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Homer E. Socolofsky

AKA Homer Edward Socolofsky

Born: 20-May-1922
Birthplace: Tampa, KS
Died: 6-Sep-2005
Location of death: Manhattan, KS
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison

Military service: USMC (3rd Marine Div., WWII)

[1] First United Methodist Church, Manhattan, KS.

Father: Abraham L. Socolofsky
Mother: Mary Belle Reneau
Sister: Dorothy Graham
Brother: Marion Socolofsky
Sister: Mildred Lindholm
Wife: Helen Wright (m. 23-Nov-1946, until his death, four sons, two daughters)
Son: Edward Socolofsky
Daughter: Elizabeth Socolofsky-Howe
Daughter: Jennifer Sims
Son: Robert Socolofsky
Son: Theodore Socolofsky
Son: Thomas Socolofsky

    High School: Marion High School, Marion, KS (1940)
BA, Kansas State University (1944)
    University: MA History, Kansas State University (1947)
    University: PhD American History, University of Missouri (1954)
    Professor: History, Kansas State University (1947-92)

    Agricultural History Society President (1968-69)
    Kansas State Historical Society President (1975-76)
    Kiwanis Club

Author of books:
Arthur Capper: Publisher, Politician, and Philanthropist (1962, biography)
The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison (1987, biography)
Kansas Governors (1990, history)

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