Nebraska Authors

Irma Hannah Gross

Born 1892-07-21 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1980-01-25
La Mesa, CA (USA)

Omaha, NE (USA)
Pleasant Hill Jewish Cemetery

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Chicago, IL
Lansing, MI
La Mesa, CA

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Home Economics; Home Management


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1915, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Master of Arts Degree, 1924, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ph.D., 1931, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


High School Teacher
Professor of Home Management
Professor Emeritus
Field Supervisor, United States Bureau of Home Economics

Places Worked

Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
United States Bureau of Home Economics


Ellen H. Richards Fellow, American Home Economics Association
Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University, 1959


American Sociological Association
American Home Economics Association, President of the Michigan Branch, 1939-1940
National Council on Family Relations
American Association of University Women
League of Women Voters
Michigan Youth Commission, member
Phi Beta Kappa
Omicron Nu
Phi Kappa Phi


Home Management. 1938. (with Mary Lewis)
Home Management in Theory and Practice. 1947. (with Elizabeth W. Crandall)
Management for Modern Families. 1954 and 1963. (with Elizabeth W. Crandall)
Potentialities of Women in the Middle Years. 1956.

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Irma Hannah Gross

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