American Sociological Association

William Foote Whyte

William Foote Whyte

William Foote Whyte

June 27, 1914 - July 16, 2000

William F. Whyte served as the 72nd President of the American Sociological Association. His Presidential Address, entitled "Social Inventions for Solving Human Problems," was delivered at the Association's 1981 Annual Meeting in Toronto,and was later published in the American Sociological Review (ASR February 1982, Vol 47 No 1, pp 1-13).

Upon his death in 2000, friends and colleagues remembered William Foote Whyte in an article entitled "Colleagues Salute William Foote Whyte," which was published on page 6 of the Setptember/October 2000 issue of Footnotes.

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