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critic , director , educator , writer

Jimmie Ray LeMaster, American Educator, director, writer, critic. Elder First Presbyterian Church, Waco, since 1983. With United States Navy, 1955-1959. Member Modern Language Association, South Center Modern Language Association, Conference College Teachers of English, Texas Association Creative Writing Teachers, American Studies Association, American Studies Association Texas, Mark Twain Circle of America, Rotary.

Background

LeMaster, Jimmie Ray was born on March 29, 1934 in Pike County, Ohio, United States. Son of Dennis S. LeMaster and Helen A. (Smith) Hall.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Defiance (Ohio) College, 1959;Doctor of Letters, Defiance (Ohio) College, 1988;Master of Arts, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1970.

Career

Professor Defiance College, 1962-1977. Professor, director American studies Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1977—2006. Professor Second Foreign Language Institute, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 1980-1981, 85-86.

Professor emeritus English Baylor University, Waco, since 2006. With United States Navy, 1955-1959.

Works

Membership

Elder First Presbyterian Church, Waco, since 1983. With United States Navy, 1955-1959. Member Modern Language Association, South Center Modern Language Association, Conference College Teachers of English, Texas Association Creative Writing Teachers, American Studies Association, American Studies Association Texas, Mark Twain Circle of America, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Donna J. Thompson, July 9, 1952 (divorced 1965). Children: Lisa, Lynn, Lon. Married Wanda M. Ohnesorge, May 21, 1966.

father:
Dennis S. LeMaster Hall

mother:
Helen A. (Smith) Hall

spouses:
Donna J. Thompson

Wanda M. Ohnesorge

children:
Lisa LeMaster

Lynn LeMaster

Lon LeMaster