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Carmichael, Leonard

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 74 years of age.

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.


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