Wagner, William S. (1911-2002)

Wagner, William S. (1911-2002)

Date Updated




Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

New York University, 1952 Ed.D.

Ohio State University, 1938 MS

Bowling Green State University, 1938 BS

Oneonta State, 1935 Diploma

Savage School for Physical Education, 1933 Diploma

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1957-1975

Monmouth (now Western State), OR, 1952-1957

Bowling Green State University, OH, 1947-1952

Maumee Elementary Schools, 1945-1946

U.S. Navy, lieutenant, 1943-1945

Maumee Elementary Schools (3), OH, 1941-1943

Montpelier Elementary School, OH, 1939-1941

Gilbertsville, NY, 1935-1937

Selected Publications

"Children Come First," The Instructor.

"Between the Lines," Educational Screen.

16mm motion picture: "Between the lines," distributed by The Highway Education Board.

Personal Commentary

Travel in the U.S. includes: Alaska, Hawaii, Mt. Rushmore and the Great Lakes, the Southwest including Mesa Verde, Acoma, Canyon du Chelly, Chaco Canyon, Taos, where my son was Artist of the Year. An American history trip to Washington, D.C., the battlefields. Mt. Vernon, Monticello. The National Parks, the Northwest, the Plains States, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans.

Foreign travel includes: China, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, France, Germany, Holland, England, Ireland, Scotland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Turkey, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Panama Canal, Guatemala, Colombia, Aruba, Bermuda, many of the Caribbean Islands, Singapore, Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, Canada, Italy, Yugoslavia, Mexico, Cuba, Denmark, Greenland.

Date Completed: 9/96

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.


Wagner, William S. (1911-2002)