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Jack Cecil Gilchrist

Jack Cecil Gilchrist, American educator. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1945.; Fellow American Psychological Association; member Psychonomic Society, Sigma Xi.


  • Gilchrist, Jack Cecil was born on June 7, 1918 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of James Cecil and Ellen (Norton) Gilchrist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University California at Los Angeles, 1945, Doctor of Philosophy., 1950.


    • Assistant professor psychology U. Arkansas, 1948-1950. Faculty University of Wisconsin, 1950-1968, professor psychology, 1959-1968, department chairman, 1959-1962.


    Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1945. Fellow American Psychological Association. Member Psychonomic Society, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Breta Nissen, November 8, 1941. Children: James Carl, McKay, John Henry.
    • father: James Cecil Gilchrist
    • mother: Ellen (Norton) Gilchrist
    • spouse: Breta Nissen
    • children: James Carl Gilchrist
    • McKay Gilchrist
    • John Henry Gilchrist
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    Died August 12, 1968
    (aged 50)