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educator , historian , author

Max Okenfuss is an American historian, author and educator, who specializes in Russian History. He holds the position of Professor Emeritus at the Department of History at Washington University in St. Louis.

Background

Max Okenfuss was born on September 14, 1938, in Ste. Genevieve, Maryland, United States. He is the son of Max and Gladys (Appelt) Okenfuss.

Education

Okenfuss graduated from Harvard University. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in 1971.

Career

Okenfuss started his career as a professor of history at Washington University, St. Louis in 1970. Now he holds the position of Professor Emeritus of the Department of History there.

Okenfuss has also served at U.S. Air Force from 1956 till 1960.

Works

Connections

Okenfuss is married to Ruth Elizabeth. They have a child, Heidi Christina.

father:
Max Okenfuss - retailer

mother:
Gladys (Appelt) Okenfuss - teacher

wife:
Ruth Elizabeth

daughter:
Heidi Christina Okenfuss