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Dayton David Mckean

educator

Dayton David Mckean, American educator. Recipient Senior Research award Social Science Research Council, 1960. Member New Jersey House of Assembly, 1933-1934; Member various coms. National Municipal League.; Member American, N.E. (past president) political science associations Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Mckean, Dayton David was born on December 4, 1904 in Longmont, Colorado, United States. Son of Thomas D. and Mary L. (Dobbins) Mckean.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colorado U., 1927, A.M., 1929. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1938. Master of Arts (honorary), Dartmouth, 1946.

Career

Instructor, U. Colorado, 1927-1929. Instructor, assistant professor Princeton, 1929-1937. Assistant professor and professor Dartmouth, 1937-1952, department chairman, 1947-1951.

On leave of absence 2 years as department commissioner finance for New Jersey, 1941-1943. Chairman Midwest Conference on Graduate Study and Research, 1957-1958. Consultant Western Interstate Commision on Higher Education, 1958.

Works

  • Author: Pressures of the Leg. of New Jersey, 1938. The Boss: The Hague Machine in Action, 1940. Party and Pressure Politics, 1949.

    The Integrated Bar, 1963. Also magazine articles, monographs, reviews.

Membership

Member New Jersey House of Assembly, 1933-1934. Member various coms. National Municipal League. Member American, N.E. (past president) political science associations Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Delta Sigma Rho.

Connections

Married Margaret Walrod, August 27, 1931. Children: Mary Margaret, Paul Arthur.

father:
Thomas D. Mckean

mother:
Mary L. (Dobbins) Mckean

spouse:
Margaret Walrod

children:
Mary Margaret Mckean

Paul Arthur Mckean