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language educator

Kearney Isaac Smith, American language educator. Recipient Excellent in Teaching University Texas, 1996. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1955-1959.

Background

Smith, Kearney Isaac was born on March 15, 1937 in China Grove, North Carolina, United States. Son of Mack Henry and Juan Mardre (Horne).

Education

Bachelor in English, University North Carolina, 1966. Master of Arts in English, University North Carolina, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Georgia, 1972.

Career

Commercial artist Charlotte (North Carolina) Textile Engravers, 1960-1961. Instructor English Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1967-1969. Teaching assistant in English University Georgia, Athens, 1971-1972.

Assistant professor English Lee College, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1972-1975. Instructor English Mayland Community College, Spruce Pine, North Carolina, 1975-1997. Retired, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Memoirs of Juan Mardre Horne, 1992.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1955-1959.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, writing poetry and fiction, amateur radio, playing recorders.

Connections

Married Catherine Oliver Jenrette, June 12, 1964. Children: Elizabeth Catherine, Stephen Oliver.

father:
Mack Henry Smith

mother:
Juan Mardre (Horne) Smith

spouse:
Catherine Oliver Jenrette

children:
Stephen Oliver Smith

Elizabeth Catherine Smith