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Clinton Clarence Keeler

Clinton Clarence Keeler, American educator. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946; Member World Poetry Society, Modern Poetry Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Studies Association Midcontinent (executive council).

Background

  • Keeler, Clinton Clarence was born on November 14, 1919 in Lamont, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Elon Theodore and Margaret Bell (Meeker) Keeler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1940. Postgraduate Johns Hopkins, 1941-1942. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1953.

    Career

    • Instructor English, Johns Hopkins, 1941-1942. Instructor University of Minnesota, 1947-1952. Professor of English, State University New York at Cortland, 1952-1956.

      Professor Oklahoma State University, 1956-1979, head department English, 1968-1975. Poet, works published in the United States and foreign periodicals.

    Works

    • Editor: Cimarron Review, 1968-1979.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member World Poetry Society, Modern Poetry Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Studies Association Midcontinent (executive council).

    Connections

    • Married Lorene Adda Wulz, December 27, 1941. Children: Theodore E., Gregory C. Junior.
    • father: Elon Theodore Keeler
    • mother: Margaret Bell (Meeker) Keeler
    • spouse: Lorene Adda Wulz
    • children: Theodore E. Keeler
    • Gregory C. Jr Keeler
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    Born November 14, 1919
    Died February 17, 1979
    (aged 59)
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