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technical communications educator

Thomas Edward Pearsall, American technical communications educator.

Background

Pearsall, Thomas Edward was born on October 28, 1925 in New York City. Son of Lewis and Anna V. (Farrell) Pearsall.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Colgate University, 1949. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1960.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1949, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1969. Associate professor English United States Air Force Academy, 1959-1969. Retired, 1969; professor technical communication University Minnesota, St. Paul, since 1969, professor, head department rhetoric, 1979.

Consultant Medtronic, Inc., Norwest Bank.

Works

Membership

Fellow Society Technology Communication (program chairman international technical communication conference 1978, Distinguished Technology Communication award 1974, Twin Cities Technology Communicator of Year 1975), Association Teachers Technology Writing (president 1986-1988). Member National Council Teachers English, Council Programs in Technology and Science Communication (president 1974-1978), Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Connections

Married Anne K. Chimato, September 1, 1946. Children: Mark, Susan, Morgan, David.

father:
Lewis Pearsall

mother:
Anna V. (Farrell) Pearsall

spouse:
Anne K. Chimato

children:
Mark Pearsall

Susan Pearsall

Morgan Pearsall

David Pearsall