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Religious studies educator , Philosophy educator

Leroy Stephens Rouner, religious studies educator, philosophy educator. Chairman democratic committee Carroll County, New Hampshire, 1971-1973; trustee Ella Lyman Cabot Trust. Member American Psychological Association, International Society Metaphysics, Society Asian & Comparative Philosophical, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rouner, Leroy Stephens was born on August 5, 1930 in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Arthur Acy and Elizabeth Ward (Stephens) Rouner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Harvard College, 1953; Master of Divinity, Harvard College, 1956; Master of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1961; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Lynchburg College, 1985.

Career

Assistant professor United Theological College, Bangalore, India, 1961-1966. Professor, then professor emeritus Boston University, from 1970, director emeritus Institute Philosophical & Religion. Board trustees Jaffna College Funds, Boston, since 1975.

Board trustee endowment fund American College, Madurai, India, 1975.

Achievements

  • Member APA, International Society Metaphysics, Society Asian & Comparative Philosophical, American Philosophical Association, Boston Theological Society, Society Advancement American Philosophical.

Membership

Chairman democratic committee Carroll County, N.H., 1971-1973. Member APA, International Society Metaphysics, American Theological Society, Society Asian & Comparative Philosophical, Boston Theological Society, Society Advancement American Philosophical.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: rowing, hiking.

Connections

Married Rita Rainsford, May 21, 1955. Children: Stephen Rainsford, Timothy Nichols, Jonathan Kerr, Christina Elizabeth.

father:
Arthur Acy Rouner

mother:
Elizabeth Ward (Stephens) Rouner

spouse:
Rita Rainsford

children:
Stephen Rainsford Rouner

Timothy Nichols Rouner

Christina Elizabeth Rouner

Jonathan Kerr Rouner