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Philosopher , Theology educator

Earl Thomas Kumfer, American Philosopher, theology educator. Scholar Basselin Foundation, Washington, 1960-1963. Member American Association of University Professors, American Catholic Philosophical Association, College Theology Society, National Collegiate Honors Council, Mid-East Honors Association (executive secretary, treasurer 1992), Fort Wayne Apple Users Group (library, v.p).

Background

Kumfer, Earl Thomas was born on December 28, 1940 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Elmer Edward and Ava Mae (Bellard) Kumfer.

Education

AB, Catholic University, 1962. Master of Arts, Catholic University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1982.

Career

Associate professor, St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, since 1965; chair, theology department, St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, since 1970; director, Religious Education Institute, Fort Wayne, 1981-1984. Contingent faculty Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, since 1991.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Catholic Philosophical Association, College Theology Society, National Collegiate Honors Council, Mid-East Honors Association (executive secretary, treasurer 1992), Fort Wayne Apple Users Group (library, v.p).

Connections

Married Nancy Jo Lach, June 13, 1970. Children: Kathleen Ann, Kristine Elizabeth, Kraig Thomas, Karen Lynn.

father:
Elmer Edward Kumfer

mother:
Ava Mae (Bellard) Kumfer

spouse:
Nancy Jo Lach

children:
Kristine Elizabeth Kumfer

Kraig Thomas Kumfer

Karen Lynn Kumfer

Kathleen Ann Kumfer