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Roscoe Leonard Lokken

educator

Roscoe Leonard Lokken, American educator. Member Chamber of Commerce Association Valley City (director 1946-1970), National Education Association, North Dakota Ednl. Association, North Dakota, American history associations, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Lokken, Roscoe Leonard was born on August 10, 1904 in Westby, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Theodore and Millie (Brown) Lokken.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University North Dakota, 1929, A.M., 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1939.

Career

Rural schools, North Dakota, 1922-1929. Teacher social studies, high schools, North Dakota, 1930-1936. Instructor history, dean of men State Teachers College Mayville, North Dakota, 1936-1940.

Head history department State Teachers College, Dickinson, North Dakota, 1940-1946. President Valley City (North Dakota) State College, 1946-1970, president emeritus, 1973-1974, professor of history, 1970-1971. Lokken Field, Valley City State College named for him, 1971.

Works

  • Author: Iowa

  • Public Land Disposal, 1942. North Dakota: A Syllabus, 1945. North Dakota History and Government.

    North Dakota: Our State, 1974.

Membership

Member Chamber of Commerce Association Valley City (director 1946-1970), National Education Association, North Dakota Ednl. Association, North Dakota, American history associations, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Madeline Berg, August 10, 1929. Children: Marlys A., Ronald A. Teacher.

father:
Theodore Lokken

mother:
Millie (Brown) Lokken

spouse:
Madeline Berg

children:
Marlys A. Lokken

Ronald A. Teacher Lokken