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English language educator

Anne Kingsbury Le Croy, American English language educator. Delaware Democratic State Convention, Nashville, 1972, chairman Jonesboro (Tennessee) precinct, 1972-1974. Member National Council Teachers English (doublespeak committee since 1992), International Society General Studies, Popular Culture Association, Tennessee Philological Association.

Background

Croy, Anne Kingsbury Le was born on January 21, 1930 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Arthur Howard and Anne Evelyn (Johnston) Kingsbury.

Education

Bachelor, Bryn Mawr College, 1947. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1952.

Career

Teacher, Girl's Latin School, Baltimore, 1950-1951;instructor, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1952-1955;assistant professor, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1955-1956;dean of freshman, instructor, Endicott Junior College, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1956-1957;instructor, College Laboratory School, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1959-1960;assistant Professor of English, then associate professor, then professor, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, since 1960. Consultant language and translation issues, Standing Liturgical Commission, New York City, 1972-1979, hymn text committee, 1978-1982, Alternate Liturgies, boston, 1980-1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Manual for Altar Guilds, 1984. Contributor articles to scholarly and professional journals.

Membership

Delaware Democratic State Convention, Nashville, 1972, chairman Jonesboro (Tennessee) precinct, 1972-1974. Member National Council Teachers English (doublespeak committee since 1992), International Society General Studies, Popular Culture Association, Tennessee Philological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, vegetable gardening, voluntarism.

Connections

Married William H. LeCroy, February 9, 1956 (deceased July 1997). Children: Bobbi L., Lyman Philip, Kathi Anne.

father:
Arthur Howard Kingsbury

mother:
Anne Evelyn (Johnston) Kingsbury

spouse:
William H. LeCroy

children:
Bobbi L. Croy

Lyman Philip Croy

Kathi Anne Croy