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James Evans Whipple ’49

James Evans Whipple ’49, December 5, 2007, in Pullman, Washington. Jim received a BA from Reed in psychology. In 1948, he married Jean Webster ’45; they had a son (Evan D. Whipple ’74) and daughter. Jim earned an MA from Ohio State University in psychology in 1950, and in 1956, completed a PhD in psychology from Stanford University. Under the auspices of the U.S. Army, he took a psychological research position with George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. (1953–54), before moving with the same unit to Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Later, Jim joined the psychology faculty at Washington State University, from which he retired as professor emeritus. Survivors include his wife, Eileen.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2008

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