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Henry J. Otto

educator

Henry J. Otto, American educator. Recipient outstanding achievement award University of Minnesota, 1951. Member National Education Association, Texas Elementary Prins. and Suprs. Association, National Department Elementary School Prins., Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Otto, Henry J. was born on March 20, 1901 in Brownton, Minnesota, United States. Son of Christoph H. and Anna (Uecker) Otto.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Carleton College, 1923. Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

Career

; children—Gordon Henry, Byron Leonard. Married second, Cecelia Henderson, April 6, 1963. Teacher science and mathematics Long Prairie (Minn) High School, 1923-1925.

Superintendent schools, Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, 1925-1928. Assistant professor education Northwestern University, 1930-1934. Consultant education Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, 1934-1942.

Professor elementary curriculum and administration University Texas 1942-1969, emeritus, since 1969, department chairman educational administration 1959-1966.

Works

  • Author of 40 books in field elementary education, since 1934, also monographs.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Texas Elementary Prins. and Suprs. Association, National Department Elementary School Prins., Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mildred Alice Wagner, August 18, 1931 (deceased.; married second, Cecelia Henderson, April. Children: Gordon Henry, Byron Leonard.

father:
Christoph H. Otto

mother:
Anna (Uecker) Otto

spouses:
Mildred Alice Wagner

Cecelia Henderson

children:
Gordon Henry Otto

Byron Leonard Otto