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Dr. Philander P. Claxton Jr.

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Background

Employment History

Education

  • bachelor's degree
    The University of Tennessee
  • master's degree
    Princeton University
  • Yale Law School
8 Total References
Web References
WOA!! World Ovepopulation Awareness
overpopulation.org, 21 Nov 2011 [cached]
The State Department's top population officer, Philander P. Claxton, Jr., already had such a strong program in place that Moynihan did not have to add much in the international area.
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Claxton, in fact, helped draft Nixon's 1969 population message to Congress, which stressed rapid population growth in the Third World and suggested that it aggravated problems of malnutrition, poor housing and unemployment.
Passing the Torch of Teacher Excellence | UT Foundation
www.utfi.org, 11 Nov 2012 [cached]
The Claxton Medallion, established in 1995 by former College of Arts and Sciences board member Philander P. Claxton, Jr. in memory of his father, Dr. Philander P. Claxton, is awarded each year to the most deserving graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences who will be entering a fifth-year internship in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences to become a teacher. The monetary award has increased in recent years from $1,000 to $5,000 and is currently funded through a direct contribution from the Claxton family.
Dr. Claxton was the U.S. Commissioner of Education under presidents William Taft and Woodrow Wilson.
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Philander Claxton, Jr. was born in Washington, D.C., and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee in 1934. He also received a master's degree from Princeton University and was a 1938 graduate of Yale Law School. An expert in population control, he was a longtime State Department official and served as an advisor during the U.N. World Population Conference in Bucharest, Romania, in 1974. From 1978 to 1988 he was a consultant to the Futures Group in Washington on several projects involving the U.S. Agency for International Development. His work analyzed population as it figured into social and economic factors in countries around the world.
Arts and Sciences officials said Philander Claxton, Jr. was very proud of the Claxton Medallion Award and enjoyed presenting it and meeting the recipients each spring. He died in 1999 at age 84, so now his son, Philander Claxton, III, carries on the tradition and awards the Claxton Medallion and scholarship each year in honor of both his father and his grandfather. In 2008, Mr. Claxton added the Teacher Employment Award to the Claxton Medallion to help retain good teachers in Tennessee.
How Eugenics and Population Control Led to Abortion
www.meehanreports.com [cached]
The State Department's top population officer, Philander P. Claxton, Jr., already had such a strong program in place that Moynihan did not have to add much in the international area.
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Claxton, in fact, helped draft Nixon's 1969 population message to Congress, which stressed rapid population growth in the Third World and suggested that it aggravated problems of malnutrition, poor housing and unemployment.(38)
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Philander Claxton, with support from Moynihan, pressed ahead with his ambitious effort to harness every possible agency of the U.S. government and the United Nations for the cause of population control.
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That sounded like a great idea to Moynihan and Claxton, and Lee soon received A.I.D. money to develop a Law and Population Program at Tufts University.
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38. "RN" to Daniel P. Moynihan, 9 Feb. 1969, ibid., box 2955; Philander P. Claxton, Jr., telephone interview by author, 25 July 1997; and Public Papers of the Presidents: Richard M. Nixon, 1969 (Washington: USGPO, 1971), 522-523.
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44. Daniel P. Moynihan to George Shultz, 14 Oct. 1970, Nixon Materials, WHCF, Subject Files: Welfare, box 30; Luke T. Lee to Daniel Patrick Moynihan, 26 July 1969, ibid., box 31; Daniel P. Moynihan to Luke T. Lee, 13 Aug. 1969, ibid.; Checker Finn to Philander Claxton, Jr., 13 Aug. 1969, ibid.; and U.S. Agency for International Development, Population Program Assistance: Annual Report, 1975 (Washington: USAID, April 1976), 9-17 & 161.
How Eugenics and Population Control Led to Abortion
www.meehanreports.com [cached]
The State Department's top population officer, Philander P. Claxton, Jr., already had such a strong program in place that Moynihan did not have to add much in the international area.
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Claxton, in fact, helped draft Nixon's 1969 population message to Congress, which stressed rapid population growth in the Third World and suggested that it aggravated problems of malnutrition, poor housing and unemployment.(38)
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Philander Claxton, with support from Moynihan, pressed ahead with his ambitious effort to harness every possible agency of the U.S. government and the United Nations for the cause of population control.
...
That sounded like a great idea to Moynihan and Claxton, and Lee soon received A.I.D. money to develop a Law and Population Program at Tufts University.
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38. "RN" to Daniel P. Moynihan, 9 Feb. 1969, ibid., box 2955; Philander P. Claxton, Jr., telephone interview by author, 25 July 1997; and Public Papers of the Presidents: Richard M. Nixon, 1969 (Washington: USGPO, 1971), 522-523.
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44. Daniel P. Moynihan to George Shultz, 14 Oct. 1970, Nixon Materials, WHCF, Subject Files: Welfare, box 30; Luke T. Lee to Daniel Patrick Moynihan, 26 July 1969, ibid., box 31; Daniel P. Moynihan to Luke T. Lee, 13 Aug. 1969, ibid.; Checker Finn to Philander Claxton, Jr., 13 Aug. 1969, ibid.; and U.S. Agency for International Development, Population Program Assistance: Annual Report, 1975 (Washington: USAID, April 1976), 9-17 & 161.
Where's the Math?
www.wheresthemath.com [cached]
Moreover, Kilpatrick's committee was not representative of teachers of mathematics or of mathematicians.17Nevertheless, Kilpatrick's report was eventually published in 1920 by the U.S. Commissioner of Education, Philander P. Claxton, a friend of Kilpatrick.18
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