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REMMERS, HERMANN HENRY: 1892-

Hermann Henry Remmers was born on Nov. 25, 1892, in Norden, Germany, the son of Diedrich and Thelke Sichtman Remmers. He earned the following degrees from the State University of Iowa: A.B. in 1921 and A.M. and Ph.D. in 1927. In 1924 he married Edna M. Fager and they had three children: Lois June, Sarah Elizabeth, and John Hermann. Remmers joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1923 where he taught psychology and education; was page: [507][View Page [507]] director of the division of educational reference, 1928-63; and became professor emeritus, 1963. He was a member of the technical advisory committee, American Youth Commission, 1933-37; consultant, Adjutant General's Office, 1941-45; and member, Advisory Committee on Research to U.S. Commissioner of Education, 1955-58. He became an educational research consultant to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 1958. Returners founded the Purdue Opinion Panel of which he was director, 1940-63. He was the recipient of the Gordon A. Barrows Memorial Award for distinguished contribution to psychology; has edited a college textbook series, Education for Living; was a member of the editorial boards for two psychology journals; and has written many bulletins.

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