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department chairman , language educator

Jan Eilhard Bender, German, American language educator, department chairman. Member of confederation Oregon Foreign Language Teachers (board directors 1979-1981, vice president 1981-1982, president 1982-1983), Pacific Northwest Council Foreign Languages, American Association Teachers of German.

Background

Bender, Jan Eilhard was born on May 20, 1940 in Heiligenstedten, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Arrived in the United States, 1961, naturalized, 1966. Son of Jan Oskar and Charlotte Elisabeth (Peters) Bender.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1964. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1970.

Career

Instructor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1966—1967. Assistant professor Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, 1967—1973, Ashland College, 1973—1974, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1974—1977. Associate professor German Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, 1977—1994, chairman department, 1980—1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of confederation Oregon Foreign Language Teachers (board directors 1979-1981, vice president 1981-1982, president 1982-1983), Pacific Northwest Council Foreign Languages, American Association Teachers of German.

Connections

Married Christel L. Kappus, November 23, 1962 (divorced 1977). Children: Ralph, Martin. Married Anne W. Waldron, August 15, 1982.

Children: Lu Ann, Sandi.

father:
Jan Oskar Bender

mother:
Charlotte Elisabeth (Peters) Bender

spouses:
Christel L. Kappus

Anne W. Waldron

children:
Ralph Bender

Martin Bender

Lu Ann Bender

Sandi Bender