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History and political science educator

Richard Lee Elam, American history and political science educator. Recipient Writing award Texas Baptist History Association, 1988. Member Cleburne Library. Board, 1980-1984, 86-90, 92—. Member Texas Junior College Teachers Association (faculty representative since 1993), Texas State History Association, Southern History Association, Brazos River Council Social Studies (Teaching award 1993).

Background

Elam, Richard Lee was born on August 20, 1951 in Beeville, Texas, United States. Son of George F. and Dorothy J. (Gunn) Elam.

Education

Associate of Arts, Bee County College, 1971. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1973. Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, University North Texas, 1993.

Career

Part-time instructor, Bee County College, Beeville, Texas, 1975;part-time instructor, San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas, 1976;teacher, Westchester H.S., Houston, 1977-1979;instructor in history and political science, Hill College, Cleburne, Texas, since 1979.

Religion

Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.

Politics

Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

Your desires, ambitions, goals, and purpose change as you begin to enjoy a close walk with a living God. During this change, the outward begins to reflect the inward and is something you will neither fear nor regret, but embrace.

Membership

Member Cleburne Library. Board, 1980-1984, 86-90, 92—. Member Texas Junior College Teachers Association (faculty representative since 1993), Texas State History Association, Southern History Association, Brazos River Council Social Studies (Teaching award 1993).

Connections

Married Pamela Ruth Taylor, September 3, 1977. Children: John Taylor, Nathan Andrew.

father:
George F. Elam

mother:
Dorothy J. (Gunn) Elam

spouse:
Pamela Ruth Taylor

child:
John Taylor Elam

child:
Nathan Andrew Elam