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Sydney Eckman Ahlstrom, American educator. Captain Transportation Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American History Association, American Society Church History, American Studies Association, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts History Society (correspondent).

Background

Ahlstrom, Sydney Eckman was born on December 16, 1919 in Cokato, Minnesota, United States. Son of Joseph T. and Selma (Eckman) Ahlstrom.

Education

Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1952. Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa, Upsala College, 1975.

Doctor of Letters, Susquehanna University, 1976.

Career

Tutor history, Harvard University, 1948-1951;instructor, Harvard University, 1952-1954;member of faculty, Yale University, 1954-1984;professor American history and modern history, Yale University, 1964-1984. Chairman American Studies Program, 1967-1971, 73. Member of faculty Salzburg SeminarAm.

Studies, 1949-1952; visiting professor Princeton, spring 1962. Trustee Gustavus Adolphus College, 1962-1971.

Works

Membership

Captain Transportation Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American History Association, American Society Church History, American Studies Association, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts History Society (correspondent).

Connections

Married Nancy Ethel Alexander, August 8, 1953. Children: Joseph Alexander, Promise Ann, Constance Burton, Sydney Eckman.

father:
Joseph T. Ahlstrom

mother:
Selma (Eckman) Ahlstrom

spouse:
Nancy Ethel Alexander

children:
Joseph Alexander Ahlstrom

Promise Ann Ahlstrom

Constance Burton Ahlstrom

Sydney Eckman Ahlstrom