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Francis Marion Kinard

college dean

Francis Marion Kinard, American college dean. Member faculty Wofford Fitting School, 1922-1924; member of the board Selective Service, 1941-1946.; Member South Carolina. Methodist Board of Education 1944-1955; member board of trustees of public schools, Clemson, South Carolina., 1935-1942.; Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southern Conference Academic Deans, College English Association Kappa Phi.

Background

Kinard, Francis Marion was born on June 2, 1902 in Lykesland, South Carolina, United States. Son of D. T. and Janie (Dew) Kinard.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1923, Doctor of Letters, 1944. Master of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1929.

Career

Mistress Paul Latimer). Married second, Elizabeth L. Jones, June 29, 1950.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

Membership

Member faculty Wofford Fitting School, 1922-1924. Member of the board Selective Service, 1941-1946. Member South Carolina.

Methodist Board of Education 1944-1955. Member board of trustees of public schools, Clemson, South Carolina., 1935-1942. Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southern Conference Academic Deans, College English Association Kappa Phi.

Clubs: Rotary, Torch.

Connections

Married Anna Sloan, August 19, 1925 (died 1944).; married second, Elizabeth L. Jones, June 29, 1950.

father:
D. T. Kinard

mother:
Janie (Dew) Kinard

spouses:
Anna Sloan

Elizabeth L. Jones