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Theodore Herman Fenske

educator

Theodore Herman Fenske, American educator.

Background

Fenske, Theodore Herman was born on November 24, 1904 in Bemidji, Minnesota, United States. Son of Herman Edward and Ida Sophie (Johnson) Fenske.

Education

Bachelor of Science (with distinction), University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Science, 1939. Doctor of Science, University North Dakota, 1954.

Career

Member faculty, University of Minnesota-West Central school and Experiment Station, Morris, 1929-1947, professor of agriculture and superintendent, 1944-1947. Associate director field operations, professor department agriculture University of Minnesota U. Farm, St. Paul, 1947-1950, associate director agricultural administration, professor, since 1950, assistant dean Institute Agriculture, University of Minnesota, 1953-1956, associate dean, since 1956.

Works

  • Author: Arithmetic in Agriculture—Farm Edition, 1948. North Shore, 1949

  • Arithmetic in Agriculture (senior author with Edson and Drake), 1939, review, 1945, 51, (farm edition) 1948, review 54.

Membership

Member faculty, University of Minnesota-West Central school and Experiment Station, Morris, 1929-1947, professor of agriculture and superintendent, 1944-1947. Member of committee on nat. orgns. Boy Scouts American, since 1950, council commissioner St. Paul area council, 1953-1954.

Member Minnesota Academy Science, Alpha Gamma Rho (1st nat. vice president 1958, president 1960), Alpha Zeta, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Delta Kappa. Clubs: Kiwanis International (vice president 1949-1951, past governor Minnesota-Dakota District), Kiwanis (St. Paul).

Connections

Married Teckla Victoria Sanstead, June 14, 1929. Children: Margaret Ann, Marilyn Jean, Theodore Herman, Maureen Carol.

father:
Herman Edward Fenske

mother:
Ida Sophie (Johnson) Fenske

spouse:
Teckla Victoria Sanstead

children:
Margaret Ann Fenske

Marilyn Jean Fenske

Theodore Herman Fenske

Maureen Carol Fenske