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History educator

Harold Donald Tallant, American history educator. Recipient George P. Hammond Competition award International Council Phi Alpha Theta, 1980; H.Y. Benedict fellow National Council Alpha Chi, 1978-1979.

Background

Tallant, Harold Donald was born on June 5, 1956 in Madisonville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Harold Donald and Rhoda Ellen (Haun) Tallant.

Education

Bachelor, Carson-Newman College, 1978. Master of Arts, Duke University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor Purdue University, Würzburg. Lafayette, Indiana, 1986-1987. Associate professor Georgetown (Kentucky) College, since 1987, director American studies program, 1989-1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Kentucky Encyclopedia, 1992, Scott County, Kentucky: A History, 1993, Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, 1998, American National Biography, 1999.

Religion

The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.

Politics

Our justification before God is based on faith in Christ alone and not in our ethnicity.

Views

The strength of a society’s marriages is the greatest cause and indicator of societal health.

Membership

Member American History Association, since 1978, Southern History Association, since 1979. Chair of deacons Georgetown Baptist Church, 1998-1999. Member American Studies Association (member regional chapters committee since 1998), Kentucky-Tennessee American Studies Association (president since 1999), Organization American Historians.

Connections

Married Ann Frances Boyd, July 28, 1978. 1 child, Amanda Ruth.

father:
Harold Donald Tallant

mother:
Rhoda Ellen (Haun) Tallant

spouse:
Ann Frances Boyd

child:
Amanda Ruth Tallant