Harry Wendell Karn

Harry Wendell Karn, American educator, psychologist. Recipient Carnegie Distinguished Teaching award. 1956. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve 1942-1946.; Fellow American, Pennsylvania psychological associations:.

Background

  • Karn, Harry Wendell was born on February 11, 1907 in Pittsburgh. Son of Harry Wendell and Emma (Demuth) Karn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Muskingum College, 1929. Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., Clark University, 1934.

    Career

    • August 10, 1936. Psychologist. Western State Penintentiary. Pittsburgh, 1934-1936.

      Assistant professor of University Pittsburgh, 1936-1942, member of faculty Carnegie Mellon U., 1946-1969, professor psychology. 1952-1969; consultant to industry. 1950-1969.

    Works

    • Author, editor, contributor 5 books. Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve 1942-1946. Fellow American, Pennsylvania psychological associations:.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Lillias Happe.
    • father: Harry Wendell Karn
    • mother: Emma (Demuth) Karn
    • spouse: Dorothy Lillias Happe.
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    Born February 11, 1907
    Died October 23, 1969
    (aged 62)
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