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James Henry Dougherty

educator

James Henry Dougherty, American educator. Member Texas, National elementary school prins., Association Suprs. and Curriculum Development, N.E. Missouri State Teachers Association (Vice-President), Denton Chamber of Commerce, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.; Member Christian Church; Kiwanian (director 1957-1959, 1969-1978).

Background

Dougherty, James Henry was born on January 5, 1901 in Fayettee, Missouri, United States. Son of James Lee and Minnie (White) Dougherty.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northeast Missouri State College, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1933.

Career

Teacher, principal Missouri elementary schools, 1918-1922. Principal New Franklin (Missouri) public schools, 1923-1925, superintendent, 1925-1927. Superintendent Ashland (Missouri) public schools, 1927-1930.

Associate superintendent Columbia (Missouri) public schools, 1932-1937. Professor education Christian College, Stephens College, 1932-1937. Professor education U. Missouri, summers 1931-1940.

Associate professor Texas Christian U., 1937-1940, professor, 1940-1941. Professor, department chairman elementary education N. Texas State University, 1941-1978. Consultant Missouri Department Curriculum Study, 1936-1937, Johnson, Anderson and Wilbarger counties (Texas), 1946-1953, Sherman, Denison and Plano (Texas) public schools, 1952-1966.

Works

  • Author: Elementary School Organization and Management, 1936, review edit., 1950. Some Facts Concerning Teaching of Arithmetic, 1933. Guide to Healthful Living in Elementary Schools, 1946.

    Natural Phenomena as Explained by Children, 1966.

Membership

Member Texas, National elementary school prins., Association Suprs. and Curriculum Development, N.E. Missouri State Teachers Association (Vice-President), Denton Chamber of Commerce, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa. Member Christian Church. Kiwanian (director 1957-1959, 1969-1978).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Estelle Hurtt, August 10, 1927. Children: James Henry, Charles Raymond.

father:
James Lee Dougherty

mother:
Minnie (White) Dougherty

spouse:
Elizabeth Estelle Hurtt

children:
James Henry Dougherty

Charles Raymond Dougherty