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William Herbert Parsonage, criminal justice educator.

Background

Parsonage, William Herbert was born on January 21, 1936 in Minneapolis. Son of Charles William and Blanche Marion (Rue) Parsonage.

Education

Bachelor, Hamline University, St. Paul, 1961. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1963. Doctor in Applied Sociology (honorary), Glen Mills School Applied Sociology, Pennsylvania, 1981.

Career

Police officer, Shorewood, Minnesota, 1957-1961;police officer, Vermillion Police Department, 1961-1962;probation/parole agent, Minnesota Department of Corrections, St. Paul, 1962-1964;staff consultant, Minnesota Department of Corrections, St. Paul, 1964-1967;assistant professor of law enforcement and corrections, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1967-1973;associate professor administration justice, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1973-1996;professor emeritus, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1996;assistant dean College Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1984-1987;associate dean College Health and Human Development, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1987-1988. Consultant National Institute of Corrections, Washington, since 1988.

Membership

Member citizens committee President's Committee on Juvenile Deliquency and Youth Crime, 1966-1968. Member Pennsylvania Governor's Committee Juvenile Deliquency, 1972. Member Governor's Advisory Committee on Probation, Pennsylvania, 1986-1993.

Staff sergeant Army of the United States, 1953-1956. Member World Society Victimology, Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, American Society Criminology (board directors 1975-1976), Chief Adult Probation Officers Association, Pennsylvania Prison Warden's Association.

Connections

Married K. Susan Hoerschgen, May 6, 1961. Children: David William, Mark Robert, Kara Lynn.