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Ronald Vernon Sires

educator

Ronald Vernon Sires, American educator. member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956; Member Washington board American Civil Liberties Union, 1962-1964.; Member American, Pacific history associations, American Association University Professors (council 1959-1962), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Sires, Ronald Vernon was born on September 27, 1901 in Osakis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Alvin and Sarah (Blake) Sires.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1923. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1936.

Career

Teacher history Ishpeming (Michigan) High School, 1923-1925. Associate professor Ball State Teachers College, 1930-1943. Member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956.

Fulbright lecturer U. West Indies, 1953-1954. Research in London, England., 1951-1952.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Member of faculty Whitman College, 1943-1970, professor of history, 1947-1967, professor emeritus, 1967-1970. teacher summers Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946, U. Puget Sound, 1956. Member Washington board American Civil Liberties Union, 1962-1964.; Member American, Pacific history associations, American Association University Professors (council 1959-1962), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Children: Justine Claire, David Vernon.

father:
Alvin Sires

mother:
Sarah (Blake) Sires

children:
Justine Claire Sires

David Vernon Sires