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English educator

Richard Walker Dowell, American English educator. With United States Navy, 1949-1953, PTO. Member Elks.

Background

Dowell, Richard Walker was born on November 26, 1931 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. Son of Ralph Edwards and Mary Elizabeth (Walker) Dowell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1957. Master of Arts, Colorado University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1967.

Career

Instructor in English Colorado University, Boulder, 1957-1960. From instructor to professor English Indiana State University, since 1963. Editor Dreiser Studies, Terre Haute, 1970-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Theodore Dreiser's An Amateur Laborer, 1983. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1949-1953, PTO. Member Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Delight Elizabeth Mace, December 28, 1957. Children: Christine, Rebecca, John Landis, Richard Mace.

father:
Ralph Edwards Dowell

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Walker) Dowell

spouse:
Delight Elizabeth Mace

children:
Christine Dowell

Rebecca Dowell

John Landis Dowell

Richard Mace Dowell