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Raymond Thorwald Ellickson, American educator. Member American Association Physics Teachers (president, Oregon Section), Association Portland Scientists, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Collegiate Athletic Association (Vice-President 1969-1970), American Association University professors, Optical Society of America, New York Academy Sciences; Kiwanian.; Club: Eugene Country.

Background

Ellickson, Raymond Thorwald was born on March 5, 1910 in Charlson, North Dakota, United States. Son of John and Christine (Quale) Ellickson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Reed College, 1935. A.M., Oregon State College, 1936. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1938.

Career

Instructor physics, Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn, 1938-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1946. Associate professor physics, becoming professor and head physics department, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, 1946-1948. Professor of physics University of Oregon, 1948-1970, head of physics department, 1948-1960, associate dean graduate school, 1948-1955, acting dean, 1955-1958.

Senior physicist Chicago Midway Laboratories, 1952. Active in research for United States Signal Corps. Office Science Research and Development.

Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and R.C.A. Communications. Writer, consultant elementary science program American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1964-1970, vice president Pacific Athletic Conference, 1968-1969.

Membership

Member American Association Physics Teachers (president, Oregon Section), Association Portland Scientists, American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Collegiate Athletic Association (Vice-President 1969-1970), American Association University professors, Optical Society of America, New York Academy Sciences. Kiwanian.; Club: Eugene Country.

Connections

Married Loene Gibson, June 17, 1938. Children: Bryan, Mary, James.

father:
John Ellickson

mother:
Christine (Quale) Ellickson

spouse:
Loene Gibson

children:
Bryan Ellickson

Mary Ellickson

James Ellickson