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Gray Burr Edit Profile

educator , poet

Gray Burr, American poet, educator. Grantee Ingram Merrill Foundation, 1976, State of New York, 1978, 79. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO.

Background

Burr, Gray was born on March 20, 1919 in Omaha. Son of Alfred Earnest and Geraldine Gray Burr.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1943. AM, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Instructor Philips Exeter (New Hampshire) Academy, 1948-1949, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1949-1953. Assistant professor Wheaton College, Norton, 1953-1960. Associate professor State University of New York, New Paltz, 1960-1981, associate professor emeritus, from 1981.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO.

Connections

Married Carol Taber, June 15, 1943 (divorced January 1960). Children: Elizabeth, Rebecca, Katherine. Married Ellen Jean Krohn, August 5, 1960.

1 child, Martha.

father:
Alfred Earnest

mother:
Geraldine Gray Burr

spouses:
Carol Taber

Ellen Jean Krohn

children:
Elizabeth Burr

Martha Burr

Rebecca Burr

Katherine Burr