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educator , physicist

Donald Gary Swanson, American Physicist, educator. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, San Marino, California, 1977-1980. Fellow American Physical Society; member Auburn U. Alumni Association.

Background

Swanson, Donald Gary was born on June 11, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Rex Forrest and Elsie Elizabeth (Robinson) Swanson.

Education

BTh, Northwest Christian College, 1958; Bachelor of Science, U. Oregon, 1958; Master of Science, California Institute Technology, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute Technology, 1963.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1963-1964; from assistant professor to associate professor electrical engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1964-1974; from associate professor to director graduate studies electrical engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1974-1980; professor physics, Auburn (Alabama) U., since 1980.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, San Marino, California, 1977-1980. Fellow American Physical Society. Member Auburn U. Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Kathryn Helen Epp, April 9, 1960. Children: Lynne Robin Swanson Yang, Christopher Jon, Robert Richard.

father:
Rex Forrest Swanson

mother:
Elsie Elizabeth (Robinson) Swanson

spouse:
Kathryn Helen Epp

children:
Lynne Robin Swanson Yang Swanson

Christopher Jon Swanson

Robert Richard Swanson