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Raymond Franklin Sletto

Raymond Franklin Sletto, American educator, sociologist. Member mental health training committee National Institute of Mental Health.; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Psychological Association, American Sociological Association (chairman research committee 1949-1952,; membership committee 1963-1968,; Mason.

Background

  • Sletto, Raymond Franklin was born on July 20, 1906 in Gibbon, Minnesota, United States. Son of Andrew E. and Olina M. (Bakke) Sletto.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1926, A.M., 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936. Post doctoral study, Columbia, 1939, University of Chicago, 1940.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Sandra. High school principal, Appleton, Minn, 1927-1930. Instructor University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1930-1936, assistant professor, 1937-1939, associate professor, 1940-1947, coordinator research, general college, 1934-1936. Social Science Research Council post-doctoral fellow, 1939-1940.

      Professor sociology Ohio State University Columbus, 1947-1976, professor emeritus, 1976-1983, chairman sociology, anthropology department, 1955-1967. Psychologist Bureau Agricultural Economics, USDA, 1941-1942. Director bureau sociological research Minneapolis Council Social Agilysys, 1937.

      Research consultant USDA, United States Air Force, other federal agys.

    Works

    • Author: (with Electronic Arts Rundquist) Personality in the Depression 1936. Construction of Personality Scales by the Criterion of Internal Consistency, 1937. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member mental health training committee National Institute of Mental Health. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Psychological Association, American Sociological Association (chairman research committee 1949-1952. Membership committee 1963-1968.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Jorgenson, September 18, 1934.
    • father: Andrew E. Sletto
    • mother: Olina M. (Bakke) Sletto
    • spouse: Beatrice Jorgenson
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    Died March 9, 1983
    (aged 76)
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