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Gordon Floyd Hostettler

Gordon Floyd Hostettler, American educator. Member Pennsylvania Speech Association (executive secretary 1949-1952, president 1963-1964), Speech Association Eastern States (executive secretary 1952-1954).

Background

  • Hostettler, Gordon Floyd was born on March 17, 1918 in Kent, Ohio, United States. Son of Clyde O. and Ocala (Feigert) Hostettler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Kent State University, 1940, Bachelor of Science, 1940. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1942, Doctor of Philosophy., 1947.

    Career

    • Instructor speech State University Iowa, 1942-1944, Coe College, 1944-1945. Instructor speech, director forensics Temple University, 1945-1947, assistant professor, 1947-1952, asso professor, 1952-1958, professor speech, 1958-1964, department chairman speech and dramatic arts, 1952-1964. Professor speech Ohio State University, 1964-1966.

      Professor speech Colorado State University, 1966-1981, professor emeritus, 1981-1983, department chairman speech, 1966-1975.

    Works

    • Author articles in field.

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania Speech Association (executive secretary 1949-1952, president 1963-1964), Speech Association Eastern States (executive secretary 1952-1954).

    Connections

    • Married R. Joyce Kirsch, September 24, 1943. Children: Margaret Gail, Barbara Joyce (twins).
    • father: Clyde O. Hostettler
    • mother: Ocala (Feigert) Hostettler
    • spouse: R. Joyce Kirsch
    • children: Margaret Gail Hostettler
    • Barbara Joyce Hostettler (twins)
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    Born March 17, 1918
    Died July 29, 1983
    (aged 65)
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