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educator

Thomas Edward Short,, American educator. First Black musician in the United States Naval Academy band. With United States Navy, 1966-1970.

Background

Short,, Thomas Edward was born on March 21, 1944 in Pulaski, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas Edward Senior and Elizabeth (Sims) Short.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Music, Wittenberg University, 1966. Master of Education, University Maryland, 1984.

Career

Freelance musician, Washington Metropolitan Area, 1970-1987;teacher, Washington Public Schools System, since 1971;teacher, Washington Youth Orchestra Program, 1973-1977;minister, Maple Springs Baptist Church, Capitol Hts., Maryland., 1987-1990;minister, Maple Springs Baptist Church, Capitol Hts., Maryland., since 1990;teacher, Maple Springs Baptist Seminary, Capitol Hts., Maryland., since 1990.

Achievements

  • First Black musician in the United States Naval Academy band.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1966-1970.

Connections

Married Marlene K. Martin, March 20, 1971 (deceased July 1984). 1 child, Shikira R.; married Sandra Renee Pikes, October 7, 1986. Children: Arnetta L. Abney, Shalonda Y.

father:
Thomas Edward Senior Short,

mother:
Elizabeth (Sims) Short,

spouse:
Marlene K. Martin

spouse:
Sandra Renee Pikes

child:
Shikira R. Short,

child:
Arnetta L. Abney Short,

child:
Shalonda Y. Short,