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historian , writer

Andrea Moore Kerr, American Writer, historian. Recipient Travel grant National Endowment for Humanities, 1986; U. Maryland fellow, 1989, 94. Board of directors Humanities Council District of Columbia, since 1994, Eastern Market Preservation Corporation, Washington, 1993-1995. Member Washington Women Historians (steering committee 1993-1995), American StudiesAssn. (Chesapeake branch program committee 1995-1996), Washington Indiana Writers.

Background

Kerr, Andrea Moore was born on June 26, 1940 in Buffalo. Daughter of Howard Linwood and Jean (Johnson) Moore.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1964. Master of Arts, George Mason University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1995.

Career

Freelance journalist, educator, 1964-1982. Writer John Gauss Incorporated, New York York City, 1962-1964, Washington, since 1982.

Membership

Board directors Humanities Council District of Columbia, 1994-1999, Eastern Market Preservation Corporation, Washington, 1993-1995. Member Washington Women Historians (steering committee 1993-1995), American Studies Association (Chesapeake branch program committee 1995-1996), Washington Indiana Writers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, opera, theatre.

Connections

Married Joseph P. Kerr, August 29, 1964. Children: Amelia, Megan, Joseph Junior, Steven.

father:
Howard Linwood Moore

mother:
Jean (Johnson) Moore

spouse:
Joseph P. Kerr

children:
Amelia Kerr

Megan Kerr

Joseph Junior Kerr

Steven Kerr