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business communications educator emeritus

Francis William Weeks, business communications educator emeritus.

Background

Weeks, Francis William was born on January 26, 1916 in E. Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Caleb Ora and Daisy (Tack) Weeks.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Swarthmore College, 1937;A.M., Columbia University, 1939.

Career

Member faculty, University of Illinois, 1939-1993;Professor of English, chairman division business and technical writing, University of Illinois, 1964-1982;professor emeritus, University of Illinois, 1983-1993;visiting professor business communication, U. Houston, 1967-1968.

Works

Membership

Fellow Association for Business Communication (executive director, treasurer 1964-1982, executive director emeritus 1982-1993). Member Japan Business English Association (honorary), Rotary (president Urbana club 1978), Phi Sigma Kappa (director Illinois association 1962-1971, president 1964-1966, national vice president scholarship 1965-1970, national chairman scholarship 1974, trustee Phi Sigma Kappa Found).

Connections

Son of Caleb Ora and Daisy (Tack) W. M. Dorothy Anne Skiles, July 23, 1942. Children: Hilda Jean, Alice Anne, Virginia Lueze, Sara Elizabeth, Marjorie Estelle, Cynthia Grace, Janet Christine.

father:
Caleb Ora Weeks

mother:
Daisy (Tack) Weeks

spouse:
Dorothy Anne Skiles

child:
Hilda Jean Weeks

child:
Alice Anne Weeks

child:
Virginia Lueze Weeks

child:
Sara Elizabeth Weeks

child:
Marjorie Estelle Weeks

child:
Cynthia Grace Weeks

child:
Janet Christine Weeks