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Carmichael, Leonard

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1973 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Psychologists

1898 – Born on November 9th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American psychologist and educator.

1924 – Carmichael received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and was teacher of psychology at Princeton, Brown, and Rochester successively.

1938 – He became president of Tufts.

1940 – He served as president of the American Psychological Association.

1952 – An outstanding administrator, Carmichael served as executive officer for the Smithsonian Institute, and was subsequently vice president for research and exploration at the National Geographic Society.

1953 – He became the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and was responsible for the modernization of the “nation’s attic”.

1970 – He served as President of the American Philosophical Society.

1973 – Died on September 16th in Washington, D.C.