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Charles Eugene Ramsey was born on April 24, 1923, in Paragon, Ind., the son of S. Dodson and Stella M. Goss Ramsey. He married Alberta M. Jordan on July 19, 1943, and they had four children: James D., Charles W., Jane E., and Suzanne. He received the B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College in 1947 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1952.

Ramsey taught sociology at the following institutions: the University of Wisconsin, 1951-52; the University of Minnesota, 1952-54; and Cornell University, 1954-62. He became professor of sociology and chairman of the department at Colorado State University in 1962. He was a research consultant to the Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Science (Turrialba, Costa Rica), 1960, and the New York State Department of Education, 1961. Ramsey served in the U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-46, and was managing editor of RURAL SOCIOLOGY, 1959-60.

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