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secondary educator

Leon Dwight French, American secondary educator.

Background

French, Leon Dwight was born on March 25, 1938 in Garden City, Kansas, United States. Son of Orvis Robert and Florence (Carroll) French.

Education

AS, Garden City Junior College, 1960. Bachelor, Colorado State College, 1962. Master of Arts, Colorado State College, 1963.

Career

Industrial arts teacher, Lamar (Colorado) Public School, 1963-1969;vocational education teacher, Sherican (Wyoming) District # 2 Public School, since 1969.

Membership

Leader Explorer Scouts, 1970-1972, scout leader, 1980-1982. 4-H leader, 1980-1987. Board directors, vice chair Heritage Towers Retiremnt Home, Sheridan, 1989-1993.

Vice Chairman of the Board First Christian Church, Sheridan, 1986-1988, chairman, 1988-1990. Member National Education Association (life, member vocational and occupational education committee), Wyoming Education Association (Vice-President 1986-1988, membership committee 1988-1992, Exceptional Svc. award 1990, 92), Wyoming Vocational Education Association, Sheridan Center Education Association (president 1991-1992, Teacher of Year 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: raising and training Missouri foxtrotter horses, leatherwork, camping, traveling.

Connections

Married Betty Lou Dell, February 20, 1960. Children: Marvin Wayne, Shawn Tyson, Roy Lane (deceased), Lynn Lee (deceased).

father:
Orvis Robert French

mother:
Florence (Carroll) French

spouse:
Betty Lou Dell

child:
Marvin Wayne French

child:
Shawn Tyson French

child:
Roy Lane French (deceased)

child:
Lynn Lee French (deceased)