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educator , historian

James Edward Davis, American historian, educator. Certified secondary teacher, Michigan. Member Organization American Historians, Society Historians for Early American Republic, Midwest Sociological Association, Illinois State History Society (director 1988-1991, Distinguished Service award 1977), The Club (president, secretary).

Background

Davis, James Edward was born on September 27, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of William Franklin and Mable Fern (Corley) Davis.

Education

AB, Wayne State University, 1962;Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 1966;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1971.

Career

Teacher, Dearborn (Michigan) Public Schools, 1963-1971;professor of history, Illinois College, Jacksonville, since 1971. Advisory board We. Illinois Regional Studies Association, Macomb, since 1981. Consultant Elliott State Bank, Jacksonville, 1982, 89-91, Farmers State Bank, Jacksonville, 1986.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, Michigan.

Works

Membership

Member Organization American Historians, Society Historians for Early American Republic, Midwest Sociological Association, Illinois State History Society (director 1988-1991, Distinguished Service award 1977), The Club (president, secretary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, civic work, discussion groups, gardening, painting.

Connections

Married Joanna Katherine Young, December 22, 1966. Children: Mary Suzanne, Kathleen Corley.

father:
William Franklin Davis

mother:
Mable Fern (Corley) Davis

spouse:
Joanna Katherine Young

children:
Mary Suzanne Davis

Kathleen Corley Davis