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Leon Raymond Camp

Leon Raymond Camp, American communication educator. Grantee National Endowment Humanities, 1990. Member North Carolina State Board Corrections, Raleigh, 1973-1977. Member American Forensic Association, Southern States Communications Association (editorial board 1989-1991, executive board 1990-1992), Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Camp, Leon Raymond was born on September 25, 1935 in Kearney, Nebraska, United States. Son of Leon Josiah and Edna Jeanette (Sullivan) Camp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sioux Falls College, 1958. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1969.

    Career

    • Instructor speech and drama Torrington (Wyoming) High School, 1958-1960. Instructor speech Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1963-1966. Assistant professor speech University Connecticut, Storrs, 1966-1969.

      Professor communications North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1969. Parliamentarian North Carolina State University Faculty Senate, 1984-1988. Chairman North Carolina State Internship Council, 1985-1993.

      Chairman faculty assembly North Carolina State University, 1989.

    Works

    • Editor: Persuasion in the Public Forum, 1984. Author: Roger Williams, 1989.

    Politics

    The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The committed individual Christian can and should approach God directly, and individual gifts of ministry received from God should be shared with others.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina State Board Corrections, Raleigh, 1973-1977. Member American Forensic Association, Southern States Communications Association (editorial board 1989-1991, executive board 1990-1992), Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Jane Henning, June 17, 1938. Children: David Raymond, Susan Marie Camp Stocks.
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    Born September 25, 1935
    • 1958
      Sioux Falls College
    • 1961
      Indiana University
    • 1969
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1958 - 1960
      Instructor, speech and drama Torrington (Wyoming) High School
    • 1963 - 1966
      instructor, speech Pennsylvania State University
      State College, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      assistant, professor speech University Connecticut
    • 1969
      professor, communications North Carolina State University
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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