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Lay church worker

Michael Bernard Galati, American lay church worker. Recipient Freedom's Foundation at Valley Forge Teacher medal, 1971, Rosicrucian Order Humanitarian award Ancient and Mystical Order Rosae Crucis, 1973, Pride in Excellence award Lemont Township High School, 1989. Trustee Village of Lemont, 1963-1969. Member Illinois Poetry Society, Chicago Poets Club, Poets and Patrons, Lemont Writers Club.

Background

Galati, Michael Bernard was born on September 4, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Anthony Kenneth and Ingeborg Marie (Flugum) Galati.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, 1953. Master of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1956. Doctor of Education, Northern Illinois University, 1985.

Career

Member board Christian social concerns Rock River Conference,, United Methodist Church, 1965-1967;member county ministries Northern Illinois Conference, United Methodist Church, 1971-1976, 83-94;vice chairman Aurora district county ministries, United Methodist Church, 1974-1976. Department chairman language arts and social science, director student teaching program Lemont (Illinois) Township High School, 1956-1981, head humanities division, 1981-1994. Senior editor Lemont Metropolitan, 1982-1983, 94-95.

Adjunct instructor Joliet Junior College, 1995-1998, Northern Illinois U., since 1998. Board directors John Wesley Theological Institute.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Love Me a Village. Contributor poems and articles to magazines and journals.

Membership

Trustee Village of Lemont, 1963-1969. Member Illinois Poetry Society, Chicago Poets Club, Poets and Patrons, Lemont Writers Club.

Connections

Married Mary Jeanne Kelsey, April 19, 1952 (deceased). Children: Anna Marie Galati Logsdon, Anthony K., Peter M., Joseph S.

father:
Anthony Kenneth Galati

mother:
Ingeborg Marie (Flugum) Galati

spouse:
Mary Jeanne Kelsey

child:
Anna Marie Galati Logsdon Galati

child:
Anthony K. Galati

child:
Peter M. Galati

child:
Joseph S. Galati