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history professor

Donald Lee Taylor, American history professor. Recipient Pennsylvania Governor award, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Teaching award, Legend Leadership award, CCAC Educational Foundation. Colonel Governor Kentucky, Lexington, 1988; Member of Mon Valley Educational Consortium, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Theta Kappa (honorary).

Background

Taylor, Donald Lee was born on April 16, 1931 in Cambridge, Ohio, United States. Son of Carl Ode and Margaret Ethel Taylor.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, 1953. Master of Arts with honors, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Nashville, 1954.

Career

History teacher Clairton Public Schools, Pennsylvania, 1954—1967. Adjunct history professor Pennsylvania State University, McKeeksport, 1963—1967. History professor Community College Allegheny County, West Mifflin, since 1967, chairman social science department, 1970—2004.

Special agent counter intelligence United States Army, 1954-1956, Washington.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Colonel Governor Kentucky, Lexington, 1988. Member of Mon Valley Educational Consortium, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Theta Kappa (honorary).

Connections

Married Bette Lou Percy, September 7, 1956. Children: Scott David, Holly Anne.

father:
Carl Ode

mother:
Margaret Ethel Taylor

spouse:
Bette Lou Percy

children:
Scott David Taylor

Holly Anne Taylor