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writer , English educator

Howard David Peet, American English educator, writer. Named Red River Valley Educator, Red River Valley Heritage Society, 1992.

Background

Peet, Howard David was born on October 7, 1930 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of Howard Morrison and Beatrice Katherine (Gunness) Peet.

Education

Bachelor, Macalaster College, St. Paul, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Moorhead State University, 1965. Master of Science, Moorhead State University, 1965.

Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1970.

Career

Ride trumpet, Ray Palmer Orchestra, Chicago, 1950-1952;lead trumpet, Kliff Riggs Orchestra, Omaha, 1954-1955;insurance investigator, Retail Credit Association, St. Paul, 1955-1960;Professor of English, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1965-1986;professor emeritus, North Dakota State University, Fargo, since 1986;director concentrated approach program, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1970-1980.

Works

Membership

President Young Representatives, Wilkin county, Minnesota, 1970's, Parent-Teachers Association, Barnesville, Minnesota, 1970's. Treasurer Presbyterian Church, Deerhorn, Minnesota, 1970's. With United States Navy, 1952-1954, Korea.

Member National Council Teachers English, Writers of the Purple Sage, American Legion, Louisiana Society Des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux, Korean War Veterans Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, travel, writing poetry and short stories.

Connections

Married Jacquelyn Marie Hegge, June 20, 1953. Children: Terry H., Pamela Peet Astrup.

father:
Howard Morrison Peet

mother:
Beatrice Katherine (Gunness) Peet

spouse:
Jacquelyn Marie Hegge

children:
Terry H. Peet

Pamela Peet Astrup Peet