Honorary Degrees Awarded in the 1950s

RecipientDateDoctorate TypeOccupation
Christensen, Lars1950Laws
Knaplund, PaulJune, 1951LettersProfessor, University of Wisconsin
Osterhus, GustavJune 4, 1951LawsBanker
Trytten, Merriam H.June 4, 1951LawsDirector, Scientific Personnel, National Research Council
Knutson, Joseph LeonardJune 2, 1952Laws
Reinertson, Elmer1952Laws
Jersild, Hans C.June, 1953LawsPresident, United Evangelical Lutheran Church (Danish)
Johnson, Paul C.June, 1953Humane LettersEditor and Manager, WLS Radio Station, Chicago
Whiting, Henry J.February 11, 1953LawsAdministrator, Lutheran Welfare Society
Snyder, Ellis1954Music
Castberg, Dr. FredeFebruary 14, 1955LawsPresident, University of Oslo, Norway
Schiotz, Rev. Fredrik A., class of 1924June 5, 1955LawsExecutive Secretary, Student Service Department, American Lutheran Conference
Stark, Mary1955ScienceFormer Professor of Biology at St. Olaf, 1908-12
Nelson, David T.1956Letters
Pflueger, Jesse P.June 3, 1956Humane LettersProfessor at Pacific Lutheran College
Tambunan, Albert M.October 29, 1956Laws
Norstad, Gen. LaurisJune 9, 1957LawsSupreme Commander, Allied Powers Europe
Ovrebo, Paul J., class of 1923June 9, 1957Science (Sc.D)Chief, Devices Branch, Air Technical Intelligence Center
Tkach, Peter1957Music
Austinson, Myron1958Divinity
Berdahl, Clarence AJune 8, 1958LawsProfessor, University of Illinois
Haugen, Einar I.June 8, 1958Humane LettersProfessor, University of Wisconsin
Wangensteen, Owen H.June 8, 1958ScienceSurgeon, University of Minnesota Medical School