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educator , Speech pathologist

William Hughes Perkins, American speech pathologist, educator. License speech pathologist, California. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1943-1946. Fellow American Speech and Hearing Association (Honors of Association award 1983).

Background

Perkins, William Hughes was born on February 21, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of William C. and Edna (Hughes) Perkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southwest Missouri State University, 1943. Master of Arts, University Missouri-Columbia, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri-Columbia, 1952.

Career

Assistant professor communications arts and science, department speech science and technical, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1952-1956;associate professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1956-1960;professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1960-1988;director Stuttering Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1957-1988;distinguished professor emeritus, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1988. Advisory editor College-Hill Press, San Diego, 1980-1987.

Achievements

  • License speech pathologist, California.

Works

Membership

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1943-1946. Fellow American Speech and Hearing Association (Honors of Association award 1983).

Connections

Married Jill Thompson, June 16, 1952. Children: Christopher, Scott, Alizon, Kyle.

father:
William C. Perkins

mother:
Edna (Hughes) Perkins

Spouse:
Jill Thompson

Child:
Christopher Perkins

Child:
Scott Perkins

Child:
Alizon Perkins

Child:
Kyle Perkins