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Gordon Floyd Hostettler

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Gordon Floyd Hostettler, American educator. Member Pennsylvania Speech Association (executive secretary 1949-1952, president 1963-1964), Speech Association Eastern States (executive secretary 1952-1954).

Background

Hostettler, Gordon Floyd was born on March 17, 1918 in Kent, Ohio, United States. Son of Clyde O. and Ocala (Feigert) Hostettler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Kent State University, 1940, Bachelor of Science, 1940. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1942, Doctor of Philosophy., 1947.

Career

Instructor speech State University Iowa, 1942-1944, Coe College, 1944-1945. Instructor speech, director forensics Temple University, 1945-1947, assistant professor, 1947-1952, asso professor, 1952-1958, professor speech, 1958-1964, department chairman speech and dramatic arts, 1952-1964. Professor speech Ohio State University, 1964-1966.

Professor speech Colorado State University, 1966-1981, professor emeritus, 1981-1983, department chairman speech, 1966-1975.

Works

  • Author articles in field.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Speech Association (executive secretary 1949-1952, president 1963-1964), Speech Association Eastern States (executive secretary 1952-1954).

Connections

Married R. Joyce Kirsch, September 24, 1943. Children: Margaret Gail, Barbara Joyce (twins).

father:
Clyde O. Hostettler

mother:
Ocala (Feigert) Hostettler

spouse:
R. Joyce Kirsch

children:
Margaret Gail Hostettler

Barbara Joyce Hostettler (twins)