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Luther Halsey Gulick

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Luther Halsey Gulick, American educator, author. member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.

Background

Gulick, Luther Halsey was born on December 4, 1865 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Son of Luther Halsey and Louisa (Lewis) Gulick.

Education

Brother of Frances Gulick Jewett and Sidney Lewis G. Student Oberlin College, 1880-1882, 1883-1886. Student Sargent Normal School of Physical Training, Harvard, 1885.

Doctor of Medicine University Medical College (New York University), 1889.

Career

Physical director Young Men’s Christian Association, Jackson, Michigan, 1886. Superintendent physical training department, Young Men’s Christian Association Training School, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1886-1903 (degree Master of Physical Education, same, 1907). Secretary physical training department Young Men’s Christian Association International Committee, 1887-1903.

Principal Pratt Institute High School, 1900-1903. Director physical training, public schools, New York, 1903-1908. Editor Physical Education, 1891-1896, Association Outlook, 1897-1900, Physical Education Review, 1901-1903, Gulick Hygiene Series.

Chairman physical training lecture committee St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908. United States delegate 2d International Congress on School Hygiene, London, 1907.

Lecturer on hygiene, etc., New York University, 1906-1909. Consultant New York Hospital for Deformities and Joint Diseases, 1907. Author: Physical Measurements and How They Are Used, 1889.

Physical Education by Muscular Exercise, 1904. The Efficient Life, 1907. Mind and Work, 1908; The Healthful Art of Dancing, 1910.

Etc. Joint author: Medical Inspection of Schools, 1907. Director department of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1913. President Camp Fire Girls, 1913.

Home: South Casco, Me.

Works

  • Editor Physical Education, 1891-1896, Association Outlook, 1897-1900, Physical Education Review, 1901-1903, Gulick Hygiene Series. Chairman physical training lecture committee St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.United States delegate 2d International Congress on School Hygiene, London, 1907. Lecturer on hygiene, etc., New York University, 1906-1909. Consultant New York Hospital for Deformities and Joint Diseases, 1907.Author: Physical Measurements and How They Are Used, 1889. Physical Education by Muscular Exercise, 1904. The Efficient Life, 1907.Mind and Work, 1908

  • The Healthful Art of Dancing, 1910. Etc. Joint author: Medical Inspection of Schools, 1907. Director department of child hygiene, Russell Sage Foundation, 1907-1913.President Camp Fire Girls, 1913.

Membership

Member Olympic Games Committee, Athens, 1906, London, 1908.

Connections

Married Charlotte Vetter, August 30, 1887.

father:
Luther Halsey Gulick

mother:
Louisa (Lewis) Gulick

spouse:
Charlotte Vetter