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History educator

Lynn Hudson Parsons, American history educator. Trustee Rochester Regional Library. Council, since 1992; member Landmarks Advisory Committee, Town of Sweden, New York, since 1993. Member Organization American Historians, Amnesty International, Western Monroe History Society.

Background

Parsons, Lynn Hudson was born on April 9, 1937 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur Hudson and Lucia (Ranger) Parsons.

Education

Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1958. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1967.

Career

Instructor department history, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1962-1964;instructor department history, Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1964-1965;assistant professor of history, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1965-1971;associate professor of history, State University of New York College, Brockport, New York, 1971-1993;professor, State University of New York College, Brockport, New York, since 1993;department chairman, State University of New York College, Brockport, New York, 1983-1987;president faculty senate, State University of New York College, Brockport, New York, 1980-1981, 88-89. Project director Lest We Forget, 1990-1992. Chairman college-wide marketing committee State University of New York College, Brockport, 1982-1983, 84-85.

Works

Membership

Trustee Rochester Regional Library. Council, since 1992; member Landmarks Advisory Committee, Town of Sweden, New York, since 1993. Member Organization American Historians, Amnesty International, Western Monroe History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, fishing, travel, amateur acting.

Connections

Married Anne Hruska, September 6, 1958. Children: Christopher, Jonathan.

father:
Arthur Hudson Parsons

mother:
Lucia (Ranger) Parsons

spouse:
Anne Hruska

children:
Christopher Parsons

Jonathan Parsons