Soden, Dale E. 1951-

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SODEN, Dale E. 1951-


Born May 4, 1951, in Spokane, WA; son of Dale A. (in sales) and Margaret (Priestley) Soden; married Margaret Kringen, December 29, 1974; children: Joel, Marta. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Pacific Lutheran University, B.A., 1973; University of Washington (Seattle, WA), M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1980. Religion: Lutheran.


Home—1012 West 28th Ave., Spokane, WA 99203. Office—Department of History, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA 99251. E-mail—[email protected].


Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK, assistant professor of history, 1980-85; Whitworth College, Spokane, WA, began as associate professor, became professor of history, 1985—. Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, member of board of directors; Young Men's Christian Association, member of board of directors.


The Reverend Mark Matthews: An Activist in the Progressive Era, University of Washington Press (Seattle, WA), 2001.

Also author of A Venture of Mind and Spirit: An Illustrated History of Whitworth College, 1990.



Journal of Southern History, August, 2002, Jack P. Maddex, Jr., review of The Reverend Mark Matthews: An Activist in the Progressive Era, p. 734.

Oregon Historical Quarterly, winter, 2001, Philip D. Jordan, review of The Reverend Mark Matthews, p. 529.