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English language educator

Graham Stephens Kash, American English language educator. Member American Folklore Society, Tennessee Folklore Society (president 1979), Toastmasters Club (local president, area governor 1965-1967, 85-88), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta (honorary speech society, secretary-treasurer since 1988).

Background

Kash, Graham Stephens was born on November 10, 1937 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Roscoe Conkling and Ladye Ruth (Stephens) Kash.

Education

Bachelor in English, Vanderbilt University, 1959. Master of Arts in English, Vanderbilt University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Folklore, Indiana University, 1980.

Career

Instructor, Tennessee Technology U., Cookeville, 1963-1966;assistant professor, Tennessee Technology U., Cookeville, 1966-1983;associate Professor of English, Tennessee Technology U., Cookeville, since 1984;associate instructor folklore, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1972-1973;Fulbright professor, U. Bordeaux, France, 1983-1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor poetry and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Folklore Society, Tennessee Folklore Society (president 1979), Toastmasters Club (local president, area governor 1965-1967, 85-88), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta (honorary speech society, secretary-treasurer since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing, swimming, ornithology.

Connections

Married Bettye Ruth Choate, July 26, 1970. Children: Heather, Holly.

father:
Roscoe Conkling Kash

mother:
Ladye Ruth (Stephens) Kash

spouse:
Bettye Ruth Choate

children:
Heather Kash

Holly Kash