Arthur Staats, father of the ?time out? for children, dies at 97

Arthur Wilbur Staats was born in Greenburgh, N.Y., on Jan. 17, 1924. When he was an infant, his family set out for California, via the Panama Canal, in search of a better life, according to his son. Days after their arrival in Los Angeles, Dr. Staats’s father died of pneumonia, leaving his wife, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, to support their children by taking in laundry.

Source:Washington Post

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