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Douglas Elwood Lawson

educator

Douglas Elwood Lawson, American educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association University Professors, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Lawson, Douglas Elwood was born on October 27, 1903 in in Bristol, Colorado, United States. Son of Alexander B. and Viola (Robertson) Lawson.

Education

Master of Arts, Colorado State College, 1933. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1939.

Career

Principal, Orchard (Colorado) School, 1926-1930. With Southern Illinois U., since 1935, professor education, since 1939, dean college education, 1948-1954. Principal elementary education Punahou School, Honolulu, T.H., 1947-1948.

Works

  • Author: Curriculum Development in City-School Systems, 1940. Procedures and Policies in School Administration, 1953. Also several articles.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association University Professors, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Elnora Boos Baumgardner, May 31, 1938. Children: Jack B., Joan, Jean.

father:
Alexander B. Lawson

mother:
Viola (Robertson) Lawson

spouse:
Elnora Boos Baumgardner

children:
Jack B. Lawson

Joan Lawson

Jean Lawson