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James Park Sloan

James Park Sloan, American writer, educator, investment advisor. Decorated Army Commendation medal; recipient Cliff Dwellers award Chicago, 1977. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1964-1967, Vietnam. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Midwest (board directors since 1987, chairman since 1993).

Background

  • Sloan, James Park was born on September 22, 1944 in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Park and Alice Catherine (Gaines) Sloan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1968.

    Career

    • Member faculty University Illinois, Chicago, since 1972, associate professor English, 1976-1994, professor, since 1994, chairman program for writers, 1976-1979, 89-93. Lecturer in field, since 1972.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Reserve, 1964-1967, Vietnam. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Midwest (board directors since 1987, chairman since 1993).

    Connections

    • Married Jeanette Carol Pasin, July 25, 1968 (divorced 1987).; children: Eugene Blakely, Anna Jeanette. Married Athena Dadjou Uslander, June 2, 2001.
    • father: James Park Sloan
    • mother: Alice Catherine (Gaines) Sloan
    • spouses: Jeanette Carol Pasin
    • Athena Dadjou Uslander
    • children: Eugene Blakely Sloan
    • Anna Jeanette Sloan
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    Born September 22, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Harvard University
    • 1972
      Member, faculty University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States

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