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educator , historian

Heather Turner Frazer, American historian, educator. Named to Wall of Honor, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1996; fellow Fulbright-Hays fellow, Fulbright Foundation, 1988; grantee Beveridge grantee, American History Association, 1981.


Frazer, Heather Turner was born on November 25, 1940 in Honolulu. Daughter of James Sinclair Turner and Virginia Codding Heathcote.


Bachelor, Connecticut College, 1962. Master of Arts, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1971.


Professor Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) We Have Just Begun to Not Fight:An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in Civilian Public Service During World World War II. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of the vestry St. Paul's Episcopalian Church, Delray Beach, Florida, 2001—2004. Secretary Connecticut College Alumni Association, New London, Connecticut, 1982—1985. Trustee Gulf Stream School, Gulf Stream, Florida, 1987—2005, Old School Square, Delray Beach, 1990—1995, North-East Harbor Library., Northeast Harbor, Maine.

Member of American Association of University Women, Association for Asian Studies, American History Association.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, swimming, walking, reading.


Married Persifor Frazer, April 30, 1976. Children: Kimberly Campbell Gilmour, Devon Gerald Coughlan, Carter Turner Coughlan.

James Sinclair Turner

Virginia Codding Heathcote

Persifor Frazer

Kimberly Campbell Gilmour Frazer

Devon Gerald Coughlan Frazer

Carter Turner Coughlan Frazer