Henry Suzzallo, 1915-26
Born in San Jose, California on August 22, 1875. He was discharged in 1896 from Stanford University after his first year and he became a teacher in a California rural school. Suzzallo was readmitted to Stanford the next year and he graduated with an undergraduate degree in 1899 and attended Columbia University where he received his Masters degree in 1902 and his Ph.D. in 1905. Before becoming President of the University of Washington Suzzallo served as the deputy superintendent of city schools in San Francisco, assistant professor of education at Stanford University, and adjunct professor of educational sociology at Columbia University. In 1915 the University of Washington offered Suzzallo the Presidency of the University of Washington. Suzzallo remained President of the University until 1926. Suzzallo became President of the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching in 1930. Suzzallo died September 25, 1933 in Seattle, Washington.