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Luther Halsey Gulick

Luther Halsey Gulick, American educator, author. member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.

Background

  • Gulick, Luther Halsey was born on December 4, 1865 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Son of Luther Halsey and Louisa (Lewis) Gulick.

  • Education

    • Brother of Frances Gulick Jewett and Sidney Lewis G. Student Oberlin College, 1880-1882, 1883-1886. Student Sargent Normal School of Physical Training, Harvard, 1885.

      Doctor of Medicine University Medical College (New York University), 1889.

    Career

    • Physical director Young Men’s Christian Association, Jackson, Michigan, 1886. Superintendent physical training department, Young Men’s Christian Association Training School, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1886-1903 (degree Master of Physical Education, same, 1907). Secretary physical training department Young Men’s Christian Association International Committee, 1887-1903.

      Principal Pratt Institute High School, 1900-1903. Director physical training, public schools, New York, 1903-1908. Editor Physical Education, 1891-1896, Association Outlook, 1897-1900, Physical Education Review, 1901-1903, Gulick Hygiene Series.

      Chairman physical training lecture committee St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908. United States delegate 2d International Congress on School Hygiene, London, 1907.

      Lecturer on hygiene, etc., New York University, 1906-1909. Consultant New York Hospital for Deformities and Joint Diseases, 1907. Author: Physical Measurements and How They Are Used, 1889.

      Physical Education by Muscular Exercise, 1904. The Efficient Life, 1907. Mind and Work, 1908; The Healthful Art of Dancing, 1910.

      Etc. Joint author: Medical Inspection of Schools, 1907. Director department of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1913. President Camp Fire Girls, 1913.

      Home: South Casco, Me.

    Works

    • Editor Physical Education, 1891-1896, Association Outlook, 1897-1900, Physical Education Review, 1901-1903, Gulick Hygiene Series. Chairman physical training lecture committee St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.United States delegate 2d International Congress on School Hygiene, London, 1907. Lecturer on hygiene, etc., New York University, 1906-1909. Consultant New York Hospital for Deformities and Joint Diseases, 1907.Author: Physical Measurements and How They Are Used, 1889. Physical Education by Muscular Exercise, 1904. The Efficient Life, 1907.Mind and Work, 1908
    • The Healthful Art of Dancing, 1910. Etc. Joint author: Medical Inspection of Schools, 1907. Director department of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1913.President Camp Fire Girls, 1913.

    Membership

    Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Vetter, August 30, 1887.
    • father: Luther Halsey Gulick
    • mother: Louisa (Lewis) Gulick
    • spouse: Charlotte Vetter
    Luther Halsey Gulick
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    Born December 4, 1865
    Died August 13, 1918
    (aged 52)
    Nationality
    • 1882 - 1886
      Oberlin College Conservatory
    • 1886 - 1889
      Boston University
    • 1903 - 1906
      physical training, New York public schools
      The United Stated of America
    • 1908 - 1913
      Director of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation

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    • Works
      • Manual of Physical Measurements (1892), Physical Education by Muscular Exercise (1904),The Efficient Life (1907),
      • Manual of Physical Measurements (1892), Physical Education by Muscular Exercise (1904),The Efficient Life (1907),
    • Works
      • The Healthful Art of Dancing, 1910. Etc. Joint author: Medical Inspection of Schools, 1907. Director department of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1913.President Camp Fire Girls, 1913.
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