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English educator

John Peters Kearney, American English educator. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1986. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1968. Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Background

Kearney, John Peters was born on June 7, 1940 in Buffalo. Son of Norman Loyola and Dorothy (Peters) Kearney.

Education

Bachelor, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, 1962; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1968.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, Wisconsin State University, Superior, 1967-1968; assistant Professor of English, Seattle U., 1968-1971; professor, chairman, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, since 1971.

Membership

Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1968. Member Modern Language Association, Northeast Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, gardening, house building.

Connections

Married Carol Jean Walker, December 23, 1968. Children: Roberta Jean, Anthony Allen, Brian Leigh, Jeffrey Reynold, David Bennett, Barbara Ellen.

father:
Norman Loyola Kearney

mother:
Dorothy (Peters) Kearney

spouse:
Carol Jean Walker

children:
Jeffrey Reynold Kearney

Barbara Ellen Kearney

Anthony Allen Kearney

Roberta Jean Kearney

Brian Leigh Kearney

David Bennett Kearney