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Chemistry educator

Jack Lee Swanson, American Chemistry educator. Member Chadron School Board District 2, since 1981. Member National Education Association, American Chemical Society, Nebraska Academy Science (president 1990), Chadron Chamber of Commerce (president 1976), Gideons International (president Chadron 1992), Kiwanis (president Chadron 1975, lieutenant governor Rocky Mountain district 1990-1991), Sigma Xi.

Background

Swanson, Jack Lee was born on October 22, 1934 in Aurora, Nebraska, United States. Son of Kermit Seander and Blanch Mertyl (Hansen) Swanson.

Education

Bachelor, Kearney (Nebraska) State College, 1956; Master of Science, U. Nebraska, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Nebraska, 1967.

Career

Laboratory assistant, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1956-1958; professor of chemistry, U. Nebraska, Kearney, 1958-1971; dean, Chadron (Nebraska) State College, 1971-1987; professor, Chadron (Nebraska) State College, 1987-1995.

Membership

Member Chadron School Board District 2, since 1981. Member National Education Association, American Chemical Society, Nebraska Academy Science (president 1990), Chadron Chamber of Commerce (president 1976), Gideons International (president Chadron 1992), Kiwanis (president Chadron 1975, lieutenant governor Rocky Mountain district 1990-1991), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, photography, Bible study.

Connections

Married Myrna Rose Schaffert, June 3, 1956. Children: Jacqueline Lee, Julie Lynn, Jane Louise.

father:
Kermit Seander Swanson

mother:
Blanch Mertyl (Hansen) Swanson

spouse:
Myrna Rose Schaffert

children:
Jacqueline Lee Swanson

Julie Lynn Swanson

Jane Louise Swanson