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History educator

Robert Harold Allshouse, American history educator. Recipient Community Education award Erie School District, 1986, All Russian State television award Russian State television Company, Moscow, 1991, certified of honor Association Indiana Video Producers, Russia, 1991, certified of leadership All Union Institute television/Radio Broadcasting, Moscow, 1991, certified of appreciation Sons of the American Revolution, 1992.


Allshouse, Robert Harold was born on April 30, 1940 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harold and Anne Marie (Dranzek) Allshouse.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, 1963. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1967.


Instructor Russian history, Alliance College, Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, 1966-1967;instructor Russian history, Gannon U., Erie, 1967-1970;assistant professor, Gannon U., Erie, 1970-1977;associate professor, Gannon U., Erie, 1977-1982;professor, Gannon U., Erie, since 1982;department chairman history, Gannon U., Erie, 1981-1989;graduate director social science, Gannon U., Erie, 1977-1996;secretary, treasurer, Great Lakes Pen Sales, Inc., Erie, 1976-1998;president, Allegheny International Development Inc., Erie, since 1990;secretary, treasurer, Pennfoil Technology Inc., Erie, since 1993. Visiting professor Latvian State University, Riga, 1991. Member foreign trade committee Erie Excellence Council, since 1992.



Advisory board United Way, Erie, 1989-1996, Erie County Historic Preservation Board, 1983-1990. President Erie Museum Authority, 1985-1987. Board trustees Flagship Niagara League, 1998-2003, secretary, 1999-2000, vice president, 2000-2002.

Vice president faculty senate Gannon University, 2001-2002, president, trustee, 2002-2003. Fellow Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Mu. Member International Order Blue Gavel, Erie Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, Erie Yacht Club (fleet captain 1988-1989, rear commodore 1989-1990, vice commodore 1990-1991, commodore 1991-1992, service award 1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, traveling.


Married Marcia Catherine Windsor, August 17, 1963. Children: Lisa Catherine, Heather A. Kenny, Todd Anthony.

Harold Allshouse

Anne Marie (Dranzek) Allshouse

Marcia Catherine Windsor

Lisa Catherine Allshouse

Heather A. Kenny Allshouse

Todd Anthony Allshouse