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Ira King Hendricks

educator

Ira King Hendricks, American educator. award 1970). Member National Council Teachers English, Rocky Mountain Language Association Utah Academy Arts and Sciences (Distinguished Service award 1970).

Background

Hendricks, Ira King was born on September 2, 1900 in Richmond, Utah, United States. Son of James Warren and Elizabeth (Merrill) Hendricks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Utah State Agricultural College, 1923. A.M., Stanford, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1941. Student of University of Berlin, 1929, 1930.

Career

1 daughter, Rebecca Barbara (Mistress Thomas M. Madden). Teacher of English and head of department Branch Agricultural College, Cedar City, Utah, 1923-1925. Assistant professor of English, Utah State University, 1935-1938. associate professor, 1938-1944, professor, 1944-1966, emeritus professor of English, 1966-1970, director libraries, 1946-1955, head English department, 1955-1966.

Works

  • Author: (with W. Sundermeyer), Yankee Stories and Glimpses of America, English readers for German Schools, 1930. (with L. A. Stoddart) Technical Writing, 1948. (with others) Communication Skills, 1958.

    Creator and Critic, 1961. (with Irving Shepard) Letters from Jack London, 1965, Jack London Reports, 1970.

Membership

Member National Council Teachers English, Rocky Mountain Language Association Utah Academy Arts and Sciences (Distinguished Service award 1970).

Connections

Married Hazel B. Hartle, February 16, 1923.

father:
James Warren Hendricks

mother:
Elizabeth (Merrill) Hendricks

spouse:
Hazel B. Hartle