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John Sanford Richardson

John Sanford Richardson, American educator. Member United States national commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.; Member President’s Committee on Scientists and Engineers; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member National Science Teachers Association (president 1956-1957), National Education Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Richardson, John Sanford was born on December 14, 1908 in Darke County, Ohio, United States. Son of Cary Lincoln and Luella (Deeter) Richardson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Miami University, 1933, Master of Arts, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Ohio State University, 1942.

    Career

    • Elementary, high school teacher. Principal McGuffey School. Instructor Miami University, 1936-1939, assistant professor, 1939-1942, associate professor, 1942-1947.

      Associate professor Ohio State University, 1948-1953, professor, 1953-1969. Visiting professor Northwestern University, 1953, Oregon State College, 1956. Director National Science Found Academic Year Institute, Ohio State University, 1957-1969.

      Science education consultant Grolier, Inc. Director Educational Research Information Clearinghouse Information Analysis Center for Science Education. Editorial director Compton’s Illustrated Science Dictionary.

      Director Science Education Centers for Research and Development.

    Works

    • Author: (with General Рractitioner Cahoon) Methods and Material for Teaching General and Physical Science, 1951. Science Teaching in Secondary Schools, 1957. (with Bachelor of Arts Garrett and Earl J. Montague) Chemistry, A First Course in Modern Chemistry, 1966.

      (with S. E. Williamson and Donald W. Stotler) The Education of Science Teachers, The Supervision of School Science Programs. Editor: School Facilities for Science Instruction, 1961. Resource Literature for Science Teachers, 1966.

      Contributor educational journals, publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member United States national commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Member President’s Committee on Scientists and Engineers. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member National Science Teachers Association (president 1956-1957), National Education Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Kathryn Ryan, February 20, 1937. Children: Alan Ralph, Neil Ryan, Lynne Elizabeth.
    • father: Cary Lincoln Richardson
    • mother: Luella (Deeter) Richardson
    • spouse: Helen Kathryn Ryan
    • children: Alan Ralph Richardson
    • Neil Ryan Richardson
    • Lynne Elizabeth Richardson
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    Born December 14, 1908
    Died May 22, 1969
    (aged 60)
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