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educator , historian

Clyde Randolph Ferguson, American historian, educator.


Ferguson, Clyde Randolph was born on June 3, 1930 in Oklahoma City. Son of Clyde Chamblee and Zelda Ellena (Montgomery) Ferguson.


Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1955. AM, Duke University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1960.


Instructor history and government department continuing education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1960-1962; coordinator home study, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1962-1966; instructor history department history, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1960-1962; assistant professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1962-1979; associate professor of history, 1979-1992. Consultant University Mid-American, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1976-1977.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Instructor's Manual to Accompany "Rise of the American Republic", 1963. Contributing author: Southern Experience in the American Revolution, 1978. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Sector leader winter bird count Audubon Society. Member Committee to Gain Linear Park, Manhattan, Kansas, Friends of Wastewater, Manhattan. Presenter paper at bicentennial celebration of Siege of Ninety Six, Greenwood, South Carolina, 1981.

With United States Army, 1950-1952, Korea. Fellow Institute Early American History and Culture. Member American History Association, Southern History Association, Society for Historians of Early American Republic, Kansas History Teachers Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, golf, birding, hiking.


Married Marilena Hedrick, March 20, 1931. Children: Maria Elena, C. Chamblee, Robert Leslie.

Clyde Chamblee Ferguson

Zelda Ellena (Montgomery) Ferguson

Marilena Hedrick

Robert Leslie Ferguson

Maria Elena Ferguson

C. Chamblee Ferguson