Edward M. Stout (1961-62)

Born in Cairo, Illinois, Edward M. Stout was raised in Chicago. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at DePaul University in 1943 and a master of arts in American history in 1948 also from DePaul University. He completed his doctorate at Bowling Green University in Ohio.

From 1943 to 1946 he served with the 542 nd Parachute Infantry of the 82 nd Airborne Division, including combat service in Europe where he earned several medals.

Mr. Stout joined the DePaul University administration in 1946 as assistant registrar and was appointed registrar in 1952. He also served as director of university-government relations, secretary of the University Council, chairman of the Committee on Admissions and Degrees, and secretary of the Athletic Eligibility Committee.

In addition to offices held in IACRAO, Edward Stout also served in AACRAO on the board of editors, the committee on office management, and the committee on foreign students. Dr. Stout’s other professional activities included the American Historical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Illinois State Scholarship Commission, and the Illinois State Fulbright Commission. He was the author of several articles and papers.

Dr. Stout was the father of 15 children.

(b. February 19, 1922; d. August 16, 1971)