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Charles Olin Ashcraft

business educator

Charles Olin Ashcraft, Business educator. Avocations: snow skiing, competition shooting and coaching. M C. Recipient Silver Beaver award Western Alaska Boy Scouts American, 1984; named to the United States Army Infantry Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, 1991.

Background

Ashcraft, Charles Olin was born on June 22, 1936 in Kiowa, Kansas, United States. Son of Olin N. and Esther Pauline (Young) Ashcraft.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Phillips University, 1958. Master of Education, Phillips University, 1965. Postgraduate, Air War College, 1977.

Diploma, Command & General Staff College, 1975.

Career

Teacher, Anchorage High School, 1958-1961;teacher, East Anchorage (Alaska) High School, 1961-1965;school administrator, Ursa Major Elementary School, Fort Richardson, Alaska., 1965-1968;school administrator, Arcturus Junior High School, Fort Richardson, 1965-1973;instructor, Anchorage Community College, 1959-1973;instructor, Bartlett High School, Anchorage, 1973-1990;rifle coach, Bartlett High School, Anchorage, 1980-1990. Member adjunct faculty Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas,1990-.

Achievements

  • Avocations: snow skiing, competition shooting and coaching.

Religion

The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member Republican District 16, Anchorage, 1986-1990. Scoutmaster Western Alaska council Boy Scouts American, 1976-1980. Post advisor Explorer Scout Post, Anchorage, 1980-1991.

Colonel United States Army Reserve, 1958-1991. Member National Education Association (life), National Rifle Association (life), National Guard Association of the United States (life), Reserve Officers Association (life), Military Order of World Wars (life), F&AM Glacier Lodge (PM96), Pioneers for Alabama Igloo #15, Al Aska Shrine Temple, Royal Court Jesters Polarcourt, Scottish Rite, Orient of Alaska, Red Cross Constantine, Masons, Anchorage Yorkrite College (past governor), Prudential Jack White Real Estate.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, competition shooting and coaching.

Connections

Married Letha May Bray, June 2, 1963. Children: Farrah Elaine, Kyle Bray.

father:
Olin N. Ashcraft

mother:
Esther Pauline (Young) Ashcraft

spouse:
Letha May Bray

children:
Farrah Elaine Ashcraft

Kyle Bray Ashcraft