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Emil Mckee Sunley

retired educator , social worker.

Emil Mckee Sunley was American educator, social worker.

Background

Sunley, Emil Mckee was born on April 22, 1906 in Paola, Kansas, United States. Son of George B. and Lucy M. (McKee) Sunley.

Education

Student Kansas State College Applied Science, 1924-1926. Bachelor of Arts, University Kansas, 1927. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1934.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1938.

Career

Caseworker, district secretary United Charities, St. Paul, 1927-1930. Field representative Bureau Social Welfare, Extension Division, State University Iowa, 1930-1933, instructor department social administration U. Louisville, 1936-1937. Head department social work West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1938-1947.

Director Graduate School Social Work U. Denver, 1947-1966, dean Graduate School Social Work, 1966-1971, dean emeritus, 1971-1977. Cons. mental health training and research training Western Interstate Commision on Higher Education, 1955-1956, member social work planning committee, 1968-1977. Member child health council Colorado Department Public Health, 1956-1958.

Member of advisory board Denver Department Welfare, 1951-1959, chairman, 1954-1956. Delegate Mid-Century White House Conference on Moving Ahead to Curb Juvenile Delinquency, Washington, 1954. Delegate White House Conference Children and Youth, 1960.

Member Deans’ Advisory Committee Secretary Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1961-1964.

Works

  • Author: The Kentucky Poor Law, 1942.

Membership

Member child health council Colorado Department Public Health, 1956-1958. Member of advisory board Denver Department Welfare, 1951-1959, chairman, 1954-1956. Member Deans’ Advisory Committee Secretary Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1961-1964.

Member American Public Welfare Association, National Association Social Workers (member regional task force 1959-1960, 1st vice president 1957-1959.

Connections

Married Nelle Traer, August 26, 1933. Children: Emil McKee, Traer Frazier.

father:
George B. Sunley

mother:
Lucy M. (McKee) Sunley

spouse:
Nelle Traer

children:
Emil McKee Sunley

Traer Frazier Sunley