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Stanley Prescott Swenson

Stanley Prescott Swenson, American educator. Served with Military Government, Germany, 1948.; Member American Society Agronomy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Lebanese Association for Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.; Kiwanian.

Background

  • Swenson, Stanley Prescott was born on February 11, 1908 in Wood Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of Walter and Tilda (Torgerson) Swenson.

  • Education

    • Student St. Olaf College, 1926-1927. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1932, Master of Science, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

    Career

    • Associate professor agronomy South Dakot State University, 1936-1941. Associate professor agronomy Washington State University, 1941-1946, professor agronomy, 1946-1947, dean College Agriculture, 1949-1961, chief of party Exchange Program in Pakistan, 1958-1963, director international programs, 1963-1967. Dean Faculty Agriculture, W. Pakistan Agricultural U., 1961-1963.

      Dean Faculty Agricultural Sciences, American U., Beirut, Lebanon, 1967-1973.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with Military Government, Germany, 1948. Member American Society Agronomy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Lebanese Association for Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Ollie Burris Veltum, June 19, 1936. Children: Kathleen, Stanley Burris.
    • father: Walter Swenson
    • mother: Tilda (Torgerson) Swenson
    • spouse: Ollie Burris Veltum
    • children: Kathleen Swenson
    • Stanley Burris Swenson
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    Born February 11, 1908
    Died November 6, 1974
    (aged 66)
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