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Herbert G. Wilcox ’57

Herbert Wilcox ’57, of lung cancer, February 16, 2001, in Princeton, New Jersey. He earned a master’s degree in political science at Yale in 1959 and a PhD from New York University in 1966. He was a professor of political science at California State College, Fullerton, until 1968, when he joined the faculty of West Virginia University. He retired in 1990. In 1968, he published an article, "Cultural Trait and Hierarchy in Middle Class Children," for which he received the William E. Mosher Award from the American Society of Public Administrators for the best article in the field of public administration. He was elected president of the West Virginia Public Employees Association in 1971. He is survived by a daughter and a granddaughter.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2001

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