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English educator

Thelma Doris Kantorowitz-Shaffer, Canadian English educator. Elisha Benjamin Andrews scholar, 1951, 52. Member National Council Teachers English, Women's American Organization Rehabilitation Through Training, Rhode Island Jewish History Society (editor, reader since 1989), Miriam Hospital Women's Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Kantorowitz-Shaffer, Thelma Doris was born on May 4, 1931 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Came to the United States, 1932. Daughter of David Abraham and Isabella (Pink) Goldberg.

Education

AB, Brown University, 1952. Master of Arts in Teaching, Rhode Island College, 1965. Master of Arts, University Rhode Island, 1975.

Career

English teacher, Providence Hebrew Day School, 1965-1967;Professor of English, Community College Rhode Island, Warwick, since 1967.

Membership

Member National Council Teachers English, Women's American Organization Rehabilitation Through Training, Rhode Island Jewish History Society (editor, reader since 1989), Miriam Hospital Women's Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Leo Kantorowitz, December 23, 1951 (deceased May 1975). Children: Jo Ann, Debra. Married Robert L. Shaffer, August 12, 1984.

father:
David Abraham Goldberg

mother:
Isabella (Pink) Goldberg

spouses:
Leo Kantorowitz

Robert L. Shaffer

children:
Jo Ann Kantorowitz-Shaffer

Debra Kantorowitz-Shaffer