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astronomy and history educator

Ashley Thomas McDermott, American astronomy and history educator. With United States Navy, 1951-1954. Member American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Pacific, Astronomical Society Desert (founder), Society History Astronomy.8427

Background

McDermott, Ashley Thomas was born on August 7, 1931 in New York City. Son of Thomas Ashley and Vivianne Eva (Walker) McDermott.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, San Diego State University, 1960. Bachelor in History, San Diego State University, 1961. Master of Arts in History of Science, San Francisco State University, 1967.

Postgraduate, University California, Riverside.

Career

Professor astronomy, history College of Desert, Palm Desert, California, since 1964.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1951-1954. Member American Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society Pacific, Astronomical Society Desert (founder), Society History Astronomy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, classical music, history, astronomy.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Casey, May 2, 1959. Children: Evan, Harold, Alexander, Laurel.

father:
Thomas Ashley McDermott

mother:
Vivianne Eva (Walker) McDermott

spouse:
Patricia Ann Casey

children:
Evan McDermott

Harold McDermott

Alexander McDermott

Laurel McDermott