- National Academies (1933)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
Clarence Edmund Edmondson was born April 9, 1883 in Ellettsville, Indiana to John Ewing and Nancy Florence (Buzzaird). He earned his B.A. from Indiana University in 1906 and his M.A. in 1912 and a Ph.D. in 1914 from the IU School of Medicine. He served as teacher of biology at Crawfordsville High School (1906-1909), instructor of physiology at IU School of Medicine (1912-1916), assistant professor (1916-1919), associate professor of hygiene (1919-1925), professor of hygiene (1925-1944) and was dean of men from 1919 to 1944. Edmondson was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the Indiana Academy of Science, the National Association of Deans of Men (and served as its president in 1932), the Mayflower Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Nu Sigma Nu, and Delta Tau Delta. Edmondson died December 15, 1944, shortly after his retirement from IU.