PENDELL, ELMER, 1894-1982


Lawyer, university professor. Born– July 28, 1894, Waverly, N.Y. Parents– George and Ida (Harris) Pendell. Married– Lucille Hunt, 1930. Children– One. Education– George Washington University, LL.B., 1917; University of Oregon, B.S., 1921; University of Chicago, A.M., 1923; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1929; studied population under James A. Field and Walter F. Wilcox. Served in U.S. Army during World War I; awarded the Purple Heart and the Distinguished Service Cross. Worked for the Republican National Committee and U.S. senators, 1944-1945; executive secretary of the Ashtabula County Historical Society, 1955-1956. Taught at Pennsylvania State University, 1933-1944; Baldwin Wallace College, 1946-1954; Olivet College, 1956-1957; Jacksonville State University, 1957-1965.


Who’s Who in America, 1982-1983.


Miracle (poetry). S.l.; Author, 1971.

The Next Civilization. Dallas; Royal Publishing Co, 1960.

Population on the Loose. New York; Funk, 1979.

Population Roads to Peace and War. Washington, D.C.; Population Reference Bureau, 1945.

Religions Roots in Biological Evolution. Jacksonville, Fla.; Author, 1969.

Rhymed Reminders. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Author, 1970.

Sex Versus Civilization. Los Angeles, Calif.; Noontide, 1967.

Why Civilizations Self Destruct. Cape Canaveral, Fla.; H. Allen, 1977.

Wisdom to Guide You. Jacksonville, Fla.; Author, 1960.


Society Under Analysis. Lancaster, Pa.; Jacques Cattell Press, 1942.