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Paul Lavern Copeland

college professor

Paul Lavern Copeland, American college professor. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association Physics Teachers, Electron Microscope Society of America, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Copeland, Paul Lavern was born on April 13, 1905 in Holdredge, Nebraska, United States. Son of Charles Finney and Nettie (Knowlton) Copeland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1927. Master of Science, State University of Iowa, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1931.

Career

Instructor in physics, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1931-1934. Assistant professor physics, Montana State College, 1934-1937. Associate professor, Armour Institute, 1937-1942.

Professor, Illinois Institute Technology, since 1942, chairman of department of physics since 1951.

Works

  • Contributor technical papers to professional journals Research in electron physics.

Religion

The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association Physics Teachers, Electron Microscope Society of America, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Gertrude Phelps, January 1, 1929. Children: John Stuart, William Charles.

father:
Charles Finney Copeland

mother:
Nettie (Knowlton) Copeland

spouse:
Gertrude Phelps

children:
John Stuart Copeland

William Charles Copeland