Nebraska Authors

Harry R. Van Dyck

AKA: Dr. Harry Richard Van Dyck, Harry Dick Van Dyck

Born 1921-08-22 Stockham, NE (USA)

Died 1999-08-26
Denton, TX (USA)

Denton, TX (USA)
Roselawn Memorial Park

Henderson native and Mennonite congregant Van Dyck wrote a memoir of his experience as a conscientious objector in the Civilian Public Service camps during World War Two.

Places Lived

Stockham, NE
Henderson, NE
Ft. Collins, CO
Mulberry, FL
Denton, TX

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


World War II; Peace Activism; Mennonite Denomination


Professor of Sociology, North Texas State University

Places Worked

North Texas State University, Denton, TX


Exercise of Conscience: A World War II Objector Remembers. 1990.

He is the author of numerous articles on social psychology and sociobiology

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