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UAP 12808

Additional Information

John M. Gillette (1866-1949) was hired as an assistant porfessor of Sociology and as an instructor in History (1907-1908) and then as a professor of Sociology (1908-1936). Gillette was active in the American Sociological Society and was offered the presidency of the University but refused (1932). Gillette published his most significant book, Rural Sociology, in 1913. He died in Grand Forks on September 24, 1949. on October 7, 1983, the Chemistry Building was renamed in his honor.


John Gillette; Faculty; Fashion-Clothing; Sociology; Faculty (Education); Suits (Clothing); History teachers; Neckties; Men; Sociology teachers; Hairstyles

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota

People Depicted

Gillette, John M. (John Morris), 1866-1949