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educator , poet

Edmund Pennant, American poet, educator. Fellow MacDowell Colony, 1985, 92, Virginia Center Creative Arts, 1987, Yaddo, 1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Modern Language Association, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Poets and Writers, Poetry Society of America (governing board 1981-1984, Mary Carolyn Davies award 1983).

Background

Pennant, Edmund was born on April 28, 1917 in New York City. Son of Herman and Pauline Zaslow.

Education

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1938. Master of Arts, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1942.

Career

Teacher social studies, various high schools, New York City, 1946-1956;principal, public elementary schools, New York City, 1956-1976; Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, since 1976.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Modern Language Association, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, Poets and Writers, Poetry Society of America (governing board 1981-1984, Mary Carolyn Davies award 1983).

Connections

Married Doris Kahn, September 1, 1940. Children: Suzanna, Martha, Sara.

father:
Herman Zaslow

mother:
Pauline Zaslow

spouse:
Doris Kahn

child:
Suzanna Pennant

child:
Martha Pennant

child:
Sara Pennant