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Charles Ross Brashear, American English educator, writer. Certified secondary teacher, California.

Background

Brashear, Charles Ross was born on December 11, 1930 in Martin County, Texas, United States. Son of George A. and Sallie Louise (Whitaker) Brashear.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1956. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1962.

Career

Teacher Maxwell (California) Union High School, 1957-1959. Fulbright lecturer in American philology Royal University Stockholm, 1962-1965. Assistant professor English, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1965-1968.

Professor English San Diego State University, 1968-1992. Professor emeritus, since 1992. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, California.

Membership

College representative, board directors Greater San Diego Council Teachers of English, 1971-1975. Member statewide legislation committee California Association Teachers of English, San Diego and Sacramento, 1973-1975. Corporal United States Army, 1953-1955.

Member of Writers' League Texas, Western Writers American, WordCraft Circle of Native American Writers (secretary 1998-1999), California Writers' Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Kerstin Birgitta Brorson, June 13, 1959 (divorced July 7, 1987). Children: Erik Ross, Bart Alan, Per Whitaker. Married L. Lenore Arnew Shepherd, January 1, 2000.

father:
George A. Brashear

mother:
Sallie Louise (Whitaker) Brashear

spouses:
Kerstin Birgitta Brorson

L. Lenore Arnew Shepherd

children:
Per Whitaker Brashear

Bart Alan Brashear

Erik Ross Brashear