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Humanities educator

James Donald Pruitt, American humanities educator. Organist, choirmaster St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Alton, Illinois, 1975-1990. Member American Guild Organists, National Council Teachers English, Midwest Regional Conference on English in Two-Year College, National Collegiate Honors Council, Masons.

Background

Pruitt, James Donald was born on November 20, 1937 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. Son of James Henry and Hazel Evelyn (Moles) Pruitt.

Education

AB, Illinois College, 1959. Postgraduate, Ohio University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1969.

Postgraduate, Oxford (England) University, 1979. Diploma, Royal School Church Music, 1978.

Career

Teacher, Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1961-1966;teacher, division chairman, Northern State College, Aberdeen, South Dakot, 1967-1969;instructor humanities, department chairman, State Community College, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1969-1971;professor humanities, department chairman, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, Illinois, since 1971;director honors program, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, Illinois, since 1989.

Membership

Organist, choirmaster St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Alton, Illinois, 1975-1990. Member American Guild Organists, National Council Teachers English, Midwest Regional Conference on English in Two-Year College, National Collegiate Honors Council, Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Married Constance May Bump, June 7, 1961 (deceased 1983). 1 child, James Geoffrey. Married Barbara Lynn DuVall, September 1, 1984.

father:
James Henry Pruitt

mother:
Hazel Evelyn (Moles) Pruitt

spouses:
Constance May Bump

Barbara Lynn DuVall

child:
James Geoffrey Pruitt