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Joseph E. Antenson, educator

Joseph E. Antenson, educator

Joseph E. Antenson, former principal of City College who earlier had been academic dean at the Baltimore School for the Arts, died July 18 of lung cancer at his New York City home. He was 73. The only child of Dr. Charles M. Antenson, a physician, and Anna Katz Antenson, an educator, Joseph Ezra Antenson was born and raised in Philadelphia, where he graduated in 1960 from Central High school. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1964 from Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and a Ph.D. in chemistry in 1969 from the Johns Hopkins University. He did postdoctoral work in bioluminescence. Dr. Antenson began teaching in city public schools in 1971 as a science teacher at Southwestern High...

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