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educator , historian

James J. Lorence, American historian, educator, retired historian. Recipient Governor's award, Wisconsin Humanities Council, 2000, Kenneth Kingery award, Council Wisconsin Writers, 2000, Carnegie/Case Wisconsin Professor of Year award, 1994, Robert G. Athearn award, Western History Association, 2000. Member of Organization American Historians (nominate board 2001-2004), American History Association (teacher division 1993-1995).

Background

Lorence, James J. was born on November 18, 1937 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Leonard F. Lorence and Ruth E. Parmenter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1960. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy University Wisconsin, Madison, 1970.

Career

Professor history University Wisconsin-Marathon County, Wausau, 1966—2001. Eminent Scholar of History Gainesville College, Georgia, 2001—2005. Retired, 2005

Project director History Teaching Alliance, Wausau, 1986—2001.

Chairman department history University Wisconsin Colleges, chairman senate.

Works

Membership

Member of Organization American Historians (nominate board 2001-2004), American History Association (teacher division 1993-1995).

Connections

Married Donna May Nyiri, August 20, 1960. Children: Christine, Juliet.

father:
Leonard F. Lorence

mother:
Ruth E. Parmenter

spouse:
Donna May Nyiri

children:
Christine Lorence

Juliet Lorence