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English literature educator

Edward James Rielly, American English literature educator. President parish county, chair family life commission St. Edmund's Catholic Church, Westbrook; member Westbrook City Democratic Committee; Member Modern Language Association, Danforth Associations of New England, Maine Writers and Publications Alliance, Hemingway Society, F. Scott Fitzgerald Society, Delta Epsilon Sigma, others.

Background

Rielly, Edward James was born on December 22, 1943 in Darlington, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Harold and Irene Agnes (McKeon) Rielly.

Education

Bachelor, Loras College, 1966. Master of Arts, University Notre Dame, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1974.

Career

Teacher English, St. Mary's Misson, Fort Wayne, 1967-1969;teacher English, St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa., 1969-1970;teaching assistant, U. Notre Dame, 1971-1974;teacher English, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, Indiana, 1974-1976;teacher English, Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, 1976-1978;teacher English, St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, 1977-1978;Professor of English, St. Joseph's College, Windham, Maine., since 1978;chair English department, St. Joseph's College, Windham, Maine., since 1987;assistant dean external degree programs, St. Joseph's College, Windham, Maine., since 1991.

Works

Membership

President parish county, chair family life commission St. Edmund's Catholic Church, Westbrook. Member Westbrook City Democratic Committee. Member Modern Language Association, Danforth Associations of New England, Maine Writers and Publications Alliance, Hemingway Society, F. Scott Fitzgerald Society, Delta Epsilon Sigma, others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, baseball, football.

Connections

Married Jeanne Marie Smith, August 16, 1969. Children: Brendan Patrick, Brigid Irene.

father:
John Harold Rielly

mother:
Irene Agnes (McKeon) Rielly

spouse:
Jeanne Marie Smith

child:
Brendan Patrick Rielly

child:
Brigid Irene Rielly