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Alvin Grossman, American publisher. Licensed psychologist California, Georgia, Washington. National Institutes of Health grantee, 1950; recipient Hall of Fame award Civil Service Commission of Southern California, 1988.

Background

Grossman, Alvin was born on September 18, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Samuel A. and Rose (Brickman) Grossman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1948. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Georgia, Athens, 1950-1951;psychologist, Seattle School District, 1952-1957;guidance consultant, Napa County Schools, Napa, California, 1957-1959;consultant in guidance, California State Department of Education, Sacramento, 1959-1966;bureau chief information systems, California State Department of Education, Sacramento, 1966-1971;executive vice president, Anathon Computer Systems, New York City, 1971-1975;administrator information systems, San Mateo County Schools/Regional Center, Redwood City, California, 1975-1986;publisher, Doral Public Inc., Wilsonville, Portland, Oregon, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Licensed psychologist California, Georgia, Washington.

Works

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1946, 51-52. Member Northwest Association Book Publications (president 1991-1994), California Educational Data Processing Systems Association (president 1976, director 1963-1967), Association Educational Data Systems (director 1961-1963), wilsonville Chamber of Commerce (director since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, judging dog shows.

Connections

Married Marjorie Lois Epstein, October 1948 (deceased 1972). 1 child, Gary Richard. Married Doris P. Pollak, August 5, 1973.

Stepchildren: Kenneth Bernard, Robert Paul.

father:
Samuel A. Grossman

mother:
Rose (Brickman) Grossman

spouses:
Marjorie Lois Epstein

Doris P. Pollak

children:
Gary Richard Grossman

Kenneth Bernard Grossman

Robert Paul Grossman