Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches

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IN MEMORIAM

CLARK C. GILL

Clark C. Gill, professor emeritus of curriculum and instruction, died on November 18, 1997. He was 82.

Professor Gill was born on February 19, 1915, in Mt. Vernon, Minnesota. He earned his bachelor's degree from Hamline University in 1935. He was awarded his master's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1939. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he earned his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1948.

Dr. Gill taught for several years at the University of Wisconsin. He became a member of the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1954. At the University he oversaw social studies student teachers. As director of the Latin American studies project, he prepared curriculum materials for use in public schools and directed a Fulbright-Hays summer seminar in Mexico. Dr. Gill also served on a state teacher certification team aimed at solving teacher shortages in the 1950s.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.