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David L. Kent, American genealogist, publisher. Certified genealogical record specialist Board for Certified Genealogists.


Kent, David L. was born on July 1, 1940 in Nampa, Idaho, United States. Son of John Lloyd and Edith (Davis) Kent.


Bachelor cum laude, Brigham Young University, 1966. Postgraduate, University Utah, 1967.


Auditor, Internal Revenue Service, Boise, Idaho., 1960-1961;analyst, Hughes Aircraft Company, Orchard, Idaho., 1961-1962;editor, Brigham Young U. Press, Provo, Utah., 1963-1966;constable, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, 1966-1967;editor, Indiana television Authority, London, 1968-1971;statistician, World Bank, Washington, 1972-1973;genealogical record specialist,, Washington and Austin, Texas, since 1973;founder, Erespin Press, Austin, since 1980;founder The Press at Humanities Research Center,, University Texas, Austin, since 1986.


  • Certified genealogical record specialist Board for Certified Genealogists.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Barbados and America, 1980, Foreign Origins, 1981, Westchester County New York Supplement, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Counselor American Friends Science Committee, Austin, 1982-1984, home schooling organizations, since 1976. Member National Genealogical Society (War of 1812 project 1979-1980, certified of appreciation 1978, 80), American Typecasting Fellowship, Amalgamated Printers' Association (archivist since 1992), Hakluyt Society, General Society Mayflower Descendants (life), Descendants Illegitimate Sons and Daughters Kings of Britain.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: commercial, university and private press proofreading, medieval paleography.


Married Carol Joy Miller, December 19, 1974. Children: Robert Lloyd, Susannah Mary, Zachary Miller, David Clark, Genevieve Carol.

John Lloyd Kent

Edith (Davis) Kent

Carol Joy Miller

Robert Lloyd Kent

Susannah Mary Kent

Zachary Miller Kent

David Clark Kent

Genevieve Carol Kent