Sielaff, Theodore John (1920-2006)
School of Business
Professor of Business
Year Retired from SJSU
University of Minnesota, 1951 Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 1944 M.A.
University of Minnesota, 1942 B.S.
Hogskolan i Vaxjo (Sweden) Three months in 1991 and three months in 1992.
San Jose State University, 1954-1990
Wuxi Textile Management University (Wuxi, China) Four weeks in 1987.
East China Petroleum Institute (Dongying, China) Five weeks in 1983.
Macalester College (St. Paul, Minnesota), 1943-1954
Administrative and Professional Experience
From 1962 to 1982, I was President and owner of The Lansford Publishing Company ‑‑a publisher of educational material sold through the mail to colleges, universities, and businesses all over the world. At its peak, it employed 20 people, 100 free‑lance authors, and had sales to every major university and corporation in the U.S.A. and Canada.
General Business (with Aberle and Mayer), Prentice‑Hall, 1959.
Introduction to Business (with Aberle), Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1961, 1966, 1969, 1972, 1977. It went through 5 editions and sold over 100,000 copies.