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Harold Vincent Gaskill

banker , scientist

Harold Vincent Gaskill, American banker, scientist.


Gaskill, Harold Vincent was born on February 3, 1905 in Fayette County, Ohio, United States. Son of Ralph Pern and Elta (Scott) Gaskill.


Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1926, Master of Arts, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.


Assistant department psychology Ohio State University, Columbus, 1925-1927, instructor, 1927-1930. Assistant professor Iowa State University, 1930-1931, associate professor, 1931-1935, professor psychology, 1935-1975, dean science, 1938-1975, director Industrial Science Research Institute, Iowa State University, 1938-1975, also director war research, 1941-1975, chief scientist United States Army, deputy chief research and development, Pentagon. Vice president planning Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids, 1956-1962.

Vice president Financial General corporation, 1962-1975. Vice president planning International Bank Washington, 1962-1975.


  • Author: Personality, 1936. Collaborator and contributor Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 1930-1955. Contributor psychological and endless journals.


Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Iowa Academy Science, American Association Applied Psychology (charter. Member American, Midwestern pyschology associations, American Council on Education (liaison officer cooperative study, general education), American Library Association (psychology committee), Institute of Radio Engineers, American Statistical Association, Iowa History Society, Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma, Alpha Psi Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa (Cardinal Key). Mason (32°).; Rotarian.

Club: Des Moines.


Married Pauline Ellen Pinnick, July 21, 1926. Children: Harold Vincent, Ellen Jane, Charles Shreve.

Ralph Pern Gaskill

Elta (Scott) Gaskill

Pauline Ellen Pinnick

Harold Vincent Gaskill

Ellen Jane Gaskill

Charles Shreve Gaskill