Harrison Gough Obituary
 
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Harrison Gould Gough

February 25, 1921 - May 4, 2014
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Harrison Gould Gough, 93 of Pebble Beach, CA died Sunday. Born in Buffalo, MN and raised in St. Cloud, MN Harrison graduated summa cum laude in Sociology at the University of Minnesota before serving in WWII. After the war, Harrison returned to the University of Minnesota to receive a doctorate in Psychology in 1949. Dr. Gough and wife Kathryn moved to Berkeley where he became a professor at the University of California; eventually becoming the chair of the Psychology Department and director of the Institute of Personality Assessment and Research (IPAR). Dr. Gough published 38 psychological assessment tests most notably the Adjective...
Harrison Gould Gough, 93 of Pebble Beach, CA died Sunday. Born in Buffalo, MN and raised in St. Cloud, MN Harrison graduated summa cum laude in Sociology at the University of Minnesota before serving in WWII. After the war, Harrison returned to the University of Minnesota to receive a doctorate in Psychology in 1949. Dr. Gough and wife Kathryn moved to Berkeley where he became a professor at the University of California; eventually becoming the chair of the Psychology Department and director of the Institute of Personality Assessment and Research (IPAR). Dr. Gough published 38 psychological assessment tests most notably the Adjective Check List (ACL) and the California Psychological Inventory (CPI) in 1956 with a company he co-founded (Consulting Psychologists Press; CPP). He retired from the University of California as professor emeritus and moved to Pebble Beach in 1986. He continued his work with psychological testing instruments, improving the field of psychology until his final days He received many distinguished awards for his work. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, UC Berkeley Faculty Club, MPCC, Stillwater Club, and Church of the Forest. Dr. Gough was a font of wisdom and information, a regular walking-encyclopedia; the world has lost a great mind and a loving husband, father and friend. He is survived by his wife Kathryn of 71 years, brother Philip, daughter Jane and son-in-law Jeff Rhodes, grandchildren Brendon Rhodes, Kevin and granddaughter-in-law Nallyre Rhodes, and great grandchildren Shirin and Harrison. He is missed by all those who crossed his path. The family would like to particularly thank Doctors Craig E. Christensen, Jerry M. Parker and John A. Hausdorff.

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