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College president , Public administration educator

Horace George Frederickson, American Former college president, public administration educator. Haynes Foundation fellow University of Southern California, 1963-1964. Member American Society Public Administration (president), National Academy Public Administration.


Frederickson, Horace George was born on July 17, 1937 in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. Son of John C. and Zelpha (Richins) Frederickson.


Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1959. Master of Public Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1967.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Dongguk University, Korea.


Intern Los Angeles County, 1960. Research assistant Bureau Governmental Research, University California, Los Angeles, 1960-1961. Lecturer public administration University Southern California, 1962-1964.

Lecturer government and politics University Maryland, 1964-1966. Assistant professor political science Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1967-1971. Associate director Metropolitan Studies Program, 1970-1972, associate professor political science, 1971-1972.

Fellow in higher education finance administration University North Carolina System, 1972. Chairman Graduate Program, School Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 1972-1974, associate dean for policy and administrative studies, 1973-1974. Dean College Public and Community Services, professor regional and community affairs University Missouri, Columbia, 1974-1976.

President Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 1976-1987. Edwin O. Stene Distinguished professor public administration University Kansas, Lawrence, since 1987. John G. Winont visiting professor American Governor, fellow University Oxford, since 2003.



Member American Society Public Administration (president), National Academy Public Administration.


Married Mary Williams, March 14, 1958. Children– Thomas, Christian, Lynne, David.

John C. Frederickson

Zelpha (Richins) Frederickson

Mary Williams

Thomas Frederickson

Christian Frederickson

Lynne Frederickson

David Frederickson