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William Clarence Stokoe

William Clarence Stokoe, American editor, consultant. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, St. Andrew's Society of Washington, Cosmos Club, American Anthropological Association.

Background

  • Stokoe, William Clarence was born on July 21, 1919 in Lancaster, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William Clarence and Marie Cecelia (Stafford) Stokoe.

  • Education

    • AB, Cornell University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1946. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Gallaudet University, 1989.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Copenhagen (Denmark) University, 1992. DEd (honorary), Madonna University, 1996.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, associate professor Wells College, Aurora, New York, 1946-1955. Professor, chairman English department Gallaudet University, Washington, 1955-1972, director linguistics research laboratory, 1972-1984. Public Sign Language Studies Linstok Press, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1975-1990.

      Editor Sign Language Studies, Burtonsville, from 1972. Advisory board CSLI Stanford, California, since 1993.

    Membership

    Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, St. Andrew's Society of Washington, Cosmos Club, American Anthropological Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Playing pibroch, home improvement.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Adeline Palmeter Stokoe, November 21, 1942. Children: Helen Marie, James Stafford.
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    Died April 4, 2000
    (aged 80)
    • 1942
      Cornell University
    • 1946
      Cornell University
    • 1989
      Gallaudet University
    • 1992
      Copenhagen (Denmark) University
    • 1996
      Madonna University
    • 1946 - 1955
      Assistant, professor Wells College
      Aurora, Philippines
    • 1946 - 1955
      associate, professor Wells College
      Aurora, Philippines
    • 1955 - 1972
      professor, English department Gallaudet University
      Washington, United States
    • 1955 - 1972
      chairman, English department Gallaudet University
      Washington, United States
    • 1975 - 1990
      public Sign Language Studies Linstok Press
      Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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