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Louise Adella Stedman


Louise Adella Stedman, American educator.


Stedman, Louise Adella was born on October 17, 1907 in Savanna, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Ira Marvin and Beulah Benton (Shepard) Stedman.


Student of University Wash. Graduate assistant.


Teacher, Dawson (Iowa) Consolidated High School, 1927-1929. Home economics teacher West Junior High School, Des Moines, 1930-1934, Roosevelt High School, 1934-1937. Instructor home economics U. Idaho, 1937-1942.

Graduate assistant Purdue University, 1942-1943, assistant director women’s residence halls, 1943-1944. Assistant state supervisor and itinerant teacher trainer in home economics, Maine, 1944-1947. Associate professor home economics U. Maine, 1947-1948, professor, head department home economics, 1948-1951.

Director School Home Economics, University of Minnesota, 1951-1970, professor home economics education, 1970-1972. Consultant USDSEA Workshop, Karlsrhue, Germany, summer 1970.


  • Author: (with H.H. Remmers) Bringing up Children. Also articles in professional journals, chapter of book.


Member American Home Economics Association (delegate from Idaho, 1941, Maine, 1946-1948, Minnesota, 1959, 60, 64, 65, vice president 1967-1969), National, Minnesota councils family relations, National Education Association, American Vocational Association, International Federation Home Economics (permanent council), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association U. Women, Minnesota Home Economics Association (president 1959-1960), Home Economics Adminstrs. (chairman North central region 1957-1960), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu (nat. secretary 1954-1956), Pi Lambda Theta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Phi Upsilon Omicron (honorary), Gamma Sigma Delta. Club: Zonta.


Ira Marvin Stedman

Beulah Benton (Shepard) Stedman