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Arthur Ole Davidson

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Arthur Ole Davidson, American college president. Served to commander United States Navy, World World War World War II.

Background

Davidson, Arthur Ole was born on September 27, 1910 in Hancock, Minnesota, United States. Son of Andrew and Rosella (Flom) Davidson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1931, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1975. Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1938. Doctor of Education, Harvard University, 1952.

Doctor of Laws, Hartwick College, 1965. Doctor of Letters, Wagner College, 1976.

Career

Elementary, junior and high school principal, Iowa, 1931-1938. High school, principal-superintendent schools, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, 1938-1940. Superintendent schools, Springfield, Minnesota, 1940-1941.

Chairman education department Luther College, 1941-1948, vice president, 1954-1961. Department chairman education Dartmouth, 1948-1954. Lecturer Graduate School, University of Minnesota, summers 1951-1956.

President Wagner College, S.I., 1961-1975.

Membership

Served to commander United States Navy, World World War World War II.

Connections

Married H. Corinne Hellie, December 29, 1948. Children: Karen Flom, Daphne Loe.

father:
Andrew Davidson

mother:
Rosella (Flom) Davidson

spouse:
H. Corinne Hellie

children:
Karen Flom Davidson

Daphne Loe Davidson