Palmer, Irene (1902-2006)

Palmer, Irene (1902-2006)

Date Updated



Women's Physical Education

Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Yale University, 1933 Ph.D.

Teachers College, Columbia U., 1928 MS

University of California, Southern Branch, 1924 B.Ed.

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1937-1957

USC (CA), 1934-1937

Arnold College, New Haven (part‑time), 1931-1934

Whittier College (CA), 1928-1931

Whittier College (CA), 1924-1927

Administrative and Professional Experience

Retired, Real Estate Salesman and a Director of Carmel Mortgage Co.

Selected Publications

Several articles.

Tests and Measurements in P. Ed., A. S. Barnes & Co., 1931.

Personal Commentary

Enjoyed teaching at Whittier College under leadership of President Dr. Walter Dexter who later became State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and at San Jose State College with Dr. Tom Mac Quarrie, President and friend.

I am happy to have shared life successes of many former students and friends.

I am overwhelmed by the progress made by the Department of Human Performance under the guidance of Dr. James Bryant!

Thank you for keeping me up‑to‑date by the Newsletters.

Date Completed: 8/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Palmer, Irene (1902-2006)