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educator , photographer

David Leigh Rathbun, American photographer, educator. Chair arts Jacob K. Javitz Graduate Fellowships, Washington, 1995—2004; president, board directors Saugatuck Yacht Club Sailing Program, Michigan, since 2007; Member of Clube Naval da Horta, Saugatuck Yacht Club.

Background

Rathbun, David Leigh was born on February 28, 1943 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Harlan Edwin Rathbun and Josephine Irene Arnett.

Education

Bachelor, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1965. Degree, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, 1967. Degree, Columbia Teacher's College, New York City, 1968.

Career

Private practice, New York City, 1967—1970. Assistant Eliot Porter, Santa Fe, 1971—1975. Professor Institute Design, Chicago, 1975—1981, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, since 1981.

Membership

Chair arts Jacob K. Javitz Graduate Fellowships, Washington, 1995—2004. President, board directors Saugatuck Yacht Club Sailing Program, Michigan, since 2007. Member of Clube Naval da Horta, Saugatuck Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Terri Lynn Shanahan, July 17, 1963. Children: Michael Christopher Shanahan, Nigel David. Married Susan Birge, 1967 (divorced 1974).

father:
Harlan Edwin Rathbun

mother:
Josephine Irene Arnett

spouses:
Terri Lynn Shanahan

Susan Birge

children:
Michael Christopher Shanahan Rathbun

Nigel David Rathbun