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Delbert Oberteuffer


Delbert Oberteuffer, American educator. Recipient special honor award Society State Dirs. Health and Physical Education, 1953, Luther H. Gulick award, 1959.


Oberteuffer, Delbert was born on November 19, 1901 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of William Gaul and Roberta (Fox) Oberteuffer.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Oregon, 1923. A.M., Columbia, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.


1 son, Theodore Kendall. Instructor, assistant professor of University Oregon, 1924-1928. Instructor summer sessions Columbia, 1925-1930.

Supervisor physical education and health education State of Ohio, 1929-1932. Professor physical education Ohio State University, 1932-1966, professor emeritus, department chairman physical education for men, 1933-1957.


  • Author: Industrial Hygiene for Schools, 1930. Personal Hygiene for College Students, 1930. Health and Physical Education, a Course of Study for Junior and Senior High Schools, Vol.

    III, 1932

  • Health in the World of Work, 1942. School Health Education, 1954. Physical Education, 1956.

    Editor: Journal of School Health.


Member joint committee health problems in education National Education Association, American Medical Association, 1954-1957, chairman, 1956-1958. Fellow American School Health Association (president 1957-1958), American College Sports Medicine, American Public Health Association, American Academy Physical Education (president 1958-1959), American Association Health, Physical Edition and Recreation, Society Public Health Educators. Member College Physical Education Association (past president), Society State Dirs.

Health and Physical Education, Beta Theta Pi, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Epsilon Kappa. Club: Columbus Torch (director 1957-1958).


Married Katharine F. Hersey, June 10, 1935.

William Gaul Oberteuffer

Roberta (Fox) Oberteuffer

Katharine F. Hersey