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Hope College

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Register

Abstract

Graduate of Hope College (1911) and the University of Michigan (A.M., 1914) and completed the coursework at the University of Michigan and University of Chicago for a Ph.D. in mathematics; professor of mathematics at Hope College from 1919-1957; served as the superintendent of schools for Saugatuck, Michigan, and Gladwin, Michigan, from 1914-1916; college math and Latin instructor at Winona College in Winona, Indiana (1916-1918); professor of physics and astronomy at Washburn College in Topeka, Kansas (1918); appointed professor of mathematics at Hope College in 1919, and elected professor of mathematics in 1921; served as the head of the mathematics department, as well as an instructor in navigation and astronomy; secretary on the Classical Board of Benevolence for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) for thirty-three years beginning in 1927; served terms at Hope College on the Administrative Committee, faculty sponsor for Blue Key, member of the Athletic Committee, and official timekeeper for many athletic contests; retired from Hope College in 1957; an annual memorial prize in mathematics honoring Lampen has been awarded to a senior math major. The collection includes his personnel file (RESTRICTED), class record books (RESTRICTED), photographs and biographical information.

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