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John Wesley Masland

educator

John Wesley Masland, American educator. Member Hanover School Board, 1957-1960; Member American Political Science Association, Council Foreign Relations. Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Masland, John Wesley was born on May 15, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Wesley and Elizabeth (Stager) Masland.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Haverford College, 1933. Master of Arts, Princeton, 1937, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938. Master of Arts (honorary), Dartmouth College, 1946.

Career

Instructor, assistant professor, associate professor political science Stanford, 1938-1946. Professor government Dartmouth College, 1946-1968, department chairman government, 1955-1959, provost, 1959-1967. Adviser for education for India, Ford Foundation, 1967-1968.

Divisional assistant Department of State, 1942-1943. Staff International Secretariat, United Nations Conference, San Francisco, 1945. Staff member, government section Supreme Commander Allied Powers, Tokyo, 1946.

Director studies National War College, 1950, 51, member board consultants, 1960-1963. Staff director African Study Committee, Edition and World Affairs, 1964-1965.

Works

  • Co-author: The Governments of Foreign Powers (Philip W. Buck), 1947, 50. Soldiers and Scholars, Military Education and National Policy (with Laurence I. Radway), 1957. (with Gene M. Lyons) Reserve Officers Training Corps: Education and Military Leadership, 1959.

Membership

Member Hanover School Board, 1957-1960. Member American Political Science Association, Council Foreign Relations. Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Harriet Mary Gilbert, July 22, 1939 (deceased). Married second, Mary Sawyer Norton, June 19, 1950. Children: Joann Ellis, James Wesley, Thomas Norton, Andrew Tyson.

father:
John Wesley Masland

mother:
Elizabeth (Stager) Masland

spouses:
Harriet Mary Gilbert

Mary Sawyer Norton

children:
Joann Ellis Masland

James Wesley Masland

Thomas Norton Masland

Andrew Tyson Masland