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English educator

Patrick Henry Bennett, American English educator. Recipient Betty Greene Fiction award Center for Texas Studies, University North Texas, Denton, 1993. President Friends of Jay-Rollins Library., 1995-1996. With United States Army, 1951-1952. Member Texas Association Creative Writing Teachers, Taylor County History Commission.

Background

Bennett, Patrick Henry was born on February 4, 1931 in Paducah, Texas, United States. Son of Pat H. and Sallye (White) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor in English, Texas Technology University, 1958. Master of Arts in English, Hardin-Simmons University, 1969.

Career

Journalist, various papers, Texas, 1950-1956;editor, Crosbyton (Texas) Review, 1958-1963;entertainment editor, Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News, 1963-1969;public relations director, McMurry U., Abilene, 1969-1981;faculty member English, McMurry U., Abilene, since 1981. Director John H. Knox Writers Series, since 1984.

Works

Membership

President Friends of Jay-Rollins Library., 1995-1996. With United States Army, 1951-1952. Member Texas Association Creative Writing Teachers, Taylor County History Commission.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: chess, traveling.

Connections

Married Charlene Shay, June 14, 1958. Children: Patrick C., David W.

father:
Pat H. Bennett

mother:
Sallye (White) Bennett

spouse:
Charlene Shay

children:
Patrick C. Bennett

David W. Bennett