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Clinton Clarence Keeler, American educator. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946; Member World Poetry Society, Modern Poetry Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Studies Association Midcontinent (executive council).

Background

Keeler, Clinton Clarence was born on November 14, 1919 in Lamont, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Elon Theodore and Margaret Bell (Meeker) Keeler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University, 1940. Postgraduate Johns Hopkins, 1941-1942. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1953.

Career

Instructor English, Johns Hopkins, 1941-1942. Instructor University of Minnesota, 1947-1952. Professor of English, State University New York at Cortland, 1952-1956.

Professor Oklahoma State University, 1956-1979, head department English, 1968-1975. Poet, works published in the United States and foreign periodicals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Cimarron Review, 1968-1979.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member World Poetry Society, Modern Poetry Association, American Studies Association, Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Studies Association Midcontinent (executive council).

Connections

Married Lorene Adda Wulz, December 27, 1941. Children: Theodore E., Gregory C. Junior.

father:
Elon Theodore Keeler

mother:
Margaret Bell (Meeker) Keeler

spouse:
Lorene Adda Wulz

children:
Theodore E. Keeler

Gregory C. Jr Keeler