Lindsley services

Memorial services for Ogden R. Lindsley Jr., 82, Lawrence, will be in early November, and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Mr. Lindsley died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Providence, R.I., the son of Ogden R. Sr. and Mildred Flagg Monroe Lindsley.

Mr. Lindsley enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942. He was captured in 1944 when his plane was shot down over Yugoslavia and was imprisoned in a German prisoner of war camp until he escaped in 1945.

He received a Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in experimental psychology and histochemistry in 1948 from Brown University. He received a Master of Science from Brown in experimental psychology in 1950 and a doctorate in psychology from Harvard in 1957 under the direction of B.F. Skinner.

He was director of the Behavior Research Laboratory of Harvard Medical School from 1953 to 1965. He was a Harvard research associate in psychiatry from 1953 to 1961 and an associate in psychology from 1961 to 1965. In 1965 he joined Kansas University Medical Center as a professor, director of educational research and a research associate in Bureau of Child Research. He was professor of educational administration in KU’s School of Education for 19 years, gaining emeritus status in 1990.

Mr. Lindsley received Hofheimer Research Prize in 1962, Golden Plate Award in 1964, Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award in 1998, and the Award for Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis in 1999.

He published more than 140 articles, book chapters and books.

Mr. Lindsley married Nancy Hughes on July 4, 1976, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth Muggleton, Chepachet, R.I., Deborah Smith, Libby, Mont., Katherine Fandetti, Exeter, R.I.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A granddaughter died earlier.

The family suggests memorials to Standard Celeration Society, sent in care of Michael Fabrizio, president, 1110 24th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98144.

E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Lindsley.