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IN MEMORIAM

FILLMORE H. SANFORD

Fillmore H. Sanford, professor of psychology, died on August 5, 1967. He was 53.

Professor Sanford was born on January 26, 1914, in Chatham, Virginia. He earned a bachelor s degree at the University of Richmond in 1935 and master s and doctoral degrees from Harvard University in 1937 and 1941, respectively.

Professor Sanford taught at the University of Maryland and at Haverford College. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1957, where he was teaching at the time of his death.

Dr. Sanford authored Psychology for Naval Leaders (1949), Authoritarianism and Leadership (1950), and Psychology: A Scientific Study of Man (1961). He also published research in numerous journals, including the Public Opinion Quarterly, the American Psychologist, and the Psychological Bulletin. He served as editor of Contemporary Psychology, A Journal of Book Reviews in 1962.

Professor Sanford was a fellow with the American Psychological Association and served as president of the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology.

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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 May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.