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History educator

Richard Donald Blanke, American history educator. Fulbright fellow, Germany, 1966, 68, 84; sabbatical grantee American Cou. Learned Societies, Germany, 1984, travel grantee International Research and Exchs. Board, Poland, 1989. With United States Army, 1957-1960. Member American Association Advancement Slavic Studies, American History Association, German Studies Association.

Background

Blanke, Richard Donald was born on July 8, 1940 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Donald and Elma (Jones) Blanke.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, Northridge, 1963;Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1970;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor department history, U. Maine, Orono, 1969-1974;associate professor department history, U. Maine, Orono, 1974-1982;professor department history, U. Maine, Orono, since 1982.

Membership

With United States Army, 1957-1960. Member American Association Advancement Slavic Studies, American History Association, German Studies Association.

Connections

Married Ann Weldon, January 2, 1977. Children: Friedrich, Roman, Marie, Claire.

father:
Donald Blanke

mother:
Elma (Jones) Blanke

spouse:
Ann Weldon

children:
Friedrich Blanke

Roman Blanke

Marie Blanke

Claire Blanke