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William Clarence Stokoe, American editor, consultant. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, St. Andrew's Society of Washington, Cosmos Club, American Anthropological Association.

Background

Stokoe, William Clarence was born on July 21, 1919 in Lancaster, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William Clarence and Marie Cecelia (Stafford) Stokoe.

Education

AB, Cornell University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1946. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Gallaudet University, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Copenhagen (Denmark) University, 1992. DEd (honorary), Madonna University, 1996.

Career

Assistant professor, associate professor Wells College, Aurora, New York, 1946-1955. Professor, chairman English department Gallaudet University, Washington, 1955-1972, director linguistics research laboratory, 1972-1984. Public Sign Language Studies Linstok Press, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1975-1990.

Editor Sign Language Studies, Burtonsville, from 1972. Advisory board CSLI Stanford, California, since 1993.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, St. Andrew's Society of Washington, Cosmos Club, American Anthropological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playing pibroch, home improvement.

Connections

Married Ruth Adeline Palmeter Stokoe, November 21, 1942. Children: Helen Marie, James Stafford.

father:
William Clarence Stokoe

mother:
Marie Cecelia (Stafford) Stokoe

spouse:
Ruth Adeline Palmeter Stokoe

child:
Helen Marie Stokoe

child:
James Stafford Stokoe