EDMUND C. LYNCH SR.
Edmund C. Lynch Sr., retired assistant
professor of management, died on January 22, 1996. He was 95.
Professor Lynch was born on December
15, 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received a bachelor's degree
from the United States Military Academy in 1922. He pursued a career
in the U.S. Air Force from 1922 to 1953, attaining the rank of major
general. Following his retirement from the military, he earned a master's
degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1955.
Professor Lynch joined the faculty of
UT Austin in 1956 and taught in the Department of Management until his
retirement in 1971. He carried out research on work and retirement issues
affecting older employees. He also conducted research on the impact
of military thinking on industrial organizations. Professor Lynch was
the author of Walter Dill Scott, Pioneer in Personnel Management.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 20, 2000.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office
of Public Affairs.