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Allport, Gordon Willard

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Psychologists


1897 - Born on the 11th of November in Montezuma, Indiana.


1915 - He was enabled to join his brother Floyd at Harvard College through the scholarships.


1919 - Finished his A.B. degree with majors in philosophyand economics.


1921 - He received his M.A. degree.


1922 - He received his Ph.D..


1924 - Returned to Harvard as an instructor in social ethics.


1925 - Married Ada Lufkin Gould.


1937 - Associate Professor of Psychology.


         - Published his first major book entitled Personality: A Psychological Interpretation.


         - He was the editor of the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology.


1939 - Elected as president of the American Psychological Association.


1942 - Became a full professor of psychology.


1958 - Awarded an honorary L.H.D. degree by Boston University.


1961 - Published a major revision of his work entitled Pattern and Growth in Personality.


1963 - Awarded the Gold Medal of the American Psychological Foundation.


1964 - He received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.


1967 - He died 9th of October due to lung cancer in Cambridge, Massachusetts.





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