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Earl Eugene Edgar

Earl Eugene Edgar, American university official. Fellow Philosophy of Education Society; member American Philosophical Association, American Association, professors, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Edgar, Earl Eugene was born on February 12, 1914 in Dwight, Illinois, United States. Son of Earl Edward and Hazel (Losee) Edgar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, DePauw, U., 1935. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1937. Student of University Wisconsin, 1937-1938.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1940.

    Career

    • Associate professor philosophy Culver-Stockton College, 1940-1942. With wage stabilization div. VI Regional War Labor Board, 1942-1945.

      Instructor social science University of Chicago, 1945-1946. Associate professor philosophy Kansas State College, 1946-1948, professor, 1948-1961, associate director Institute of Citizenship, 1948-1951, acting director, 1951-1953, head department general studies, 1953-1961. Professor education Pennsylvania State University at University Park, 1961-1967.

      Dean Graduate School, professor philosophy Youngstown (Ohio) State University, 1967-1970, vice president academic affairs, 1970-1980. United States specialist grant International Ednl. Exchange Program, Department State.

      Consultant general education, India, 1958.

    Membership

    Fellow Philosophy of Education Society. Member American Philosophical Association, American Association, professors, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Louise Dodds, May 29, 1944, children—Eric Reed, Ellen Louise, Earl Edward.
    • father: Earl Edward Edgar
    • mother: Hazel (Losee) Edgar
    • spouse: Joan Louise Dodds
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    Born February 12, 1914
    Died February 24, 1980
    (aged 66)
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