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educator , historian

Richard John Gromen, American Historian, educator. Tuition scholar, 1949-1955.


Gromen, Richard John was born on December 3, 1930 in Cleveland. Son of John Rudolph and Rena Marie (Calcagni) Gromen.


Bachelor, Adelbert College, 1953. Master of Arts, Western Reserve University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, 1969.


Salesman, Beck Shoe Store, Parma, Ohio., 1946-1948; cowboy, Minor Cattle Ranch, Hyannis, Nebraska, 1949; with classified advertising department, Cleveland News, 1949-1950; office manager, Parma Cut Stone, 1950-1960; part-time bookkeeper, Cleveland, 1960-1964; accountant, bookkeeper, Broadview Savings and Loan, Cleveland, 1960-1964; teacher, summer school director, Brunswick (Ohio) High School, 1960-1964; member of faculty, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1964-1998; professor, dean faculty arts and science, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.



Treasurer Edinboro Foundation. Board directors Edinboro State College United Cerebral Palsy Joint Council. Past president Americans for Competitive Enterprise System.

President Tri-Boro Little League, 1979-1989. Member National Education Association (life), American Association of University Professors, American History Association, North America Conference British Studies, Phi Alpha Theta.


Married Joyce Margaret Pawlak, January 27, 1951. Children: Margot Lynn, Doreen Rae, Richard John.

John Rudolph Gromen

Rena Marie (Calcagni) Gromen

Joyce Margaret Pawlak

Doreen Rae Gromen

Richard John Gromen

Margot Lynn Gromen