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Edward Francis Finch

Edward Francis Finch, American librarian. Licensed teacher. Coordinator lectures St. Thomas Church, 1984-1989; secretary-treasurer Lincoln Douglas Society, Freeport, 1985. Member American Library Association, Illinois Speech Theatre Association, United States Naval Institute, National Forensic League, Pearl Harbor History Association.

Background

  • Finch, Edward Francis was born on May 10, 1947 in Taylorville, Illinois, United States. Son of George Henry and Lucille Catherine (Kelmel) Finch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Eureka College, 1969. Master of Arts, Bradley University, 1971.

    Career

    • Reporter Woodford County Journal, Eureka, Illinois, 1971-1972. School auditor Illinois (Springfield) Board Education, 1972-1974. With inventory ctl. department Rivinius Inc., Eureka, 1974.

      Teacher, media director Carl Sandburg School, Freeport, Illinois, 1974-1980. Instructor English, debate coach Freeport High School, 1980-1989, library, since 1989. Chairperson Illinois State Debate Tournament Commission, 1986-1987, Illinois (Normal) High School Association, 1988-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed teacher.

    Works

    • Co-author: Lyman Trumbull: Illinois' Other Senator. Playwright That All May Live Free, 1983.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Coordinator lectures St. Thomas Church, 1984-1989. Secretary-treasurer Lincoln Douglas Society, Freeport, 1985. Member American Library Association, Illinois Speech Theatre Association, United States Naval Institute, National Forensic League, Pearl Harbor History Association.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Marie Miller, October 10, 1978. Children: Sherry, Remy, James.
    • father: George Henry Finch
    • mother: Lucille Catherine (Kelmel) Finch
    • spouse: Catherine Marie Miller
    • children: Sherry Finch
    • Remy Finch
    • James Finch
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    Born March 10, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Eureka College
    • 1971
      Bradley University
    • 1971 - 1972
      Reporter Woodford County Journal
      Eureka, Missouri, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      school auditor, Illinois (Springfield) Board Education
    • 1974 - 1980
      teacher, Carl Sandburg School
      Freeport, Bahamas
    • 1974 - 1980
      media director, Carl Sandburg School
      Freeport, Bahamas
    • 1974
      with inventory ctl. department Rivinius Incorporated
      Eureka, Missouri, United States
    • 1980 - 1989
      instructor, English
    • 1989
      instructor, English
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