Clipped From Journal and Courier
Brad- Purdue Poll Developer Dies In Florida Dr. Herman H. Remmers, a faculty member at Purdue University University for 40 years until retire ment in 1963, died Tuesday at Vero Beach, Fla., according to word received here. He was 76. Dr. Remmers. was professor emeritus of psychology at Pur due, and was the developer of the Purdue Opinion Poll of high school pupils, which has been nationally acclaimed.' Born in Norden, Germany, he attended Valparaiso University and received his bachelor's, master's, and doctor's degrees from the University of Iowa in the 1920s. He taught at Colorado State College for two years, and came to Purdue as assistant professor of education in 1923. He progressed in educational rank at Purdue until 1931 when he was named director of the Division of Education Reference and , prof essor of education and psychology. Dr. Remmers became a leading leading authority, on educational test ing and psychology and wrote many articles on these subjects for national publications. He had lived in Florida since soon after hi retirement.