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Donald Ralph Ellerman

Donald Ralph Ellerman, American urban planner. Recipient Mellon Foundation award Program for Revitalizing Social Sciences, Philadelphia, 1985; fellow Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1978-1979, University Pennsylvania, 1985-1987.


  • Ellerman, Donald Ralph was born on April 21, 1950 in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Clifford and Rita A. (Goldbach) Ellerman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1972. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1987.


    • Volunteer Prime Minister' General’ s Office United States Peace Corps, Roseau, Dominica, 1975-1978. City planner Houston City Planning Department, 1980-1984. Research assistant University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1984.


    • Author: (brochure) How To Build Roads, 1978.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1972-1975. Member American Planning Association, Transportation Research Board, Sierra Club (group board directors Houston chapter 1983-1984), Chi Epsilon (editor 1971-1972).


    • father: William Clifford Ellerman
    • mother: Rita A. (Goldbach) Ellerman
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    Born April 21, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1979
      Northwestern University
    • 1987
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1975 - 1978
      Volunteer Prime Minister's Office United States Peace Corps
      Roseau, Minnesota, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      city planner Houston City Planning Department
    • 1984
      research assistant, University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States