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Philosopher , writer

Richard Lawrence Purtill, American philosopher, writer. President The Alexander Nevsky Fund, Bellingham. Sergeant United States Army, 1949-1952. Member American Writers Union, Authors Guild, Sierra Club.

Background

Purtill, Richard Lawrence was born on March 12, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph T. Purtill.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1958. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1965.

Career

From assistant professor to professor philosophy Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1962-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998.

Works

Membership

President The Alexander Nevsky Fund, Bellingham. Sergeant United States Army, 1949-1952. Member American Writers Union, Authors Guild, Sierra Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, travel, dining.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Banks, June 20, 1959. Children: Mark, Timothy, Steven.

father:
Joseph T. Purtill Purtill

spouse:
Elizabeth Banks

children:
Mark Purtill

Timothy Purtill

Steven Purtill