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American history educator

Richard Clive Simmons, American history educator. Robert Owen Bishop scholar Christ's College Cambridge, 1955; fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1968-1969, Charles Warren Center, Harvard University, 1968-1969; visiting fellow Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, 1993.

Background

Simmons, Richard Clive was born on August 21, 1937 in Bristol, England. Son of Geoffrey George and Phyllis May (Sweet) Simmons.

Education

Bachelor, University Cambridge, 1958. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1965.

Career

Executive director, History Society Delaware, Wilmington, 1964-1965;lecturer, senior lecturer, U. Birmingham, England, 1964-1987;professor American history, U. Birmingham, England, since 1987;head history, U. Birmingham, England, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Governor Royal Grammar School, Worcester, since 1989. Member British Association American Studies, Oxford and Cambridge Club, Colonial Society Massachusetts, Worcestershire History Society (honorary chairman since 1984).

Connections

Married Patterson Carr, March 31, 1965. Children: Elizabeth, Diana.

father:
Geoffrey George Simmons

mother:
Phyllis May (Sweet) Simmons

spouse:
Patterson Carr

children:
Elizabeth Simmons

Diana Simmons