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Walter Witmer Eshelman

educator

Walter Witmer Eshelman, American educator. Recipient Merit award New York University, 1960.

Background

Eshelman, Walter Witmer was born on August 7, 1908 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John W. and Amanda F. (Witmer) Eshelman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Elizabethtown College, 1930, Ped.D. (honorary), 1959. Doctor of Education, New York University, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Blackstone Institute, Chicago, 1931.

A.M., Columbia, 1933.

Career

1 daughter, Donna Faye. Teacher, then principal Shohola (Pennsylvania) Consolidated Schools, 1930-1936. Supervising principal W. Pottegrove Township Schools, Stowe, Pennsylvania, 1936-1945, Upper Dublin schools, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, from 1945.

Chairman United States delegation World confederation Orgns. Teaching Profession, Amsterdam, Holland, 1960. Secretary Pottstown (Pennsylvania) Civil Defense Council, 1940-1945.

Membership

Member advising committee United States Air Force Recruiting Service. Member National (president 1959-1960, Chairman of Commission resolutions 1956), Pennsylvania (president S.E. district 1956-1958), Montgomery County (president 1945-1946) education associations, American Association School Adminstrs. (yearbook committee 1957), Phi Delta Kappa.

Mason.; Kiwanian (lieutenant governor Pennsylvania 1944-1945).

Connections

Married Mary W. Minnich, December 26, 1931.

father:
John W. Eshelman

mother:
Amanda F. (Witmer) Eshelman

spouse:
Mary W. Minnich