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consultant , social work educator

Harold Kenneth Fitzgerald, American social work educator, consultant.

Background

Fitzgerald, Harold Kenneth was born on April 28, 1921 in Lakewood, Ohio, United States. Son of Edward James and Julia Florence (Klell) Fitzgerald.

Education

AB, John Carroll University, 1942. The Master of Science in Social Work, Catholic University of America, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University of America, 1953.

Career

Social worker American Red Cross, Cincinnati, 1950-1953. Executive director Catholic Social Services, Atlanta, 1953-1956. Director social services Muscular Dystrophy Association of America, New York City, 1957-1958.

Regional consultant, survey directors American Foundation for the Blind, 1958-1966. Associate director Commission on Standards and Accreditation for the Blind, 1963-1966. Professor social work Syracuse University, 1966-1988, professor emeritus, since 1988.

Director international projects Council on Social Work Education, New York City, 1956-1967. Board directors Lighthouse, Syracuse, 1967-1990, Central New York Association for Hearing Impaired, Syracuse, 1976-1990, Support, 1990-1996, Aurora, since 1991. Consultant National Conference Catholic Charities, Washington, 1966-1980, United Nations, Teheran, Iran, 1975-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Commission on Peace and Social Justice, Diocese of Syracuse, 1989-1991. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member National Association of Social Workers, American Association of University Professors, New York State Association Human Services (board directors 1980-1993), International Association Schools Social Work, Inter University Consortium International Social Development.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming.

Connections

Married Caroline Lee Graham, May 31, 1951. Children: Mark, Matthew, Mary, Maura, Kristin.

father:
Edward James Fitzgerald

mother:
Julia Florence (Klell) Fitzgerald

spouse:
Caroline Lee Graham

child:
Mark Fitzgerald

child:
Matthew Fitzgerald

child:
Mary Fitzgerald

child:
Maura Fitzgerald

child:
Kristin Fitzgerald