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Francis Marion Kinard

Francis Marion Kinard, American college dean. Member faculty Wofford Fitting School, 1922-1924; member of the board Selective Service, 1941-1946.; Member South Carolina. Methodist Board of Education 1944-1955; member board of trustees of public schools, Clemson, South Carolina., 1935-1942.; Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southern Conference Academic Deans, College English Association Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Kinard, Francis Marion was born on June 2, 1902 in Lykesland, South Carolina, United States. Son of D. T. and Janie (Dew) Kinard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1923, Doctor of Letters, 1944. Master of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1929.

    Career

    • Mistress Paul Latimer). Married second, Elizabeth L. Jones, June 29, 1950.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Religion

    The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

    Membership

    Member faculty Wofford Fitting School, 1922-1924. Member of the board Selective Service, 1941-1946. Member South Carolina.

    Methodist Board of Education 1944-1955. Member board of trustees of public schools, Clemson, South Carolina., 1935-1942. Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southern Conference Academic Deans, College English Association Kappa Phi.

    Clubs: Rotary, Torch.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Sloan, August 19, 1925 (died 1944).; married second, Elizabeth L. Jones, June 29, 1950.
    • father: D. T. Kinard
    • mother: Janie (Dew) Kinard
    • spouses: Anna Sloan
    • Elizabeth L. Jones
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    Born June 2, 1902
    Died May 20, 1960
    (aged 57)
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