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anthropologist , educator , history professor

Robert D'Alden Blanton, American Anthropology and history educator ( society sci.hum: library study, Educated)anthropology and history educator. member Gastonia's Overseas Sister City Committee, 1989^; Member North Carolina Association Educators, North Carolina Archaeol. Society, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Blanton, Robert D'Alden was born on January 4, 1943 in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States. Son of Buford Webb and Naomi (Gibson) B. A.A., Mars Hill College, 1961.

Education

Associate of Arts, Mars Hills College, 1961. Bachelor of Science, Appalachian State University, 1963. Master of Arts, Appalachian State University, 1967.

Postgraduate, University Colorado. Postgraduate, University Americans, Mexico. Postgraduate, University Guadalajara, Mexico.

Career

Associate professor anthropology and history Gaston College, Dallas, 1969-1975, professor, since 1975, department chairman, since 1975, study tours director, since 1978. Faculty sponsor Gamma Beta Phi.

Membership

County chairman Am's. 400th Anniversary Committee Gaston County, 1984-1986, Friendship Force of North Carolina, 1983-1984, United States Constitutional Bicentennial Committee, 1987-1991. Board directors Schiele Museum, 1982-1992, American Field Service, Gastonia, since 1981.

Active Gastonia's Overseas Sister City Committee, since 1989, Gaston County Democratic Party, since 1980. Member North Carolina Association Educators, North Carolina Archaeol. Society, Pi Gamma Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening; weight-lifting. Swimming; cycling.

Connections

father:
Buford Webb Blanton

mother:
Naomi (Gibson) Blanton