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History educator

David Burnett King, American history educator. Schurman fellow Heidelberg University, 1957-1958, Andrew White fellow Cornell University, 1958-1959; Fulbright grantee Bonn, 1981. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954. Member German Studies Association, American Association of University Professors (vice president Corvallis chapter 1966-1967).

Background

King, David Burnett was born on January 31, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Karl Burnett and Edith (Loveless) King.

Education

Bachelor, Hamilton College, 1951. Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1955. Postgraduate, University Heidelberg, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1962.

Career

Visiting instructor, Culver (Indiana) Military Academy, 1964-1965;from instructor to assistant professor of history, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1962-1964;from associate to professor of history, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1965-1997;professor emeritus, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1997. Head honors program Oregon State University, 1967-1968.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Army, 1951-1954. Member German Studies Association, American Association of University Professors (vice president Corvallis chapter 1966-1967).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: drawing, hiking, dogs.

Connections

Married Mary Brownson, March, 1952 (divorced 1962). Children: Laura, Bonnie, Thomas. Married Paula Richter, March, 1963 (divorced 1967).

1 child, Stephen; married Juanita Parot, September 3, 1974. 1 child, Hannah.

father:
Karl Burnett King

mother:
Edith (Loveless) King

spouses:
Mary Brownson

Paula Richter

Juanita Parot

children:
Laura King

Bonnie King

Thomas King

Stephen King

Hannah King