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James Joseph Cowgill

educator

James Joseph Cowgill, American educator. Member American Chemical Society, Society Research Adminstrs., National Council U. Research Adminstrs., N.W. Science Association, American Association Physics Teachers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Cowgill, James Joseph was born on March 20, 1914 in Ronan, Montana, United States. Son of James Daniel and Kathryn (Salchert) Cowgill.

Education

Graduate School, 1967-1968, asso.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1945. Member of faculty Seattle U. from 1950, head department physics, 1956-1967, professor physics from 1960, director National Science Foundation summer Institute from 1963, acting dean Graduate School, 1967-1968, associate dean, 1968-1970, dean from 1970, trustee, 1958-1965, director research and institutional development from 1968. Board of directors Jesuit Research Council American, 1962-1969, first vice president Council Priests Archdiocese of Seattle.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Society Research Adminstrs., National Council U. Research Adminstrs., N.W. Science Association, American Association Physics Teachers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
James Daniel Cowgill

mother:
Kathryn (Salchert) Cowgill