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Richard Harding Mcfeely

educator

Richard Harding Mcfeely, American educator. Member Headmasters Association (president 1962-1963), Quaker Headmaters Association, Philadelphia Headmasters Association, Friends Council Education, American Civil Liberties Union (board Bucks County), National Council Religion Indiana School (board), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Prins., Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Mcfeely, Richard Harding was born on October 25, 1904 in Marion, Indiana, United States. Son of Maynard Butler and Bertha Elizabeth (Firth) Mcfeely.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1962. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1937. Doctor of Laws, Wayne State University, 1961.

Career

Assistant dean men Swarthmore College, 1929-1931. Teacher history George School, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1931-1939, director studies, 1939-1945. Headmaster Friends Central School, Philadelphia, 1945-1948.

Principal George School, 1948-1966. Chairman school affiliation service American Friends Service Committee. Member of commission human relations in education Pennsylvania Department Public Instruction.

Works

  • Author: Organizing the Social Studies in Secondary Schools, 1941. Also articles.

Membership

Member Headmasters Association (president 1962-1963), Quaker Headmaters Association, Philadelphia Headmasters Association, Friends Council Education, American Civil Liberties Union (board Bucks County), National Council Religion Indiana School (board), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Prins., Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Nancy Watson, August 11, 1931. Children: Richard Aubrey, Marjorie Nancy (Mistress.

father:
Maynard Butler Mcfeely

mother:
Bertha Elizabeth (Firth) Mcfeely

spouse:
Nancy Watson

children:
Richard Aubrey Mcfeely

Marjorie Nancy (Mrs Mcfeely