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English educator

Karl Francis Zender, American English educator. Treasurer St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Davis, 1982-1987, Davis School Arts Foundation, 1985-1987. Member Modern Language Association.

Background

Zender, Karl Francis was born on September 10, 1937 in Portsmouth, Ohio, United States. Son of Franz Josef and Rose May (Grimes) Zender.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Case Western Reserve University, 1959. Master of Arts in English, Case Western Reserve University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Iowa, 1970.

Career

Instructor, then assistant professor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1968-1973;from lecturer to full professor, University of California, Davis, since 1973.

Membership

Treasurer St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Davis, 1982-1987, Davis School Arts Foundation, 1985-1987. Member Modern Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, camping, travel, sports.

Connections

Married Lynn Danforth, January 19, 1968. Children: Matthew Danforth, Jacob Karl.

father:
Franz Josef Zender

mother:
Rose May (Grimes) Zender

spouse:
Lynn Danforth

children:
Matthew Danforth Zender

Jacob Karl Zender