Kenneth N. Ogle (1902-1968) was a scientist of human vision. He was born in Colorado, and attended the public school and college at Colorado Springs, and was graduated from Colorado College cum laude he earned a bachelor's degree in 1925. After graduation from college and selection of physics as a career, he spent two years at Dartmouth, a year at the University of Minnesota, and then returned to Dartmouth College for his Ph.D. degree, in 1930. He was later awarded an honorary medical degree by the University of Uppsala in Sweden.
He remained at Dartmouth Eye Institute to which he was appointed by Adelbert Ames, Jr. from 1930 until 1947 where he spent much of his working life until it was discontinued. Since 1947 he has been a member of the staff of the Mayo Foundation in the Section of Biophysics but has worked intimately with the Eye Section. His research work is largely in the fields of optics and binocular vision where he made significant contributions to the understanding of human binocular vision. In 1967, he won the Tillyer Medal, awarded by the Optical Society of America. He died less than two months after retiring from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he had begun working as a consultant in 1947.