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English language educator

John Gerhardt Rechtien, American English language educator. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1970. Recipient Piper professorship Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation, 1988. Board of directors Habitat for HUmanity, San Antonio, 1982-1990, secretary, 1983-1984, 86-90, president, 1985. Member Modern Language Association, Erasmus of Rotterdam Society (charter), Phi Beta Kappa (president San Antonio chapter 1977).

Background

Rechtien, John Gerhardt was born on January 17, 1937 in New London, Wisconsin, United States.

Education

Bachelor, St. Mary's University, 1959. Master of Arts, St. Louis University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1975.

Licentiate of Sacred Theology, University Fribourg, 1970.

Career

Teacher, McBridge High School, St. Louis, 1959-1964; teacher, Vianney High School, St. Louis, 1964-1965; teacher, Villa St. Jean, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1965-1969; professor, St. Mary's U., San Antonio, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor essays to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Habitat for HUmanity, San Antonio, 1982-1990, secretary, 1983-1984, 86-90, president, 1985. Member Modern Language Association, Erasmus of Rotterdam Society (charter), Phi Beta Kappa (president San Antonio chapter 1977).