Entity | Howard P. Becker

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Howard Paul Becker (December 9, 1899 – June 8, 1960) was a longtime professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Becker was born in New York in 1899, the son of Charles Becker, a New York police officer, and Letitia (née Stenson), of Ontario. His parents divorced six years after his birth. His mother married again, to Becker's brother Paul. His father Charles Becker later married twice more. He was prosecuted in New York for the 1912 murder of a gambler, found guilty, and executed in 1915.
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Born: 1899, New York City
Died: 1960, New York City

Alternate Names: Becker, Howard Paul, 1899-1960, Becker, Howard, Becker, Howard Paul, Becker, Howard P. 1899-1960, Becker, Howard, 1899-1960, Bekker, Govard, 1899-1960, Howard Paul Becker
Occupation(s): sociologist, university teacher
Employer(s): University of Wisconsin–Madison