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Lawrence Emerson Turner

Lawrence Emerson Turner, American college dean. Member American, California associations school adminstrs., Phi Delta Kappa.; Kiwanian.


  • Turner, Lawrence Emerson was born on July 26, 1907 in Weldon, Colorado, United States. Son of Alonzo G. and Stella G. (Thompson) Turner.

  • Education

    • A.A., Idaho Technology Institute, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, McPherson College, 1930. Master of Arts, University California at Berkley, 1941, Doctor of Philosophy., 1946.


    • Junior and senior high schools, Twin Falls, Idaho, 1926-1932. Principal McCammon (Idaho) High School, 1932-1934. Superintendent Dubois (Idaho) public schools, 1934-1937, Murtaugh (Idaho) public schools, 1937-1941.

      Vice principal Wasco (California) Union High School, 1941-1943. Assistant personnel manager Kaiser Company, Inc., Richmond, California, 1943-1945. Survey assistant to professor, Berkeley, California, 1945-1946.

      Registrar Golden Gate College, San Francisco, 1946. Professor educational administration College of Pacific, 1946-1951. Regional survey director Commission School district, Sacramento, 1948-1949.

      Executive dean Humboldt State College, Arcata, California, since 1951.


    • Author articles professional journals.


    Denomination: Baptist


    Member American, California associations school adminstrs., Phi Delta Kappa.


    • Married Mildred Ronk, November 24, 1932. Children: Vernon F., Marvin E. Teacher.
    • father: Alonzo G. Turner
    • mother: Stella G. (Thompson) Turner
    • spouse: Mildred Ronk
    • children: Vernon F. Turner
    • Marvin E. Teacher Turner
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    Born July 26, 1907
    Died October 27, 1964
    (aged 57)