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Edgar Chase Alward

Edgar Chase Alward, American communications educator. Certified teacher, Maine, Massachusetts. Member Council on Aging, Westhampton, Massachusetts, since 1981, board directors, 1983-1991, treasurer Home Repair Service for Elderly, since 1989; board directors Highland Valley Elder Service, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1991-1993; volunteer Rational Recovery, since 1993.

Background

  • Alward, Edgar Chase was born on October 4, 1921 in Millinocket, Maine, United States. Son of George Russell and Frances Cornelia (Chase) Alward.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Theology, Gordon College, 1946. Master of Education, University Maine, 1961. Postgraduate, Westfield State College, Boston University, University Massachusetts, 1974.

    Career

    • Teacher various schools, Maine, 1946-1956. Chairman department English, library Community High School, Fort Kent, 1948-1953. Teacher English, History, Latin Hudson (Massachusetts) High School, 1956.

      Teacher English Bangor (Maine) High Evening School, 1957-1959. Principal, teacher Mathematics Science, Typing Vanceboro (Maine) High School, 1959. Teacher English, Psychology United States Armed Forces Institute, Dow Air Force Base, Bangor, 1957-1960.

      Teacher Latin, English, Drama Ashby (Massachusetts) High School, 1960-1962. Instructor English composition, literature, communications arts., history of English, English methods, audio-visual aids, educating English teachers Westfield (Massachusetts) State College, 1962-1985, visiting professor, since 1985, professor emeritus, 1994. Teacher Speech Somers (Connecticut) State Prison, 1975-1979.

      Exchange professor Springfied (Massachusetts) Technology Community College, fall 1983. Teacher Writing/Speaking in business and industry Employers Association of Western Massachusetts, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Maine, Massachusetts.

    Works

    • Author (books) Punctuation: A Rationale, 1967, Research Paper, Step-by-Step, 1991, Estate Records Guide, 1990. Co-author (book) Up Your Punctuation, 1988.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member Council on Aging, Westhampton, Massachusetts, since 1981, board directors, 1983-1991, treasurer Home Repair Service for Elderly, since 1989. Board directors Highland Valley Elder Service, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1991-1993. Volunteer Rational Recovery, since 1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Publishing books for authors who can't find a publisher, gardening, swimming, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Pauline Shirland, October 24, 1942 (divorced 1959). Married Thelma Mae Dunham Harris, December 18, 1959 (divorced 1976). Married Jean Ann Brooks Rogers, December 26, 1981.
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    Born October 4, 1921
    • 1946
      Gordon College
    • 1961
      University Maine
    • 1974
      Westfield State College
    • 1946 - 1956
      Teacher, various schools
      Maine, United States
    • 1948 - 1953
      chairman, department English
      Fort Kent, Maine, United States
    • 1956
      teacher, English
    • 1957 - 1960
      teacher, English
      Bangor, Maine, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      teacher, English Bangor (Maine) High Evening School
    • 1960 - 1962
      teacher, Latin
      English, Indiana, United States
    • 1962 - 1985
      instructor, English composition
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