Cameron, John 1914-2003
CAMERON, John 1914-2003
See index for CA sketch: Born July 16, 1914, in Edinburgh, Scotland; died December 11, 2003. Educator and author. Cameron was a specialist in educational planning for former British colonies. He earned his B.A. at the University of Leeds in 1939 and, after serving in the military during World War II, received his diploma in education from the University of London in 1947. He then spent some time at the University College of Makerere in Uganda, followed in 1948 by work in Tanganyika, where he rose to become assistant chief education officer for Tanzania. In 1964 he returned to England to teach at the University of London's education department, where he helped train teachers before they left England for assignments in Third World countries. Cameron retired in 1980. He was the author of The Development of Education in East Africa (1970) and coauthor of Tanzania: Society, Schools, and Progress (1970) and English Learner's Dictionary (1971).
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
Times (London, England), December 30, 2003, p. 27.