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Michael Roger Follin

Michael Roger Follin, American historian, educator. Grantee Greater Columbus Arts Council, 1986, Ohio Humanities Council, 1988. Choir director Harmony Chapel, Chesterville, since 1978; member Ohio Village Singers, since 1976; president Ohio Order Preservation Storytelling, 1986-1989; president, board directors Midwest Open Air Museum, 1988-1990. Member Association Living Historians Farms and Museum, Pi Epsilon Delta.

Background

  • Follin, Michael Roger was born on July 24, 1951 in Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States. Son of Roger Clark and Lucy Eileen (Dawson) Follin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Speech/Theatre, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1973. Master of Library Science in History, Ohio State University, 1983.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant, speech/theatre Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1973-1974. Consultant, director Community Theatre, 1974-1979, professional performance, 1973-1979. Vice president Kampmann Costume Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1979-1982.

      Investigator public interest center Public Utilities Commission Ohio, 1982-1983. Specialist interpretive education Ohio History Society, since 1983. Coordinator site programs, since 1992.

      Board directors, producer Community Theatre, Chesterville, Ohio, since 1976. Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Guest artist, performer Suzuka Circuitland Japan, 1990. Guest performer Little Cote Manor History Site, Berkshire, England, 1989. Artist in residence Ohio Arts Council, since 1984.

    Politics

    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.

    Membership

    Choir director Harmony Chapel, Chesterville, since 1978. Member Ohio Village Singers, since 1976. President Ohio Order Preservation Storytelling, 1986-1989.

    President, board directors Midwest Open Air Museum, 1988-1990. Member Association Living Historians Farms and Museum, Pi Epsilon Delta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Camping, hiking, biking, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Marcia A. Willman.
    • father: Roger Clark Follin
    • mother: Lucy Eileen (Dawson) Follin
    • spouse: Marcia A. Willman.
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    Born July 24, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Capital University
    • 1983
      Ohio State University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Teaching assistant
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1979
      consultant, Community Theatre
    • 1973 - 1979
      director, Community Theatre
    • 1974 - 1979
      consultant, Community Theatre
    • 1974 - 1979
      director, Community Theatre
    • 1979 - 1982
      vice president, Kampmann Costume Company
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      investigator public interest center Public Utilities Commission Ohio
    • 1983
      specialist, interpretive education Ohio History Society
    • 1992
      coordinator, site programs
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